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Category Archives: Internet Resources

‘Tis the season for donation giving

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Electronic Resources, Internet Resources
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It’s that time of year again. Many organizations are vying for donations from consumers using ads and street teams. But there are so many charities and nonprofits, how do you know they aren’t a scam? Here are some resources you can check out to make sure you are donating smartly.

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A virtual piggy bank for your kids

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources
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There are plenty of products out there that can help with reaching your goals. But what about for kids and teens?

Introducing Oink.

Oink aims to teach kids and teens how to spend wisely and save money all within a safe environment. Founded in 2008 as Virtual Piggy, the company recently re-branded itself as Oink and rolled a new suite of products to expand services and attract teens along with their parents.

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Check out The Haymarket Project!

Posted on November 26th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources
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Courtesy of The Haymarket Project

Courtesy of The Haymarket Project

For many of us, the trip to Haymarket is part of our Friday or Saturday routines. As we browse the stands for ingredients, we are likely to see familiar faces–of vendors and of other customers. Even though Haymarket is a staple for many in Boston, some may not know the history.

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The power of LinkedIn’s groups

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library
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LinkedIn is a popular resource for job hunters, entrepreneurs, and professionals to exchange ideas and find each other.  One of the best places to do both is by using LinkedIn’s groups. You can find lots of great information and resources and you don’t even need a premium account to take advantage.  All you need is some thoughtful research.

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Get ready for Small Business Saturday

Posted on November 17th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources
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It’s that time of the year again!

People have already started holiday shopping because of the shortened holiday season.  While you’re making your gift lists and shopping rounds, consider a stop at your local small business.

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