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Why do Germans order two beers at a time?

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In 1923, Germans would rather burn cash for heat, or even use it as wallpaper, before spending it. A suitcase filled with money couldn’t even buy a newspaper. In fact, some say that when a customer left his wheelbarrow of … Continue reading

Five-Minute Trivia: Fun with Financial Firsts

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Everything happens for the first time, but only once. Today we take our cash for granted. Coins fall into couch cushions or roll around the floor of the car, and bills spend the summer months hidden away in coat pockets. … Continue reading

How to Make the Most of Email Marketing

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A regular newsletter or an email marketing campaign is a long-term investment, more of a commitment than social media – a conversation instead of a shout-out. If you’re consistent and respectful, and you present your subscribers with something they want, … Continue reading

How to Stay Productive in a Pants-Optional Workplace

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Working from home is a no-brainer. In 2012, 69% of entrepreneurs started their businesses at home, and that number has been rising ever since. More and more often, large, long-established companies are presenting the option to work from home as … Continue reading

Name that Word! A Finance Trivia Game for Word Nerds

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We throw around a lot of slang for money – lettuce, dough, clams, moola, smackers – pretty much any noun works in the right context, but the seemingly mundane words have the most interesting histories behind them. Can you guess … Continue reading

Five-Minute Fun Facts for your Memorial Day

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It is illegal to not remember the fallen on Memorial Day. That’s right, mandatory remembrance. According to a law passed in 2000, all Americans MUST pause for a moment of reflection at 3 p.m. local time. Or else. So in … Continue reading

How to Jump from a Moving Train

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The story of Pete McCartney reads like a crime thriller… but it’s not fiction. In 1864, after getting caught forging up to $100,000 in phony bologna, an infamous Indianapolis counterfeiter was on his way to Washington D.C. to meet justice. … Continue reading

Write Like The Boss

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If you are the boss or you strive to be the boss, you have to sound like the boss. Do you sound on the page or screen like an authority in your profession? Have you heard the phrase “Dress for … Continue reading

All hail small businesses!

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Small business owners are like rock stars. Move over Bono, because: 7% of employers and 97% of exporters of goods in the USA are small businesses. Small businesses supply 60-80% of new jobs every year. $6 trillion of our GDP … Continue reading

Cash May Be King, But the King is Disgusting

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Cash is really, really gross. How gross is it, and why do we keep touching it? Find out here. Continue reading