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Tracy Abiaka

A native of Phoenix, Tracy has a background in finance, mainly in investment services and taxation. She was also a Peace Corps volunteer in Rwanda. Tracy is currently a graduate student within the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism studying Journalism and Mass Communication.

My Latest Articles

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SPACs: Not living up to the hype

The prospect of a company going public can be exhilarating, for journalists as well as company founders. Businesses are able to raise capital for expansion while founders enjoy a windfall.

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Retirement options for freelancers

Freelancing has its perks – including freedom. One of the downsides is the missed opportunity to participate in a company retirement plan that matches your contributions. But if you’re fretting

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The ABCs of funding rounds

Someone might have a great idea for a startup, but it’s not going to go anywhere without money. Initially, investors will start a business with their own savings or borrow

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Experts’ tips for evaluating startups

Covering startups can be exciting and frustrating all at the same time. The newest billion-dollar startup can become the hottest topic in the business and tech media overnight, and its

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