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Beware of Using Your Credit Card Internationally

Posted on 28. Jan, 2009 by .

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I’ve been working in India for the past 3 weeks and have learned a few things about using a credit card in a foreign country. The last time I was in a foreign country was over 6 years ago but was there for so long that I opened a local bank account and was able […]

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How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by .

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Being in the Silicon Valley during the current economic crisis has been interesting. It has been especially insightful to compare the “Dot Com” crash 8 years ago to the current crisis and to see how the crashes have effected businesses differently. I was surprised to realize that many businesses, especially in the tech sector, learned […]

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Is Your Bank Account Safe?

Posted on 28. Sep, 2008 by .

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I’ve been getting a number of emails lately from readers concerned about their personal bank accounts in the wake of this month’s financial crisis. The truth is a number of fairly large banks have failed and the trend is likely to continue over the coming weeks. People have already begun to speculate, for example, how […]

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Is Big Oil To Blame For Big Gas Prices?

Posted on 31. Jul, 2008 by .

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As you may have heard Exxon Mobile released the financial results from the second quarter. The Company broke its own record for the largest quarterly earnings ever booked by a corporation – $138 billion of revenues for net income of $11.68 billion. That turns out to be about $1,486 each second of every day! The […]

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