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Quid Pro Quo Harassment: Power Play at Work

The #MeToo movement has inspired many people to come forward with their stories in the pursuit of beating sexual harassment. Unfortunately, harassment is still a very real problem everywhere, especially in workplaces. There are two types of sexual harassment in the workplace: quid pro quo and hostile environment sexual harassment. Between the two, quid pro …

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Marginal Benefit: Strike a Balance Between Pleasing Customers and Making a Profit

Business owners must understand the relationship between the cost of your products and services and the returns on your investment. One way to gauge this aspect of the business is to understand the marginal benefit, a concept in economics. A thorough understanding of marginal benefit sets your business for financial success. The shorter version of …

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Dear Sellers, You Can Transform eBay Watching Into eBay Buying

eBay sellers are no strangers to eBay watching, aka a phenomenon when eBay buyers are interested in a product but aren’t ready to place a bid or click the “Buy It Now” button. Since they aren’t quite buyers, people who practice eBay watching are known as eBay watchers. Sellers have mixed feelings about eBay watching. …

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The Hard Truth on Hard Money Loans: Should You Go for It?

In the world of real estate, loans are a permanent fixture. Ideally, people can buy or build their dream home without the need for a loan. Realistically, navigating the financial aspect of building or buying a home is a challenge, especially if you need the funds immediately or do not qualify for other forms of …

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When PayPal Puts Your Money on Hold: What to Do and How to Avoid It

So PayPal put your money on hold and you’re here searching for answers. PayPal has made secure payment easier for both buyers and sellers. Its security measures, however, can result in PayPal keeping your money on hold. Despite a sale going through successfully, you may not have access to your funds. Fortunately, you’re not alone …

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“Buy to Open vs. Buy to Close” and Other Trading Options Explained

Whether you are a stock market newbie or a stock market veteran new to online trading, you’ve probably heard the term “Buy to Close” and “buy to open.” Along with those terms, you’re also probably familiar with “open to buy,” “sell to buy” and “sell to close.” They sound like real estate terms but these …

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So You Want to Retract Your Bid on eBay. Here Are Your Next Steps.

eBay is the best place to find anything and everything you’ve always wanted or needed. All 187 million users of the website can attest to how helpful eBay is for people who collect items that are hard to find, vintage or not as plentiful in their local areas. On the other hand, the site is …

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Building Your Home Office: Features that Improves Productivity

The pandemic made working from home the new normal for a lot of adults. While, in the past year, most people used their living rooms and dining tables as their home offices. As the current public health is prolonged by vaccine hesitancy and new variants, people will need to design a designated spot for working …

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