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Millions of homeowners could refinance and save big

Millions of homeowners could save big money — and possibly their homes — by refinancing to today’s historically low rates. But most don’t even apply. Nearly one in five homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments have loans with interest rates of 8% and higher — nearly double today’s rates of around 4%, according…

How to Build Trust When Managing Remote Teams

Managing remote teams comes with a unique set of challenges. One of the biggest challenges is building trust among team members. Check out this article to find out how we tackle the issue. I remember what it is like to work in an office. The sound of fingers typing on keyboards, idle chit-chit around the…

Is There Greater Potential For Your Entry-Level Product?

Many businesses give their entry-level products less effort than more advanced products. I certainly understand why some might think this way – revenue per customer is lower, support needs are greater and many are ‘tests’ or ‘proof-of-concepts’ of which only a small percentage may become viable products and long term customers. In my 30-year career,…

Face to Face With the Fed, Workers Ask for More Help

WASHINGTON — Jean Andre traveled from Queens to the Federal Reserve Board’s stately headquarters here on Friday to tell the people who make monetary policy that he needs their help. He cannot find regular work on film and photo shoots. The jobs he does find pay less. The Fed’s chairwoman, Janet L. Yellen, agreed to…

US Stocks Rise Broadly on Earnings; Amazon Sinks

U.S. stocks rose again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years. Amazon plunged after the company reported dismal third-quarter results, but that wasn’t enough to drag the rest of the market down. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 43 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,719 as…

Weak Economic Data Slams Wall Street

FOX Business: Capitalism Lives Here Stocks continued to show sharp declines Wednesday as disappointing economic reports reignited growth worries. Today’s Markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell 369 points in early trading, the largest intraday drop this year. As of 12:19 p.m. ET, the Dow was down 324 points, or 2%, at 15,990. The…

Five Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Job

You met all the requirements for the job, but the employer still didn’t hire you. It sucks. Stop obsessing over why this happened. Instead, check out this article for a list of possible reasons and work on improving your interviewing skills so you’ll make a better impression next time. Your resume was good enough land…

More Than 15 Small Business Funding Resources for You

Most small business owners can identify with the challenges of getting financing for their business or funding for a new product. There’s no short, easy road to funding, most of the time, but these small business funding resources can help. Kabbage Kabbage has to be the most unique small business funding source found recently. They…

Drambuie snapped up by Glenfiddich owners

The family behind Glenfiddich single malt and Hendrick’s gin has bought Drambuie, the whisky liqueur fabled to have been concocted by Bonnie Prince Charlie. William Grant & Sons, one of Scotland’s few whisky makers still in family ownership, announced it had bought the Highlands liqueur to bring the brand to “an entirely new generation of…