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Why you need to check if your child has a credit report

NEW YORK (AP) — They might not be old enough to swipe a credit card or take out a loan, but you still need to keep an eye on your little one's credit.<p>Kids can be victims of identity theft, too, and it often goes unnoticed by parents for years. Typically, a youngster doesn't find out something is …

Identity Theft

The 22-year-old whiz kid who runs Apple's Twitter account shares his social media tips

One of the main people behind it is 22-year-old Tai Tran. Apple offered him a full-time job running social media before he even graduated. He's been named to Forbes' 30 under 30 list for marketing, and when he accepted a job at Apple, it was covered by Apple blogs.<p>Tran is sharing his social media …

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33 Free Social Media Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

Small business owners may find it challenging navigating through the fast-paced world of social media. Their resources are valuable and they don't …

How Many Credit Cards Do You Need for a Good Score? #CreditScope

Do you have questions about credit?<p>Join our live video chat every Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30 p.m. ET on Periscope. Rod Griffin, Director of Public …

Agile Product Ownership in a Nutshell

Dream job: How I became a data scientist

While sifting through large data sets may seem daunting for some, Shanji Xiong finds it thrilling. What he loves most about his job—as global chief …

How to Dispute Late Payments

Shares 139<p>There are two different sources where negative credit can be disputed — the creditor and the credit reporting agencies. Both sources …

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Gaming platform Steam confirms it was attacked by hackers on Christmas

On Wednesday the company confirmed that the outage was initially caused by hackers, but its other security problems were caused by its attempts to thwart the hackers.<p>It was offline for hours on Christmas day, just as people were unwrapping their new gadgets and wanting to play games, people noticed.<p>…

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FICO® Score XD

Bankcard issuers have a new opportunity to extend credit<p>to millions of U.S. consumers who otherwise cannot be<p>scored appropriately, either due to insufficient or stale data<p>in traditional credit bureau files. FICO introduces FICO® Score<p>XD — developed in partnership with LexisNexis® Risk Solutions<p>and …

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

Management

The 7 most common Hadoop and Spark projects

There's an old axiom that goes something like this: If you offer someone your full support and financial backing to do something different and …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Language Learning

6 Ways to Turn Managers into Coaches Again

The role of the manager is currently undergoing a transformation. Historically, managers embraced the role of coach and mentor. Through informal conversations during the commute to work, over a coffee break, or while enjoying a burger after hours, managers passed along crucial information and …

Employee Engagement

29 Genius (and Accurate!) Kohl's Shopping Hacks

Shop Kohl’s Now Want to expand your extreme couponing into retail? Kohl’s is the only store where saving...

If You Want People to Listen, Stop Talking

Andrew Nguyen<p>George*, a managing director at a large financial services firm, had an uncanny ability to move a roomful of people to his perspective. What George said was not always popular, but he was a master persuader.<p>It wasn’t his title — he often swayed colleagues at the same hierarchical …

Leadership

Despite What Zappos Says, Middle Managers Still Matter

Middle managers have not fared well. Their ranks have been decimated in many organizations, and those that have survived are often perceived as powerless or, worse, as bureaucratic sticks-in-the-mud. This is not fair and it’s flat-out wrong.<p>Take what’s happening with Zappos at the moment. Much has …

Management

15 Delish Salsa Recipes to Celebrate National Salsa Month

You may have been under the impression that National Salsa Month is every month, but it is actually in May. Maybe it’s got a little something to do with Cinco de Mayo? ;) No doubt at this stage in the game you’ve got your drinks and decor on lockdown for the holiday, so let’s get some food inspo …

Cooking

A Leader’s Guide to Data Analytics: A working knowledge of data science can help you lead with confidence.

Florian Zettelmeyer, a professor of marketing and director of the program on data analytics at the Kellogg School, explains why every business leader …

working knowledge

This Chart Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Learning even just the basics of photography takes a bit of work and one of the more complex ideas is the relationship between ISO, aperture, and …

Hello Places API for Android and iOS!

People don’t think of their location in terms of coordinates on a map. They want context on what shops or restaurants they’re at, and what’...

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Higher Education

Getting Virtual Teams Right

Anna Parini<br>“Virtual” teams—ones made up of people in different physical locations—are on the rise. As companies expand geographically and as telecommuting becomes more common, work groups often span far-flung offices, shared workspaces, private homes, and hotel rooms. When my firm, Ferrazzi …

iOS 7 How-to: Manage your iCloud storage space from an iOS device

Apple gives all iCloud users 5 GB of iCloud storage. For most users, this is more than plenty of space, but for some, it isn’t nearly enough. This space is used for iOS device backups, iWork and other documents, and email if you are using a @mac.com, @me.com or @icloud.com address.<p>In this article, …