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Before You Invest, 5 Questions To Ask

Protect yourself from financial scams. Here are questions to ask—and get answers for—before considering any investment opportunity

Protecting your finances is often a matter of what you do before you invest in…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Shark Tank Recipe For Success

Study shows formula for getting big investment on the show

Digital Exits produced a study which analyzed every business pitch from Shark Tank seasons 1-5…

By Kandia Johnson

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On-Demand Apps on Track to Break Investment Records

The industry is quickly approaching $4 billion in the first half of 2015

According to CNET, a report from data analyst firm CB Insights found venture funding for…

By Joel Lyons

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[RECAP] Influencer Coalition Presents ‘The Autopsy, Part 2: Our Money, Our Power, Our Politics’

Business and community leaders gather in Atlanta to talk strategy and solutions

“The Autopsy, Part 2: Our Money, Our Power, Our Politics” examined the wealth gap and…

By Chanel Martin

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Never Too Early to Plan: 5 Ways Millennials Can Build Wealth for the Future

Tips for getting young professionals prepared for retirement

It’s never too early to start planning for your future. One financial educator and consultant…

By Courtney Connley

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Study: U.S. Millennials Waiting Longer to Buy Homes

Findings link college education and marriage to delay

A report done by online real estate firm Trulia shows that education and marriage rates…

By Courtney Connley

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If banks turn down your request for financing, consider a factor

Are You Really Ready for Outside Investment?

Ask yourself these 7 questions before looking to raise capital

“The first thing is asking yourself, ‘Are you really, really ready to raise money?’”

By Alan Hughes

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Candy Crush Saga’s $500 Million IPO is Sweet But Its Future is Sour

The immensely popular mobile game is going public, but investors should be worried about its potential decline.

Do you play Candy Crush?

By Patrick Austin

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Joshua Reeves, CEO of ZenPayroll.

ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million To Handle Paying Your Employees

ZenPayroll's quick and simple payroll service faces stiff competition from entrenched competitors like ADP, Intuit, and Paychex

ZenPayroll is in direct competition with other, more established payroll solutions

By Patrick Austin

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Seasoned Investment Manager Bullish on Investing in Energy Sector

Expects changing landscape to lead to greater opportunities

There will be periods of innovation, but also periods of disruption. Cycles will also be…

By Alan Hughes

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Blue Chips Poised for Share Growth

Michael McGee sees value plays in three big company brands

Michael McGee is a hopeful pragmatist. During 2012’s second half, the Detroit-based independent financial adviser…

By Frank McCoy

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When a Company Like Facebook Goes Public

Should you invest in initial public offerings?

Does the Facebook price saga indicate that individual investors should shy away from IPOs? Not…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Jay-Z’s Influence On Brooklyn Nets Goes Beyond His Investment

Rapper only owns one-fifteenth of one percent of the team

Rapper only owns one-fifteenth of one percent of the team

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Michael Jordan Could Lose $1.5 Million In Gym Foreclosure

Along with the Charlotte Bobcats, Jordan hasn't been scoring points with his investments

Along with the Charlotte Bobcats, Jordan hasn’t been scoring points with his investments

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Is Now the Time to Invest in Africa?

Fund manager says growing middle class, free markets make certain countries attractive

The African Continent is home to more than 1 billion people. And with a growing…

By Alan Hughes

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Thinking In Threes

Eric Grant recommends a trio of funds that can work well in any portfolio

When helping clients configure their retirement portfolios, Eric Grant often likes to suggest mutual funds…

By John Simons

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Money Basics: How to Begin Investing

Lessons on the fundamentals of personal finance and money management

John Gannon, senior vice president of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority(FINRA)’s Office of Education, offers…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Investment Clubhouse: Dos & Don’ts For Starting a Club

Advice, resources and information for investment clubs and their members

If part of your wealth creation strategy includes forming an investment club, here are a…

By Renita Burns

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Introduction to Stocks

Prepare yourself for the cyclical nature of the stock market

Before you invest, take some time to understand all of your options beginning with the…

By Patricia Stallworth

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Learning the ABCs of CDs

Not all certificates of deposit are created equal

Most people tend to think of CDs as simple investments but they can get complicated.…

By Patricia Stallworth

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