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4 Marketing Trends That Will Revolutionize the World of Banking in 2017

In the past few years, the financial services sector has seen rapid changes. For instance, mobile phones are now playing a greater role in the buying of goods and services. Also, people would rather use online banking services than visit a banking hall. Furthermore, social media has changed how financial institutions interact with and market […]
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How Big is the Solar Industry in the US?

The statistics about solar energy in the US paint an interesting picture. For starters, the solar industry is thriving, and projections for the industry remain positive. Ongoing investment, adoption by households and businesses, and economies of scale in solar production are adding to the growth of the solar industry. Back in 2006, the Solar Investment […]
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Streamlining B2C operations

Banking is in essence a transactional business, involving millions of daily transactions. Efficiency is paramount to keeping costs low in banking, and it is not only large banking groups that need to focus on efficiency but also smaller banks, which can see significant improvements in customer service levels as well as cost savings if they […]
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Goldman Sachs is Not Ironclad

Goldman Sachs (GS) is currently trading at $215.88 per share (April 20, 2017), up 0.80% or $1.85 after plunging from $228.90 on April 18, 2017 to its current level. The sharp drop in the share price is a direct result of GS missing earnings expectations. Goldman Sachs (GS) currently has a market capitalization of $85.88 […]
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Vodafone Scraps Roaming Charges in 40 Countries

Starting 15 June, Vodafone has confirmed that there will be no roaming charges for clients using their mobile in 40 foreign countries, with a Brexit-friendly launching deal. There is, however a catch in the deal as it only applies to new customers joining the mobile provider network. Existing and new customers will pay monthly contract […]
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10 Tips on How to Become a Successful Freelancer

Thousands of people daily decide to quit office jobs and pursue a freelance career. The benefits to being self-employed are undoubted. You save time and money on commutes; you decide on the schedule that fits you best and most importantly you get to do what you like. Besides, freelancing opens many opportunities for those on […]
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Advice for Investing in Stock Markets

Stocks have traditionally offered the greatest potential for growth among the investment options available for US residents and are arguably the best means for making money in the long term. Experts have even suggested that not investing in stocks is risky for young people due to the incredible potential for returns. There are often no […]
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Generator Upkeep: Maintaining Your RV Generator

Investing in an RV is a great way to see the country with the whole family while saving on hotel costs and airfare. Just pack up the kids and set out for the open road! However, the generator that’s inside of your RV needs special care and maintaining in order to be ready for your […]
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What makes some states more popular to specific financial services providers?

The United States of America stands out as the leading economic powerhouse globally; a reputation it has held for several centuries now. The assumptions most people often have; especially those who have lived in the US, is that the whole of the US is equally developed with citizens having equal access to quality service delivery […]
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The Grand National: British excitement and heritage

If there’s a word out there that can describe the Grand National is thrill, since it’s a race that combines a long horse race (lasts about eight minutes) with jumping fences. The last 200 to 300 yards gets everybody out of their seats, because the jockeys try to get all out of the horse, sometimes […]
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Looking for a New House? Here’s Why You Should Work with a Realtor

When it comes time to buy a house, there are hundreds of things that race through the minds of homebuyers. Whether it’s their budget, where they want to live, the features they want or amenities they need, — it’s clear why the process can consume the best of us. That’s why partnering with a real […]
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Why should you take loans online

Loans are one of the common things that people are doing these days. Whenever they feel the need of urgent money, they borrow loans from various companies. This is true that they can solve your financial problems way better than someone else could do, but still there are people who are totally against the concept […]
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State MBA Programs are Gaining Popularity across America

According to a recent study, close to 90% of MBA graduates secure a job three months after graduation. As a result, state MBA programs are gaining popularity across the nation. Universities in the state of Mississippi have excellent MBA programs. We look at two of them: one in detail, the other in brief. University of […]
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Too Far? 4 Controversial Ways of Pressuring Cybersecurity Education

Frank Abagnale parlayed a six-year stretch of check forgery and false identities into a lucrative career as a bank security specialist, in which he routinely educates banks about how he used his fraud and forgery techniques. Cybersecurity education professionals may be borrowing a page from Abagnale’s life in their attempts to teach “ethical hacking”, but […]
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Vet Any Corporations You Work With For Free

Avoiding Underhanded Businesses   There are no shortage of scams out there, and it can be very difficult to source legitimate business partners. A handshake, a website, a business card, a deposit—these things don’t necessarily determine whether or not a business is “on the level”. You want to know their history. You want to know […]
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Regulatory Challenges of Bitcoin’s Dominance

BitCoin has become one of the most consistent currencies over the last decade. Even though all markets, BitCoin included, moves in cycles it has now exceeded the $1,000 mark once again after 3 years. The surprise of this functionally fictional currency’s sustainability seem to baffle most experts opinions as it’s survived (if not thrived) the […]
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The Peeling Back of Obama-Era Financial Regulations

The bankers could be laughing all the way to the bank based on the new developments within the Trump administration; whereby the process of loosening regulation on the banking sector has been officially initiated. On 3rd February 2017, President Trump signed an executive order requiring the Treasury secretary to consult other relevant bodies and agencies […]
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How To Raise Money For Your Business Startup

A recent study shows that more than 94 percent of businesses fail in their first year. The most common reason for this is the lack of funding. For your startup to grow into a revenue-generating business, it requires fuel named capital. Here are some funding options for your business startup: Bootstrapping Self-funding is a very […]
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Why 2017 Could be a Breakout Year for the UAE

In many ways 2016 was a year that broke much of what we assumed about the world order.  It started with the Chinese market nearly imploding then moved through the exuberance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was soon put on life support, then came the Brexit vote and the Trump Election. All told it was […]
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How to Vet a Cloud ERP Provider

Both the cloud and ERP are now considered essential tools for business. But that does not mean every cloud ERP solution will deliver the benefits enterprises hope for and the opportunities they expect. The quality of cloud ERP is closely linked to the quality of the company that provides it. The best ones will help […]
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3 Ways To Identify Forex Trends

Many new traders make the mistake of always looking for the “reversal”. A currency pairing may be going in one direction, but they look for signs that it will turn around. It’s tempting to do this, because it requires a lot more individual smarts than simply following a trend. But the truth is, traders who […]
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3 Money Tips Every New Entrepreneur Should Know

It’s becoming easier, and more popular, these days to start up your own business. However, just because it may be easier to start up your own business because of everything we have available to us online, it doesn’t mean that everything about it is a walk in the park — this is especially true when […]
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How to Inspire Change

While there are always ways for businesses to try and generate revenue and make a large profit, the truth is there are also other organizations founded each and every day with the hopes of changing the world for the better. If you happen to be involved with a nonprofit, have an organization that employs a […]
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Banks Reluctant to Process Payments for Online Casinos?

Back in 2013, the United States of America shocked the online gaming world with news that New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada received permission to host legal online casino and/or poker games. This stunning announcement conjured up tremendous enthusiasm in the online gaming industry, despite the many logistical, regulatory, and compliance-related issues. While New Jersey and […]
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How Video Communication Saves Businesses Money

It is practically impossible to avoid technology, especially if you are putting up your own business. That is why you will have to invest in all of the latest tools and software in order to make your enterprise run more efficiently. One of these great new developments is the rise of video conferencing, and you […]
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