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SAP S/4HANA 1809 Product Launch Video with Bert Schulze SAP S/4HANA 1809 PRODUCT LAUNCH VIDEO WITH BERT SCHULZE

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Sep 18, 2019

Bert Schulze, VP SAP S/4HANA Product Management & Co-Innovation, SAP SE, introduces SAP S/4HANA 1809. In his video, he explains how intelligence is achieved in the latest release, which tools can be used, and the benefits users can take advantage of when using SAP S/4HANA 1809.

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SAP Festival 2019: Innovation Talk by Tom Raftery - People, Planet and Profits SAP FESTIVAL 2019: INNOVATION TALK BY TOM RAFTERY - PEOPLE, PLANET AND PROFITS

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Sep 18, 2019

Few people have the ability to connect technology, business and people with as much insight and relevance as SAP evangelist Tom Raftery. During his Innovation Talk at the SAP Festival in Brussels, Tom highlighted the impact of new technologies on our personal lives and how enterprises need to be tru...

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF JOBS

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Sep 18, 2019

My role here at SAP is IoT Evangelist. It’s my job to go around and speak about how the Internet of Things is changing the way we live, work, and run our businesses. IoT Evangelist is a job title that didn’t exist 5 or 10 years ago – mainly because the Internet of Things wasn&rsquo...

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Seven reasons why the Internal Combustion Engine is a dead man walking SEVEN REASONS WHY THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE IS A DEAD MAN WALKING

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Sep 18, 2019

The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to Electric will happen sooner and more quickly than most people suspect. What are the factors that lead me to say this with such confidence? However, ...

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N.Y. Fed Takes $53.2 Billion of Securities, Treasuries in Repo Op N.Y. FED TAKES $53.2 BILLION OF SECURITIES, TREASURIES IN REPO OP

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Sep 17, 2019

The New York Fed conducted an overnight system repurchase agreement for the first time in a decade. Bloomberg's Michael McKee has the details on "Bloomberg Markets."

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All you want to know about Commodity Funds ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT COMMODITY FUNDS

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Sep 17, 2019

All about Commodity Funds: Thinking to invest in mutual fund, let us know today about commodity mutual funds. The commodity funds are those funds that have common holding in commodities. Commodity is any goods that may hold similar value of exchange and are traded on exchange. These are traded in bo...

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9 Best LLC Credit Cards 2019 9 BEST LLC CREDIT CARDS 2019

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Sep 17, 2019

The best LLC credit cards have large introductory offers worth up to $750, strong ongoing rewards of up to 5%, and low ongoing APRs. Plus, they offer additional features, such as insurance and travel perks. Some cards offer interest-free financing for up to 15 billing cycles on both purchases and ba...

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KK KK'S COMMODITIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS STORY

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Sep 16, 2019

KK works on the supply chain solutions team, deploying working capital options to clients across commodity markets.

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10 Crucial Tips for Earnings Season Trading 10 CRUCIAL TIPS FOR EARNINGS SEASON TRADING

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Sep 16, 2019

An Earnings season is coming up next month. We sound like records here at Bulls on Wall Street, but we cannot stress enough how important this time of year is. Earnings season is the best time to grow your trading account, whether you are a day trader or swing trader. Here are 10 must-follow tips to...

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Credit Cards versus Debit Cards CREDIT CARDS VERSUS DEBIT CARDS

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Sep 16, 2019

Always hoping to add educational value, we developed this video for your financial awareness.  We hope to have more like it if everyone thinks they are valuable.

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The best no foreign transaction fee credit cards of 2019 THE BEST NO FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE CREDIT CARDS OF 2019

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Sep 16, 2019

Foreign transaction fees silently kill your credit card rewards. Depending on the card, foreign transaction fees add a 1-3% fee on top of every foreign transaction. For me, international trips can be one of the biggest expenses that I have all year. Flights, hotels, tours, restaurants, it adds up. A...

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Should investors prepare for a recession? SHOULD INVESTORS PREPARE FOR A RECESSION?

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Sep 13, 2019

Stifel's Barry Bannister discusses the yield curve, the stock market, the Federal Reserve and how investors can prepare for a recession.

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How Blockchain Technology Is Changing Banking And Financial Services HOW BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Sep 12, 2019

Introduced back in 2008, Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies are in the headlines as the next-big-thing after the creation of the internet. It is being said that Blockchain will do to banks what the internet does to media. The emergence of Blockchain has dramatically changed the financial sec...

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Why would the wealthy use Equity Release? WHY WOULD THE WEALTHY USE EQUITY RELEASE?

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Sep 12, 2019

Equity Release is often seen as a last resort; a way for those short of money to solve their problems after all other options have been eliminated. But in reality, Equity Release can be a shrewd financial decision. David Forsdyke at Knight Frank Finance looks at how homeowners can benefit from Equit...

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Warren Buffett on Investing in Chinese Stocks WARREN BUFFETT ON INVESTING IN CHINESE STOCKS

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Sep 12, 2019

Warren Buffett speaks on investing in China and investing in Chinese stocks. Chinese stocks have been extremely volatile throughout 2018 and so far in 2019 as well. Many investors are fearful of investing in Chinese stocks, but, is Buffett investing in China now? I share a clip from a recent intervi...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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Top 5 Big Data Applications in Banking & Insurance TOP 5 BIG DATA APPLICATIONS IN BANKING & INSURANCE

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Sep 11, 2019

By nature, the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector have always been data-driven. However, today, institutions in the BFSI sector are increasingly striving to adopt a full-fledged data-driven approach that can only be possible with Big Data technologies. With Big Data Analytics, ...

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Could asset-based finance be best route for SME funding? COULD ASSET-BASED FINANCE BE BEST ROUTE FOR SME FUNDING?

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Sep 11, 2019

Growth business are now spoilt for choice with regard to their debt funding options. Since banks pulled back from lending to SMEs in the aftermath of 2007’s Great Financial Crash (GFC), a host of other providers have emerged to cater for their debt finance needs. These range from dedicated SME...

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Growing awareness of the alternative finance market GROWING AWARENESS OF THE ALTERNATIVE FINANCE MARKET

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Sep 11, 2019

Since the financial crisis a decade ago, banks have been reducing their lending to small businesses. Despite attempts by successive governments to increase the flow of funding to the SME community, many businesses continue to struggle to secure the finance they need to grow because of gaps in the ma...

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NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES: A REASON TO INVEST IN HEDGE FUNDS? NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES: A REASON TO INVEST IN HEDGE FUNDS?

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Sep 10, 2019

Negative interest rate policy—that is, central bank arrangements that seek to inspire spending by punishing savings, not merely in real but in nominal terms—have spread in recent years among the developed economies, and are now in use in Japan, Switzerland, Sweden, and the Eurozone. Denm...

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Small Business Loan: Top 5 Uses SMALL BUSINESS LOAN: TOP 5 USES

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Sep 10, 2019

Learn the top 5 ways to grow your company with a business loan in this video. Small business loans can give you a boost to maximize market opportunities and provide working capital for virtually any business need.

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What are the Best Business Checking Accounts? WHAT ARE THE BEST BUSINESS CHECKING ACCOUNTS?

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Sep 10, 2019

If you’re thinking of starting a business, you’re in good company. According to the Small Business Administration, there are over 30 million small businesses in the United States, with the number of proprietors growing by 2.3% in one year. Whether you’re a freelancer or small busin...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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The Best and Worst Trading Times THE BEST AND WORST TRADING TIMES

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Sep 09, 2019

The question of what are the best and worst trading times comes up over and over again. If only it was as easy as “only trade from 9:30–11:00 a.m., except on Fridays…” The reality is, there’s a lot more to it than that. It’s not an exact science. I do have prefer...

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Tax credit for investment in health insurance TAX CREDIT FOR INVESTMENT IN HEALTH INSURANCE

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Sep 09, 2019

Section 62A. Tax credit for investment in health insurance.-(1) A resident person 474[***] other than a company shall be entitled to a tax credit for a tax year in respect of any health insurance premium or contribution paid to any insurance company registered by the Securities and Exchange Commissi...

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10 Alarming Signs of Poor Cash Flow in a Business! 10 ALARMING SIGNS OF POOR CASH FLOW IN A BUSINESS!

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Sep 09, 2019

No doubt, the term “poor cash flow” is one of the major reasons why most businesses fail. So, how do we define a poor cash flow situation? In this video, we’ve compiled the ten most common causes of poor cash flow and provided solutions as to how you can fix them.

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Working Capital Loan: Definition & Eligibility Criteria WORKING CAPITAL LOAN: DEFINITION & ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

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Sep 09, 2019

Want to keep the company’s everyday financial operations under control? Opt for a working capital loan now and get financial problems solved with ease. Being a business owner, it is extremely important for you to finance the day to day company’s operations to keep things smooth and under...

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Credit card vs debit card: playing your cards right CREDIT CARD VS DEBIT CARD: PLAYING YOUR CARDS RIGHT

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Sep 09, 2019

Debit cards are just like using cash. They take the money from your account to pay for whatever you’re buying. It’s as if you paid for something by taking money out of the cashpoint and handed it over the old-fashioned way. They’re as simple as that – a solid player on your t...

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AI in Finance: can banks get smarter? AI IN FINANCE: CAN BANKS GET SMARTER?

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Sep 06, 2019

Even though ethical debates around AI are still pretty much alive, the empirical benefits of applying automation to banking processes outweigh the concerns. According to Accenture’s analysis of banks that have used AI to their workflow, an average bank can increase their profits up to 20-25%so...

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CFO Insights-Unleashing blockchain in finance CFO INSIGHTS-UNLEASHING BLOCKCHAIN IN FINANCE

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Sep 06, 2019

For blockchain, the future is now. Explore blockchain’s defining characteristics, its potential roles within finance, and help finance chiefs familiarize themselves with its benefits.

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Virtual Credit Cards: Are They Right for Your Business? VIRTUAL CREDIT CARDS: ARE THEY RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Sep 06, 2019

Credit cards have long been the preferred payment method for savvy business owners due to their potential rewards and enhanced security benefits. However, the recent uptick in data breaches has many business owners seeking a more secure alternative. From 2014 to 2017, the number of reported data bre...

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The Best Banks for Small Business Loans THE BEST BANKS FOR SMALL BUSINESS LOANS

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Sep 06, 2019

Getting funding for your small business isn’t a matter of “if”; it’s usually a matter of “when.” That’s why, even if you’re not looking to take out a loan now, it’s smart to look ahead to what’s available. Do you know the differences betwee...

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Here’s Why You Should Go for a Short Term Business Loan HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD GO FOR A SHORT TERM BUSINESS LOAN

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Sep 05, 2019

When you run a business, there is nothing more important than the effective allocation of capital. If you have a sound financial plan, it is simpler for a business owner to minimize operational costs and ultimately maximize growth. In case you are unable to get additional capital from a bank, you co...

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Seven Different Avenues to Fund Your Business SEVEN DIFFERENT AVENUES TO FUND YOUR BUSINESS

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Sep 05, 2019

What is the one thing you need to start a business? Infrastructure, land, or funds? Of course, funds. What will you do without sufficient funds? Will you be able to run a business successfully with inadequate funds? It’s a flat NO. Which door to knock when you are in dire need of funds? Well, ...

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What is Invoice Factoring - How Invoice Factoring Works WHAT IS INVOICE FACTORING - HOW INVOICE FACTORING WORKS

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Sep 04, 2019

Invoice factoring is a financing solution where a business sells its open receivables to a factoring company in exchange for immediate cash. Instead of waiting for customer payment, invoice factoring provides you with immediate working capital so you can catch up on bills, meet payroll, maintain dai...

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BASIC OF BUSINESS LOAN AGREEMENT: TECHNICAL LINGO AND WARNING SIGNS BASIC OF BUSINESS LOAN AGREEMENT: TECHNICAL LINGO AND WARNING SIGNS

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Sep 04, 2019

Business loans or external funding by the alternative and traditional lender is generally considered as one of the ideal ways to generate extra capital and to increase the cash flow. Whenever a borrower applies for a business loan, he or she has to scribble a signature on the business loan agreement...

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How To Get A Corporate Credit Card HOW TO GET A CORPORATE CREDIT CARD

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Sep 03, 2019

A corporate credit card may sound like a good fit for your company, but if you’re like many business owners, you probably aren’t sure where to get started. After all, personal and small business credit cards are ubiquitous, but you’re unlikely to encounter advertisements for corpor...

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How is Social Media Transforming Investor Relations? HOW IS SOCIAL MEDIA TRANSFORMING INVESTOR RELATIONS?

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Sep 03, 2019

Social media is transforming every aspect of life it interacts with and investor relations is no different. Public companies are relying on social media more and more for investor relations and communicating with shareholders. But it’s not without its challenges. Here are five reasons why your...

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An APT Blueprint: Gaining New Visibility into Financial Threats AN APT BLUEPRINT: GAINING NEW VISIBILITY INTO FINANCIAL THREATS

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Sep 03, 2019

In mid-2018, Bitdefender researchers investigated a targeted attack on an Eastern European financial institution, gaining new insights and creating a complete event timeline showing how the infamous group Carbanak infiltrates organizations, how it moves laterally across the infrastructure, and the t...

