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High School Grads Are Skipping College. That’s A Good Thing.

By The Financial Poise Editors • August 11, 2022

Kids are skipping college. A college degree isn't worth what it once was, whether you're talking about pricetag or value to employers.

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Should Your Business Use an ESOP?

By Erin Hollis • August 10, 2022

Handled well, the ESOP functions as a means of financing the ownership transition of a closely-held business in a tax-favored manner. But it's not right for everyone.

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Inflation Slows in July, But Can the Inflation Reduction Act Further the Trend?

By The Financial Poise Editors • August 10, 2022

Inflation data came out this morning for July, and everyone concerned about soaring consumer prices might have breathed a small sigh of relief. CNN reports: Runaway inflation took a breather in July, with consumer prices increasing by 8.5% year over…

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The Fine Print on Investing in Venture Capital

By Alicia Purdy • August 9, 2022
Is VC still booming? Everything you need to know about the risks, rewards, and returns of investing in venture capital, from startup to buyout.

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The Great Crypto Regulation Debate

By The Financial Poise Editors • August 3, 2022
It's a subject that's been hotly debated for quite some time now: who (if anyone) should be in charge of regulating cryptocurrency markets? It's complicated. After all, some of the…

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Housing Market Data is Not as Rosy as Some Think

By The Financial Poise Editors • August 3, 2022
We keep expecting a housing bubble to look like it did in 2008. It won't... but that doesn't mean it's not coming.

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5 Tips to Choose the Best Crowdfunding Platform

By Megan Zito • August 3, 2022
How do you choose the best crowdfunding platform? For accredited investors, an equity crowdfunding site the way to go. Get tips to find the right platform.

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What is Private Equity? A Brief History

By Judy Radler Cohen • August 2, 2022
Private equity firms buy or seek to control private companies through financial leverage. When did it start, and how does private equity look today?

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GDP Falls for Second Quarter in a Row, Supercharging Recession Worries

By The Financial Poise Editors • July 28, 2022
The U.S.'s GDP falls for second quarter in a row (dropping by 0.9%) in sharp contrast with market expectations of modest growth. Are we on the verge of recession?

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Investing Basics for Beginners Installment #5 Understanding the Players in the Stock Market “Game”

Investing Basics for Beginners Installment #5: Understanding the Players in the Stock Market “Game”

By Jonathan Friedland • July 27, 2022
In Installment #5 of the series, understand the key players in the stock market "game" to prepare yourself for making an investment.

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Walmart Earnings Are the Canary in the Coal Mine

By The Financial Poise Editors • July 26, 2022
Walmart's stock price is diving on adjusted earnings expectations. That's not great news. In fact, it's probably worse than you realize.

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No One Wants to Work Anymore… Not for You, At Least

By The Financial Poise Editors • July 25, 2022
Is there a labor shortage? Or are you just short on insight and adaptability? That is the question.

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Online Marketing 101

Online Marketing Orientation for Entrepreneurs: Part 3/3

By Joshua Lyons • July 25, 2022
In Part 3 of the series on online marketing, we explore how to use digital marketing analytics including website traffic, acquisitions, and call tracking and to effectively measure online performance.

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