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    Business Ethics

    Zipped Lips: A Manifesto for Watercooler Harmony

    By: National Ethics Association on July 1st, 2015 • Comments: 0

    What a society we live in. The boundaries between public and private realms have dissolved. The Internet and social media have encouraged people to share just about everything with everyone. Although inappropriate Facebook posts spark “TMI” (Too Much Information) protests, the soul baring continues apace.

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    Sales & Marketing

    Yelp Help Part 1: Listen to Consumers Roar

    By: National Ethics Association on September 29th, 2014 • Comments: 0

    Honestly, who needs online reviews? What business professionals in their right minds would willingly encourage people to rant about their performance in full view of current and prospective customers?

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    Business Ethics

    Mentoring Magic: How to Give Back to Get Ahead

    By: National Ethics Association on September 3rd, 2014 • Comments: 0

    Young people’s eyes are afixed on the future “Where am I headed?” they ask. “How will I get there?” “And what fun will I have along the way?” During their journeys, they learn how to identify the people, wisdom, and money they need to fulfill their dreams.

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    Sales & Marketing

    You: “I Want a Stronger Online Brand." Us: “You Got It!"

    By: National Ethics Association on May 7th, 2014 • Comments: 0

    As a business owner, you know it’s important to rank highly in Google search. Since nearly all consumers use Google to find providers, you’ll lose out unless you appear on the first (or first several) pages of results. To enhance your online visibility, the National Ethics Association now includes your name in your Profile’s web address (URL).

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    How to Right a Wrong

    By: National Ethics Association on March 30th, 2013 • Comments: 0

    Most companies want to make you happy so you’ll come back and recommend them to your friends. But when you find a company that’s not making the grade, how do you resolve the problem?

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    Buy Smart

    Be Careful When Buying Service Contracts and Extended Warranties

    By: National Ethics Association on March 22nd, 2013 • Comments: 0

    Service contracts or “extended warranties” can add hundreds to your purchase price and are rarely worth the cost. Some duplicate warranty coverage you get automatically from a manufacturer or dealer. Ask these questions before you agree to one of these contracts.

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    Avoid Scams

    Beware Mortgage Assistance Relief Scams

    By: National Ethics Association on March 19th, 2013 • Comments: 0

    The possibility of losing your home to foreclosure can be terrifying. The reality that scam artists are preying on desperate homeowners is equally frightening. Many companies say they can get a change to your loan that will reduce your monthly mortgage payment or take other steps to save your home. Some claim that nearly all their customers get successful results and even offer a money-back guarantee. Others say they're affiliated with the government or your lender and still others promise the help of attorneys or real estate experts.

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    Free Resources

    Free Money Management Resources

    By: National Ethics Association on March 7th, 2013 • Comments: 0

    Take control of your finances. These resources will show you how.

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    Buy Smart

    Tips for Protecting Yourself Before You Buy

    By: National Ethics Association on March 6th, 2013 • Comments: 0

    To avoid problems and make better decisions, use this checklist before you make a purchase.

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    Take Action

    Need a Lawyer? Judge for Yourself

    By: National Ethics Association on February 22nd, 2013 • Comments: 0

    Going through a divorce? Launching a business? Hurt in a car accident? Writing a will? Facing a lawsuit? In any of these situations, you may consider hiring a lawyer to advise you or represent your interests. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offers the following advice to help you be smart when you choose — and use — legal representation.

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