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Index Funds Vs Mutual Funds Vs ETFs INDEX FUNDS VS MUTUAL FUNDS VS ETFS

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Sep 03, 2019

Index funds, Mutual funds and Exchanged traded Funds (ETFs) are the building blocks to the Stock Market.  In this video I break down their main advantages and features, so you can learn to invest confidently for your financial freedom.

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FINANCIAL FORECASTING 101 – HOW TO PLAN FOR A BUSINESS LOAN FINANCIAL FORECASTING 101 – HOW TO PLAN FOR A BUSINESS LOAN

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Sep 03, 2019

Whenever you drive for camping you ensure to pack the tent, sleeping bags, and pads, camping pillow, flashlights, and put an extra gas tank in the hood among multiple other things – You follow a camping checklist. Just as you prepare for your trip beforehand, you need to do financial preparati...

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Embrace the future of Finance EMBRACE THE FUTURE OF FINANCE

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Sep 02, 2019

The new Master of Finance has been designed to equip you with specialist technical knowledge preparing you for a career in the ever-evolving finance sector. The Master of Finance is a specialist finance degree that provides you with comprehensive training and knowledge that goes beyond a finance maj...

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Is Chase Business Checking Right For Your Business? IS CHASE BUSINESS CHECKING RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Sep 02, 2019

Chase is one of the largest business banking players in the industry, and – while everyone is aware of their credit and loan products – not everyone knows about their three offerings for business checking accounts.

What can you expect? All of the qualified Chase business c...

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Warren Buffett Facts Infographic: Remarkable Facts About Your Favorite Investor WARREN BUFFETT FACTS INFOGRAPHIC: REMARKABLE FACTS ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE INVESTOR

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Aug 30, 2019

Warren Buffett is quite the investing legend (and our favorite Rule #1 investor), building a net worth of over $87 billion dollars over his wonderful life. We can learn a lot about the way the “Oracle of Omaha” lives his life. His wisdom, from his quotes to his life, inspires us daily to...

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What to Know About Debt Financing WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT DEBT FINANCING

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Aug 30, 2019

Building a business requires capital, and unless you have enough cash in savings to bootstrap your business, you’ll need some form of financing to grow your company and achieve your goals. Debt financing and equity financing are the two primary forms of attaining capital. If you’re consi...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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Financial Services Organizations: ExtractingPowerful Insights with AI-Powered Platforms FINANCIAL SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS: EXTRACTINGPOWERFUL INSIGHTS WITH AI-POWERED PLATFORMS

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Aug 28, 2019

Financial services organizations (FSOs) today collect and maintain an abundance of data, both structured and unstructured. For most of these organizations, data can be a double-edged sword. Collecting and maintaining increased amounts of data related to customers and portfolios can provide tremendou...

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The Pros and Cons of the SBA 504 Loan THE PROS AND CONS OF THE SBA 504 LOAN

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Aug 28, 2019

SBA 504 Loans are long term, fixed rate loans, granted to small businesses who are purchasing commercial real estate or equipment. Loan amounts go up to $5.5 million, and the repayment period can be either 10 or 20 years. In order to supply these loans, the SBA partners with Certified Development Co...

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What Is a Blanket Lien? WHAT IS A BLANKET LIEN?

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Aug 28, 2019

Access to the right business funding can open doors for your company. It can help you to take advantage of growth opportunities you might have had to pass on otherwise. But before you can convince a lender to hand over the funds you’re asking to borrow, that lender needs to be sure it’s ...

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How To Start Your Commercial Finance Business on A Shoestring Budget HOW TO START YOUR COMMERCIAL FINANCE BUSINESS ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET

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Aug 27, 2019

A while back I did a video on "What it Cost to Start A Commercial Finance Business". Recently, through a survey I launched, I learned the number one reason people don't get started is a lack of funds. In this video, I show you how to trim back your budget to the pure essentials so you ...

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How to Finance a Fix and Flip with Jerry Norton HOW TO FINANCE A FIX AND FLIP WITH JERRY NORTON

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Aug 27, 2019

In this video, Jerry Norton is back to share how to finance a fix and flip! Jerry is a house flipping expert and the owner of Flipping Mastery, an education company that has taught real estate investors to flip over $100 million in real estate.

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How to Find an Investor for Your Small Business HOW TO FIND AN INVESTOR FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 27, 2019

Whether you’re in the very beginnings of your launch phase, or you’re an established small business that needs a little push to get to the next stage of growth, finding a trustworthy investor can be key to realizing your goals. There’s so much conflicting information out there, how...

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Negative interest rates are coming and they are downright terrifying NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES ARE COMING AND THEY ARE DOWNRIGHT TERRIFYING

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Aug 26, 2019

What if I said I wanted to borrow $100 from you and pay you back $99 five years later? Would you do it? Hell no! And yet this is exactly what’s happening right now in the banking systems of Japan, Germany, France, and other European countries. Negative interest rates — where the lender g...

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What are the Best Business Lines of Credit Rates? WHAT ARE THE BEST BUSINESS LINES OF CREDIT RATES?

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Aug 26, 2019

If you’re a small business owner, you know how essential it is to have enough capital to meet your company’s demand. However, financial issues are frustratingly common. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Small Business Credit Survey, nearly two-thirds of small busi...

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THE FUTURE OF CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT: What banking market leaders need to know THE FUTURE OF CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT: WHAT BANKING MARKET LEADERS NEED TO KNOW

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Aug 25, 2019

Banking has changed dramatically since the days of visiting the local branch a few times a week. Online and mobile banking let customers conduct most of their daily transactions without ever setting foot in a brick-and-mortar bank. In fact, a new generation of online-only banks, such as Ally and GoB...

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What to Know About Bootstrapping Finance for Your Business WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT BOOTSTRAPPING FINANCE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Aug 22, 2019

If you’re starting a new business, your financing options may be limited. Not having access to capital through lenders isn’t always a bad thing, though. Instead of taking out a loan or using a business credit card, you may consider bootstrapping your business. Utilizing bootstrapping fin...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality bra...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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Working Capital in Manufacturing: How to Thrive in Periods of Rising Costs & Explosive Growth WORKING CAPITAL IN MANUFACTURING: HOW TO THRIVE IN PERIODS OF RISING COSTS & EXPLOSIVE GROWTH

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Aug 20, 2019

A quick definition so that we’re on the same page: Working capital is your cash for day-to-day expenses. More specifically, working capital represents short-term assets available to a business for meeting their financial obligations like payroll, creditors, and suppliers. Cash flow is your abi...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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Fund Raising for Startups: Step by Step Guide for Raising Money FUND RAISING FOR STARTUPS: STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR RAISING MONEY

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Aug 19, 2019

In this video, Dilnawaz Khan covers these topics and gives an introduction to the key concepts to keep in mind once you enter a fundraising process. If you have a great idea but need money to make it happen. Watch this video and learn about Fund Raising for Startups and Elements of Entrepreneurship....

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What Are Fixed Expenses and How Do They Affect Your Business’s Finances? WHAT ARE FIXED EXPENSES AND HOW DO THEY AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS’S FINANCES?

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Aug 19, 2019

A fixed expense is a cost that stays the same over the short-term even when business activities, such as sales or transaction volume, increase. Usually, when accountants mention fixed expenses, they’re talking about them in the context of unfixed expenses, also known as “variable” ...

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What is a Letter of Credit? WHAT IS A LETTER OF CREDIT?

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Aug 19, 2019

If you’re a successful small business, you’ll be getting paid by customers quite regularly. We know about most of the common ways to receive payment, such as credit cards, cash, and even wire transfers. One method that’s new to many business owners, however, is a letter of credit. ...

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A Complete Guide to Hiring Staff A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HIRING STAFF

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Aug 16, 2019

Hiring sounds simple enough, right? Just post an ad, do some interviews, and pick someone. But finding and hiring good employees takes a lot of work. That’s why we’ve done some research to simplify the hiring process for you. So whether you’re looking to hire just one employee or an entire team, our...

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A Complete Guide to Financing Your Business A COMPLETE GUIDE TO FINANCING YOUR BUSINESS

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Aug 16, 2019

Finding the money to build (or buy) a business can seem tough. But there are masses of lenders and investors out there who want to pump cash into small businesses. The trick is in approaching the right people with the right pitch. This in-depth guide can help you start your journey by financing your...

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Financial Data Analytics FINANCIAL DATA ANALYTICS

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Aug 15, 2019

Finance analytics are key to finance transformation success. Many finance leaders find it difficult to convert finance analytics to business insights as part of finance transformation initiatives. Find out more about how Gartner for Finance Leaders can help you tackle your priorities and achieve suc...

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The Benefits of Having a Good Business Credit Score THE BENEFITS OF HAVING A GOOD BUSINESS CREDIT SCORE

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Aug 15, 2019

As a small business owner, it’s vital to understand the importance of establishing a good credit score. This is especially crucial when starting a business, as you likely won’t have enough cash on-hand to fund all your business expenses. This includes costs like equipment, advertising, i...

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Where to Look to Find Easy Business Loans WHERE TO LOOK TO FIND EASY BUSINESS LOANS

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Aug 15, 2019

Getting a small business loan is easier now than it ever has been. Even if you own a brand-new startup and don’t have great credit, there are easy-approval business loans available to get you the capital you need. Before we dig into the details about easy business loans, note that many of thes...

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Financial cybersecurity by the numbers FINANCIAL CYBERSECURITY BY THE NUMBERS

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Aug 14, 2019

A recent examination of cybersecurity in the financial services industry found that while organizations are aware of cybersecurity risks, they feel they need more resources to address those risks. Our infographic illustrates some key findings from The State of Software Security in the Financial Serv...

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The new world of sustainable finance THE NEW WORLD OF SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

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Aug 14, 2019

Commonwealth Bank and Queensland Airports’ strategic partnership has delivered the first corporate loan directly linked to the reduction of carbon emissions at Gold Coast Airport. This innovative financing structure enables QAL to deliver both financial and environmental benefits to its shareh...

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TEN HANDY HINTS TO UPGRADE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS LOAN APPLICATION TEN HANDY HINTS TO UPGRADE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS LOAN APPLICATION

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Aug 14, 2019

When you’re starting up a new small business, unless you have a massive amount of capital set aside - which is unlikely - you’re probably going to have to take out a small business loan. This is completely normal, and can help to smooth over any cash flow issues you might have in your st...

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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How to Get a Business Loan No Matter What Your FICO Score Is HOW TO GET A BUSINESS LOAN NO MATTER WHAT YOUR FICO SCORE IS

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Aug 13, 2019

Come join us on our live training event to discover how to get a business loan no matter what your FICO score is. During this livestream, you’ll discover. What business credit can do for your company even if you’ve had personal credit issues in the past. How business credit can help your...

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 A Growing Opportunity in Hemp for Native American Tribes A GROWING OPPORTUNITY IN HEMP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES

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Aug 13, 2019

For Native American Tribes and tribal producers, industrial hemp production marks a potential landmark economic opportunity. Those Tribes looking to explore hemp as a viable business model, will need financial services across the lifecycle of production and processing. So, access to capital will be ...

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Global One-Stop High-Quality Financial Assets Trading Platform Based on Blockchain Technology GLOBAL ONE-STOP HIGH-QUALITY FINANCIAL ASSETS TRADING PLATFORM BASED ON BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

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Aug 12, 2019

Bitcoin was born on the occasion of the global financial crisis in 2008. At that time, centralized financial institutions wantonly abused their rights to expand the credit scale ceaselessly, which resulted in increasing financial risks at the tail and eventually had the bubble burst. Those who suffe...

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Business Debit Card THE PROS AND CONS OF HAVING A BUSINESS DEBIT CARD

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Aug 12, 2019

Operating on a cash-only basis can be risky when starting your own business. If you have a bank account, a small business debit card offers a convenient and simpler way to pay for everyday purchases. In addition, it can reduce the amount of cash you need to keep on hand. However, debit cards have th...

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Aug 12, 2019

Apple's (AAPL) new Apple Card credit card has finally arrived. Available to select customers now, and set for widespread rollout later this month, the Apple Card is the first credit card from Apple, and is further evidence of its plans to diversify its revenue streams outside of the iPhone. The ...

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What Are the Best Business Loan Terms for Your Small Business? WHAT ARE THE BEST BUSINESS LOAN TERMS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Aug 12, 2019

It can be confusing to navigate all the available loan products being offered by banks, lenders, and online financial companies these days. The best way to know which loan is best for your business situation, however, is to know about each of them in advance.  From long-term financing to a quic...

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What Are The Different Sources Of Credit Loan For SMEs? WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT SOURCES OF CREDIT LOAN FOR SMES?

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Aug 11, 2019

Small and medium-scale enterprises find it very challenging against the MNCs and other powerhouse competitors, especially when it comes to financial backing. However, there are many different financial and non-financial institutions present in the market to provide these small businesses with much-n...

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Is financially preparing for a chronic condition possible? IS FINANCIALLY PREPARING FOR A CHRONIC CONDITION POSSIBLE?

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Aug 10, 2019

To understand consumers’ needs and concerns about health saving and spending related to managing chronic care conditions, Optum Bank® conducted qualitative research with patients and caregivers who are currently dealing with a range of chronic conditions including chronic obstructive pulmo...

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Factors Revealing the Future of Accounting Firms FACTORS REVEALING THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTING FIRMS

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Aug 09, 2019

As the technology is evolving with time, businesses are transforming their operations as well to meet the expectation of modern customers. We are quite mindful about the fact that accounting is the most crucial sector that needs to be handled precisely. Every business completely relies on its financ...

