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Looking to the Future: The Internet of Things

Thanks, Al! OMG! Just think – if Al Gore hadn’t invented the Internet, where would we be today? Years ago, as mankind ventured into space for the first time, satellites were launched, first by the former Soviet Union and later … Continue reading

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Be an informed consumer

Those of you who have followed this blog for a while have at least occasionally had a taste of my every-so-often rants about the ridiculous fees that banks charge. The fact is that the typical bank customer seeking to earn … Continue reading

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That’s no way to “spend” the holidays.

Oh, my achin’ bank account! Yes, you know how you’ll feel when you wake up late on New Year’s Day. You hear the parades on TV, and you struggle to recover in time for the football game you’ve been waiting … Continue reading

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This year, don’t be a financial turkey!

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, it’s a tough time to be preaching moderation! And of course, we’ll be doing it all over again next month, gorging ourselves in the name of friends and family, as will the rest … Continue reading

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Avoid the F Bomb

Now that the presidential election is behind us, the focus of our country and its politicians turns to our very precarious financial condition. No, we are not like Greece or Spain or other countries whose financial condition has them teetering … Continue reading

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What? You want me to work for free?

Students frequently ask me about the value of internships, both paid and unpaid. I’ve seen dozens of company executives, industry leaders, celebrities and graduates visit our campus, many of whom offer the same advice regarding internships – take every opportunity … Continue reading

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First things first!

In counseling college students regarding getting starting in investing, there are generally two things I have noticed that tend to become obstacles to financial success. The first is the age-old issue of failing to take the first step and get … Continue reading

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OMG! They’re at it again!

Other than the continuous political back and forth, the big news this week that is sure to impact your personal finances is what is happening with bank fees. Those of you who may have followed this blog for a while … Continue reading

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Be Ready to Move!

Again today we heard news of yet another dismal jobs report, as our economy moves toward a recovery at a snails pace. Politics aside, it will take quite a while for the U.S. economy to recover fully, and that is … Continue reading

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Crowdfunding

Of the many benefits the internet has bestowed upon us, the ability of entrepreneurs to tell the story of their proposed new business venture to the world via the web, social networking and specific sites where interested parties can come … Continue reading

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