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Still Using Voicemail? That's So 2014!
Posted on March 10, 2015

Will there be voicemail in our future – or should it be put out to past-ture? When was the last time you communicated with an old friend via snail mail? You probably can't even remember, right? In this world of rapidly changing technology, where new innovations, such as instant messaging and email, have enabled us [...]

22-year Old Sued for Exploiting Inefficiencies in Air Ticket Pricing
Posted on March 3, 2015

Who would have thought that launching a website to help people buy plane tickets could land you in trouble? This is exactly what has happened in the case of twenty-two year old Aktarer Zaman, who founded the website Skiplagged.com last year. Skiplagged.com assists travellers in booking cheap plane tickets via a strategy called "hidden city"[...]

Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP): Its Concept and Effects
Posted on February 24, 2015

The U.S. Treasury Department recently announced that the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) for banks and the Detroit bailouts yielded $15.35 billion in profits. For those who don't remember much about TARP and how it all started, here is a quick recap! Owing to the 2007-2008 subprime crisis, global credit markets came to a near [...]

Fleet Farming: CCB's Commitment to 1% for the Planet
Posted on February 2, 2015

In the race to grow our businesses and make profits, how often do we spare a thought about the environment? Food, water and energy are indispensable for our survival, but in the process of obtaining the same, we frequently create havoc in the very eco-system that sustains us. To address the issue of our deteriorating [...]

China Cuts Interest Rates, Lends Support to Floundering Economy
Posted on January 26, 2015

Late last year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) and Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 rounded off five straight weeks of stock gains by hitting new closing highs. The S&P 500 closed at a new all-time finishing high of 2063.5, while the Dow set a new record by closing at 17,810. One of the reasons [...]

How to make big money while helping others.
Posted on January 14, 2015

Hello friends and colleagues, If your passion is only a hobby for you, then no need to take action. However, if you are serious about getting paid to live your passion then you need to check this out right now. A good friend of mine (she is sharp as a tack) has just figured out [...]

Following in the Fed's Footsteps, Average Credit Card Rates Jump to 15.05%
Posted on January 5, 2015

As far as credit card rates are concerned, for most people the good times may now be heading towards an end. According to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report, interest rates on new card offers rose to 15.05% last week. This increase marks a one-year high, and follows in the footsteps of the Federal [...]

Hiring and Retaining the Best Millennials
Posted on December 29, 2014

Many employers sing the same refrain when it comes to hiring millennials (the youngsters in the professional work force, typically 20-35 years of age). They complain that millennials are more concerned with their vacation time than anything else. They say their work ethic isn't up to par when compared to their older counterparts. They are annoyed [...]

Employee or Independent Contractor? Which is Better?
Posted on December 22, 2014

When looking to acquire more talent, savvy companies seriously consider both options – hiring a full-time employee or engaging an independent contractor. Many, but certainly not all, companies need some full time staff for a base level of work and to maintain consistency. Moreover, many companies, especially service companies, have workload peaks and valleys. When [...]

How to Combat Rising Health Costs
Posted on December 16, 2014

Even people who have never heard of GEICO know that health care costs have been skyrocketing over the last few years. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, many companies may see a further increase in their premiums. Although escalating health care expenditures is a worrying issue for both small and large businesses, these[...]