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The Future of Private Equity THE FUTURE OF PRIVATE EQUITY

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Aug 09, 2019

It has not even been a decade since the private equity industry was on the ropes. Liquidity dried up while deal flow and fundraising collapsed in the shadow of the devastating financial crisis. Viability of many fund managers was thrown into question. Since then, the global private equity market reb...

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Strategising for Profit: Understanding Finance in the Marketing Process STRATEGISING FOR PROFIT: UNDERSTANDING FINANCE IN THE MARKETING PROCESS

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Aug 09, 2019

Marketing managers are often faced with a variety of strategies that they must decide on. Assuming that the final goals of marketing management are usually finance-based, evaluation of each alternative is needed so that the impact on the organization’s financial performance and position can be...

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Entrepreneurs Share 7 Smart Ways They Use Business Credit Cards ENTREPRENEURS SHARE 7 SMART WAYS THEY USE BUSINESS CREDIT CARDS

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Aug 09, 2019

A business credit card can be much more than a convenient way to pay for purchases. These cards can also provide lucrative rewards, superior fraud protection, and can smooth out cash flow. According to the Federal Reserve’s 2019 Small Business Credit Survey, 52% of firms with 1 to 499 employee...

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Outcome Engineering 101: Five Guidelines to Delivering Products that Create Impact in Banking and Financial Services OUTCOME ENGINEERING 101: FIVE GUIDELINES TO DELIVERING PRODUCTS THAT CREATE IMPACT IN BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Aug 09, 2019

Engineering and design have long led project plans and new product development in their own streams as separate entities, but top performing companies aren’t design or engineering-first when it comes to solutioning. They’re both, equally. These top performing companies shifted to an evolved, technol...

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How to Access Working Capital Loans – And What To Do with Them HOW TO ACCESS WORKING CAPITAL LOANS – AND WHAT TO DO WITH THEM

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Aug 08, 2019

Every small business need access to a healthy level of working capital. This working capital helps businesses to expand and reach the next level of growth. Accessing this working capital is no easy task, though, and it has often been incredibly difficult for small businesses to do so. Thankfully, th...

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SIMPLIFY TRADE FINANCE OPERATIONS WITH INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION SIMPLIFY TRADE FINANCE OPERATIONS WITH INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION

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Aug 08, 2019

Intelligent Automation (IA) facilitates Trade Finance Operations. IA solution engages cutting edge technologies such as Intelligent Data Capture and Artificial Intelligence to provide end-to-end automation of Trade Finance processes, which are otherwise heavily document driven. The solution also aut...

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Dividend Investing during a recession DIVIDEND INVESTING DURING A RECESSION

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Aug 08, 2019

Should you stop dividend investing during a recession? Today I share my thoughts on investing when the market goes down. I also take you into my M1 Finance dividend portfolio and the new stock I bought this week.

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A New Era of Lending: Blockchain Based Loans A NEW ERA OF LENDING: BLOCKCHAIN BASED LOANS

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Aug 08, 2019

Without a history of credit, it is nearly impossible to receive a loan from traditional financial institutions. Banks typically heavily weigh someone’s credit score in assessing whether to issue a loan and in calculating the potential interest rate for said loan. If someone has no credit histo...

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Half-Year Financial Report HALF-YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT

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Aug 07, 2019

Sampo Group's profit before taxes for January - June 2019 amounted to EUR 981 million (1,153). The comparison figure contains a non -recurring profit item of EUR 197 million related to Mandatum Life's co-operation agreement with Danske Bank. The total comprehensive income for the period, tak...

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The Difference Between Fixed and Working Capital THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FIXED AND WORKING CAPITAL

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Aug 07, 2019

Business finance is a very broad term, but it is also a very important one. Essentially, business finance is a blanket term to describe the ways in which money is brought in and what it is used for. Business finance is crucial to every part of any business operation as proper money management can he...

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How to Apply for an SBA Express Loan HOW TO APPLY FOR AN SBA EXPRESS LOAN

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Aug 07, 2019

SBA Express Loans are a fantastic resource for small businesses that need fast financing and have been turned away by traditional lenders. However, you must meet specific requirements to qualify for SBA Express Loans and complete their application process. It’s important to understand how SBA ...

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Does Seed Funding Equate To Startup Success? DOES SEED FUNDING EQUATE TO STARTUP SUCCESS?

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Aug 07, 2019

Choosing to start a business is a major life choice. For months and even years, many entrepreneurs are required to severely budget their daily lives so that they can afford to fuel their businesses on the road to startup success. The riskiest part is, the majority of them never get to their destinat...

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RETAIL BUSINESS LOANS 101: COSTS, TERMS & WHERE TO FIND RETAIL BUSINESS LOANS 101: COSTS, TERMS & WHERE TO FIND

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Aug 07, 2019

As a competitive and determined retail business owner, you must know that there is a lot that goes into running a successful retail store. It is a continuous and rigorous effort, and sometime one might tumble due to the financial hurdle. Whether you need a new machine for your clothing retail store ...

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First Time Business Loans FIRST TIME BUSINESS LOANS

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Aug 07, 2019

Getting your first loan is a major milestone in the life of any business because it has the potential to breathe life into your dreams. Whether you’re looking to grow your business, buy equipment, or solve pressing cash flow issues, your business may need to borrow money to accomplish its goal...

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Want to crowdfund in 2019? Start now! WANT TO CROWDFUND IN 2019? START NOW!

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Aug 06, 2019

Successful crowdfunding campaigns need careful preparation and that takes a bit of time. So, if you want to raise funds before the year is out, there’s no time like the present. We’ve created this handy infographic to give you an idea of what your crowdfunding timeline could look like if...

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Why finance needs to invest in its people WHY FINANCE NEEDS TO INVEST IN ITS PEOPLE

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Aug 06, 2019

Technology alone won't transform the finance function. You need the right people with the right skills and the right capabilities.

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How to Find and Apply for SBA Loans for Veterans HOW TO FIND AND APPLY FOR SBA LOANS FOR VETERANS

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Aug 06, 2019

Our military men and women are among the bravest and most dependable people we know. It should come as no surprise then, that this demographic often finds success in the small business world. The hard work and dedication they are used to giving to their country serve them well as small business owne...

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Accounts Receivable Financing ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE FINANCING

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Aug 02, 2019

Accounts Receivable Financing is a type of funding in which a company sells its outstanding invoices to a third party, for a reduced amount of their value. This is considered a secured loan, with the invoices acting as collateral. The Biz2Credit Business Finance Glossary: this free resource from Biz...

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Business Loan Requirements: Everything You Need to Know BUSINESS LOAN REQUIREMENTS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Aug 02, 2019

Whether it’s your first business loan or you’ve been down the lending path before, there are plenty of things to consider when applying for funding. And though the lender rates and repayment terms are important, business loan requirements hold the key to your financing future.

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What to Know About Alternative Lending WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ALTERNATIVE LENDING

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Aug 01, 2019

Getting approved for a small business loan can be difficult for business owners, especially if you’re running a relatively new startup. Alternative lending provides business owners with an easier way to get the capital they need to start, maintain or expand their business. That said, alternati...

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The Pros and Cons of an Unsecured Line of Credit THE PROS AND CONS OF AN UNSECURED LINE OF CREDIT

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Aug 01, 2019

One of the biggest challenges you may face as a business owner is maintaining an adequate cushion against fluctuations in cash flow. Changes in revenue are normal for many businesses, and in months when you have less cash available, you may need an alternative source of funds to meet your financial ...

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Digital Innovation In Accounts & Finance DIGITAL INNOVATION IN ACCOUNTS & FINANCE

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Jul 31, 2019

Keep your business accounts in order to avoid facing credit & legal problems. Leverage on digital accounting solution, Xero, to streamline your business' processes. Make sound financial decisions.

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How Cash Flow Works To Keep The Business Afloat? HOW CASH FLOW WORKS TO KEEP THE BUSINESS AFLOAT?

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Jul 31, 2019

Cash flow is the money that is moving or flowing in and out of business in a specific period. Although many people take it to flow just one way (out of business), it flows both the ways. Cash comes in from the clients or customers who buy products or services. If clients don’t make payments at...

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Should Your Business Consider Payroll Loans? SHOULD YOUR BUSINESS CONSIDER PAYROLL LOANS?

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Jul 31, 2019

Payroll loans are short-term loans or advances that allow you to borrow a small amount of money to pay employees. If you take out a payroll loan, you’ll typically have financing in your bank account within one business day. Still, as you might expect, payroll loans can be expensive, and the pa...

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How to Get Working Capital Lines of Credit! HOW TO GET WORKING CAPITAL LINES OF CREDIT!

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Jul 31, 2019

In this episode Angelo discusses how business owners that $1,000,000 or more in gross revenue can get working capital lines of credit to scale their company to the next level! one of the biggest issues facing companies is lack of cash flow! if you are a business operator you know and understand how ...

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Best Practices in Financial Planning & Analysis BEST PRACTICES IN FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS

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Jul 30, 2019

Since humans first started trading and bartering, the business environment has been in a state of constant change. There’s no way to know for certain whether markets will rise or fall, when trends will appear or fade, or whether opportunities will pan out as planned. Change, unfortunately, is ...

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How to Get a Small Business Loan in 4 Steps HOW TO GET A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN IN 4 STEPS

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Jul 30, 2019

Finding a small business loan is a necessity during business growth, but it can be difficult to find a loan you qualify for. The four basic steps for how to get a small business loan include evaluating your loan options, determining your eligibility, finding the right lender, and applying for the ri...

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Best Mutual Fund Scheme for a Moderate Equity Investor BEST MUTUAL FUND SCHEME FOR A MODERATE EQUITY INVESTOR

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Jul 30, 2019

Everyone is interested in creating a corpus that can be utilized for fulfilling dreams or overcoming financial emergencies. Keeping this in mind, everyone aims for investing strategically that would reap them handsome benefits. Some of you might have a notion that investing in mutual fund is a risky...

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What is Private Equity? WHAT IS PRIVATE EQUITY?

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Jul 30, 2019

What's up WeTradeHQ family, in this video we talk with Imran Dean about Private Equity and Venture Capital, what they mean and how you can get started investing in those vehicles. If you interested in join Imran's mentorship where he teaches you how to get into long term investing,

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How to Find and Qualify for SBA Startup Loans HOW TO FIND AND QUALIFY FOR SBA STARTUP LOANS

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Jul 30, 2019

One of the most notable partners in the business financing space is the Small Business Administration (SBA). Their Lendermatch network has been instrumental in providing loans to various industries in amounts ranging from a few thousand dollars to millions. How can you qualify for SBA startup loans?...

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Why Anti-Money Laundering Should Be a Top Priority for Financial Institutions WHY ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING SHOULD BE A TOP PRIORITY FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

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Jul 29, 2019

The to - do list is definitely daunting for any economic executive. There are many initiatives competing for attention, ranging from navigating technology changes to managing talent efficiently. An anti-money laundering (AML) problem that has been in the headlines for many years. When criminals can ...

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Mutual Fund Industry in India MUTUAL FUND INDUSTRY IN INDIA

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Jul 29, 2019

Mutual Fund industry plays a key role in the Indian Financial Sector. This industry has come a long way since its inception in the year 1963. The expansion of this sector has been tremendous as it has seen growth in all parameters namely – assets under management, number of schemes, funds, fun...

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Digital transformation in asset & wealth management – catering for the future investor DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN ASSET & WEALTH MANAGEMENT – CATERING FOR THE FUTURE INVESTOR

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Jul 29, 2019

When it comes to digital transformation, specifically as it relates to client interaction, the asset and wealth management industries have generally lagged behind their banking counterparts – showing slower adoption of technologies to ease and improve customer experience.

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Types of Working Capital Loans TYPES OF WORKING CAPITAL LOANS

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Jul 29, 2019

Sometimes companies do not have enough liquidated assets to run daily operations. These operations include rent, debt payments, and payroll. During such times, they apply for working capital loans. In the simplest terms, working capital loans can be defined as the debt the company uses for its day-t...

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Goal Based Investing through Mutual Funds GOAL BASED INVESTING THROUGH MUTUAL FUNDS

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Jul 29, 2019

We all invest our money so we can grow it, but how many of us have actually invested based on the goals we wish to achieve?  Goal Based Investing involves investing according to your determined life goals, like saving for your children’s education or amassing a retirement corpus, rather t...

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Everything You Need to Know About Short-Term Business Loans EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SHORT-TERM BUSINESS LOANS

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Jul 29, 2019

As a small business owner, there are several reasons to consider applying for a business loan. Maybe you’re trying to get your business off the ground or take it to the next level. Or it could be that you’re trying to solve some short-term cash flow problems. If the latter is the case, y...

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What Is Working Capital and Why Does It Matter? WHAT IS WORKING CAPITAL AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

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Jul 26, 2019

Working capital measures, a business’s operating liquidity, but it does so much more. It also can be a good indicator of a company’s efficiency and financial health, as well as how well it manages debt, payroll, and inventory. These are all factors you want to keep in mind, especially if...

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Know Your Options for Minority-Owned Business Loans KNOW YOUR OPTIONS FOR MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESS LOANS

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Jul 26, 2019

There are three major lending options when it comes to minority owned business loans. QuickBridge can help you determine which lender is right for you.

