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How Learning “Math for Life” Can Help You Make Better Financial Decisions

by Miranda Marquit September 10, 2014

When I graduated with my Master’s in Journalism, I thought I was going to focus mainly on science writing. And, in truth, that’s what I did at first. I wrote for a physics web site, got a gig as a technology and science columnist for my local newspaper, and I even wrote some small pieces [...]

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Net Worth and Personal Worth – Does Money Define You?

by Miranda Marquit July 31, 2014

One of the things that has disturbed me recently is the fact that some of the people in my life attach an absurd amount of importance to money. Specifically, they measure someone’s worth as a person by his or her net worth. This disturbs me because, while I think that money can be a great [...]

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What You Spend Your Money on Matters: What Will Make You Happy?

by Miranda Marquit June 23, 2014

When it comes to money, it’s not so much how much you have that matters as what you do with it. Of course, we’re all different, so you have to figure out what works for you. But research does provide some hints about what is likely to make you happy when it comes to the [...]

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Improve Your Small Business Results with Mindfulness

by Miranda Marquit June 18, 2014

One of the problems that many of us run into as owners of home businesses or small businesses is that there seems to be too much going on. It’s easy to get distracted. One of the ways to find better small business success is to take a step back and practice mindfulness. Dr. Romie Mushtaq [...]

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Does it Make Sense for You to Remodel Your Home?

by Miranda Marquit June 13, 2014

My parents just finished remodeling their kitchen. They changed the layout, and installed new cabinets, countertops, and flooring. The result is a much more open kitchen, and one that looks updated and modern. This has been part of an ongoing effort to upgrade their home. In recent years they have installed energy efficient windows, remodeled [...]

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5 Tips for Entrepreneurs Looking for Success

by Miranda Marquit June 3, 2014

It’s easier than ever for almost anyone to be an entrepreneur. Thanks to technology, it’s possible to start a small business with a global clientele. However, before you join the ranks of entrepreneurs, it helps to know how to increase your chances of success. Lomesh Shah, the founder of NonProfitEasy, has 5 tips that entrepreneurs [...]

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5 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Home Business Success

by Miranda Marquit May 12, 2014

Thanks to technology, almost anyone can start a business. I started a home business as a freelance writer almost 10 years ago, and it’s been a successful endeavor. However, you can’t just start out and expect success to appear. If you want to increase your chances of success with your home business, here are 5 [...]

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