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Financial Literacy is the Key to Protecting Your Finances

Let’s play a quick game of true or false: Imagine you have $100 in a savings account that earns 2 percent interest a year. After five years, you would have $102. True or false? (It’s false). Let’s say you have another savings account with an interest rate that earns 1 percent a year while the rate of inflation is 2 percent a year. After a year, the money in your savings account would buy the same amount as it does today. True or false? (It’s false, again). Are you starting to sweat? You wouldn’t...
Tags: Personal Finance, Marketing, Financial Literacy, FDIC, FINRA, Standard and Poor, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau CFPB, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Financial Literacy Month


These ad execs have a venture fund they’d like to sell you

Mike Duda comes from the world of advertising. In fact, he spent 13 years at the renowned ad agency Deutsch, becoming the youngest partner in the company’s history until another creative, Brent Vartan, came along and stole the title. Little wonder that in 2010, when Duda struck out on his own to create Bullish (formerly known as Consigliere Brand Capital), he stole Vartan, later making him the firm’s second managing partner. It isn’t that the two wanted to outgun their former employer exactly. I...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, New York, Boston, San Francisco, Tech, Walmart, Palo Alto, Portland, Venture Capital, San Diego, Patagonia, Silicon Valley


Global Markets: Asian shares slip from six-month high ahead of Fed policy decision

Asian shares slipped from six-month highs on Wednesday as investors took profits ahead of a policy decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve which is expected to shed more light on its interest rate plans for the rest of the year.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Fed, U S Federal Reserve, Global Markets


Congratulations to Glossier, Now a $1.2 Billion Unicorn

Glossier, a company that has never successfully marketed makeup to me (but give it time), is now a unicorn.Read more...
Tags: Science, Money, Skin Care, Skincare, Make Up, Glossier


FedEx Corporation (FDX) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

FDX earnings call for the period ending February 28, 2019.
Tags: Finance, Article, FDX, FBN, Motley Fool, FedEx Corporation FDX, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 84e29467-96c5-5ea3-a3e7-dcce7d74d84b


Google's 'Netflix for gaming' set to transform entertainment industry

The line snaked out of the conference centre and around the block.Inside, a stage flanked by bright glowing columns and stunning white archways. The audience fizzed with excitement. Even at a specialist video games conference,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Business, Netflix


Globe-trotting sea captain loses tax battle with IRD

A globe-trotting sea captain has lost his battle to be considered a non-resident for tax purposes having fought his way almost to the Supreme Court.Peter van Uden has worked at sea for more than 40 years but the Inland Revenue decided... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Supreme Court, Peter van Uden


Firefighters contain petrochemical blaze, Texas expands air monitoring

Firefighters late Tuesday contained a raging inferno at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside of Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days as Texas officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring.
Tags: Texas, Money, businessNews, Houston, Mitsui Co


Toshiba Memory to delay IPO seen as one of Japan's biggest in 2019 - source

U.S. buyout firm Bain Capital is likely to delay a planned initial public offering of Toshiba Memory by around two months, a source said on Wednesday, pushing back until November what is likely to be one of Japan's biggest listings this year.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Bain Capital, Toshiba Memory


Samsung Electronics sees green shoots in China smartphone business: co-CEO

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday its new Galaxy flagship smartphones were selling well in China and it was confident it could reverse the recent slump in its fortunes in the world's biggest smartphone market.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd


Fires extinguished on four of eight tanks burning at Houston petrochemical site

Fires were extinguished on four giant tanks late Tuesday at a Houston petrochemical storage facility run by Intercontinental Terminals Co, a county official said, reducing by half the number burning earlier in the day.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Houston, Intercontinental Terminals Co


Finding A Job When You Don’t Speak The Language

As the world gets smaller and smaller, more people are focusing their attention on the idea of working in another country. The dream of building a new life in a better place is one which people have shared for a long time. Since the advent of the web, air travel, and digital communication, working in another country has become far less far fetched.
Tags: Jobs, Expats, Foreign Language, Discover Career Opportunities


Asian business sentiment lingers near three-year low as trade war drags: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

Confidence among Asian companies held near three-year lows in the first quarter as a U.S.-China trade dispute dragged on, pulling down a global economy that is already on a downward path, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey found.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Thomson Reuters INSEAD


From farms to slums, Indian women on sharp end of jobs crisis

A few years ago, in this sweltering corner of western India, the horizon was dotted with hunched, barefoot women swinging sickles all day to cut wheat for the spring harvest.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews


Crop-damaging armyworms raise growing sense of alarm in Asia, FAO says

Farming in several Asian countries is under threat from a type of crop-damaging insects that have munched their way from the Americas and across Africa, the United Nations' food agency said on Wednesday as global experts commence a three-day meeting to discuss ways to limit the damage.
Tags: Asia, Money, Africa, Americas, businessNews, United Nations


Oil pulls back from 4-month highs amid economic growth concerns

Oil prices dipped on Wednesday, retreating from a four-month high as economic growth concerns dampened the outlook for fuel consumption.
Tags: Money, businessNews