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How Do Business Loans Work? HOW DO BUSINESS LOANS WORK?

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Jul 26, 2019

The right business loan can help you get the capital you need to start a new venture, expand a current business, gain access to working capital and more. But not all business loans are created equal, and understanding how each type of loan works can give you a better idea of which one is the right f...

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Investing in SIP is a Marathon not a Sprint INVESTING IN SIP IS A MARATHON NOT A SPRINT

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Jul 25, 2019

Would you send a marathon record holder to compete with Usain Bolt in the 100-meter dash? Absurd, right? He’s a runner. But it’s not the kind of race he trains for. That’s exactly what you are doing when you expect your SIP (which actually delivers best results over the long term) ...

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Pros and Cons of Receiving a Business Line of Credit PROS AND CONS OF RECEIVING A BUSINESS LINE OF CREDIT

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Jul 25, 2019

When it comes to running a small business, having ample cash flow is imperative. Due to this, many business owners apply for a business line of credit. Although lines of credit can be a great financing source, it’s important to review the pros and cons of this product prior to submitting your ...

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How To Start Investing In Mutual Funds HOW TO START INVESTING IN MUTUAL FUNDS

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Jul 25, 2019

In this video, you all got to know about mutual fund investment. If you have no idea about the mutual funds & you are a beginner & also want to start investing in mutual funds, this mutual fund guide will help you to understand about mutual funds, type of mutual funds, about their returns &a...

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Is Short-Term Financing Right For Your Business? IS SHORT-TERM FINANCING RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jul 25, 2019

Short-term business financing, in the simplest sense, is any financing option that has a repayment term of one year or less, though many of today’s lenders will extend terms up to 18 months. Unlike long-term financing, which may be preferred when making major, costly upgrades or purchasing rea...

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How Your Personality Is Impacting Your Finances HOW YOUR PERSONALITY IS IMPACTING YOUR FINANCES

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Jul 24, 2019

Your personality impacts how you make decisions in almost every area of your life. Your career, relationships, study habits and everything in between are impacted by your personality. It can also affect your wallet in a big way!  The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a renowned self-evaluation tes...

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How to Make the Best Out of Your Pinterest Business Account HOW TO MAKE THE BEST OUT OF YOUR PINTEREST BUSINESS ACCOUNT

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Jul 24, 2019

Pinterest is one of the most neglected social media networks because it is more visual and the visuals need to be perfect with all the colors and editing because these pictures are meant to inspire people. As the online brands have started to grow, it has become vital for the companies to have a goo...

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How to Engage Your Board for Fundraising Success HOW TO ENGAGE YOUR BOARD FOR FUNDRAISING SUCCESS

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Jul 24, 2019

Your board of directors plays a pivotal role in your organization’s success. These volunteer leaders set a nonprofit’s strategic direction, manage its finances, and provide governance oversight. Board members also hold an invaluable role in an organization’s fundraising efforts. Th...

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HOW TO GET A BUSINESS LOAN HOW TO GET A BUSINESS LOAN

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Jul 24, 2019

Building up stock, refitting premises, buying vehicles... if your business is going to grow and thrive, you'll need more finance than you can generate from turnover. We can help you get it. "A big business starts small" says one lauded British entrepreneur who started his business care...

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Regular Vs Direct Mutual Funds – Which is the best? REGULAR VS DIRECT MUTUAL FUNDS – WHICH IS THE BEST?

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Jul 24, 2019

When it comes to investments, people generally tend to take cautious steps. They would prefer to make informed decisions while moving forward. There is a lot of confusion involved in choosing the right fund and checking if the investments made will bring good returns. So, let’s learn about the...

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Secrets your financial planner wants you to know SECRETS YOUR FINANCIAL PLANNER WANTS YOU TO KNOW

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Jul 24, 2019

Secrets your financial planner wants you to know. We spoke to financial planners across the country, and here are some of their top tips for financial success.

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How to Properly Protect Your Fintech Company with Insurance HOW TO PROPERLY PROTECT YOUR FINTECH COMPANY WITH INSURANCE

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Jul 23, 2019

Within the technology ecosystem, financial technology, or “fintech,” is one of the fastest-growing sectors. Easily one of the more dynamic industries right now, fintech companies are taking the world of finance by storm and aggressively modernizing an industry in which innovation has bee...

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How to Get a Business Loan with Bad Credit HOW TO GET A BUSINESS LOAN WITH BAD CREDIT

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Jul 23, 2019

As you probably already know, maintaining an above average credit score is immensely important while running a small business. This can be especially pivotal when you’re in need of additional working capital, and are considering applying for a small business loan from a lender. Unfortunately, ...

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14 Types Of Alternative Financing For Small Businesses 14 TYPES OF ALTERNATIVE FINANCING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 22, 2019

Small business financing is notoriously difficult to procure. Most bank loans require that the applicant have stellar credit and 2+ years in business—and even then, there’s no guarantee you’ll get a loan, especially if you’re applying with a large bank. According to Biz2Credi...

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Equity vs Enterprise Value EQUITY VS ENTERPRISE VALUE

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Jul 22, 2019

Discover the basics of fundamental investing and how to use the StockCalc indicator for NinjaTrader. Join StockCalc President Brian Donovan and learn how to value a company using discounted cash flow and comparative & adjusted book methods. Brian also presents a live example of the StockCalc ind...

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How to Apply for Unsecured Business Loans HOW TO APPLY FOR UNSECURED BUSINESS LOANS

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Jul 22, 2019

Getting funding for your business is a significant growth milestone. With so many options for lending, however, it can be challenging to know what choice is best. For many business owners, the unsecured route presents the least amount of risk. With no collateral to offer up, you can be assured that ...

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3 Bold Bond Funds 3 BOLD BOND FUNDS

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Jul 22, 2019

Gold-Rated Dodge & Cox Income stands out for its relatively patient and, at times, contrarian approach to investing. The managers, who average 21 years of experience, start with an investment horizon of three to five years. They run a fairly compact, mostly cash-bond portfolio. The team tends to...

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Equity Savings Funds: Why you should avoid them EQUITY SAVINGS FUNDS: WHY YOU SHOULD AVOID THEM

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Jul 22, 2019

Equity savings funds are the latest type of asset allocation mutual funds introduced first in late 2014 when the government made the duration for debt mutual fund capital gains to be classified as ‘long-term’ from 1-year to 3-years.

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So You’re Thinking About Seeking Venture Capital? Here’s What You Should Expect SO YOU’RE THINKING ABOUT SEEKING VENTURE CAPITAL? HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD EXPECT

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Jul 22, 2019

Today’s tech industry wouldn’t be the powerhouse it is without venture capital, and VCs’ influence only continues to grow. In 2018, we reached a new peak for VC funding — $130 billion across nearly 9,000 deals. The last time we came close to that level of funding was at the p...

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 The Wealth Management Guide to Digitization THE WEALTH MANAGEMENT GUIDE TO DIGITIZATION

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Jul 22, 2019

How wealth managers can thrive in a rapidly changing industry.

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The Patriot Express Loan: What You Need to Know THE PATRIOT EXPRESS LOAN: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jul 19, 2019

The Patriot Express Loan program launched in 2007 to help provide business loans for veterans to start or expand their businesses. While the program expired in 2013, it was extremely popular and still gets attention from veteran business owners. Getting a Patriot Express Loan is no longer an option,...

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Tips for Effective Financial Planning TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE FINANCIAL PLANNING

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Jul 19, 2019

Tips for Effective Financial Planning Listed below are the some of the points which will benefit you in effective financial planning 1) Save before you spend 2) Create an emergency fund 3) Buy a term insurance policy 4) Focus on positive real rate of returns.

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How Decentralized Finance Could Make Investing More Accessible HOW DECENTRALIZED FINANCE COULD MAKE INVESTING MORE ACCESSIBLE

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Jul 18, 2019

Across the globe, access to financial markets diverges dramatically from one country to another. While in the US about 52% of people are investing in the stock market, in emerging countries like India and Mexico, the figure drops significantly with only 2% of Indians investing in stock markets and 2...

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5 Tips to Getting a Small Business Loan for Men 5 TIPS TO GETTING A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN FOR MEN

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Jul 18, 2019

If you are a small enterprise owner, then you definitely likely realize how crucial the timely monetary assist to your business is and you are constantly searching out extra money. If you do now not have wealthy pals who are can finance your commercial enterprise, then most likely, as well as maximu...

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SME Business Financing: A Solution To Working Capital Management SME BUSINESS FINANCING: A SOLUTION TO WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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Jul 18, 2019

It is common for businesses to have different sources of income. What comes next is for you to establish efficient management of the sources, so that they can work wonders when running your business. While startup capital and fixed assets are typically long-term, for the day-to-day running of your b...

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Tips for Small Business Financing (Adventures In Small Business) TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS FINANCING (ADVENTURES IN SMALL BUSINESS)

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Jul 18, 2019

Southern & Pacific Lending Group.  Business financing tips for small business owners. Discussing the motivation and the decision making that goes into starting a business. ThinkTech Hawaii streams live on the Internet from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm every weekday afternoon, Hawaii Time, then strea...

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Importance of Working with a Financial Professional IMPORTANCE OF WORKING WITH A FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL

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Jul 18, 2019

As you make your plan for your future it is extremely important to work with a financial professional because they should be able to give educated and well-practiced guidance. Securities offered through Registered Representatives of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/...

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Financial Focus: Home loan options to consider FINANCIAL FOCUS: HOME LOAN OPTIONS TO CONSIDER

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Jul 18, 2019

It's the American dream - owning your own home. However, to achieve that dream most of us will need a loan. Our partner at Carlson Financial explains some different home loan options to consider.

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SBA Loan Requirements: What You Should Know SBA LOAN REQUIREMENTS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Jul 18, 2019

Small business loan programs are one of the ways that the U.S. Small Business Administration works to benefit American small businesses. Through their programs, borrowers can get up to 80 percent of loan principals guaranteed by the federal government. Ultimately, this means lower risk for the lende...

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10 Ways E-Signatures Can Improve your Members Digital Banking Experience 10 WAYS E-SIGNATURES CAN IMPROVE YOUR MEMBERS DIGITAL BANKING EXPERIENCE

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Jul 18, 2019

Digital capabilities and mobile technologies are changing the way financial services firms worldwide are doing business. Credit unions should be no exception. Fully leveraging this consumer-led digital transformation may seem like a near-impossible task for credit unions battling lean budgets and li...

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How Startups Are Disrupting the Financial Ecosystem HOW STARTUPS ARE DISRUPTING THE FINANCIAL ECOSYSTEM

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Jul 17, 2019

Disruptions in financial services are nothing new, but the rate at which modern technological advancements are changing the landscape is unprecedented. The last time established financial giants were forced to adapt to such sweeping changes was in the era of the dot-com phenomenon. The sudden bloomi...

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Jul 17, 2019

Most major banks around the world have gone digital to some degree. From simply checking a balance to getting cash at an ATM to managing complex payments, consumers have grown accustomed to choosing between going to the local branch or banking on their home phone, cell phone, or computer. But virtua...

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How To Earn Passive Income: 8 Ways To Get Financially Free HOW TO EARN PASSIVE INCOME: 8 WAYS TO GET FINANCIALLY FREE

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Jul 17, 2019

A lot of people think of passive income as a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow: Gee, wouldn’t it be great if it actually existed? But too bad it doesn’t. And that way of thinking keeps them slaving away for the rest of their lives, just to pay the bills!  Now I don’t know ab...

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Measuring Customer Experience in the Banking Industry MEASURING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY

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Jul 17, 2019

New regulations, evolving customer expectations, and increased competition are transforming the way banks engage with customers. As the banking industry undergoes rapid change, the ability of a company to reliably deliver an excellent mobile or online experience for their customers becomes a key dif...

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Financial markets Q2 outlook FINANCIAL MARKETS Q2 OUTLOOK

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Jul 17, 2019

The markets continued to be volatile in the second quarter with continued uncertainty over the strength of the global economy, a downward shift in expected growth rates, and the risks of open trade negotiations. Globally, central bankers have paused or lowered rates in the quarter. The ECB noted tha...

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Venture Capital Funding Surges To $55 Bln In 2019 VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDING SURGES TO $55 BLN IN 2019

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Jul 17, 2019

Venture capital funding in the United States reached its highest level since the turn of the millennium in the first half of 2019. According to PwC and CB Insights’ quarterly MoneyTree Report, U.S. venture capital funding climbed to $55 billion in the first six months of 2019, the second highe...

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Business Loans: Your Complete Guide to Financing BUSINESS LOANS: YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO FINANCING

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Jul 17, 2019

For most companies, business loans are an essential part of doing business. Knowing how to borrow efficiently and cost-effectively can make a difference to your bottom line. And possibly even the survival of your enterprise. The various forms of business loans are financial tools. You need to know h...

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The Pros and Cons of Bridge Financing THE PROS AND CONS OF BRIDGE FINANCING

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Jul 17, 2019

Finding the right bridge financing solution at the right time can save you from insolvency, help you take on more clients, or provide financial peace of mind. However, bridge financing, also known as a swing loan, is often misunderstood or misused by uneducated borrowers. To ensure you know exactly ...

