Why I Dislike Social Media And Think It’s A Waste Of Time

by in Lifestyle on Jun 17th, 2014
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Social media has changed a lot of things in the last few years. It’s changed the way companies have to publicly respond to customer complaints, its increased the spread and speed of information, it helps people stay in touch, its given us a closer inside look into many celebrities lives, and its become a standard […]

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Leaving A Neuroscience PhD To Build Two Online Businesses

by in Lifestyle on Jun 9th, 2014
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My name’s John Accardi. I’m 25 years old and just about 6 months ago, I withdrew from the neuroscience PhD program at Georgetown University. Not only was I on a full scholarship that paid my tuition and lab expenses, but I was receiving a generous stipend as well. So why did I drop out and […]

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Your Comment System Is Killing Your Discussions And Community Building Efforts

by in Lifestyle on Jun 2nd, 2014
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There once was a time when no comment system existed. You’d just go to a site, read the post, and leave your Name, E-mail, and URL address (optional) to leave a comment. If your browser was smart enough, it would remember all your details so you could go directly into leaving another comment instead of […]

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Implementing Chip and PIN Technology For Credit Cards To Protect Against Fraud In The US

by in Personal Finance on May 27th, 2014
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Though chip, or EMV, technology for credit cards has been around since the 1990s, the United States has continued to rely on the traditional magnetic strip on the back of cards along with a signature for point of sale (POS) transactions. Some companies have “upgraded” their cards to include a chip but still require a […]

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Stay On Top Of Your Affiliate Partners! How Laziness Cost Me $10,000+ In Online Revenue

by in Lifestyle on May 26th, 2014
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If I wasn’t careful about diversifying my topics on Financial Samurai, my site could easily turn into a real estate blog. Real estate is my favorite asset class to build wealth because it’s tangible, provides utility, has tax benefits, and can be improved upon. Stocks just don’t get me as excited, even though that was […]

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