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Three Tips for Building Your Savings

April 29th, 2017

Not everyone realizes the importance of having a healthy savings. Maybe they don’t believe they make enough money to be able to save or they just don’t think about it, but everyone should have a little something put away for a rainy day or even if they just want to make a small purchase from Merrell or another merchant that has something they need. Regardless of what you intention may be for saving money, it is never a bad idea to have control of your money and be financially healthy.

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Work Ethic and Attitudes of Entitlement

January 17th, 2017

A Short History of Education

We in the U.S. view education is a “right” because the laws mandating required attendance give parents no optional choice, other than homeschooling. What most people don’t understand is that education is federally funded to develop a workforce that meets the needs of the national economy and businesses’ needs for a skilled workforce. These laws began when manufacturing was located in cities where there was an abundant supply of unskilled workers. Manufacturers employed children for reasons of size (fingers, hands, bodies that could reach into small spaces) and economics (children would be paid less).

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Financial Versus Ethical Decision Making in a Masters of Finance

January 9th, 2017

The last five or six years have not been great for the reputations of those in finance. Be it Wall Street scandals or corporate finance meltdowns, finance and ethics are under closer scrutiny than ever before. If you want to go into finance, it is still a good time – jobs are still out there. If you are pursuing higher education, though, you should use that opportunity to consider the ethical impact of financial decisions.

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