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Sony Launches Crowdfunding Site

By | In The News

The Japanese company is looking to operate more like a start-up. Since last year it has been running an internal accelerator program for employees to pitch business ideas. The quarterly contest ends with one winning idea being picked. The idea now is to put that winning project on the crowdfunding…

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5 Tips For Retiring Abroad

By | In The News

It’s easy to see why many people find the idea of retiring abroad appealing. In addition to the adventure of living in a foreign country, many Americans are drawn to the prospect of enjoying a richer retirement lifestyle at a lower cost than may be available here at home. “Retirees…

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Starbucks Jacks Up Prices

By | In The News

Steep coffee. Cue groans and grumbles. On Tuesday, Starbucks, the Seattle-based coffee chain, is preparing to boost its prices, AP reports. The cost of most affected drinks will rise somewhere between a nickel and 20 cents, the company says. The new price amounts to a price increase of roughly 1%. For…

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5 Big Reasons For Oil Plunge Monday

By | In The News

Oil futures are getting pummeled Monday. Prices for West Texas Intermediate and Brent crude are poised for their lowest settlements in three months. In fact, crude prices have cratered nearly 12% since June 24. Monday’s action marks the sharpest one-day drop since April, as August crude on the New York…

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