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COLLEGE BOARD. · College Board
Pages: 1040
Format: Paperback

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Make Your Kid A Money Genius

Beth Kobliner · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From Beth Kobliner, the author of the bestselling personal finance bible Get a Financial Life - a new, must-have guide showing parents how to teach their children (from toddlers to young adults) to manage money in a smart way.Many of us think we can have the "money talk" when...
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Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters

Charles Wheelan · W W Norton, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The best-selling Naked series tackles the weird world of money.Consider the $20 bill.It has no more value, as a simple slip of paper, than Monopoly money. Yet even children recognize that tearing one into small pieces is an act of inconceivable stupidity. What makes a $20 bill actually...
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The Crowdfunding Handbook: Raise Money for Your Small Business or Start-Up with Equity Funding Portals

Cliff Ennico · AMACOM
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

Ever wish your company could raise capital the Kickstarter(R) way? Equity crowdfunding is finally here, opening new funding avenues for small businesses and start-ups. In April 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups--or JOBS--Act into law. This groundbreaking...
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Landlording: A Handymanual for Scrupulous Landlords and Landladies Who Do It Themselves

Leigh Robinson · Express
Pages: 510
Format: Paperback

This classic book on managing rental property, widely known among landlords and landladies as their bible, has been in print for thirty-nine years, has sold over 375,000 copies, and has twice been selected as one of the top ten real estate books of the year by nationally syndicated real...
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As Ohio Goes: Life in the Post-Recession Nation

Rana B Khoury · Kent State University Press
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

For some, the Great Recession that began in 2007 was a traumatic setback; for others, it was just another dip in a long descent from comfort and security. America is changing in profound ways, but we rarely hear the voices of regular people living the transformation.As Ohio Goes is a journey...
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Start Your Own Travel Hosting Business: Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway, and More

Jason Rich · Entrepreneur Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Excerpt. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
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The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America

Daniel J Boorstin · Vintage Books
Pages: 319
Format: Paperback

First published in 1962, this wonderfully provocative book introduced the notion of "pseudo-events" - events such as press conferences and presidential debates, which are manufactured solely in order to be reported - and the contemporary definition of celebrity as "a person...
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How to Create Your Own Jewelry Line: Design – Production – Finance – Marketing & More

Emilie Shapiro · Lark Books (NC)
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

To develop a successful jewelry line, designers have to be more than just creative artists - they have to understand the ins and outs of running a crafts business. Emilie Shapiro's detailed guide explores the many facets of creating a quality handmade collection that people will buy,...
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Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties

Beth Kobliner · Touchstone
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

A completely revised and updated fourth edition of the New York Times bestseller, designed to guide younger adults through the world of personal finance.More than ever before, people in their twenties and thirties need help getting their financial lives in order. And who could blame them?...
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4. Turn Data Into Assets

David Rogers · Columbia University Press
Format: Computer file

The fast-moving digital environment has been disorienting for traditional businesses, and many may not even realize their strategies are outdated. If managed correctly, lagging businesses can transition by harnessing the power of the digital age to create new value for customers and outperform...
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Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town

Brian Alexander · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In 1947, Forbes magazine declared Lancaster, Ohio the epitome of the all-American town. Today it is damaged, discouraged, and fighting for its future. In Glass House, journalist Brian Alexander uses the story of one town to show how seeds sown 35 years ago have sprouted to give us Trumpism,...
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Weapons of math destruction : how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy

Cathy O'Neil · Broadway Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Longlisted for the National Book AwardNew York Times BestsellerA former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life - and threaten to rip apart our social fabricWe live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives...
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Plan Your Estate

Denis Clifford · Nolo
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

Turn to Plan Your Estate for straightforward, plain-English explanations of each of your estate-planning options, so you can make the best decisions for you and those you love. Attorney Denis Clifford shows you how to: avoid probate leave property through a will or trust use life insurance...
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Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

Tom Wainwright · PublicAffairs
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

This is a unique look into the huge and fascinating multi-billion dollar international drug industry. Rather than reporting it as a "war," Wainwight looked at the drug trade as a business, with a quarter billion customers and worldwide revenues of about $300 billion a year - with...
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Accounting for the Numberphobic: A Survival Guide for Small Business Owners

Dawn Fotopulos · AMACOM
Format: Book

Why do so many business owners dread looking at the numbers? They make excuses...They don't have time...That's what the accountant is for...But the simple truth is that no one else will ever be as invested in their company as they are - and they need to take control. As a small-business...
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A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation

