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How to make money on Instagram

Although these are not directly clickable links within Instagram, using these techniques can help guide interested consumers to find your products or services. You’re trying to create an experience that gives your audience an easy path to make a purchase. Use caution if including a call to action …

Social Media

Customer Service Consultant Reveals Insanely Powerful Method to Turn Around an Upset Customer

The ultimate 4-step customer service recovery method, based on consulting the best practices of today's great customer-centric organizations.<p>As customer service consultant, assisting companies in improving their customer service and customer experience, I know that service breakdowns-glitches-are</i> …

Customer Service

7 Ways to Save Money in the Most Expensive Cities

Source: Thinkstock<p>If you don’t excel at saving money, you’ll have an especially hard time living in one of America’s most expensive cities. We’ve …

Hacking Your Company with a Hack Day

How to fuel innovation, collaboration, and internal motivation in just 24 hours<p>Hack days are a proud tradition in Silicon Valley, where innovation is nothing short of a company's lifeblood. Many industry tech giants--including Facebook, Netflix, and LinkedIn--hold hack days regularly throughout the …

Hackathons

10 More Daily Habits of Frugal People

The other day, I came across a really good article at Eat Local Grown entitled “Ten Daily Habits of Frugal People.” Here’s that list:<p><i>1. Frugal people</i> …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Retirement

A 29-year-old invented a painless way to save money, and Google's buying into it

In fact, according to the Federal Reserve, 60% of Americans between the ages of 18 to 40 saved absolutely nothing in 2013. Last year, adults under 35 had a savings rate of negative 2%.<p>So why is this happening? Is it that hard to go to a bank and open an automatic savings or a CD account?<p>"The bank …

How Long Will The Average Person Take To Earn One Million Around The World?

The Economist put out an interesting chart highlighting how long it takes the median household income to earn $1 million dollars before tax. Have a …

Retirement

Wanted: A Startup CEO. Requirements: Delusional and Unable to Work for Others

Three of the life skills and traits a person needs to rise to the top as a startup CEO.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the life skills a startup CEO must learn to rise to the top?</i><p><i>Answer by Jonathan Brill, Start-up sales junkie, 9 acquisitions and counting, on Quora,</i><p><b>Wanted: A</b> …

Startups

12 Quotes That Take You Inside The Mind Of Billionaire Mavs Owner Mark Cuban

Mike Stone/Reuters Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>His first job was tending bar in Dallas. Then he took a gig as a computer salesman. He was fired — and he realized he "was never going to be a very good employee."<p>So he started his first company, MicroSolutions, which he sold for $6 …

How Rich are You? Find your Net Worth, Spending, and Savings Rate

Mr. Money Mustache can tend to get a little high-level at times, talking about all these <i>feelings</i> and <i>philosophies</i> that underlie the proper path to …

London's $1 Billion Finance Startup TransferWise Is Just Like An Ancient Islamic Money Transfer System

It does this by not actually transferring money across borders — instead, it matches up payments with those going the opposite direction. So "your" money never actually leaves the country — it's just rerouted to someone who's being sent a similar amount by someone overseas. Your foreign recipient, …

Finance

Examine Your Spending Habits Instead of Creating Categorized Budgets

Budgets are useful to an extent when figuring out how much money you can spend. But categorizing every expense isn't simple. Instead of trying to …

Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can Build This Year

The start of the year is a great time to review and revamp our financial plans, including common resolutions like "save more money" or "pay down …

The Secret To Making Financial Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

For 2014, a record number of consumers — 54% — are considering making a financial New Year’s resolution, according to a study by Fidelity Investments. One reason could be that 26% of survey participants say they are in a stronger financial situation than they were a year ago, compared to 19% last …

10 Surefire Ways To Build Your Wealth In 2015

<i>Be sure to check out the related story, 10 Surefire Ways To Boost Your Productivity in 2015.</i><p>A new year brings renewed energy to strive for one’s goals and dreams. And key to that pursuit is money.<p>Whether you’ve set your sights on launching a business, taking a trip to Patagonia, or buying a house, …

Personal Finance