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I Just Want To Be In Charge Of Me

Like most people fresh out of college, I dreamed of landing a job with a Fortune 500 company. Most of us wanted to get a good company on our resume so we could begin building our careers. The thought of working your way up the ladder was truly exciting, and when you met your first big boss with the cushy corner office it got you motivated even more to work harder for your dreams. Many of these big companies flashed fancy trips, stock options, and powerful titles at you. In return, you follow the bouncing ball and drink whatever Elixir the powers at be were serving for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. So what’s this movement we are beginning to see here in the United States? Is it the loner movement? Is it a trend of more people that want to work in their pajamas at home? Is this a monumental shift in the course of time that your friend isn’t ...

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Join Ted Jenkin & Kile Lewis “LIVE” at Lunchtime with Eric Taub

40 Year Old Business Virgin – Business Radio Come join your hosts, Ted Jenkin and Kile Lewis; CEOs of oXYGen Financial This and EVERY Friday at 12pm as they interview local Atlanta Area CEOs to learn the do’s and don’ts of starting up, running, and growing a new business in today’s economy. TUNE IN LIVE HERE – EVERY FRIDAY Starting at Noon!!!! LISTEN ONLINE-Click Here Today’s Guest – Eric Taub is the Founder of Verus Carbon Neutral 659 Auburn Avenue Suite 242 Atlanta, GA 30312 800.275.1847 http://www.verus-co2.com/ Eric Taub Chief Executive Officer/Managing Partner Before Eric founded Verus Carbon Neutral, he was a partner and portfolio manager at Juno Management of Atlanta. His career has taken him to London, New York, Mexico City and Chicago. Eric’s experience includes several years as Senior Vice President in portfolio management at Wachovia, Managing Director at SunTrust, Director of Emerging Markets at Bank of Montreal, and certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst. He received his ...

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Active Trader: Time to Curb Your Enthusiasm

But this is a dangerous time, experts say, because a trader’s inflated ego can get in the way of sound investing decisions. The thrill of buying a winning stock can keep them from selling that stock and locking in profits. “The human mentality is to want to have a winner,” says Todd Salamone, senior vice president of research for Schaeffer’s Investment Research. “It’s psychologically hard to admit you’re wrong.” Meanwhile volatility, after seemingly taking the summer off, has started to return to the stock market. The CBOE Volatility Index, known as the VIX and a commonly-used guage of the market’s volatility, was as low as 22 in mid-August, but popped up above 30 last week. ...

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9 financial tips for Generation Y

9 financial tips for Generation Y. Perhaps not surprisingly, more than half of employees between 21 and 32 say that they're living paycheck to paycheck, according to a recent survey by insurer Metlife. Nearly three-fourths of respondents are concerned about making ends meet. Fortunately, you can get off to a sound financial start with these nine tips. ...

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