China Authorizes Building Four New Nuclear Reactors and India Commits to Six

China announced plans to invest 81.2 billion yuan (US$12 billion) in four new nuclear reactors for the first time since 2016. CNNP’s reactors are planned in Zhangzhou city, Fujian province, while CGN... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: China, India, US, Innovation, Zhangzhou city Fujian province


10 Ways to Enhance Your Career in Project Management

Project Management is considered a stable and secure career choice because organizations will always implement projects and skilled professionals will always be required to handle those projects.
Tags: Jobs, Project Management, Discover Career Opportunities, Ways to Enhance Your Career in Project Management


FinCEN, FBAR and other tax costs that prompt or slow U.S. expatriations

The rate of Americans giving up their citizenship has slowed in the last few years. Are lower taxes a reason for fewer expatriations? Immigration remains at the top of most news lists, especially since the Democratic-controlled House and Republican-led Senate both rejected Donald J. Trump's emergency declaration to shift funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall. But the reverse phenomenon of U.S. citizens formally leaving the country forever isn't getting as much attention as it has in th...
Tags: Taxes, Mexico, Massachusetts, Gop, United States, Maine, House, State Department, Irs, Bsa, Don, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, Donald J Trump, FinCEN, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network


Facebook makes big changes to ad system

Facebook on Tuesday agreed to overhaul its lucrative targeted advertising system to settle accusations that landlords, lenders and employers use the platform to discriminate, a significant shift for a company that built a business... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Facebook, Business


Spirit Airlines Continues Its Successful Route Strategy Shift

The budget carrier has plenty of room for profitable growth in markets where it won't face withering competition.
Tags: Finance, Article, Spirit Airlines, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 48f14194-8d7e-5893-a26c-86e7236eba98


Tip Top attracts small group of potential buyers - Fonterra

Fonterra said the planned sale of Tip Top had atrracted a small number of potential buyers.The dairy co-op has Tip Top and other assets up for sale in its bid to reduce debt by $800 million."While we have not made any final decisions,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Fonterra, Tip Top


Self-Publishing Opportunities: Discover Short Reads

It’s been at least a year since I deep-dived into self-publishing opportunities for short ebooks. Not only has this sector grown, with more ebooks published, it’s also more lucrative. You’ll find the details in our new program, Short Reads’ Secrets: A Short Reads Self-Publishing Report. Discover new self-publishing opportunities There are two primary categories for […] The post appeared first on Angela Booth's Fab Freelance Writing Blog.
Tags: Ideas, Self-publishing, Freelance, Angela Booth, Write And Sell Ebooks, Make Money Writing


Fun Writing Exercises: End Procrastination, Write Easily And Well

Writing exercises help your writing, especially if your writing’s going badly. Let’s say you wake up one morning, and hate your writing. It happens, and it can happen from one day to the next. Suddenly, the thought of writing anything is anathema. You take a break of a few days or a week, but it […] The post Fun Writing Exercises: End Procrastination, Write Easily And Well appeared first on Angela Booth's Fab Freelance Writing Blog. [Author: Angela Booth]
Tags: Writing Process, Creativity, Freelance, Angela Booth, Writing Career


Fiction Writing Basics: 2 Time-Saving Character-Creation Tips

In fiction writing, if you don’t have a clear insight into your characters, editing your first draft is sheer misery. Suddenly you realize that your pacing is muddled and your climax is much ado about nothing. Writing a blurb which sells is impossible, because you’ve lost track of your story question completely. In a recent […] The post Fiction Writing Basics: 2 Time-Saving Character-Creation Tips appeared first on Angela Booth's Fab Freelance Writing Blog. [Author: Angela Booth]
Tags: Kindle, Fiction, Self-publishing, Freelance, Angela Booth, Professional Writing


Oil beats retreat from four-month high on fears for U.S.-China trade progress

Oil prices fell on Wednesday, retreating from a four-month high, as concerns that trade talks between the United States and China have stalled, stoking fears over the outlook for global economic growth.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States


3 Things to Watch With Enterprise Products Partners in 2019

This year could prove pivotal to America's energy revolution. Enterprise Products Partners is ready.
Tags: Finance, America, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 2bf9da08-8b63-54a1-a3b4-af8d5d926c3c


Tesla's Meandering Energy Strategy Is Still Killing Solar

The energy business is lost under Tesla's leadership.
Tags: Finance, Tesla, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 1b6243be-6566-5ec5-b476-35cae6031da3


Flipboard is the Future of Content Marketing and PR – AMA with Janette Speyer

I have to admit that I’ve looked at Flipboard before. And I just didn’t “get it”. But I had no idea of the benefits to site owners and bloggers until I did this research. Did you know you can feed your blog content into a Flipboard magazine to generate more traffic and visibility? I didn’t. Or that people like Janette Speyer are offering Flipboard marketing services to many different types of clients? Join us Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 01:30 p.m. to get all your questions answ...
Tags: Business, Social Media Marketing, Flipboard, Online Marketing, Facebook Marketing, Ama, Janice, Twitter Linkedin, Speyer, Integrated Marketing, Janette, Small Business Advice, Content & Copywriting, FlipBoard Flipboard, Inbound, Marketing (WOMM



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