SCOTT NATIONS · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history in the vein of the works of Michael Lewis and Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial executive and CNBC contributor examines the five most significant stock market crashes in the United States over the past century,...
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The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want

Diane Mulcahy · Amacom
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From Uber to the presidential debates, the gig economy has been dominating the headlines...and for good reason. Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy--mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who've figured out the formula,...
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Social Security 101: From Medicare to Spousal Benefits, an Essential Primer on Government Retirement Aid

Alfred Mill · F W Media
Pages: 240
Format: eBook

A crash course in retirement benefits! Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put even a die-hard bureaucrat to sleep. Social Security 101 cuts out the tedious explanations...
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A Little History of Economics

Niall Kishtainy · Yale University Press
Pages: 249
Format: Hardcover

A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and the ideas of great thinkers in the field
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The Great Suppression: Voting Rights, Corporate Cash, and the Conservative Assault on Democracy

Zachary Roth · Crown
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A deeply reported look inside the new conservative movement working to undermine American democracy. Control of the country is up for grabs - and Republicans have been rigging the game in their favor. Twenty-two states have passed restrictions on voting. Ruthless gerrymandering has given...
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Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World It Made

Dominic A Pacyga · The University of Chicago Press,
Pages: 256
Format: eBook

From the minute it opened - on Christmas Day in 1865 - it was Chicago's must-see tourist attraction, drawing more than half a million visitors each year. Families, visiting dignitaries, even school groups all made trips to the South Side to tour the Union Stock Yard. There they got a firsthand...
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Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2018

PETERSON'S. · Peterson's
Pages: 1056
Format: Paperback

Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2018 provides up-to-date information on millions of privately funded awards available to college students. It contains detailed profiles of awards based on academic fields and career goals, ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service,...
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The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated

Helaine Olen · Portfolio/Penguin
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

"THE MOST NOTABLE PERSONAL FINANCE WRITING OF 2013 . . . WAS A HANDWRITTEN 4 × 6 INDEX CARD." - MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE TV analysts and money managers would have you believe your finances are enormously complicated, and if you don't follow their guidance, you'll end up in the poorhouse....
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Idiot's Guides: Introductory Accounting

David H Ringstrom · Alpha Books, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Accurate accounting is the key to a successful business. But when you're dealing with assets and liabilities, profit and loss, and debits and credits, juggling all the numbers can quickly get confusing. Introductory Accounting gives you everything you need to know about basic financial...
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Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Jerry Kaplan · Yale University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

After billions of dollars and fifty years of effort, researchers are finally cracking the code on artificial intelligence. As society stands on the cusp of unprecedented change, Jerry Kaplan unpacks the latest advances in robotics, machine learning, and perception powering systems that...
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31 Days of Living Well and Spending Zero: Freeze Your Spending. Change Your Life.

Ruth Soukup · Ruth Soukup
Pages: 206
Format: Paperback

Practical Advice for Getting AheadEverfeel like your budget has gone off track, or make it to the end of themonth and wonder where your money actually went? A month of no-spending is the perfect way to reset your spending habits, but doing it alonecan seem downright scary.Luckily, with...
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Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Corbin Collins · Entrepreneur Press
Pages: 170
Format: Paperback

FOLLOW YOUR PASSIONServing missions rather than profits, the nonprofit sector employs 11 million people, making it the third largest industry in the United States, and often provides our communities' most fundamental services.Whether your mis­sion is to save puppies, feed children,...
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Social Security 101: From Medicare to Spousal Benefits, an Essential Primer on Government Retirement Aid

Alfred Mill · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A crash course in retirement benefits! Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put even a die-hard bureaucrat to sleep. Social Security 101 cuts out the tedious explanations...
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A Square Meal: A Culinary History of the Great Depression

Jane Ziegelman · Harper
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

"Jane Ziegelman, author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard, and her husband, Andrew Coe, team up for an in-depth exploration of America's greatest food crisis"--
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Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2017

Peterson's · Peterson Nelnet Co
Pages: 896
Format: Paperback

Scholarships, Grants & Prizes provides up-to-date information on millions of privately funded awards available to college students. It contains detailed profiles of awards based on academic fields and career goals, ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service, and other...
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Soil Sisters: A Toolkit for Women Farmers

Lisa Kivirist · New Society Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Women in agriculture are sprouting up in record numbers, but they face a host of distinct challenges and opportunities. Blending What Color is Your Parachute-style career advice with sustainable agriculture practices viewed through a gender lens, Soil Sisters provides a wealth of invaluable...
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Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, The: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide

