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Dear Penny: I’m 31 With $180K Saved for Retirement. Is This Too Much?

Dear Penny, I’m a 31-year-old woman who just completed a career shift out of corporate America and into academia. I worked for a large corporation for about four years and saved for retirement during that time, but I put my savings on hold while I was in grad school. Luckily, I accumulated no debt, but […]

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Developer for a Product Team

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The requirements for product team applicants are usually much more stringent than those for component teams or classic project teams. This is due to the fact that the level of responsibility and involvement is usually significantly higher. In addition to high proficiency, specialists suited for them need […]

Take Control of Your Finances With ‘My Money My Way’

Kumiko Love shares the significance of finding financial fulfillment instead of solely focusing on the numbers in her book, “My Money My Way.” Photo courtesy of Cami Bradley Managing money efficiently may seem like largely a numbers game. You’ve got to earn a certain amount of income to cover all your expenses. If your income doesn’t stretch, […]

Tech Earnings Impress in the Face of Economic Headwinds

It has been fascinating to see the extent to which the 5 largest Tech stocks – Amazon AMZN, Alphabet GOOGL, Apple AAPL, Facebook (FB) and Microsoft MSFT – have moved in response to their quarterly releases in recent days. While Alphabet and Amazon literally added hundreds of billions of dollars to their market capitalizations in […]

Want To Scale Your Content Strategy? Hiring Isn’t the Answer [Rose-Colored Glasses]

If you ask an actor or screenwriter about their career goals, they’ll almost all say, “But what I really want to do is direct.” Or so goes the Hollywood trope. Ironically, the director participates the least in the creative work. A director’s role isn’t to write, act, play music, edit, or even point a camera. […]

Helping Entrepreneurs Buy And Sell Their Agencies

Marketing Podcast with Amanda Dixon In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Amanda Dixon. Amanda is the Co-founder at Barney an M&A firm that specializes in the digital marketing space. She’s also a Forbes 40 under 40 award recipient. Key Takeaway: Selling your agency in the digital space can be a […]

Duke Energy (DUK) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

This story originally appeared on Zacks In the latest trading session, Duke Energy (DUK) closed at $105.43, marking a +0.41% move from the previous day. This change outpaced the S&P 500’s 2.44% loss on the day. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 1.45%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 0.41%. – Zacks Heading into today, shares […]

Here Are the 2022 Tax Deadlines You Need to Know

Tax time is officially upon us: The Internal Revenue Service began accepting and processing 2021 tax year returns on Jan. 24. Whether you’re anticipating a refund or dreading the bill, you’ll want to mark some important dates on your calendar. First, you should receive your W-2 forms in the mail soon if you haven’t already. […]