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Why creativity is absolutely crucial in the workplace

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Here's The Salary You Have To Earn To Buy A Home In These 12 Major US Cities

Mortgage website analyzed median home prices and interest rates for common 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages, as well as property taxes and insurance costs, to figure out how much money it would take to pay a home's mortgage principal, taxes, and insurance — and how much you would have to earn …

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Capital Gains Tax Gets More Complicated

How you deal with the new capital gains rates hinges on your tax bracket. The strategies to deal with capital gains differ for each level.<p>Capital gains taxes became very confusing last year. Before 2013, there were only two capital gains rates for assets held for more than a year. Now you may pay …

6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More

Follower count is often considered one of the vainest of vanity metrics. I can relate. I’ve had my fair share of ego tied to that golden number on …


Top 10 U.S. cities for new grads

Slide 1 of 12<p>A fresh group of college graduates eagerly seek to begin a new phase in life — trading student status for professional titles. The …

'Shark Tank' Investor Reveals Mark Cuban's Strategy On The Show And The Real Drama Behind The Scenes

Barbara Corcoran, an investor on "Shark Tank," tells us what really happens between investors on the hit TV show, and how Mark Cuban makes his investment decisions.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser. Originally published in November 2013.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>


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The Top 5 Leadership Stories, May 19-23

Getting fired and getting mindful, feeling social and…not so much. This week, we saw the extremes.<p>This week we all needed something: To be remembered, to be heard, to have choices.<p>Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the week of May 19.<p>NEVER FORGET SOMEONE’S NAME AGAIN WITH THIS MEMORY …