Business Owners Can’t Ignore the Media

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Stop for a moment and look around the world that is taking place outside of your business. If you tend to ignore what the media is saying and doing, you might think that you are better off. That said you may actually be hurting your business in the long run. By at least having some interest in what is going on outside of your business (especially in the political world), you can be better positioned to act when politicians and/or their policies have an impact on your financial well-being. So, with all the hype (pro and con) coming into this…

Great Ways to Invest Your Cash

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Ever since I started work at age 15 I have always hd it in mind that I should save a good percentage of my wages. I regularly saved between 25-20% of anything I earned and my savings stood me in good stead when it was time to buy my first car, first home and put some money away for my children. As a result of my savings strategy I was left with a very healthy savings account balance and I decided that after so many years of being frugal that I would make a chance with some of my money…

Careers For Those With Math Skills: Financial Advisor

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As part of our efforts to look at what career best matches with your natural abilities we are going to take a look today at one of the ways you can maximize you abilities in the world of math. Not everyone can crunch numbers and in fact, many people simply don’t get it. One such career choice available to those with great understating of numbers is that of a financial advisor. Financial advisors need to have a firm understanding of not only numbers but economics, they should be fully up to date of what is happening across global markets and…

Top Website Personalization Trends in 2017

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If you have a business, are a digital marketer or are in any way part of the tech or web design world, you probably already know one of the top trends being focused on right now is the objective of creating personalized experiences for users. Janrain recently conducted an Online Personal Experience Study and found that a significant majority (74%) of online consumers express a sense of frustration when they visit a website and feel like the content they find there doesn’t appeal to their interests. Personalized experiences can be delivered through traditional browser-based versions of websites, as well as…

Top Sectors to Consider in 2017

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With a new year comes new investment strategies and plans. 2016 was full of ups and downs in the markets, and with the end of an election year and an incoming administration financial professionals and individual investors are looking for signs of what’s next. One of the broadest ways to approach your investment strategy is first to consider individual sectors. There are a number of macro and micro events that impact each sector, and in particular, these events tend to stem from the government and regulatory environments, and the overall financial situation. Some sectors tend to do well under certain…