Peri Pakroo · Nolo, 2016.
Pages: 536
Format: Print book

The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, written by the author of the bestselling The Small Business Start-Up Kit, gives you the practical and legal information you need to kickstart a successful enterprise -- whether you're an arty creative type, an independent consultant, or a Fortune...
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Get What's Yours for Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs

Philip Moeller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What's Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation's other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money.Social Security provides the bulk of most...
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The Wealth of Humans: Work in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan Avent · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

None of us has ever lived through a genuine industrial revolution. Until now. Digital technology is transforming every corner of the economy, fundamentally altering the way things are done, who does them, and what they earn for their efforts. In The Wealth of Humans, Economist editor...
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Inventing the Pinkertons; or, Spies, Sleuths, Mercenaries, and Thugs: Being a story of the nation's most famous

Stephen P O'Hara · Johns Hopkins Univ Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Between 1865 and 1937, Pinkerton's National Detective Agency was at the center of countless conflicts between capital and labor, bandits and railroads, and strikers and state power. Some believed that the detectives were protecting society from dangerous criminal conspiracies; others...
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Janesville: An American Story

AMY GOLDSTEIN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Moving and magnificently well-researched...Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis." - The New York Times A Washington Post reporter's...
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Small Business Start-Up Kit, The: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide

Peri Pakroo · NOLO
Pages: 360
Format: Paperback

Start your business with confidence using the best step-by-step guide available! Many people dream of running a business of their own -- but often don't know how or where to start. Sound familiar? This is the book you need. User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up...
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A square meal : a culinary history of the Great Depression

Jane Ziegelman · Harper
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

From the author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard and her husband, a culinary historian, an in-depth exploration of the greatest food crisis the nation has ever faced - the Great Depression - and how it transformed America's culinary culture.The decade-long Great Depression, a period of shifts...
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Present Like a Pro: The Modern Guide to Getting Your Point Across in Meetings, Speeches, and the Media

Carl Hausman · Praeger
Pages: 167
Format: Hardcover

Highly accessible, full of memorable examples, and at times amusing, this book presents ten powerful techniques for getting your point across in all venues -- including new media.* Clearly explains how to identify the best approach for a presentation, gear your speech toward your audience,...
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Small Time Operator: How to Start Your Own Business, Keep Your Books, Pay Your Taxes, and Stay Out of Trouble

Bernard B. Kamoroff C.P.A. · Taylor Trade Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Small Time Operator is one of the most popular business start-up guides ever. In clear, easy-to-understand language, the author covers:Getting permits and licensesHow to finance a businessCreating and using a business planChoosing and protecting a business nameDeciding whether to incorporateEstablishing...
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AgeProof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip

Jean Chatzky · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

Two of the world's leading experts explain the vital link between health and wealth that could add years to your life and dollars to your retirement savings.All the money in the world doesn't mean a thing if we can't get out of bed. And the healthiest body in the world won't stay that way if we're...
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ThriftStyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper's Guide to Smart Fashion

Allison Engel · Imagine
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"A must-have guide for bargain-hunting fashionistas looking to make a statement without sabotaging their budgets. In this photo-filled, easy-to-use resource, shoppers will learn to navigate the racks of their local consignment shop, spot name brands like Versace, Dior, and Burberry,...
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The crowdfunding handbook : raise money for your small business or start-up with equity funding portals

Clifford R Ennico · AMACOM
Format: eBook

Ever wish your company could raise capital the Kickstarter® way? Equity crowdfunding is finally here, opening new funding avenues for small businesses and start-ups. In April 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups - or JOBS - Act into law. This groundbreaking...
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The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age

David L Rogers · Columbia University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Rethink your business for the digital age.Every business begun before the Internet now faces the same challenge: How to transform to compete in a digital economy?Globally recognized digital expert David L. Rogers argues that digital transformation is not about updating your technology but about...
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Smart Mom, Rich Mom: How to Build Wealth While Raising a Family

Kimberly Palmer · American Management Association
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Of all life's financial shocks, few compare to bringing home an infant. Just one tiny person costs $250,000 to raise-- not including college! How will you pay for it? That agonizing question fuels mothers' choices about their careers, budgets, and families. Some lean in, some scale back...
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Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America

MICHAEL RUHLMAN · HARRY N ABRAMS
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In Grocery, bestselling author Michael Ruhlman offers incisive commentary on America's relationship with its food and investigates the overlooked source of so much of it - the grocery store. In a culture obsessed with food - how it looks, what it tastes like, where it comes from,...
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