July 2015

There are 2 blog entries for July 2015.

There's much to be learned from the uber-wealthy and successful!

By Larry Kim, Founder and CTO, WordStream@larrykim  

So, you want to be a billionaire?

Billionaires share similar innate qualities. Now, I obviously can't promise you that elusive status, but we can take away from their willingness to share advice with us a few lessons to help each of us on our way.

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One common and specific trait among our favorite billionaires and their abounding successes is their ability to create an exceptional personal brand. Which billionaire's philosophy most resonates with you?

1.) As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. -- Andrew Carnegie

2.) Too many companies

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NEW YORK (AP) – July 13, 2015 – Your credit score is an important bit of information that determines a lot about your financial life. But if you wanted to be in the loop, it came with a price tag.

That never seemed fair, but now consumers can increasingly see their FICO score for free – the three-digit number that determines if you'll be approved for a credit card or loan.

Fair Isaac Corp., the company that developed the FICO score, has been working with credit card issuers and lenders to allow them to show customers their FICO score online or on monthly statements. Seeing the score frequently pushes consumers to improve their finances, says Jim Wehmann, a vice president of FICO's scores business.

People with higher FICO scores, which generally

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