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Seeking Career Advancement? Ignore These Skills at Your Own Risk

To get ahead in your career, technical expertise is a must-have.  But many experts agree that it’s a mastery of the less tangible qualities – things like leadership, communication and interpersonal skills – that differentiates the great from the good.  You can have advanced degrees, experience and IQ in spades, but if you don’t develop your EQ and other non-technical competencies, your career prospects will likely be limited.

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6 Entrepreneur Myths Demystified

We’ve all heard the entrepreneur stereotypes.  We picture early stage entrepreneurs eating ramen and sleeping on couches, scraping by while trying to get their dream off the ground.  Then, when they finally do, we think that their lives are all fame and glory and lavish lifestyles.

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How to Save & Invest When You Have Student Loans

Are you one of the record number of people who made a financial New Year’s resolution for 2014?  If so, congratulations!  Whether your goal is to pay off debt, increase your savings or start investing for the future, there’s no time like the present to get started.

But if you’re one of the millions of Americans with student loans, it’s hard to know where to begin.  How do you find extra money after making your student loan payment each month?  Should you wait until your loans are paid off to start investing for retirement?  If not, how much money should you allocate to each goal?

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