7 Money Steps to Take Before 2021

With the end of the year rapidly approaching, it’s a good time to take stock of your financial situation as you head into 2021. 2020 has been a strange year, and a difficult year for many people. With many people’s health and/or economic livelihoods affected by COVID-19, many people’s situation looks very different than it did back in January. As we head into a new year, here are a few things that you can do to improve your finances before the end of 2020.

#1 Put at least $1000 into an emergency fund

If you don’t have an emergency fund set up to handle unexpected expenses, that is a good first step to putting yourself on a solid financial footing. $1000 may not be enough to handle every possible thing that could go wrong, but it can be enough to handle your car breaking down or an unexpected home … Read the rest

15-Year Old Black Female Chess Champion Wins $40K Scholarship

At the age of 15, Jessica Hyatt has already been awarded a $40,000 college scholarship. On top of that, she is just a few ranks away from making history as the first Black woman chess master in the world!

Jessica, who is one of the top 10 Black female chess players in the US, recently received the prestigious Daniel Feinberg Succes in Chess Award which comes with a $40,000 college scholarship.

“I play whenever I get the chance, like in my free time, like during my classes, like sometimes during classes,” Jessica told CBS News, noting that she plays at least 5 to 7 hours a day.

Jessica is currently a sophomore at Success Academy, a school known for its exceptional chess program. Five years ago, she met her coaches Tyrell Harriott and David Mbonu, who are both National Masters, the highest level in the US.

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5 reasons to advertise with Google AdWords

One of the biggest challenges for businesses is getting their website in front of customers. Search engine optimization can be tricky for new business owners, and launching ad campaigns on the wrong platforms can burn money quickly.

How can marketers ensure that their business is appearing in search results for relevant keyword queries on Google?

The answer is Google AdWords campaigns. They’re quick, effective ways to ensure your website listing is displayed in front of relevant customers. Businesses that need results immediately are using Google AdWords to drive customers to their business.

In this post, we’ll explore five reasons why you should advertise with Google AdWords. Before we do, let’s examine the capabilities of Google AdWords and why the ad platform is effective in driving customers to a company’s website.

What is Google AdWords?

Google Adwords is an ad platform that businesses use to reach customers on Google, the largest … Read the rest

12 Leadership Lessons from DocuSign CEO Dan Springer


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In Comparably’s ongoing series in partnership with Entrepreneur, If I Knew Then: , I host virtual fireside chats with high-profile CEOs of major brands from, Nextdoor and Blue Apron, to Waze and Warby Parker. As the host, I ask talented leaders to share some of the valuable lessons and practical career advice they learned during their career trajectory. These rare, candid insights into the lives of remarkable catalysts for success in the business world are accessible as a resource of inspiration for current and future entrepreneurs and are not to be missed. When CEOs get transparent, you can’t help but lean in.

For the latest episode, I sat down with Dan Springer, CEO of DocuSign, who leads thousands of employees globally, allowing DocuSign to modernize organizations by making

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