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I spoke with LearnVest CEO and Founder Alexa Von Tobel, and the New York Times' Dealbook editor Andrew Ross Sorkin and Your Money columnist Ron Lieber, and asked, "What was your first reckoning with money?" Here, they share their earliest memories about earning and spending money, and their own savings tips for younger generations.
“There was this Good Humor truck that would come around when I was about 6 or 7 years old. You could get a stick of gum for a dime, but ice cream or a popsicle was 85 cents. Soft-serve was $1. So I would cobble together pennies to get anything.”
Even at a young age, Sorkin, like many of us, realized that everything comes at a cost, with luxury items (like soft-serve) requiring a bit more effort or creativity to obtain...
The investment industry's fiduciary rule has been delayed by the Trump administration. Are changes to Dodd-Frank regulations next? Regardless, entrants to marketplace and mortgage lending aren't wasting any time.
A softening was expected from the Trump Administration.
No, not of the stool kind, but of the regulation kind—though some in the financial industries long considered mandates from Dodd-Frank legislation and the proposed fiduciary rule as, well, B.S...
With the stress of buying holiday gifts for everyone else now out of the way, it’s time to treat yourself. Check out a few of my favorite things from this past year—to look good, smell good, travel good, and even do good in 2017.
In the cutthroat world of fashion, those who survive are rolling out direct-to-consumer and shoppable video sales strategies.
We're all a little social media obsessed. But for some entrepreneurial It-Girls, tweeting, posting, 'gramming, and snapping became more than a hobby.
Wielding power over lip color, hotel bookings, what to wear, and where to eat, these ladies found a way to convert followers to consumers, and social media prowess into legitimate businesses. Here's how did they did it.
As marketplace lending reaches a tipping point, the biggest companies must figure out how to differentiate themselves. Upstart has hired an Uber marketing alum to target more millennial borrowers.
Its credit approvals process considers academic records and future earning power. Also, SoFi is originating $50 million per month in online home loans, challenging the traditionally paper-intensive and slow mortgage process.
Summer travel's on all our minds. So, here are my latest favorites for finding the best airfare prices online right now--after all, there's more to travel search than Orbitz and Priceline.
To round off National Small Business Week, we're looking at ways small business owners and entrepreneurs can get a leg up on short-term funding and beginning capital. All online, and fast.
Credit agencies must now wait a half year before they can report past due medical debts. A new rule marks the biggest change in consumer credit in over a decade.
It hasn't always been easy for small businesses to get bank money. The problem? Their inability to satisfy traditional bank underwriting guidelines.
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Thing of jumping ship and joining the startup bandwagon? Use these tips to help you decide whether it's worth the move.
Stop dreaming, start doing. Meanwhile, think about how you’re going to release that baby into the world.
I wanted to get my book published. This was before the advent of self-publishing, so I was going at it the old-fashioned way.
Tracking outfits on social media is hopeless; Instagram is too public and scattered, and other fashion apps are outdated or way too focused on spending more money. Enter Cloth.
Do people constantly say you look older or younger than your actual age? At how-old.net, you can upload a selfie or another photo of yourself, and in less than a second it guesses your age.
All is not fair when it comes to gender roles in the workplace. Call it “office gender politics.”
As we settle into the fourth quarter, it’s a good time to recap this year’s record-setting U.S. M&A deals to date. What are the trickle-down effects from these large deals to middle market activity? What are the notable drivers that keep buyers coming?
Every company’s primary purpose is sustained growth. This may involve seeking outside investment, raising capital, or joining and/or acquiring a like-minded company with a similar product, service, or market. But putting the cart before the horse can do more harm than good; here are 5 key fundamentals to get better before bigger.
As a CEO, there’s nothing worse than going blank like a Bambi in the headlights when a potential investor or advisor asks a question for which you don’t know the answer. Not only should you know your stuff, but you should know it so well that they’re the ones running to schedule the next meeting.
Creative and Tech:
Copywriting email marketing communications for the premier global tech campus and startup hub.
New York Tech Women
Blogging for group dedicated to fostering connections among women in the New York tech community.
sparks & honey
Copywriting and blogging for an ad agency that leverages cultural trends in client advertising. S&H was named one of Ad Age's Top Agencies to Watch in 2014.
Writing and editing blog and biography content for a music composer of films and television.
Copywriting for The Tanee beauty product, a tan-line correcting pen.
Over the course of my financial services career in lending I originated over 350 transactions and approximately $100 million in gross volume. I also discuss my prior career in my book.
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Writing press communications for the brand's launch. SB Butterfly is now selling at Melissa Odabash in London, UK, Les Palmiers Beach Club and Alla Manda in St. Tropez and K11 in Monaco.
Clients were featured on CNBC, Sky News (NewsCorp), Bloomberg TV, and UK print dailies such as The Times, The Independent, and BBC Online.