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The Secret Service Wasn’t Meant to Protect the President

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Today, the Secret Service is famous for protecting the president, but that’s not why it was formed. Find out why… Continue reading

Small Business Tax Survival Guide: You Can Do It!

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It’s really not scary. A pain in the spreadsheet, yes, but it’s totally possible to do your taxes yourself instead of hiring an accountant, even if it’s your first time. Look at it this way, if you can handle starting … Continue reading

The First Women of Finance

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It’s time to take a moment and celebrate the first women nearest to Dealstruck’s hearts – the first women of finance. The first females in the world of sports, arts, and science are legendary, but these savvy ladies fought just … Continue reading

Five-Minute Fun Facts about the New York Stock Exchange

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Today, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is a global institution. Billions of shares in thousands of companies are traded there every day, but it had an interesting and, dare I say humble, beginning. I heart NA? The NYSE was … Continue reading

5 Quick Tricks to Avoid Common Writing Mistakes

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Spell check may have given you a pass, but is your writing really error free? The most common writing errors happen when you use a correctly spelled word incorrectly, and if your boss is a stickler for grammar, making the … Continue reading

Startup Pitch – Tips & More

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Getting investors for your startup is a lot like being an artist. There’s a lot of romance balanced with a lot of fear and rejection. There are lots of charismatic entrepreneurs out there, and they’re all gunning for investment dollars, … Continue reading

You’re write skills could need some helping too be gooder!!

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Apologies for the painful article title, but I wanted to showcase why the quality of writing in your professional career is so important. Once something is committed to writing, it’s in the world forever. It can be printed and placed … Continue reading

Write Better in the Workplace – Now!

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Once something is committed to writing, it’s in the world forever. It can be printed and placed in a personnel file, forwarded on to who knows where, and saved. When you hit “send,” it’s out of your hands, and you … Continue reading

Crazy Currencies You’d Never Guess

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Some very strange and unexpected things have been used as money in mankind’s long history. Before capitalism was capitalism, before we invented printed or metal currency, and before imperialism spread said currency to less developed countries, civilizations decided all by … Continue reading

The First Credit Card: A Meal That Changed the World

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Credit has been helping people buy things they need but can’t afford up front, for centuries. Small metal plates and coins served as official I.O.U.s for some major department stores as early as 1865. Certain hotels, gas companies and restaurants … Continue reading