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Buying Online Is About To Get Easier

As competition for online purchases has increased, vendors have been increasingly focused on the customer buying experience. Industry experts say as many as 40% of customers abandon the transaction before completing the sale.

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MacArthur "Genius" grants announced

Meet A 'Genius' Who Is Expanding Financial Services

Every year the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation gives grants to people working to improve the world in their little corner of expertise. Recipients cannot apply for the grant, they are simply selected. They have come to be known as the "Genius Grant."

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And can't see coming

The Email Scam You Haven't Heard Of

“In an alert to businesses last month, the FBI said the frauds “may be harder to detect,” because the wire-transfer requests involved are legitimate."

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Ninety-Nine Health Care Management makes it possible

99 MGMT Knows Some Success Comes With Letting Go

Economies of scale and expertise are popular reasons for outsourcing portions of any business. Doing so frees owners up to work harder on the parts of the business that led them to strike out on their own to begin with, or to take much needed breaks.

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Starbucks may be too successful

Did you stop by Starbucks this morning?

“When it was founded in 1971, Starbucks was a premium brand, offering a higher-priced but also a better-quality cup of coffee than most Americans were used to. In the decades since, Americans have taken to it in droves, making the Seattle-based brand a commonplace staple, as ubiquitous as McDonald’s or Wal-Mart.”

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Charity And Business Overlap Creates Problem For Trump

Tenenbaum went on to say,*“If he’s using other people’s money — run through his foundation — to satisfy his personal obligations, then that’s about as blatant an example of self-dealing [as] I’ve seen in awhile,” Tenenbaum said.*

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Flipping Real Estate

Quick, Fair Offers For Homes Set Company Apart

Sometimes you need to sell your home faster than the traditional market allows. Companies like Lindsey Thompson Investments make it possible.

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Advocacy, access and resources for special needs families

Arming Families With Alternative Healthcare Options

" I had to fight for everything,” says Bast. “There is a need for advocacy. People should be focusing on their loved ones and not having to fight to get what their loved one needs.”

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BeaconMD wants to lead the way

BeaconMD Charges Into Changing Healthcare

“We’ve been taught to believe that insurance is the only way to pay for health care and that isn’t true.” says Kurian.

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Only if it's a dancing baby

Can I Use That Song On My YouTube Video?

Prince (may he rest in rock and roll heaven) was notorious for going after fans big and small who put his music on the internet.

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