What Happened to eFinancialNews.com?

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Famous bull statue near Wall Street in New York

The website eFinancialNews.com was a financial news service whose target readership was the investment banking, fund management, and securities community. It was also the publisher of Private Equity, a weekly publication focused on the European private equity sector. Just before its 2008 acquisition by Dow Jones & Co, publisher of Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, and Dow Jones Newswires, eFinancialNews.com was forecast to have annual revenue of 15.4 million British pounds (about USD $19.7 million). Over half of this revenue was projected to be generated from non-print sources (Source). However, if you visit www.eFinancialNews.com today the site no longer exists. Continue reading What Happened to eFinancialNews.com?

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The #1 best kept holiday secret EVER, revealed! (Too, over the top?!? ;)

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Christmas presents in front of treeIt’s November 1, 3:35 p.m. when it hits me. Today is the day! I quickly open the DCCU app to peek at my regular savings balance with one eye closed and the other squinty. YES!!! What did my wide open eyes behold but a nice fat deposit from my holiday savings account. One of my favorite days of the year! Continue reading The #1 best kept holiday secret EVER, revealed! (Too, over the top?!? 😉

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14 School Fundraising Ideas That Don’t Involve Asking Grandma For Money

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Group of students fundraising donate for charity

In a perfect world, schools would never need to raise money. They would all be fully funded, able to provide their students with all the programs and activities they could ever want. Teachers would have all the supplies they need, students would have access to every necessary resource, and principals and administrators would never have to stare at a budget and wonder how they are going to make everything work. Continue reading 14 School Fundraising Ideas That Don’t Involve Asking Grandma For Money

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Mes de la Herencia Hispana en DCCU

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Hispanic Heritage Month imageTodos los años, los estadounidenses celebran el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre. Celebramos las historias, culturas y contribuciones de ciudadanos estadounidenses cuyos antepasados ​​vinieron de España, México, el Caribe y América Central y América del Sur. DCCU celebra a nuestro personal y comunidad hispana durante todo el año. Estamos orgullosos de reconocer el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Continue reading Mes de la Herencia Hispana en DCCU

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Hispanic Heritage Month at DCCU

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Hispanic Heritage Month imageEvery year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. We celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. DCCU celebrates our Hispanic staff and community throughout the year. We are proud to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month. Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month at DCCU

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What Happened to Tilt.com?

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Tilt logo, created by GunkHead

Tilt.com was launched in 2012 as a crowdfunding platform by James Beshara and Khaled Hussein. Beshara, a development economist who graduated from Wake Forest University before working in microfinance and micro-insurance, was the company’s CEO. Hussein was then working with Rackspace, the Texas-based cloud computing company. The two worked together to develop a platform that would enable peer-to-peer payments (Source). Continue reading What Happened to Tilt.com?

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Unwrapping the Car Wrap Check Fraud Scam

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Smart, educated and cautious Wisconsinites come into DCCU branches regularly to question if an amazing offer is legit or not. Let’s expand on a familiar phrase: If it seems too good to be true, it is… a scam! However, dreams of easy money or lottery winnings make us doubt our instincts, in the hopes of a surprise windfall. Continue reading Unwrapping the Car Wrap Check Fraud Scam

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The 10 Most Important Articles Published in Money Magazine

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Probably no area of people’s lives has received more media attention than advice about money matters and financial health. There was a time when Money Magazine was the go-to publication for people looking for investment and spending advice. Continue reading The 10 Most Important Articles Published in Money Magazine

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