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Buy Real Estate As Young As You Possibly Can

My biggest real estate regret was not buying a two bedroom, two bathroom, double balcony condo with a view of Manhattan’s Chrysler Building in 2001. I was 24 and could have put down 10% on the $760,000 property that is worth over $2,000,000 today. Now I’m almost 40 and no longer have a desire to “grow into […]

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Readers Recommend: The Best Iced Tea in Champaign-Urbana

Love iced tea? So do we! We asked our readers who has the Best Iced Tea in Champaign-Urbana, and they answered! Editor’s Note: These recommendations were given by our readers on our Facebook page and are not an endorsement by Chambanamoms.com. Iced Tea:  Seven Saints Outback Steakhouse Teavana Radio Maria Desthil Panera Za’s Biaggi’s Dunkin’ […]

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Advanced Medical Isotope Corp. (OTCMKTS:ADMD) Crashes

The stock of Advanced Medical Isotope Corp. (OTCMKTS:ADMD) suffered a painful blow during yesterday’s trading. The ticker was slowly sliding down the chart for the past couple of sessions but now it simply plummeted towards the bottom wiping close to 12% of its value and closing at $0.0052. The intraday low was even scarier with the […]

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Target cops Facebook backlash after scrapping six-month lay-by policy

Target has scrapped its popular six-month lay-by period for its end of financial year sale on children’s toys, angering customers who have taken to Facebook to vent their frustration. Many consumers used the mid-year sale to pre-purchase Christmas presents, paying toys off over the next few months. Target will no longer off the option but […]

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MyEcheck Inc (OTCMKTS:MYEC) Drops Down

When the closing bell put an end to yesterday’s trading the stock of MyEcheck Inc (OTCMKTS:MYEC) was sitting at $0.0075, for loss of over 6.25%. The company is still holding on to its recent price gains, though, which seems a bit surprising. After all, even a cursory due diligence is enough to uncover a throng of […]

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Skye Duncan global city goddess

We’re incredibly lucky to have with us today a veritable goddess of global city design, Skye Duncan. She’s talking today (Friday) at 1.30 at OPUS in the Majestic Centre and then at 3pm at the School of Architecture. You need to book – but Wow – she is totally worth it. If there is someone […]

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New York REIT stock drops 8% in wake of JBG merger

One Worldwide Plaza (inset: W. Matt Kelly and Michael Happel) New York REIT shareholders aren’t nearly as chuffed about the company’s proposed merger with JBG Companies as the executives involved. The company’s stock dropped more than 8 percent to close at $9 per share Thursday, one day after the company announced that it had agreed […]

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Is Investing in Equity Crowdfunding a Good Idea?

Title III of the 2012 JOBS Act allows both accredited and non-accredited investors to participate in equity crowdfunding. Under these new rules, anyone can invest in equity shares of a startup through a crowdfunding platform, regardless of their income or net worth. If you’re thinking about wading into equity crowdfunding, there are some factors you’ll […]

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Apple Pushes Further Into China with $1 Billion Investment

Technology giant Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has fallen on hard times lately. After reaching a peak of $135 last year, shares now sit near $94, a significant decline from its highs.  Apple investors are concerned about its falling sales in China, a key geographic market, and its lack of a new breakthrough product. A new Apple […]