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Clayton Closson

Clayton loves writing and does it every day. He also loves money and although he doesn’t have tons of it, thinks about it every day. He’s worn many hats, including PR guy, web developer, soldier, director of content, and senior social media strategy program lead. Put it all together and you get a guy who writes about money, VA loans, food, and just about everything a Quicken Loans client could ever care about. He loves feedback, so give him some, please.
Reviews Sites Explained Simply

Reviews Sites Explained Simply

Asking trusted sources for reviews or referrals for a product or service is nothing new. It used to be a lot less complicated than it is today. Just ask a family member or friend. Today, the Internet has made it a lot easier to get a lot more opinions about businesses. Here are some great places to get online reviews. Before you buy your washing machine, you must read this!

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The History of US Money

The History of US Money

How much do you know about the history of U.S. money? Did you know that there used to be a 2-cent coin? Or a 5-cent bill? Or that Martha Washington is the only female in U.S. history to appear on paper money? If these cool money facts interest you, then you’ll love our new infographic – “The History of U.S. Money.” Enjoy.

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Computerworld Names Quicken Loans CIO One of Michigan’s Top IT Leaders

Computerworld Names Quicken Loans CIO One of Michigan’s Top IT Leaders

Computerworld magazine recently featured Quicken Loans CIO, Linglong He, as a member of Michigan’s CIO Kitchen Cabinet – a group of about two dozen metro Detroit IT leaders that was brought together to share ideas, innovation and best practices to better the state of Michigan. I sat down with her to get a better idea of what makes the CIO of the “#1 place in America to work in IT” tick. Here’s what I found out.

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Saving Your Money After 50

Saving Your Money After 50

Is it too late to start saving if you’re 50 or older? Not so, says Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz in a great article we’re sharing from the Detroit News. In fact, she claims that there is no time like today to get started. Check out her great savings tips for people over 50.

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