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Oct 21st

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Read contracts carefully before signing

When people hear the word "contract," some start daydreaming about signing a multimillion dollar deal with the NFL while others recall how their knees shook the day they signed that first car loan. If you think about it, though, many of our day-to-day decisions involve contracts.
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(Plan Your Career) Three steps to making your own opportunities

For the past seven years, CPA Trigg has successfully managed a Christian rock band.  He says he got started with the band because the opportunity came up and he jumped on it.  Many people who are satisfied career-wise will tell the same story, but a deeper look reveals that most opportunities do not appear out of nowhere.  Opportunities are usually a culmination of options, access and knowledge.
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Is you is, or is you ain't?

July 11th to the 16th, 2009, the NAACP held it 100th Annual Convention at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, where you there?  The NAACP is unquestionably the best in the business of advocacy for racial progress.  Since it’s founding, for the past century the NAACP is unparallel in its unique role in race relations.  Yet, many in Black America openly oppose the NAACP and question its relevancy.
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Phantom Demand: Payday lenders create their own demand with loan terms that generate rapid re-borrowing

Washington, DC - A full three quarters of the payday industry's loan volume is generated by borrowers who, after repaying one payday loan, must take out another before their next paycheck, new Center for Responsible Lending research shows.
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Lowe: Have a dream and work the dream

In 1988, while running as a candidate to become president of the United States, the Rev. Jesse Jackson stood before a rousing crowd at the Democratic Convention, and stated, “You see the house I’m running to (The White House), but you don’t see the house I’m running from. I was born in the ghetto, but the ghetto wasn’t born in me.”
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(Plan Your Career) Look to grassroots enterprise to increase customer base

America’s economy depends on spending, driven by employment.  But jobs are not all that America is missing these days.  Innovation and invention is where we came from.  “A decade of new jobs – all gone” read a recent headline, explaining that the U.S. has fewer jobs now than it had a decade ago, even though the available workforce has substantially increased.  But my question continues to be: what are we going to do about it?  Yes, you and I, as individuals.
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Absolute Tire and Wheel: For Ede, the name says it all

For most of us, when we think of the word “absolute,” we build our thought pattern around guarantees and expect nothing short of total and complete service. When Ron Ede, the owner of Absolute Tire and Wheel, sought to fulfill his entrepreneurial vision, he knew the name of his business would be a drawing factor for consumers.
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