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The shadows know

Jeremy Simon

Marketers note that the members of Gen M already in the workforce (dubbed “shadow millenials”) have their own unique buying characteristics.
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Financial resources for young adults

Emily Crone

When you are young and first learning about credit and personal finance, it can be a struggle to digest everything all at once. For those just starting on the path of financial freedom, I have put together several resources to help along the way.
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Is anyone really paying attention?

Emily Crone

A friend recently burned me a book on CD called “Life’s Little Annoyances.” It’s about real people who had enough of something that massively annoyed them and did something about it. One vignette is about a successful woman who was furious that every time she went out to dinner with her husband, the waiter automatically handed him the bill. Never once was it given to her — even when she gestured that she’d take it.
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Can Fed rate cut save Christmas?

Jeremy Simon

While consumers are dreaming of a white Christmas, retailers are thinking black — as in a profitable holiday shopping season. But if a recent item from CNNMoney.com is correct, the second Federal Reserve interest rate cut of 2007 may not be enough to give retailers the sales lift they need this year.
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Making ends meet on a wing, a prayer and a credit card

Connie Prater

Credit cards have become the great equalizers between the haves and have nots. Even when they know they can’t afford it, people with very little income can get the $399 iPhone, the iPods, the Xbox 360 games and other high-priced…
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