Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. American by birth and now based in South America, Jerry covers social justice issues globally... view profile

John Christopher Fine
John Christopher Fine

John Christopher Fine

Life

is a marine biologist with two doctoral degrees, has authored 24 books, including award-winning books dealing with ocean pollution... view profile

Richard Cox
Richard Cox

Richard Cox

Business

Richard Cox is a university teacher in international trade and finance. .. view profile

Anthony Carranza
Anthony Carranza

Anthony Carranza

Business

Digital and social media journalist reporting on the latest happenings on the web. Existing contributor to Social Media Today and Examiner... view profile

James Grundvig
James Grundvig

James Grundvig

Tech

CEO of Cloudnician LLC, a mobile-cloud startup with big data pull. He has 25+ years of engineering-construction experience on projects of scale. .. view profile

Deborah Asseraf
Deborah Asseraf

Deborah Asseraf

Business

Deborah Asseraf is founder & CEO of Popcorn Productions, a company that explodes awareness for businesses through highly tailored campaigns. .. view profile

Barry Bassis
Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

Barry has been a music, theater and travel writer for over a decade for various publications. .. view profile

Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives in Florida and loves the sunshine... view profile

Cathy Hobbs
Cathy Hobbs

Cathy Hobbs

Life

As a nationally known interior design, real estate styling and home staging expert, Cathy Hobbs shares tips and insight relating to all aspects of the home... view profile

Janet Walters Levite
Janet Walters Levite

Janet Walters Levite

Entertainment

is an Optioned Screenwriter and Film Crtiic / Entertainment Writer for The Guardian Liberty Voice. She resides in New York City... view profile

Phil Butler
Phil Butler

Phil Butler

Travel

Phil is editor-in-chief of Argophilia Travel News, and Senior Partner at Pamil Visions PR. .. view profile

Linda Moore
Linda Moore

Linda Moore

Business

I am a freelance writer and enjoy reporting on a variety of topics... view profile

Zac Wassink
Zac Wassink

Zac Wassink

Sports

Covering the Browns and the NFL from a Cleveland viewpoint. .. view profile

Adam Simpson
Adam Simpson

Adam Simpson

Business

Hi everyone! My name is Adam and I work and live in Tampa Bay, Florida. I enjoy working with small businesses online and writing about it. .. view profile

Sheila Kemper Dietrich
Sheila Kemper Dietrich

Sheila Kemper Dietrich

Life

Sheila is the Founder and CEO of Livliga. She created Livliga and the VisualQs philosophy out of a desire to embrace and share a healthier lifestyle. .. view profile






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    Typically, people do not associate the cost incurred for pain and suffering. However, the events that are related to the cause of your pain and suffering could actually cost you money according to the “Calculating Pain and Suffering Infographic.” There may have been some situations that were beyond your control and led to …

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    For several decades, hundreds of companies have utilized a direct sales or network marketing business model to get the word out about their products or services. Chances are that you’ve purchased something from a direct sales company. Despite the fact, that historically, some companies have given the industry a bad rep, it’s a burgeoning industry …

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    Ever wondered why Facebook parties haven’t become a thing yet? A time allotted from 6-9pm when everyone invited gets on their cellphone and starts communicating as though they are sharing the same space? Because it would never work. Events are one of the oldest human traditions that predate Roman times when thousands of people gathering …

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  • Appropriate Costume Ideas For Your Company Halloween Party

    Often times there are costumes that are great during the Halloween season. Some costumes are funny, while others are more creative than anyone thought. The ingenuity that is shown on Halloween, especially from the post grad crowd in the recent years has been shocking. This will go over the costumes which this writer wishes would …

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    Gold Still Trading Under Pressure

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    What Could Send Gold Prices Higher?

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    US/China Tech Wars: Could Xiaomi Actually Challenge Apple?

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  • Basics of Online Stock Trading

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    Basics of Online Stock Trading

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    Dollar Looking Strong Against Euro

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    Has a Bottom Formed in Gold Markets?

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    Yen is a Long-Term Sell

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    The Scene: A Growing Technological World

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    Is India’s Economy on the Path to Recovery?

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    Bangkok Protests Take Toll on Thai Economy

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    Global Trends Suggest Health-Conscious Changes

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    Gold Markets Rally as Central Banks Impact Sentiment

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    Avoiding Unexpected Costs When Travelling Abroad

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    Divorce Corp is a documentary created and funded by a man who, during is own divorce, noticed injustices that existed in the court system.  Joseph Sorge, a television producer with notable credits under his belt, financed this project on his own. 

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  • Jobs, GDP Will Keep US Dollar Strong

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    Jobs, GDP Will Keep US Dollar Strong

    One of the most under-reported stories of the year has been the relatively strength of the US economy.  This might seem like an almost impossible assertion to make: How could investors possibly be overlooking strength in the largest economy in the world?  But the reality is that recent …

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  • Market Basics: How to Trade Forex

    Market Basics: How to Trade Forex

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  • Maintaining a Family Budget is Essential for Most Homeowners

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    The tough economies make it hard on families to manage their household budget. The cost of living continues to increase and many are seeking alternative ways to create extra income streams. According to a recent British study 34 percent of parents feel their finances are being stretched to the limit. For this reason, most potential …

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    Home ownership has become a simpler process and easily attainable goal for some Australians. According to a recent article by My Wealth there was an increase in new homes sales by 5.8 percent. The upsurge in new home sales have also increased the demand by new homeowners to have remodeling or decorating projects completed.

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  • Trading Tip #4 – Being Able to Admit When You’re Wrong

    I’ll never forget the last conversation I had with my ex-wife just before we started our divorce. I sat her down, looked into her eyes and told her, “I’ve spoken to every expert and mathematician out there. They’ve told me it’s theoretically impossible to be wrong every single time.”

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  • This is Not Your Grandfather’s Gold Market!

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    For years, we have seen advertisements on TV and in the newspapers telling us to buy gold. We’ve been told that it is a safe investment. And for the most part, they’ve been right. For the past 12 years, depending on how deep …

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  • Trading Tip #3 – If You Hear the Word “Hope”

    Take if from me – THERE IS NO HOPE IN TRADING. I tell this to every one of my executive coaching clients. If you keep thinking, “I hope it goes up” or “I hope it goes down,” then get out NOW. It’s not working. Do yourself a favor. Get flat and take another look at …

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  • Trading Tip #2 – Test and Test Again

    In trading, you shouldn’t trust your instincts. This goes for all types of traders, from the smallest novices to the largest firms. Once a position is established, whether it’s short or long, you should test and test often. It’s the only way to be successful.

    Here’s an example: Looking at the recent Facebook IPO, let’s …

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  • Trading Tip #1: Leave Your Ego at the Door

    David Greenberg is a former board member of NYMEX with more than 22 years of trading experience. This is the first tip of his successful trading series. 

     

    Trading Tip #1 – Leave Your Ego at the Door

    In my past role as President of NYMEX Clearinghouse Sterling Commodities, our firm’s risk management included a …

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