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Read this: Emotions, cellos, and all the financial advice you'll ever need

By Chelsea Vail - August 27, 2015
This is our weekly list of must-reads from around the blogosphere.

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Why people are optimistic, yet apathetic, about the presidential election

By Robin Mordfin - August 25, 2015
US Presidential candidate Donald Trump says the US needs to deport more illegal immigrants. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton...

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Read this: TV, jobs, cars, and rock stars

By Chelsea Vail - August 20, 2015
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When marketers fudge facts, consumers are taken in

By Alina Dizik - August 18, 2015
When it comes to the labels on packaged goods, consumers often know they shouldn’t believe everything they read.

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How managers can dam up credit flow

By Dee Gill - August 14, 2015

In economic downturns, loans issued in better times can weigh on struggling businesses and…


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Read this: A tax credit that works, Sam Zell, and a restaurant cook shortage

By Chelsea Vail - August 13, 2015
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Succession taxes are costly for family firms

By Robin Mordfin - August 12, 2015

Estate and inheritance taxes can reduce investment in family businesses by 40 percent around the time…

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Why donors prefer a way out to a fuzzy feeling

By David J. Phillips - August 11, 2015
In attempts to improve their fundraising, charities will often send appeal letters to potential...

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Read this: Job licenses, medical malpractice, and Super Thursday

By Chelsea Vail - August 07, 2015
This is our weekly list of must-reads from around the blogosphere.

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How drug marketing influences prescription trends

By Jane Porter - August 04, 2015
In the pharmaceuticals industry, “detailing”—the practice of sending sales reps to visit doctors’ offices...

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