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Need a Doctor? This Anti-Poverty Program Will Get You a Lawyer, Too - NBCNews.com

Need a Doctor? This Anti-Poverty Program Will Get You a Lawyer, Too - NBCNews.com | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
CLEVELAND, Ohio—When Tony Cox, 53, woke up in the hospital after suffering a heart attack when he fell off a ladder during a roofing job, he figured he'd hit...
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Ways to Increase Your Wealth When Your Income Is Flat

Ways to Increase Your Wealth When Your Income Is Flat | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Lowering debt, adding to savings or learning more about investing are strategies that can help combat stagnant income.
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Maria Cantwell: Bill to hit NFL on taxes

Maria Cantwell: Bill to hit NFL on taxes | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Sen. Maria Cantwell said Tuesday that she will introduce legislation that will aim to strip the National Football League of its tax-exempt status.
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Columbus, Ohio - In Photos: 19 Opportunity Cities: Places It May Be Easier To Make Your Mark

Columbus, Ohio - In Photos: 19 Opportunity Cities: Places It May Be Easier To Make Your Mark | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Population: 822,553Median home sales price (Q1 2014): $99,900Unemployment: 4.8%Unemployment change July 2013-June 2014: -26.2%Population growth 2008-2012: 9.4%Pop. Age 25-39 (2012): 26.7%Change in Pop.
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How to build credit if you have a small income - USA TODAY

How to build credit if you have a small income - USA TODAY | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
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Building and maintaining a good credit score is one of the best moves you can make for your financial health.
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It Is Expensive to Be Poor

It Is Expensive to Be Poor | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Minimum-wage jobs are physically demanding, have unpredictable schedules, and pay so meagerly that workers can't save up enough to move on.
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The Black Entrepreneur Trying to End Startup Racism Is Almost Out of Cash - Mashable

The Black Entrepreneur Trying to End Startup Racism Is Almost Out of Cash - Mashable | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
The Black Entrepreneur Trying to End Startup Racism Is Almost Out of Cash
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Cunningham's entrepreneurial career spans four decades, and he's experienced failure — perhaps more than most.
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Navy SEAL Lessons for Operating Successfully As A Team

Navy SEAL Lessons for Operating Successfully As A Team | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
In the military, there are shared beliefs, consistent values, and deep traditions across all military units. In comparison, it’s often unclear in businesses what values a company operates with. In

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20 Do's and Don'ts for a Successful Small Business Website

20 Do's and Don'ts for a Successful Small Business Website | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
How successful is your business website? Are you generating lots of web traffic? Are you receiving enough sales and enquiries or are visitors taking one look at your site and leaving for one of you...
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Thirteen Reasons The Dallas Cowboys Didn't Draft Johnny Manziel - Forbes

Thirteen Reasons The Dallas Cowboys Didn't Draft Johnny Manziel - Forbes | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Thirteen Reasons The Dallas Cowboys Didn't Draft Johnny Manziel
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He was right there waiting for them, like one of those meet-cutes in a terrible romantic comedy.
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Dispelling Myths About Income Inequality

Dispelling Myths About Income Inequality | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Capital is good for labor, wealth is not a zero sum game, and people get rich making other people better off. Income inequality is widely misunderstood so let’s spread some truth.
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6 easy tricks to stretch your income - MSN Money

6 easy tricks to stretch your income - MSN Money | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
6 easy tricks to stretch your income
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Well, you may have to do so at least temporarily until you make cuts elsewhere or increase your income, because this area is arguably the most common budget buster of them all.
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Did the financial crisis make us permanently poorer? - Washington Post (blog)

Did the financial crisis make us permanently poorer? - Washington Post (blog) | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
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Did the financial crisis make us permanently poorer?
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Five years later, the effects of the financial crisis are still with us. The question is whether they always will be.
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The Progressive Income Tax: A Tale of Three Brothers

"The Progressive Income Tax" is one of those economic terms that gets bandied about, but few actually know what it means or how it works. This tale of three similar brothers with three different...
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21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Using author Tom Corley as inspiration, here's a checklist to the best things in life.

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1. Setting good daily habits...

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1. Setting good daily habits...

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6 apps that can save your financial life

6 apps that can save your financial life | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Budgeting and bill-paying apps that will make your financial life simpler: (RT @YIDeveloper: 6 apps that can save your financial life http://t.co/bDvqall1qm @Learnvest @Hellowallet @On_Budget @BetterHaves...
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Money and Relationships: Are You REALLY Fighting About Finances? - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Money and Relationships: Are You REALLY Fighting About Finances? - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
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Money and Relationships: Are You REALLY Fighting About Finances?
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2) Poor Communication: Blaming and shaming is a natural by-product of thinking that your security and well-being is linked to your money.
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Economist Uses Lego Bricks To Show The Ugly Truth Of Social Mobility

Economist Uses Lego Bricks To Show The Ugly Truth Of Social Mobility | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
Richard Reeves, a Brookings Institution economist, has made a brief video using Legos to visualize the hard facts about getting ahead in the U.S. "In terms of fairness," he says, the question is less about the income gap between the bottom and top and "more about your chance of making it from the bottom to the top."

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World Financial Group - Rule of 72

World Financial Group - Rule of 72.
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5 Things That Poverty & Wealth Have in Common - EBONY.com

5 Things That Poverty & Wealth Have in Common - EBONY.com | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
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5 Things That Poverty & Wealth Have in Common
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To the untrained eye, the lives of the wealthy and those of the poor appear light years apart; almost antithetical. Social institutions, like media, do little to suggest otherwise.
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Leadership Lessons From Admiral Michelle Howard, The Highest Ranking Woman In Naval History

Leadership Lessons From Admiral Michelle Howard, The Highest Ranking Woman In Naval History | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it

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The highest ranking woman in Naval history spoke with Forbes about innovative teams, how to help employees stay committed, and what she's learned about leadership.

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The 5 Worst Blunders Most Networkers Make

The 5 Worst Blunders Most Networkers Make | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
The vast majority of networking is done in the wrong way, closing doors rather than opening them. Here are the 5 worst networking blunders professionals make.
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If you work 40 hours a week at the proposed minimum wage of $10.10 an hour ... - PolitiFact

If you work 40 hours a week at the proposed minimum wage of $10.10 an hour ... - PolitiFact | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
If you work 40 hours a week at the proposed minimum wage of $10.10 an hour ...
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Teach Your Daughters Money Lessons They Will Never Forget

Teach Your Daughters Money Lessons They Will Never Forget | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
When you teach your children about money, you have to be aware of the unspoken messages you impart to them — especially to your daughters.
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9 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

9 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read | Economic Opportunity | Scoop.it
So many books, so little time. Here's where to find the best advice for your business.
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