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10 tips for your business budget 10 TIPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS BUDGET

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Jul 17, 2019

If you’ve got a business, you know that money is kind of important. You need money to keep the lights on and the doors open, right? So, your business budget is kind of a big deal. The only thing is that dealing with budgets and money might not be your idea of fun. It seems like a lot of work&h...

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Dividend Investing Mistakes DIVIDEND INVESTING MISTAKES

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Jul 17, 2019

Dividend investing Mistakes can make or break an investor. Don't fall for these dividend traps! Dividend Investing can be quite a lucrative investing strategy over the long term - providing you both capital appreciation and dividend income however there are common mistakes I see all the time whe...

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Purchase Order Financing: Is It Right for Your Business? PURCHASE ORDER FINANCING: IS IT RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jul 17, 2019

Cash flow challenges are a common issue that many different businesses have to overcome. In fact, a study by the Federal Reserve found that the top two reasons business borrow money is to either to expand or to solve immediate cash flow problems. Of course, there are a lot of different ways to borro...

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Our Top 8 Must-Know Small Business Accounting Tips OUR TOP 8 MUST-KNOW SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTING TIPS

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Jul 16, 2019

While accounting may not be your forte as a small business owner, it is still an essential part of running a successful business. At Carolina Tax Consulting, we want to help your business achieve financial success, which is why you should familiarize yourself with our top accounting tips for small b...

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FIRM’S GUIDE TO THE CONSOLIDATED AUDIT TRAIL (CAT) FIRM’S GUIDE TO THE CONSOLIDATED AUDIT TRAIL (CAT)

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Jul 16, 2019

This Guide provides an overview of the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) and a summary of considerations for Industry Members (Firms) as they prepare to report to the CAT. For purposes of this document, Firms are specifically those who are Industry Members of the Securities Industry and Financial Marke...

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AI-Driven Deal Origination for Capital Markets AI-DRIVEN DEAL ORIGINATION FOR CAPITAL MARKETS

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Jul 16, 2019

The wider financial Services (FS) sector is one that has been transformed by technology over the past decade. The rise of online banking and mobile applications have transformed the consumer FS space and it’s a sector that has seen untold disruption and innovation in that time.

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Commercial Loans COMMERCIAL LOANS

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Jul 16, 2019

Commercial loans are ideal for office buildings, retail centers, self-storages, senior housing, strip malls, shopping centers and so many more establishments! For more information on our commercial loans, please give us a call or visit our webpage.

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Stop Worrying About How To Get A Short-Term Loan STOP WORRYING ABOUT HOW TO GET A SHORT-TERM LOAN

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Jul 16, 2019

A short-term loan is a type of business capital loan that can provide your company with quick working capital. Like most other bank loans, you’ll receive a lump sum of cash upfront which is repaid to your short-term lender over a set period of time 3 to 18 months. In addition to the principal ...

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Mutual Funds Explained MUTUAL FUNDS EXPLAINED

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Jul 16, 2019

Let’s take a deeper dive to find out what’s really happening on Wall Street. Take for example, Fidelity – they currently have over 1,000 mutual funds. If they really knew what funds would perform best… ask yourself, how many funds would they need? Think about this, Wall Stre...

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How to Find Working Capital HOW TO FIND WORKING CAPITAL

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Jul 16, 2019

Being a small business owner is a lot like being a juggler — if that juggler is handling a dozen spinning, double-ended torches that have been lit on fire. In all seriousness, being an entrepreneur can be an exhilarating rush. Still, there are a lot of moving parts that you or your team will n...

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Almost everything is getting bigger in venture capital ALMOST EVERYTHING IS GETTING BIGGER IN VENTURE CAPITAL

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Jul 15, 2019

The first half of 2019 indicated the record levels of venture activity achieved in 2018 are not slowing down. Robust exit activity continues to drive positive net cash flows to LPs and improve aggregate performance for the VC ecosystem, while the unprecedented flood of newly liquid capital in 2Q ecl...

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Small Business Accounting Forecast for 2019 SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTING FORECAST FOR 2019

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Jul 15, 2019

A primary concern for every entrepreneur should be accounting as the money flow plays a pivotal role in every business. It helps in forecasting business finances, prepare a budget and keep a control over expenses for the year. No matter whether you manage your accounting books on your own or prefer ...

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Mutual funds - How to Evaluate Fund Performance MUTUAL FUNDS - HOW TO EVALUATE FUND PERFORMANCE

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Jul 15, 2019

Even seasoned investors and financial advisors would testify that judging mutual funds based on performance is quite complex.  It’s almost traditional to look at past performance when trying to choose a mutual fund but there’s a catch. But is it the right thing to do?

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How Different Generations Think About Investing HOW DIFFERENT GENERATIONS THINK ABOUT INVESTING

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Jul 15, 2019

Every generation thinks about investing a little differently. This is partially due to the fact that each cohort finds itself on a distinct leg of life’s journey. While boomers focus on retirement, Gen Zers are thinking about education and careers. As a result, it’s not surprising to fin...

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What is Invoice Financing? A Quick Guide WHAT IS INVOICE FINANCING? A QUICK GUIDE

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Jul 15, 2019

Low-interest rates and higher returns have become new norms of the lending industry. That’s why borrowers around the world have turned towards alternative sources of finance in search of faster credit solutions. Consequently, banks have become less preferable for borrowers looking for quick an...

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What Is My SBA Loan Payment? WHAT IS MY SBA LOAN PAYMENT?

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Jul 15, 2019

Getting an SBA loan can be an exciting opportunity for financing your next big business milestone. Seen as an alternative to credit unions or other online loan options, they are a business financing path available to many U.S. businesses. Whether you’ve chosen an SBA 7(a) loan, an SBA 504 loan...

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Compete Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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How to link debt mutual funds to your short term goals? HOW TO LINK DEBT MUTUAL FUNDS TO YOUR SHORT TERM GOALS?

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Jul 15, 2019

In this article we will talk about short term goals and how you can link mutual funds to them. We have discussed the first four goals here. For goals that are going to take less than five years, fixed income makes most sense. These can include debt mutual funds, fixed deposits, Government and privat...

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Capture Consent How to protect your business and your clients CAPTURE CONSENT HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS AND YOUR CLIENTS

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Jul 15, 2019

Fraudulent account opening activity could lead to reputation risk and significant fines from regulatory agencies. The good news is you can capture consent without creating more work for your customers. Read the white paper, "Capture Consent: How to protect your business and your clients", to discove...

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 10 Ways eSignatures Can Improve Your Members 10 WAYS ESIGNATURES CAN IMPROVE YOUR MEMBERS' DIGITAL BANKING EXPERIENCE

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Jul 15, 2019

Digital capabilities and mobile technologies are changing the way financial services firms worldwide are doing business. Credit unions should be no exception. Fully leveraging this consumer-led digital transformation may seem like a near-impossible task for credit unions battling lean budgets and li...

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Capital Structure, Debt to Equity Ratio and the Weighted Average Cost of Capital CAPITAL STRUCTURE, DEBT TO EQUITY RATIO AND THE WEIGHTED AVERAGE COST OF CAPITAL

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Jul 14, 2019

In this video, we look into the capital structure: defining it and understanding it. We focus on the weighted average cost of capital and the debt to equity ratio, with a case study based on General Electric.

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What Are the Best Government Small Business Loans? WHAT ARE THE BEST GOVERNMENT SMALL BUSINESS LOANS?

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Jul 12, 2019

Business financing comes in many forms, but for some small business owners, government small business loans offer the most benefits. These loans are backed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and issued by approved lenders, like banks and credit unions. There are several SBA loan programs ava...

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Why do some Private Equity funds do better than others? WHY DO SOME PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS DO BETTER THAN OTHERS?

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Jul 12, 2019

Rafael Sarandeses, Head of Financial Services at Talengo, explain why some private equity funds deliver better investment returns than others over time.

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Central Banks vs. Equity Markets: Is the Tail Wagging the Dog? CENTRAL BANKS VS. EQUITY MARKETS: IS THE TAIL WAGGING THE DOG?

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Jul 12, 2019

Relationships deeply rooted in a global capital markets affect investors’ mindset — especially in how they evaluate risk-adjusted return. This quarter, Head of Investment Solutions Cleo Chang considers how the United States Central Bank’s policy is affected by Europe and Japan.

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Political Connections and Insider Trading POLITICAL CONNECTIONS AND INSIDER TRADING

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Jul 12, 2019

The media, investors, and regulators often consider trading by corporate insiders to be a signal of firm value, given that insiders know their business better than do others. Although trading on material, non-public information can be illegal in the U.S., insiders may still attempt to profit from th...

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Capital Gains Tax: Private Residence Relief CAPITAL GAINS TAX: PRIVATE RESIDENCE RELIEF

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Jul 11, 2019

On 1 April 2019 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and HM Treasury (HMT) published a consultation document “Capital Gains Tax: Private Residence Relief: changes to the ancillary reliefs”. The consultation sought views on changes announced at Budget 2018 to lettings relief and the final peri...

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Private Debt: In a Slump? PRIVATE DEBT: IN A SLUMP?

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Jul 11, 2019

While the overall narrative of private debt has been of strong long-term growth, in Q2 2019 the asset class is undeniably in a slump. Fundraising in the first half of the year has sunk to its lowest level since 2016, new funds coming to market are generally fewer and smaller than their predecessors,...

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Is It Worth It To Hire a Financial Advisor? IS IT WORTH IT TO HIRE A FINANCIAL ADVISOR?

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Jul 11, 2019

Is the professional help from a financial advisor worth the money you pay for their services? In this video, Pure Financial Advisors' Financial Educator Jason Thomas, CFP® explains how financial advisors are paid and what questions to ask to determine if you're getting value for money.

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Best SWP plans to consider investing for monthly income BEST SWP PLANS TO CONSIDER INVESTING FOR MONTHLY INCOME

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Jul 11, 2019

Systematic Withdrawal Plan is used to cover your investment from a mutual funds scheme in a phased manner. Unlike lump-sum withdrawals, SWP permits you to withdraw money in portions. It can be observed as the opposite of SIP. In best SWP plans, you channelize your investments from a scheme to the sa...

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Why You Should Start Investing ASAP WHY YOU SHOULD START INVESTING ASAP

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Jul 10, 2019

It’s easy to put investing off. It will be easier to start when you get that raise (which you probably will). It will be easier to start when you have more time (which you probably won’t). Or when you feel like you’ve learned enough about what it even means.

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The Next Wave of Financial Planning: How to Compete in an Endlessly Changing Advice Marketplace THE NEXT WAVE OF FINANCIAL PLANNING: HOW TO COMPETE IN AN ENDLESSLY CHANGING ADVICE MARKETPLACE

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Jul 10, 2019

The Next Wave of Financial Planning. Eight actions you can take now to better compete in an endlessly changing advice marketplace. Investors have high expectations for the value they receive from advisors. Yet technology innovation and new client engagement techniques are outpacing advisor adoption....

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Is an SBA Franchise Loan Right for Your Business? IS AN SBA FRANCHISE LOAN RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jul 10, 2019

Currently, there are an estimated 750,000 franchise establishments operating in the United States, and this number is only expected to grow. With a proper understanding of business operations and the ability to invest in an undeserved market, the franchise industry is one that can be incredibly lucr...

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what is mutual fund and how it works WHAT IS MUTUAL FUND AND HOW IT WORKS

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Jul 10, 2019

This page is not only for investors but also for all those people who wants to know about the market. Don't waste worth of your money do investment and keep patience. "Luck will come you at the right time but no one can know about it"

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How to Invest in a Mutual Fund for Beginners HOW TO INVEST IN A MUTUAL FUND FOR BEGINNERS

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Jul 10, 2019

Mutual Funds have become very popular investment options for individual investors because of the benefits they provide. Among the many advantages, the most important ones that attract investors to mutual funds. In this guide on how to invest in a mutual fund for beginners, we help you learn about Mu...

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A comprehensive guide for NRI investing in Mutual FundsView Larger Image A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR NRI INVESTING IN MUTUAL FUNDSVIEW LARGER IMAGE

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Jul 10, 2019

Living in abroad country doesn’t mean that a person cannot invest in mutual funds. They can easily invest in Indian mutual funds. Non-Resident Indian investors can opt for different kinds of investments including but not restricted mutual funds. They need to adhere to the FEMA ( Foreign Exchan...

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Accelerating reinvention with digital banking frameworks ACCELERATING REINVENTION WITH DIGITAL BANKING FRAMEWORKS

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Jul 09, 2019

Digitization and technology disruption are changing the shape of our world, transforming society, industries and economies by reinventing traditional business models and creating new ones. These unstoppable forces are creating the need for the banking industry to develop new operating models. But wh...

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4 Benefits Directly Related to Working Capital Management 4 BENEFITS DIRECTLY RELATED TO WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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Jul 09, 2019

Working capital management is a sum of techniques and practices applied to utilization working capital including all its functions. It also includes keeping track on the working capital or the current capital and current asset of the business. It deals with the implementation of credit by keeping th...

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How to Take Small Losses and Still Catch the Big Move HOW TO TAKE SMALL LOSSES AND STILL CATCH THE BIG MOVE

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Jul 09, 2019

You want to take a position in a stock but you get stopped out and miss the Big Move, the Real Trade. In this video a trader at the firm suffers a series of losses but then she catches the Big Move. Watch how she takes these controlled small losses to catch the Big Move.

