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What Corporate America Has Wrong About Work

For the past 100 years, the cycle of the American career has looked something like this: get a job at a large company right out of college in your early 20s, work there for 40 years or so and retire from said company at 65 years old. At this…
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You Too Can be an Angel Investor

Are you a fan of Shark Tank and aspire to be just like Mr. Wonderful or Barbara Corcoran? Here are some tips on how you can become an angel investor and hopefully invest in the next Airbnb, Lyft or even Facebook. How much do you really have…
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Don't Say This to Potential Investors

How you approach an investor is often the deciding factor between a brief unproductive request for funding and a life-long relationship. The rules of personal engagement and sales directly apply. Raising capital is often compared to trying to…
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Getting More for Your Money

We’ve seen many advances in our lifetime. Take the delivery of music as an example. Many of us started off buying vinyl records. Then came cassettes, then CDs, and now we’re in the digital era. Mp3s and streaming music is the norm. Although…
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Investing in Philanthropy

Did you know there are over 43,000 nonprofit/tax exempt organizations in Tennessee? With so many organizations vying for your financial contributions, it can be difficult to decide where to make your philanthropic investment. Why do I say…
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Claire Tucker: Building a Better Bank

When a small group of investors came together in May 2007 to form what would become one of the best and healthiest community banks in the region, they weren’t aware that the economic climate at that time was about to take a turn and we would…
MONEY-LIGHTBULB

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Savings

So you’ve decided to become an entrepreneur. The thought of controlling your own destiny, amassing unlimited income, and ditching a timesheet has you dreaming about what the future could hold. With great hopes that the business will be a raging…