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6 Ways to Upgrade Your Personal Finance Toolkit

Let's say goodbye to the cumbersome Excel spreadsheets and the shoebox stuffed with receipts and embrace today's complete financial solutions.<p>Uber has changed the way I travel for the better, much like Airbnb has changed how our family travels and Twitter has changed how I get my daily news. Yet …

8 Foolish and Costly Financial Fouls — and How to Avoid Them

These common money mistakes can cost you thousands. But you can sidestep them if you follow these simple tips.

This country may have the hottest economy in Europe

Ireland is firmly on track to have the fastest-growing economy in the European Union for a second consecutive year. Its gross domestic product is forecast to grow by about 6 per cent this year, the Irish government said Thursday, following growth of 5.2 per cent in 2014. The latest data from …

Why Congress is crazy for wanting to sell 101 million barrels of oil from the government's Strategic Petroleum Reserve

This sale would take place in the 2018-2025 timeframe. There are several reasons this proposal does not make sense. But before we discuss why, one first has to know why the SPR came into existence.<p><b>How the SPR Was Founded</b><p>The idea of the government stockpiling oil reserves was first proposed after …

Oil

Brazil economy junked, president on ropes

The downgrade by Standard & Poors, one of the main rating agencies, strips Brazil of its investment-grade status and leaves President Dilma Rousseff's government on life support, risking an investor rush for the exits, analysts said Thursday.<p>Just a few years ago, Latin America's biggest country was …

Brazil

6 Alternatives to Investing in the Stock Market

For many investors, the highs and lows of playing the stock market can feel like a roller coaster of emotions. Take for example earlier this year, …

Investing

Stop Making These 5 Costly Credit Card Mistakes

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How To Apply Big Data To Deliver Big Business Value

Metrics and big data will propel today’s marketing leaders toward success. While the notion of the metrics-driven CMO is well-understood, marketers …

Marketing