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How Technology is Disrupting Finance HOW TECHNOLOGY IS DISRUPTING FINANCE

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Jul 09, 2019

David Blumberg, founder and managing partner of Blumberg Capital, joins Tyler Neville to discuss how a confluence of various 'technological accelerators' and the current economic backdrop of low yields is causing investors to seek out real assets that grow. He discusses how the advent of clo...

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Trading Securities in Balance Sheet TRADING SECURITIES IN BALANCE SHEET

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Jul 09, 2019

In this video on Trading Securities in Balance Sheet, here we discuss why trading securities are reported at fair value on balance sheet along with journal entries and examples.

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7 proven cash flow tactics every CFO needs to know 7 PROVEN CASH FLOW TACTICS EVERY CFO NEEDS TO KNOW

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Jul 08, 2019

The CCC is your “cash conversion cycle” (or simply referred to as the “cash cycle”) and it tells you how many days it takes for your company to turn your inventory purchases into cash. The shorter the CCC, the more flexible your working capital, and that is every business own...

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How to Divide Founder Equity: 4 Criteria to Discuss HOW TO DIVIDE FOUNDER EQUITY: 4 CRITERIA TO DISCUSS

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Jul 08, 2019

It’s extremely rare that a startup begins with just one person. Less than 5% of all NextView portfolio companies began with a sole co-founder, as opposed to a founding team.  And while there is something special about the initial group that comes together to form a company, frequently not...

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Venture capital: pros and cons VENTURE CAPITAL: PROS AND CONS

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Jul 08, 2019

If you’re ambitious to scale your business, then venture capital (VC) firms are an attractive option, offering large amounts of cash, along with support, mentoring and advice to help you grow fast. However, nothing is without its price. While VC investment may be perfect for some businesses, t...

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When to Choose Between Mutual Funds vs. Stocks WHEN TO CHOOSE BETWEEN MUTUAL FUNDS VS. STOCKS

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Jul 08, 2019

UNLIKE STOCKS, mutual funds offer built-in diversification and combine buckets of money for people to invest in stocks and bonds and are often recommended by financial advisors to include in a portfolio. Actively managed mutual funds and index funds remain popular assets for investors socking away t...

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How to Make a Pull Back Trade HOW TO MAKE A PULL BACK TRADE

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Jul 08, 2019

You want to get long a strong stock on a pullback but you are not quite sure when or how to buy. Often you buy, and get stopped out or you place your bids, never get filled and watch the stock trade much higher. In this video we discuss how to get long a stock that is strong on the higher time frame...

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Secular Risk Creates New Opportunities in High Yield Bonds SECULAR RISK CREATES NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN HIGH YIELD BONDS

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Jul 08, 2019

With significant technology innovation and disruption unfolding across the U.S. economy, a growing number of companies are facing risks that could result in lower revenues, earnings per share, and valuations in future years. While observers typically associate disruption with equity investing, meani...

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How Commodities Can Be Your Tax Friend HOW COMMODITIES CAN BE YOUR TAX FRIEND

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Jul 08, 2019

Invest in oil and gas and you can avoid passive loss rules. I was earning my Masters of Professional Accounting degree at the University of Texas during the height of the 1980’s oil and gas boom. Texas oil was doing so well that the Midland, Texas office one of the Big 8 (now it’s the Bi...

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Is Value Investing Dead? IS VALUE INVESTING DEAD?

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Jul 08, 2019

There’s been a lot of chatter in recent years about the underperformance of value vs growth. This has led some people to declare that value is dead. But is it? Tadas Viskanta recently asked this question of some influential financial thinkers (and also me). Here’s a link to their answers...

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How to invest in shares market HOW TO INVEST IN SHARES MARKET

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Jul 08, 2019

The lure of creating big money in short time has always attracted people into investing money in stock markets. However, there is no sure-shot formula for success in stock markets. It requires a lot of patience, discipline and knowledge of market. Before you actually start investing and trading in s...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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How to safeguard your banking transactions HOW TO SAFEGUARD YOUR BANKING TRANSACTIONS

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Jul 08, 2019

Advanced banking technology helps us access our money at the click of a button. However, it is important to ensure such facilities are used wisely, so that we do not fall victim to fraud or misuse of our money. Here are some checks that one can put in place to prevent frauds. Online banking checks O...

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Six things you should do to protect your finances today SIX THINGS YOU SHOULD DO TO PROTECT YOUR FINANCES TODAY

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Jul 08, 2019

We live in uncertain times and right now, that uncertainty seems to be on the rise. After a decade of growth, the threat of recession is looming. This makes now a good time to take a good look at your finances to see how well you are prepared for an economic slowdown. Here are six things you must do...

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Green Finance Strategy GREEN FINANCE STRATEGY

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Jul 08, 2019

Building on the important work of the Green Finance Taskforce, this first Green Finance Strategy sets out how we will achieve this ambition and accelerate the growth of green finance, from greening the global financial system and catalysing the investment we need, to driving innovation in financial ...

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Innovations in Payment Systems in India INNOVATIONS IN PAYMENT SYSTEMS IN INDIA

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Jul 07, 2019

6 INNOVATIONS IN PAYMENT SYSTEMS The modern customer expects a world full of convenience for anything and everything. The digital innovations in banking have led the customers rely hugely on online pay-ment modes. FinTechs are catching this trend to transform payments and make customers ready for fu...

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The future regulation of cryptocurrency THE FUTURE REGULATION OF CRYPTOCURRENCY

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Jul 07, 2019

Facebook’s announcement that it will launch its own brand of cryptocurrency, the Libra, has put the cat among the pigeons. It promises to shake up the crypto-world and drag it into the financial mainstream. There are many views on how this innovation will play out. Some see a welcome escape fr...

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5 Great Stocks to Buy in July 5 GREAT STOCKS TO BUY IN JULY

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Jul 07, 2019

July's fireworks don't have to end just because the U.S. Independence Day celebrations on the Fourth of July are over. You can put your money to work by investing in stocks that hold the potential to light up your portfolio over the long run. But which stocks should you buy? My view is that ...

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Deutsche Bank DEUTSCHE BANK'S U.S. CUTS MAY GO DEEPER THAN EQUITIES, RATES

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Jul 07, 2019

Deutsche Bank AG’s job cuts across the U.S. will probably go far beyond equities and interest-rate derivatives trading, which have been marked as major targets, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Steven Arons from Frankfurt on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

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Warren Buffett Top Tips For Investing In The Stock Market WARREN BUFFETT TOP TIPS FOR INVESTING IN THE STOCK MARKET

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Jul 06, 2019

Warren Buffett is one of the most powerful investors in the world. Today Buffett is CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, but he bought his first stock when he was just 11. And he’s been very, very good at it. Buffett is worth $82.5 billion, according to Forbes, making him the third richest person alive ...

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Top 5 Measures to Control NPAs in Bank TOP 5 MEASURES TO CONTROL NPAS IN BANK

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Jul 06, 2019

EARLY RECOGNITION OF THE PROBLEM Early identification of weaknesses, repayment capacity, and borrower's intention etc. through Early Warning Systems can be practiced, to take necessary actions before the situations worsen. Borrowers who are willing to pay but are incapable of doing so due to som...

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Dividend Arbitrage - RD:IR DIVIDEND ARBITRAGE - RD:IR

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Jul 05, 2019

The level of stock lending around ex-dividend dates spikes in roughly one third of FTSE 350 companies. But why? Dividend arbitrage (also known as dividend washing) is a trade that enables investment firms to reduce their tax bill relating to dividend payments. The method used is to place shares in a...

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How Can a Working Capital help Your Business HOW CAN A WORKING CAPITAL HELP YOUR BUSINESS

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Jul 05, 2019

According to a survey done by a reputed financial technology company, out of the total fund of availed working capital, a company puts 38% of it to expand operations & 34% is used for inventory & equipment purchase. If the business you are trying to establish has to keep a record of inventor...

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Budget 2019 brings back banking cash transaction tax BUDGET 2019 BRINGS BACK BANKING CASH TRANSACTION TAX

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Jul 05, 2019

On withdrawal of cash from banks. However, not everyone needs to be disappointed. Rakesh Nangia, Managing Partner, Nangia & Co LLP, reveals the real benefit. The Financial Express (FE) is a business paper that’s closest to the people who are in the business of business. From business polic...

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Payments Program Evaluation Checklist PAYMENTS PROGRAM EVALUATION CHECKLIST

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Jul 05, 2019

Wondering if your payments program could be running more effectively? Now is the perfect time to evauate your payments program (think things like T&E and purchasing cards and ePayables). To get you started, Comdata created a payments program checklist that provides questions and answers that will he...

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Investing: Where Should You Start? INVESTING: WHERE SHOULD YOU START?

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Jul 04, 2019

According to @investopedia in the last 100 years, the U.S. stock market has returned on average 10.2% per year. So if you invested $1 in 1919, today you would have $17,820!  We all know how important investing for our financial future is, but a lot of people are still confused on where to start...

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5 Ways to Better Manage Your Company’s Working Capital and Cash Flow 5 WAYS TO BETTER MANAGE YOUR COMPANY’S WORKING CAPITAL AND CASH FLOW

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Jul 04, 2019

There is no doubt that customers are extremely important to any business, they are your income and help to establish the reputation that drives more customers to you. But, it’s essential not to overlook the monetary side of your business, it really does make the world go around. After all, wit...

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How to find great collaboration between fintech and banks HOW TO FIND GREAT COLLABORATION BETWEEN FINTECH AND BANKS

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Jul 04, 2019

In April, I had the pleasure to participate in a challenger session with Julian Sawyer (COO at Starling Bank) and Noemi Papp (Head of Digital & Retail, at EBF) at 6th Nextgen Payments Forum in Cyprus. The panel was in the hands of an excellent moderator Peter Oakes. The title of this challenger ...

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Placing customer experience at the heart of innovation: the rise of the instant bank account PLACING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AT THE HEART OF INNOVATION: THE RISE OF THE INSTANT BANK ACCOUNT

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Jul 04, 2019

The majority of traditional and challenger banks in the UK are currently lagging behind customer demand for an instant account set up, and risk missing an opportunity to attract new customers and retain existing ones. Recent research (2019) conducted by Censuswide of 2,000 UK banking customers shows...

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Are Digital Wallets The Future Of Payments? ARE DIGITAL WALLETS THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS?

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Jul 04, 2019

In 2018, the average U.S. adult spent more than six hours each day on a mobile device. This lengthy and near-ubiquitous daily use of mobile devices has seen more and more people learning about and using digital wallets to make everyday purchases. It’s estimated that by 2020 almost 1 in every 2...

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Learn to Read Crypto and Blockchain Data With Our Simple Guide LEARN TO READ CRYPTO AND BLOCKCHAIN DATA WITH OUR SIMPLE GUIDE

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Jul 04, 2019

At CoinMarketCap, we have made it a mission to clearly communicate blockchain and crypto concepts in conjunction with providing data in abundance. Education is one way we empower individuals to make informed decisions, in addition to providing them with an array of tools to do so effectively. CoinMa...

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The next generation of Digital Banking is here! THE NEXT GENERATION OF DIGITAL BANKING IS HERE!

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Jul 04, 2019

The Next Generation Of Digital Banking Is Here! Mobile banking users will exceed 1.75 billion. This population will constitute to .  32% of adult population across the globe According to Zion Market Research's report  USD 594.00 Billion The global mobile wallet market was valued at app...

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Trust the right values to grow your investments TAURUS ETHICAL FUND TRUST THE RIGHT VALUES TO GROW YOUR INVESTMENTS TAURUS ETHICAL FUND

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Jul 04, 2019

This Key Information Memorandum (KIM) sets forth the information, which a prospective investor ought to know before investing. For further details of the Schemes/Mutual Fund, Due Diligence Certificate by the AMC, Key Personnel, Investors' Rights and Services, Risk Factors, Penalties and Pending ...

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 Zero Trust: The Strategic Approach to Stop Data Breaches ZERO TRUST: THE STRATEGIC APPROACH TO STOP DATA BREACHES

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Jul 04, 2019

The Zero Trust model acknowledges that Trust is a dangerous vulnerability that only benefits malicious actors who exploit the antiquated trust model. Therefore, Zero Trust eliminates the idea of a trusted internal network and an untrusted external network. Instead, all traffic and users are treated...

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Jul 04, 2019

Vigilance and self-awareness on the performance of stocks is perhaps the most effective catalyst that drives one on the path to become a successful investor/trader. Potential shortfalls, sudden surges, certain market anomalies, adverse economic and environmental impacts are all equally important to ...

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The Roundtable on Financing Water THE ROUNDTABLE ON FINANCING WATER

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Jul 04, 2019

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 commits governments to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030. 2 While water is an essential foundation of life, live hoods and well-being that supports economic activity in the long-term, it has been under-valu...

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Importance of Working Capital Management IMPORTANCE OF WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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Jul 03, 2019

The accounting strategy of the management which is designed to monitor and utilize the components of the working capital properly is known as the working capital management. The management of working capital is essential for the proper and smooth working of any business. Working capital management i...

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Jul 03, 2019

Core banking transactions were available with basic features only Customer centric, multi-channel CBS that used SOA & ASP were hosted Systems were made more compliant focusing on factors like risk management. Big data & analytics is being used. Mobil-ity solutions are promoted Product-centri...

