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Branding: Not Sticking a White Hot Iron on a Cow, but Similar

Dean Sioukas | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

I created a lending website with my friend. In six months we launched. Eight months later we were gaining traction and had enough confidence to make a commercial. We started interviewing production companies to shoot it. Each one said they would, could, and were confident they could deliver what we wanted in a timely fashion.

Why Investors Should Care About Natural Capital

Natural Capital Coalition | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Natural Capital Coalition

This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition's series of blogs on natural capital by Adams Koshy, environment, carbon and ...

I Don't Use My Parents As A Piggy Bank, And Neither Should You

Pauline Paquin | Posted 08.24.2016 | College
Pauline Paquin

This post appeared first on Centsai I left home at 17 and paid my own way through college. It was scary, but my parents had hammered it into me from m...

The Safety of Your Financial Future May Depend on... What is about to Happen to Dodd-Frank

Iziah Thompson | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics
Iziah Thompson

One issue is reverberating through every splinter of the GOP - the goal of repealing Dodd-Frank. This legislation is the centerpiece of the Obama Administration's banking regulations after the 2008 financial crisis, and dismantling it tops the GOP's to-do list.

Preparing For The Next Brexit: How Companies Can Best Navigate Economic Volatility

Thack Brown | Posted 08.23.2016 | Technology
Thack Brown

We are living in a prolonged era of economic and regulatory volatility, where the next Brexit or market rumor in China could immediately affect commodity and currency prices and depress markets across the globe.

The Political Rhetoric Against Hedge Fund Managers Is Unjust

John I. Sanders | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
John I. Sanders

I, like many of you, am outraged by the rhetoric of the leading presidential candidates. What's probably unusual about my outrage is that it stems from the maligning of hedge fund managers.

U.K. Economy's Brexit Honeymoon Is Officially Over

Anthony Scaramucci | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Anthony Scaramucci

The British economy had one last hurrah in Q2 before the adverse effects of Brexit were expected to rear their ugly head. This week those fears became reality.

How To Talk About Money With The People You Love

Lauren Bowling | Posted 08.16.2016 | Money
Lauren Bowling

Figuring out finances with a loved one is a marathon, not a race, so don't be discouraged if you just scratch the surface on the first talk.

Standing on the Ledge Looking Down: Should You Jump?

Dean Sioukas | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

As a little kid, do you remember climbing up the big diving board for the first time? You know, the really big one with steps that seemed to go just below the heavens, leading to that massive slab of concrete at the top which was really known as a platform diving board?

Crowdfunding Aggregators Help Investors Gain Efficiency, Convenience

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images more funding than venture capital in 2016. This relatively new tool is rapidly emerging as a powerful capital-raising option...

Finance, Renewable Energy And Social Inclusion Are Key To A Sustainable Future

Yvo de Boer | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Yvo de Boer

When opening the Climate Summit in Copenhagen, I quote one of my favorite Guyanese creole sayings: wan wan dutty build dam. Put differently, every house must sit on solid foundations and we build it one brick at a time.

This Is What Everyone Always Gets Wrong About Their Finances

Quora | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business

What are some basic financial principles that people often don't understand? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compel...

Thoughts on IoT and Finance

Javier Saade | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology
Javier Saade

IoT, smart devices, wearables, mobile technology and nanotech - yes, nanotech - are forcing financial services incumbents and challengers to rethink e...

Death to the Accredited Investor Rules

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images The American Dream is dying. Social mobility in America has all but perished for the majority of Americans. With an extraor...

The Three Key Challenges of International Debt Collection

Rahis Saifi | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Rahis Saifi

Right now, there is a debate raging in the United States about whether or not debt collectors should be limited in the interest rates that they are al...

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now: How The Clash Influenced a Startup's SEO Strategy

Dean Sioukas | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

The quintessential problem many startups face, is how to I get people to know about our company? Sure an article in the local paper is good and a nice website can tell a person a lot about you, but I am talking about the masses; that mass audience on the Internet that somehow will be mysteriously driven to your site when they are looking for what you are selling.

New Report: The Financial Industry Costs U.S. Taxpayers Trillions

Lynn Parramore | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Lynn Parramore

America's financial system is broken for all but a few at the top -- that much is plain. The rest sense that we are stuck on the minus end of some great financial formula, but given the complexity and size of Big Finance, it's hard to pin down exactly why it happens and how it all adds up.

Luigi Wewege Interviewed By The Hiring Guru

David Jensen | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
David Jensen

Luigi Wewege is the President and CEO of Vivier Group a multinational banking and financial services group of companies, providing its select services worldwide through representation in jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and South America. Vivier Banking & Financial Services comprises of Vivier Bank a licensed offshore private bank and Vivier & Co a boutique financial services firm. Summarized, he's a busy and productive man.

New Networks to Fight Modern Slavery

Duncan Jepson | Posted 07.24.2016 | Impact
Duncan Jepson

The exploitation of people - whether their efforts are provided by debt bondage, under threat of violence, psychologically, by imprisonment or deceivi...

Women in Business Q&A: Deb DeHaas, Chief Inclusion Officer, Center for Corporate Governance, Deloitte

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Deloitte Deb DeHaas is chief inclusion officer and national managing partner, Center for Corporate Governance, Deloitte LLP. Deb drives Deloitte's st...

6 Things Kids Can Learn From a Summer Lemonade Stand

Jeff Rose | Posted 07.18.2016 | Parents
Jeff Rose

Since modern school schedules were invented, kids have looked forward to summers off. Instead of enduring hurried mornings as they rush off to school,...

Fintech: Offering Bank Customers Better Payed Jobs

David Nordfors | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
David Nordfors

I was invited some time ago to speak at large banking conference about how machines are going kill bank jobs. I said I couldn't do it. Not because I don't think it can happen, but I prefer talking about the opportunities, which are huge, if we choose to create them. I suggest that the banks hold the keys to a future prospering economy.

Good To Great: The Iterative Process

Dean Sioukas | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

When you are creating something from scratch, you want it to stand the test of time, whether it be a banana bread recipe, a home you are building, or a website you are creating; naturally, you want to create the best product. So what happens next?

Why Does Everyone Hate Wall Street?

Jon Lukomnik | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Jon Lukomnik

Everyone, it seems, hates Wall Street. Presidential candidates compete to see who can most excoriate bankers.

Thelma And Louise: How To Avoid A Brexit-Like Disaster In Your Business Partnership

Dean Sioukas | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

To avoid a Brexit-like disaster in your business partnership, you gotta be willing to drive off a cliff with someone. Sometimes the wheels land on dirt, sometimes the grill hits the bottom of the canyon. But there is nothing like it when it works.