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April 16, 2014 - 12:50 — KentPalmer

Writing a business plan can be a nerve-racking activity for most would-be entrepreneurs.  It certainly involves a considerable amount of thought, analysis, effort and time!  Perhaps upon

April 4, 2014 - 14:10 — KentPalmer

This term, Financial Literacy, is used quite frequently by government agencies that seek to improve the general welfare of our citizens.  It is also a common ter

March 13, 2014 - 12:35 — KentPalmer

Is the housing market really set for a recovery? There is at least some reason for optimism.

February 17, 2014 - 15:47 — KentPalmer

It is not uncommon during divorce to discover that one of the spouses has been relatively uninvolved in the family’s finances.  This may have been due to a lack of interest in financial matter

February 9, 2014 - 15:04 — KentPalmer

The increased unemployment rates of the past six years or so caused a significant spike in activities at public libraries across the United States supporting the unemployed in their efforts to find

January 15, 2014 - 19:36 — KentPalmer

Most Americans nearing retirement age expect to enjoy themselves after leaving the workforce, with unlimited free time to spend with family and friends, travel, and engage in personal projects or g

January 10, 2014 - 12:29 — KentPalmer

Many market prognosticators find in the advent of each new year another reason for sharing their predictions of market performance - which stocks to buy and which mutual funds will beat the average

December 14, 2013 - 11:14 — KentPalmer

Effective time management is difficult for many of us, particularly with the holiday season upon us.  It can feel overwhelming when holiday shopping, decorating and cooking are added to our us

December 4, 2013 - 17:22 — KentPalmer

Enjoying the year-end holidays like Kwanza, Hanukkah and Christmas, which involve gift giving and celebrations, need not bust the family budget.  There are a number of websites and tools avail

Taking Care of Business
October 31, 2013 - 16:34 — KentPalmer
Taking Care of Business

Is there ever a time when that creative writing class is as useful as when it comes time to write or revise your resume?  Or, maybe writing skills that are a little less creative and more crit