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Chicago Veteran Seeks Success in Business After Iraq
Marine Corps veteran Wesley Olivo joined the military because of his appreciation for his own brother’s service. “My brother, he was a huge role model in my life,” he said when I met up with him at his home in Chicago. But after boot camp,...
Mellody Hobson's Top Tips for Succeeding in Finance
As part of our Standing Up For Heroes series, we paired 25-year-old Marine Corp veteran Wesley Olivo with mentor and financial expert Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments. Olivo served two tours in Iraq and hopes to become a CEO or CFO one day. He...
Wedding Rentals: Cut Cost on the Day of Your Dreams
SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING RENTED. IT DOESN'T RIHYME, BUT IT IS TH WAVE OF THE FUTURE. IN A MOMENT, WE'LL HAVE A RENTED FASHION SHOW. BUT FIRST, HERE'S ABC'S ABBIE BOUDREAU. Reporter: IT'S THE MOMENT EVERY GIRL DREAMS ABOUT. FINDING THAT PERFECT DRESS FOR THE
Renter Nation: Tips for Owners and Renters
There's a new American Dream, and although it may include a white picket fence, it's not homeownership. In the wake of the housing bubble and the recession, more and more Americans are abandoning this traditional goal in favor of renting. The digital age has ushered in a new mentality of
Facebook's IPO Launches; Should You Buy Stock?
Facebook's initial public offering , the biggest IPO for a U.S. technology firm, has gotten the attention of everyone from high school students to Wall Street professionals, many of whom are likely among the 900 million monthly users of the social media site. While Facebook announced on Thursday
Top 5 Ways to Cut Your 2011 Taxes Now
Now that the holidays are over, shoppers who spent the last months focused on getting a good bargain in the mall can direct their attention to other ways to save money in the new year: their taxes. Here are some last-minute tax-cutting tips from Mellody Hobson,...
Top 4 End-of-Year Tax Tips
Mellody Hobson shares important tips to help save you money during tax season.
Morning Business Memo
December shopping season have exceeded $1 billion, led by Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, when sales hit $1.25 billion. This could be the heaviest week of the year for online retailers, with the final few days of free shipping before Christmas… Lowe’s home improvement...
Top Tips for Avoiding Fees of All Kinds
Melanie has a few more tips she is here so let's first start with the why of it all why are things doing this to us they are doing it to recoup. Billions. Of dollars in lost revenues that have come from regulations. So there's something called the swipe we don't know about it they charge it to