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Interview with Lauryn Williams, a Four times Olympian

Question 1: Discuss the challenges faced as a career athlete and a student in this dual career role? I would ...
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Sports Professionals- Why a budget matters when cost doesn’t

by Amobi Okugo Following a budget as a professional athlete is more difficult than it may seem. You get money from ...
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Financial Education for Women in Sports: An Economic Imperative

By Mayi Cruz Blanco Although girls and women have been able to access sports in growing numbers in the last ...
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How to Eliminate Transition Trauma

by Debra Russell  Throughout your life as an athlete, you will experience transition. As a student athlete, you experience it ...
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Branded Entertainment: Athletes in Film

by Susan Sember The mediums of film, television and video content provide a unique platform to establish an athlete’s brand ...
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Teaming up to tackle the greatest challenges of our time

Common Goal is not a charity but a movement. We connect our members – players, coaches, fans and businesses – ...
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Finding Financial Success as a Professional Athlete

The life of a professional athlete appears to be very exciting and stress-free on the surface. Your athletic skills surpass ...
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Be the CEO of Your Career

by Debra Russell Money Smart Athletes Know They Are the CEO of Their Career Many athletes, particularly those in team ...
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The abrupt ending of a sports career – an athlete’s testimonial

Lunch time discussions when I was around 18, always revolved around my future career.  Decisively, I would argue that a ...
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5 Steps to Winning In Any Economic Environment

The state of our economic environment is told from two very different lenses. One lens is told through attention grabbing ...
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