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US Stocks on Track for 3rd Record High US STOCKS ON TRACK FOR 3RD RECORD HIGH

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Jul 03, 2019

U.S. stocks moved broadly higher on a holiday-shortened day as investors put the market on track for its third straight record high close of the week. The rally follows a slight easing of trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Both nations have agreed to refrain from new tariffs while they open ...

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Recent Updates On Three Diversified Stocks- TRA, MIN And MCY RECENT UPDATES ON THREE DIVERSIFIED STOCKS- TRA, MIN AND MCY

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Jul 03, 2019

Diversification, in general, is a strategy of managing risks by allocating investments in various asset classes within a portfolio. The varied assets could be shares, bonds, debentures, commodities, real estate, etc. Thus, it helps in reducing the instability of the portfolio over a period of time. ...

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Jul 03, 2019

Short selling is a trading strategy opted by traders, investors and portfolio managers. Traders use this strategy for speculation purposes. Additionally, investors and portfolio managers use short selling as a tool for hedging. The short selling is comprised of a position, which is opened by borrowi...

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Jul 03, 2019

When are loans and advances declared as NPA? Non-performing Assets (NPAs) have become the talk of the town because of the uncontrollable growth in its number over the years. It has made the banks, regulatory bodies and the government of India look into the situation and find alternatives more than e...

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Jul 03, 2019

How banks can recover bad loans or npas? Banks have been empowered by the regulatory bodies to take necessary actions against Non-Performing Assets (NPAs). A Sheridan Company Banks may take following measures to recover the loan amount, without the court's intervention Take possession of securit...

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Future of Artificial Intelligence in Banking FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN BANKING

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Jul 03, 2019

While the concept of Artificial Intelligence (Al) isn't very new to banking, its significance in the modern day has grown exponentially with the rise in data (both structured and unstructured), competition, ever-evolving consumer expectations and new technologies like machine learning and cloud ...

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Best Working Capital Loans in 2019 BEST WORKING CAPITAL LOANS IN 2019

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Jul 02, 2019

As the old saying goes, “You have to spend money to make money”. That means you need to have working capital on hand to pay the operating costs of your business so it can keep generating revenue. Working capital pays for operational costs. Examples are such as rent, employee payroll, and...

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8 Key Financial Ratios to Know if a Business is Healthy or Not 8 KEY FINANCIAL RATIOS TO KNOW IF A BUSINESS IS HEALTHY OR NOT

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Jul 02, 2019

Does your toolkit include these key financial ratios to become a sophisticated business owner? Whether you’re investing in a business, the owner of one, or thinking about starting one, my Rich Dad’s wise words remain true: “The numbers tell the story.” In school, your report ...

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Gender diversity can benefit capital markets, economies GENDER DIVERSITY CAN BENEFIT CAPITAL MARKETS, ECONOMIES

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Jul 02, 2019

The investment case for advancing gender equality in corporations is strong and clear. Women comprise fifty percent of the global working age population and have educational attainment that is close to comparable with men's globally. However, global figures show that women have significantly low...

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What is a Working Capital Loan WHAT IS A WORKING CAPITAL LOAN

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Jul 02, 2019

A working capital loan is a loan that has the purpose of financing the everyday operations of a company. Working capital loans are typically not used to finance long-term assets; instead they are used to cover accounts payable, wages, etc. Companies that have high seasonality or cyclical sales cycle...

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Retails Banking Digital to the Core - Connected Retail Banking RETAILS BANKING DIGITAL TO THE CORE - CONNECTED RETAIL BANKING

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Jul 02, 2019

Banks need to transform, accelerate and create the digital bank of the future. Discover how the Finastra platform for Retail Innovation provides banks with agile capabilities and the opportunity to capture greater market share. Be digital to the core.

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HDFC BANK introduces Future Bankers Program HDFC BANK INTRODUCES FUTURE BANKERS PROGRAM

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Jul 02, 2019

HDFC Bank in partnership with Manipal Global Academy of BFSI , today launched Future Bankers program, which aims to turn young graduates into highly-trained, well-groomed, customer-facing personnel. It entails on-campus learning, an internship, and a full-time job opportunity at the bank on successf...

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SMALL BUSINESS BOOT CAMP: BANKING IS CHANGING SMALL BUSINESS BOOT CAMP: BANKING IS CHANGING

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Jul 02, 2019

Banking is changing. In this episode is your bank changing with you? Check out all the episodes in our Small Business Boot Camp playlist or on Coastalbank.com.

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Cloud Computing in Banking CLOUD COMPUTING IN BANKING

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Jul 02, 2019

The banking and finance sector is one of the earliest adopter of cloud computing be-cause of its inherent advantages over legacy systems. Over the years it has become an enabler for disruptive technologies like IoT, Big Data, and AI among others. Bankers can save capital Cloud enables Cloud infrastr...

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Jul 02, 2019

GIC has been committed to Asia’s growth story for several decades. We continue to take a constructive view on Asia’s long-term future. The region’s share of the global economy has more than doubled over the past 40 years, and its financial markets have developed significantly. Whil...

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How Will Blockchain Change the Future of Finance and Accounting? HOW WILL BLOCKCHAIN CHANGE THE FUTURE OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING?

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Jul 02, 2019

Although still in its junior years, if blockchain reaches its full potential it could completely reshape the way we operate in accounting and finance. Blockchain is little understood by businesses and surrounded by a lot of buzz. Recent research carried out by business app discovery specialists GetA...

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Jul 02, 2019

The technology sector in Australia is seeing rapid growth with the introduction of new technologies and entry of new app developers in the space. According to the media reports, the country has become a target for investments with the adoption of cloud computing services for digital transformation a...

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Jul 02, 2019

Penny stocks have been on fire as of late, bringing investors large returns. When trading penny stocks, traders should keep an eye on how much attention a stock is getting. You can set up screeners to find them, but we found some for you. Here are some penny stocks to watch before your well-deserved...

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Implications of digitalisation in retail payments for the Eurosystem’s catalyst role IMPLICATIONS OF DIGITALISATION IN RETAIL PAYMENTS FOR THE EUROSYSTEM’S CATALYST ROLE

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Jul 02, 2019

Technological innovation, regulatory reforms and the increasing digitalisation of people’s daily lives have reshaped the European retail payments landscape and are set to continue to do so. Besides its role as operator of TARGET2, the Eurosystem acts as a catalyst for EU market integration. In...

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The Difference between Segregated Funds and Mutual Funds THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SEGREGATED FUNDS AND MUTUAL FUNDS

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Jul 01, 2019

Segregated Funds and Mutual Funds often have many of the same benefits such as:  Both are managed by investment professionals. You can generally redeem your investments and get your current market value at any time. You can use them in your RRSP, RRIF, RESP, RDSP, TFSA or non-registered account...

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Capital Market Outlook CAPITAL MARKET OUTLOOK

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Jul 01, 2019

Since the Great Depression and World War II (WWII), the federal government’s role in promoting certain economic goals has become increasingly formalized through legislative mandates. The Employment Act of 1946 stated that it was the “continuing policy and responsibility” of the fed...

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Jul 01, 2019

The information in this document forms part of the Super Member Guide – Product Disclosure Statement (PDS). Issued 1 July 2019 for the Labour Union Co-operative Retirement Fund (LUCRF Super) USI LUC0001AU (Super) and USI LUC5140AU (Pension) ABN 26 382 680 883 by the Trustee of the Fund, L.U.C....

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Capgemini Banking VoiceBot CAPGEMINI BANKING VOICEBOT

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Jul 01, 2019

Do you want to have a real-time interaction with your bank in case of an emergency, but just at that moment, the bank is closed? Meet the Capgemini Banking VoiceBot. Our mobile banking expert which can be carried around in your pocket and has you covered 24/7 - no matter whether you want to block yo...

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Personal Banking Pricing Guide 2019/2020 PERSONAL BANKING PRICING GUIDE 2019/2020

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Jul 01, 2019

We like to keep our pricing simple and easy to understand. Our transactional accounts on Electronic Pricing Option (EPO) come with a fixed monthly fee with UNLIMITED FREE electronic transactions when using the FNB App, Online Banking or Cellphone Banking. This puts you in full control of what you pa...

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Jul 01, 2019

As a boutique de novo in Nashville, Tennessee, Studio Bank wanted to be a thoroughly modern institution, and needed a technology partner that could help make this happen. After talking to several institutions over $1 billion in assets, Studio Bank chose CSI for its core processing and digital bankin...

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Jul 01, 2019

As a boutique de novo in Nashville, Tennessee, Studio Bank wanted to be a thoroughly modern institution, and needed a technology partner that could help make this happen. After talking to several institutions over $1 billion in assets, Studio Bank chose CSI for its core processing and digital bankin...

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Digital banks to benefit micro-SMEs, under-served groups: Analysts DIGITAL BANKS TO BENEFIT MICRO-SMES, UNDER-SERVED GROUPS: ANALYSTS

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Jul 01, 2019

On June 28, the Monetary Authority of Singapore announced that it will issue up to five digital bank licences, allowing non-bank players into the scene. Analysts interviewed by CNA said that micro-SMEs could be among the biggest winners from Singapore's move to allow digital banks. Lower operati...

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Facebook and Libra: the new global currency? FACEBOOK AND LIBRA: THE NEW GLOBAL CURRENCY?

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Jul 01, 2019

Since Facebook announced to launch a new digital currency, the Libra, a complete media craze arose. The one blogger stumbled as it were over the other. And while the one group sings hosanna over this initiative (a salvation for the bankless), warning signals come especially from the supervisors and ...

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CBA Mobile App Australia’s Best Three Years In A Row: Forrester CBA MOBILE APP AUSTRALIA’S BEST THREE YEARS IN A ROW: FORRESTER

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Jul 01, 2019

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has the best mobile banking app, according to Forrester, which reviews the apps of major Australian banks annually. Westpac won the award in 2016 but CBA has dominated since, taking the last three Forrester gongs. The research firm said the CBA’s app stood ou...

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The Future of Payments in Europe THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS IN EUROPE

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Jul 01, 2019

With increasing regulations forcing banks to open up, bigtech and fintechs entering the financial arena and rising customer expectations, there is increasing pressure amongst banks to innovate and provide seamless customer service to ensure that they retain the primary relationship with the customer...

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4 Non-Tech Steps to Digital Transformation Success in Banking 4 NON-TECH STEPS TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SUCCESS IN BANKING

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Jul 01, 2019

Banks and credit unions of all sizes have been investing heavily in ambitious digital transformation programs in recent years. The results, however, have been decidedly mixed. For financial institutions that get stuck with the old ways of working, it’s easy to blame the technology, the complex...

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Jun 30, 2019

Fiscal constraints are increasingly driving Middle East governments to look for external project finance sources. The average tenor of DFI and ECA debt has increased and reached more than 16 years in 2017. Market observers have long hoped that lending would more closely reflect the projects it under...

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INVESTMENT GUIDE Investing for your future INVESTMENT GUIDE INVESTING FOR YOUR FUTURE

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Jun 30, 2019

Everything we do at Australian Super is designed to help everyday Australians achieve their best retirement. As the largest super fund in the country and one of the biggest funds in the world, our size and scale mean you have access to some of the world’s best investments. Choosing how to inve...

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UK crypto scene set for boost as London firm poised for FCA approval UK CRYPTO SCENE SET FOR BOOST AS LONDON FIRM POISED FOR FCA APPROVAL

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Jun 30, 2019

UK cryptocurrency firm is expected to receive approval from the Financial Conduct Authority on Monday to become a large-scale asset manager, in a move that could accelerate London’s ambitions to become a global hub for the digital currency scene. Prime Factor Capital, co-founded in 2017 by Nic...

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Here’s How Big Data Is Shaping the Financial Market of Tomorrow HERE’S HOW BIG DATA IS SHAPING THE FINANCIAL MARKET OF TOMORROW

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Jun 30, 2019

Artificial intelligence, big data, and all the related surrounding technologies have played a major role in shaping many of today’s global markets. And it looks like we’re only seeing the tip of the iceberg here, as there have been various recent developments in fields like finances, ind...

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BlockChain Technology in Banking Industry BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN BANKING INDUSTRY

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Jun 29, 2019

Blockchain has become one of the most talked-about technology and is drawing a lot of attention from the major players in banking sector today. Let's check out more about this disruptive technology. What is It?  It is a public database that lists every single transaction for all cryptocurre...

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BANKING AND DIGITAL FINANCE MSc BANKING AND DIGITAL FINANCE MSC

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Jun 29, 2019

The programme will focus on major practical and theoretical applications in banking and the most innovative aspects of digital banking. The programme will emphasise the analytical foundation of finance and financial products, focusing on theory and methods and making extensive use of relevant practi...

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Transforming Customer Engagement Experience with Conversational Banking TRANSFORMING CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT EXPERIENCE WITH CONVERSATIONAL BANKING

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Jun 29, 2019

The acceleration of consumers using mobile devices represents how quickly society has adopted these technologies and the stress they are putting on traditional business models.  This is represented by the mass amounts of personal information being shared across social media platforms as well as...

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Agent Banking - Key to Financial Inclusion AGENT BANKING - KEY TO FINANCIAL INCLUSION

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Jun 28, 2019

Agent banking is an effort to access the rural population and offer them formal banking services through bank's rep-resentatives, at the convenience of their homes. Authorize agents to visit the households or set up small agent points within the reach of people to extend banking facilities to th...

