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How Does PayPal Make Money?

It used to be harder to make and receive payments. There were long lines, transportation costs, and numerous other hassles. In 1998 in San Jose, California, several entrepreneurs, who have come to call themselves the “PayPal Mafia,” launched PayPal, an online payment solution that turned into a giant financial tool. …

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Augmented Reality in Business

When we hear the term ‘augmented reality,’ visions of a high-tech future like the ones in the show Black Mirror might come to mind, but really, augmented reality is a technology that has been around for a long time. In fact, it’s possible that augmented reality makes a regular appearance …

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How to Calculate Revpar

How to Calculate RevPAR and How to Use It

Right now, the hospitality industry is not so industrious. Hotels, in particular, have seen sky-high job loss rates and have driven pandemic-related job losses. In fact, the hospitality industry was one of the industries hit worst by COVID-19. In last December alone, 498,000 individuals working in the hospitality and leisure …

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How to Report Tax Fraud

Tax fraud costs the U.S. government around $90 billion in revenue every year. That’s bad for all of us. We rely on fiscal revenue to finance infrastructure, health, and education. Those who commit tax fraud or tax evasion make life harder for the average citizen. We all have a civic …

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Top Veteran-Owned Businesses in the US

There are 18.2 million military Veterans in the United States. Veterans own more than 2.5 million U.S. businesses. This makes up about 9% of all companies in America, according to the Small Business Association. Many have successfully opened up their own businesses and startups all over the country. Their skills …

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Traditional vs. Roth IRA

As you start to save for retirement, you will need to choose between a traditional and Roth IRA. There are some big differences. We will help you study your options to make the best decision for your financial future. What is an IRA? An individual retirement account, or IRA, is …

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How Do Credit Card Points Work?

Credit card points are a form of rewards given through credit card companies. Cardholders can earn credit card points in numerous ways, whether through purchase, referring friends, or simply opening a new credit card. With a points credit card, you generally will earn at least one point per $1 spent …

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How to Make Extra Money on the Side

There are very few people who would say no to finding new ways to make extra money. There are more opportunities than ever before. Twenty years ago, making extra money was tough as we didn’t have the internet. Still, recently, so many people have turned to the internet to make …

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How to Increase Productivity

How to Increase Productivity and Improve Efficiency at Work

The topic of productivity is one that has been discussed and dissected across numerous self-help seminars and books time and time again. But can there really be a blueprint to increasing work efficiency, or are some people just naturally better at getting more done? Our productivity tips below offer techniques …

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