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How to Take Advantage of a Credit Score Above 750

A credit score above 750 is considered excellent credit. Approximately 18.3 percent of Americans have a FICO score between 800 and 850, with only 0.5 …

Essentials of Powerful Long-Term Investing

“It takes money to make money.” You know the saying, but when it comes to investing the truth is a bit more complex.<p>Yes, it takes initial capital to make an investment. Most brokerages won’t open an account with less than $1,000 as the opening balance, which is understandable.<p>But once you have that …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy | Inc.com

It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably the best way to be more productive is to just be …

Happiness

3 Tricky Interview Questions One CEO Always Asks

The New York Times' Adam Bryant recently interviewed Brad Jefferson, CEO of Animoto, a video slide show service, about leadership, management, and hiring.<p>In that interview, Jefferson shared the three questions he always asks job candidates, along with his reasoning for asking each one:<p>"I always ask …

Chanel and Dior forced to reformulate perfumes under new EU laws

Chanel No 5 and Dior’s Miss Dior contain mosses which could be banned under new European regulations to prevent allergies<p>Marilyn Monroe famously wore it to bed – with nothing else – but now Chanel No 5 is under threat from Brussels.<p>The signature perfume is one of several that may need to be …

The Art of Micro-Mentoring | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on women2.com.</i><p>For many of us, it happens all too frequently. An uncomfortable feeling, a twinge of embarrassment, when we hear someone say, "My mentor taught me…" or "What I learned from my mentor was…" We know we should have a mentor, but we haven’t taken the plunge. …

Mentoring

Answers to First-Time Founders' Not-So-Stupid Fundraising Questions | Inc.com

Unfortunately, rookie entrepreneurs will find that the early-stage fundraising process doesn't necessarily get easier with each funding round.<p>Your pitch, financial plan, and valuation will all evolve just as quickly as your startup. Luckily, others have gone before you, and what they've learned can …

Venture Capital

Why Maya Angelou Was Amazing

American author and poet Maya Angelou died on Wednesday at 86 years of age. In celebration of her life, Elliott Morgan talks about how inspiring one …

Compound interest and its enemies

Though it might not always feel like it, you have one big advantage over City fund managers.<p>True, they have the training, best research, computers …

Investing

7 Things That Separate Average People From Amazing Performers | Inc.com

There's a radio show whose host has a decades-long, running joke about a town in which all the children are above average. Work long enough, however, and you'll discover that the opposite is true: Most people are actually <i>below</i> average.<p>I don't mean this as an insult but rather as a statistical …

Self-improvement

This Is Exactly What A Hiring Manager Scans For When Reviewing Resumes

Hiring managers only spend 6 second on your resume before they decide on you — this is what they look at.<p><i>Produced By Matt Johnston.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

7 Things Good Communicators Always Do

Communicating is easy, but communicating well takes skill. Thinking beyond basic language rules and facilitating effective, positive exchanges of information is something not everyone can do. Fortunately, good communication habits come with regular practice, so if you know what it takes to sharpen …