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Maximize Your Salary: 8 Resources For Determining Your Payscale

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 3rd 2012 - No Comments
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Are you being paid fairly for the work that you do? Before you head blindly into a salary negotiation with your boss, it’s a very good idea to do some research online to determine your payscale. This way, you can arm yourself with real data that can then help to maximize your salary. Keep in mind that there are many factors that...

Make (And Save) Money By Crowdsourcing Your Stock Picks

by Peter North - on Mar 25th 2012 - No Comments
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Saving money is certainly a smart move, but investing money (carefully) is even smarter. Over time, long-term investments can pay surprisingly large dividends, and if you’re not investing your savings, your bank is doing it instead…and keeping the vast majority of the winnings. Don’t let anyone tell you that investing...

5 Ways To Buy And Sell Online Without Large Fees

by Luke McKinney - on Oct 18th 2011 - No Comments
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eBay is one of the all-time online success stories. It arrived in 1995, the same year as a Newsweek feature on why Internet businesses would never make money, and it proved them extraordinarily wrong. It survived the dot-com disaster and now trades in over thirty countries with twenty-two billion dollars in assets. Unfortunately, growth...

20+ Alternatives To Buying And Selling On eBay

by Luke McKinney - on Aug 30th 2011 - 5 Comments
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eBay is twenty billion dollars worth of dot-com success story. It’s so successful, it even overrides the “capitalize at the start of a sentence” rule, and most of us have known that rule since grade school. Started in 1995, the auction site has grown larger than many countries’ armies and is much, much more welcome...