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Feb14

Money Zone





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Money Zone

Laid off Wall Streeters are not spending every waking moment looking for work, a new survey found.

About a third of workers spend 11 to 20 hours a week job hunting, while only 8% spend 40 or more hours, the study by efinancialcareers.com found.

John Benson, founder of the site, said out-of-work finance professionals need not feel hopeless about their prospects. He advised devoting more time to polishing résumés to sell skills. The site offers its Emergency Financial Tool Kit to...

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Jan30

When Buying a Car, Ladies Are Tougher Customers





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When Buying a Car, Ladies Are Tougher Customers

You know how ladies don't know anything about cars and need a man to help them through even the simplest purchase? Surprise: this is bullshit.

Actually, a study by LeaseTrader found that women tend to ask more questions and order more inspections than men do. The company looked at 2011 out-of-state lease transfers, in which the car is in a different location than the buyer, so he or she may not be able to check it out in person. Women were more likely than men to pay a third party...

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Jan30

Battle of Sexes: Who Gets the Best Deal on Cars?





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Battle of Sexes: Who Gets the Best Deal on Cars?

FAST FACTS: Many consumers than men buyers. A review of customer correspondence patterns during 2011 also revealed that women buyers inquired about specific areas in terms of safety performance, incident history and a general sense of a vehicle's overall functionality given certain circumstances. The majority of correspondence from men buyers primarily covered a vehicle's overall driving and engine performance, aesthetics and vehicle technology, and some minor safety features.

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Jan30

Car-buying tips mens can learn from women





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Car-buying tips mens can learn from women

Women, according to recent studies, are more informed and level-headed than men in the vehicle showroom — a place long-considered an arena for gladiatorial gamesmanship.

“Men tend to rely on what is assumed they know and what they believe they know,” said Sergio Stiberman, chief executive and founder

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Jan27

Study: Women more savvy car shoppers than men





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Study: Women more savvy car shoppers than men

Women ask different and more thorough questions than the men at the car dealership, a new study said.

The study, conducted by leasetrader.com, found than women are much more concerned with safety and overall functionality of the vehicle whereas men focus more on engine performance and looks of the vehicle and only some minor safety features.

Scott Gruwell with Courtesy Chevrolet sees that same trend but said women are a different kind of buyer -- they hold the line when it comes...

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