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MAS to issue up to five digital bank licences MAS TO ISSUE UP TO FIVE DIGITAL BANK LICENCES

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Jun 28, 2019

Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will be issuing up to five new digital bank licences to meet emerging trends in the industry. Some experts say that payment firms, crowdfunders and institutional investors are likely to be interested in s...

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Financing Backup Generator Upgrades with Demand Response Earnings FINANCING BACKUP GENERATOR UPGRADES WITH DEMAND RESPONSE EARNINGS

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Jun 28, 2019

One of the biggest challenges facing the grid is managing high levels of demand for electricity. When demand threatens to exceed available supply, electric utilities and grid operators need to rely on peaking power generation infrastructure, which can be expensive to operate, to prevent a power outa...

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The Need For Travel Medical Insurance THE NEED FOR TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

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Jun 28, 2019

While traveling in a foreign land, you may encounter a sudden sickness or accident generating huge amounts of medical expenses. Travel medical insurance provides you protection against any such contingency and ensures that your trip is safe. However, travel medical insurance differs from standard tr...

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4 Ways Supply Chain Finance Helps Private Equity Owned Companies Overcome Buyout Challenges 4 WAYS SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE HELPS PRIVATE EQUITY OWNED COMPANIES OVERCOME BUYOUT CHALLENGES

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Jun 27, 2019

As the volume of private-equity-backed buyouts surges, so does the pressure for newly purchased companies to become high performers post-buyout. To understand these pressures is to understand the current (and complex) challenges facing private equity groups.

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Jun 27, 2019

The Investment Industry Association of Canada has developed an infographic that describes the salient features of Canada’s capital markets and securities industry. It is designed to convey the important contribution the investment industry makes to capital markets, the economy and communities ...

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Top 4 tips for maximizing ROI in bank and fintech collaborations TOP 4 TIPS FOR MAXIMIZING ROI IN BANK AND FINTECH COLLABORATIONS

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Jun 27, 2019

First, we'll cut to the chase. Here are my top four tips on maximizing fintech collaborations. 1. Build a company culture and choose partnerships where the involved parties (banks and fin techs) value each other, and are eager to work through any differences to impact beneficial change. 2. Ensur...

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Senior Tax Reporting Manager, In-House - Pro-Tax SENIOR TAX REPORTING MANAGER, IN-HOUSE - PRO-TAX

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Jun 27, 2019

Are you ACA/CTA/ACCA qualified with an interest in the financial services? This internationally leading insurer is looking for a Manager to join their EMEA Direct Tax Team.

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Word of welcome: International Finance & Control WORD OF WELCOME: INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & CONTROL

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Jun 27, 2019

Welcome to the study programme International Finance & Control. In this video Nadja, the programme manager, will you tell more about the content of the study programme, what you can expect from Fontys during your study time, and also what we expect from you.

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What’s next for open banking? WHAT’S NEXT FOR OPEN BANKING?

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Jun 27, 2019

To compete and keep customers happy in a world of fintech disruptors and opportunistic tech giants, banks must be willing to embrace the API mindset, develop a solid API strategy, and take action in the next two years – or risk being left behind.

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Regional banks: transformation and growth REGIONAL BANKS: TRANSFORMATION AND GROWTH

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Jun 27, 2019

In recent years, traditional banking models have been under serious pressure from digitization.No matter how tried and tested agency models have been historically, there is little evidence to support their relevance in today’s marketplace. Digitization, which brings with it a need for more aut...

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Employee Benefits That Cause Financial Stress EMPLOYEE BENEFITS THAT CAUSE FINANCIAL STRESS

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Jun 27, 2019

You might be hearing some buzz in the media about which employee benefits are the best. And when it comes to financial wellness there is way too much stress and confusion. Here is the problem Most American workers are struggling to get by. At the same time we are seeing too many fake or inadequate b...

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How Open Bankruptcies Affect Your Ability to Qualify for a Loan HOW OPEN BANKRUPTCIES AFFECT YOUR ABILITY TO QUALIFY FOR A LOAN

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Jun 26, 2019

As a small business owner, access to credit can be critical. Whether you need capital to take advantage of a unique growth opportunity or bridge gaps in cash flow, you’ll need to prove that you have a strong history of repaying debt to convince most lenders to give you a loan. Unfortunately, a...

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Opportunity Knocks: How advisers can capitalize on growing ESG interest OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: HOW ADVISERS CAN CAPITALIZE ON GROWING ESG INTEREST

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Jun 26, 2019

In 2019, ESG values have spread across generations and wealth groups. Advisers could do more strategically to capitalize on growing interest, however. This new research paper offers data and insights to help advisers harness the ESG opportunity. Among other topics, the research explores investor int...

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Why a Platform Business Model is key to accelerating Top Line Growth at Financial Services WHY A PLATFORM BUSINESS MODEL IS KEY TO ACCELERATING TOP LINE GROWTH AT FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jun 26, 2019

The titans of the banking industry need to set aggressive aspirational goals and execute upon strategic platform building capabilities to grow top line revenues take their business beyond their core capabilities and compete with digital native platform companies that are moving into the banking doma...

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Digital customer engagement defines a competitive edge for banks DIGITAL CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT DEFINES A COMPETITIVE EDGE FOR BANKS

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Jun 26, 2019

Banks face several roadblocks such as legacy infrastructure, absence of a single view of customer, lack of digital business platform, rising customer expectations and social media influence are a few to name. Despite these challenges, banks must engage with their customers through omni-channel touch...

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Four traits of a data-driven financial services organization FOUR TRAITS OF A DATA-DRIVEN FINANCIAL SERVICES ORGANIZATION

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Jun 26, 2019

The challenges financial services providers face today aren’t all that different than they were five to ten years ago. For banks, asset managers, capital market firms, payment processors, and insurers, the top priority remains the same finding the right strategies to drive growth, manage risk,...

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Innovations in Corporate Income Tax Technology INNOVATIONS IN CORPORATE INCOME TAX TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 26, 2019

For large corporations with numerous federal, state and local income tax forms to decipher and multiple jurisdictions to manage, corporate income tax compliance often seems like an overwhelming task. However, for those tax departments who are on the cutting edge of the latest advances in corporate i...

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M-Commerce and Biometric Security M-COMMERCE AND BIOMETRIC SECURITY

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Jun 26, 2019

Today, countless consumers use their smartphones to conduct transactions whether it be mobile shopping or mobile banking. To provide a secure and convenient m commerce user experience many organisations have implemented biometric technologies. They have done this by utilising the biometric capabilit...

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Innovations in Corporate Income Tax Technology INNOVATIONS IN CORPORATE INCOME TAX TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 26, 2019

For large corporations with numerous federal, state and local income tax forms to decipher and multiple jurisdictions to manage, corporate income tax compliance often seems like an overwhelming task. However, for those tax departments who are on the cutting edge of the latest advances in corporate i...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 26, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 26, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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Where most people lack access to the financial system WHERE MOST PEOPLE LACK ACCESS TO THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM

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Jun 25, 2019

Having a bank account and being able to withdraw or transfer money at any time is one of the things that people in developed countries take for granted, like clean water, electricity or, to a lesser extent, internet access. In many regions of the world, however, access to basic financial services is...

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Transforming the Banking Experience: How AI and HPC from Dell Technologies and Intel are Powering the Revolution of Finance TRANSFORMING THE BANKING EXPERIENCE: HOW AI AND HPC FROM DELL TECHNOLOGIES AND INTEL ARE POWERING THE REVOLUTION OF FINANCE

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Jun 25, 2019

In this guide, learn how FSPs are meeting the demands of the changing financial services industry by adopting new digital technologies such as AI, machine learning, advanced data analytics, and more. Additionally, explore Dell technologies, and learn how Dell EMC Ready Solutions can help power your ...

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Secondary Deals and You SECONDARY DEALS AND YOU

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Jun 25, 2019

How do secondary deals in venture capital benefit the potential stakeholders? Founders, angel investors, VC funds, LPs and early employees can all gain different benefits from secondaries.

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Jun 25, 2019

We dropped by OneConnect's office for a chat with their CEO, Tan Bin Ru, for her thoughts on the current state of modern AI, and the applications we can come to expect very soon. Here's what the domain expert had to say.

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Alternative lenders are giving banks a run for their money ALTERNATIVE LENDERS ARE GIVING BANKS A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY

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Jun 25, 2019

Alternative lending companies are differentiating their offerings by building ancillary services like payments and conversions into their platforms in turn empowering them to compete in niche markets where banks are too often lacking. As eMerchants opt for innovative lending technology platforms to ...

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How Will AI Transform Banking? HOW WILL AI TRANSFORM BANKING?

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Jun 25, 2019

CB Insights briefing on AI in banking with CBI analyst Deepa Varadharajan.

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Finextra & Vocalink: Tackling financial crime and the role of digital identity FINEXTRA & VOCALINK: TACKLING FINANCIAL CRIME AND THE ROLE OF DIGITAL IDENTITY

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Jun 25, 2019

Marc Corbalan, Product Management, Vocalink, a Mastercard company, speaks at NextGen Banking London about the role AI plays in tackling financial crime, what helps to detect fraud or prevent it, the role of digital identity in tackling crime and how the industry is dealing with the problem collectiv...

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Department of Finance and Accounting, Tomas Bata University DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING, TOMAS BATA UNIVERSITY

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Jun 25, 2019

Earn your doctoral degree with us! Professor Drahomíra Pavelková is introducing PhD studies at the Department of Finance and Accounting at the Faculty of Management and Economics at Tomas Bata University in Zlín.

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BEHIND THE STORY: Digital banks are coming BEHIND THE STORY: DIGITAL BANKS ARE COMING

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Jun 24, 2019

Khoo Hsu Chuang sits down with Joyce Goh to discuss hers and Adeline Paul Raj's cover story on digital banking, and how the establishment lenders are approaching this fast-looming industry disruptor.

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What is cryptocurrency trading? WHAT IS CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING?

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Jun 24, 2019

Cryptocurrency trading involves speculating on price movements via a spread betting or CFD trading account, or buying and selling the underlying coins via an exchange. Here you’ll find more information about cryptocurrency trading, how it works and what moves the markets.

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Shop for and Finance Your Car All in One Place at Bank of America SHOP FOR AND FINANCE YOUR CAR ALL IN ONE PLACE AT BANK OF AMERICA

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Jun 24, 2019

Save time and effort by shopping for your next vehicle online through our extensive participating dealer network.  Choose your car and your financing online, then visit the dealership to take a test drive and finalize your paperwork. Change your mind at any time.  It’s just that easy...

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How to Improve Your Vendor Payments Process HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR VENDOR PAYMENTS PROCESS

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Jun 24, 2019

If you are running a business or the finances of a business chances are you have a process in place for sending payments to vendors for supplies services etc. This is part of every business accounts payable workflow or accounts payable process. Its also one of the final steps in the purchase to pay ...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show: “Here’s exactly why you need to choo...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see every day as an agency.

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even know if your conve...

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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS REQUIRE FUTURE-READY PHYSICAL SECURITY FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS REQUIRE FUTURE-READY PHYSICAL SECURITY

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Jun 24, 2019

The convergence of technology innovation, new regulations and security risks are driving rapid change in the banking ecosystem. Data breaches are often highlighted as the most concerning and highest priority, but risks to reputation, new customer types and competitors all jeopardize the very success...

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The Birkenbihl Approach of learing THE BIRKENBIHL APPROACH OF LEARING

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Jun 24, 2019

In the following video, Vera F. Birkenbihl and Katharina Schaffer, describe the 4 steps of brain-friendly language learning according to Birkenbihl, namely: De-Coding, Active Listening, Passive Listening and Activities.

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Easy Language Learning by Vera F. Birkenbihl – The Decoding Method EASY LANGUAGE LEARNING BY VERA F. BIRKENBIHL – THE DECODING METHOD

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Jun 24, 2019

Forget about cramming vocabulary: the best way to learn a language is by using decoding exercises. Translate a German sentence word-by-word into your native language – thus you will learn the word’s meaning as well as the language’s grammar. Decoding means to “decipher”...

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BIRKENBIHL APPROACH: BRAIN FRIENDLY ACCELERATED LANGUAGE LEARNING BIRKENBIHL APPROACH: BRAIN FRIENDLY ACCELERATED LANGUAGE LEARNING

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Jun 24, 2019

Learners are supposed to pronounce right from the start. Either during the learning of vocabulary or during class (speaking the target language from the first moment). While this approach is believed to be particularly “modern” it is not brain-friendly. Consider that babies listen to lan...

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The Birkenbihl-Approach to Language Learning THE BIRKENBIHL-APPROACH TO LANGUAGE LEARNING

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Jun 24, 2019

Learners experience difficulties because even if vocabulary has been learned well, the words have been learned as individual units (e.g. “put” with several possible translations into the native tongue of learner) while now in context only one of these possibilities describes the meaning....

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ERP and AI based Accounting System ERP AND AI BASED ACCOUNTING SYSTEM

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Jun 23, 2019

24SevenOffice offers a powerful ERP system helping you structure and automate tedious and repetitive tasks for you and for your employees. Automate +50% of manual work.

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Cyber security in financial services CYBER SECURITY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jun 23, 2019

Timothy Wood, Associate Partner and Head of Cyber security at KPMG Lower Gulf identifies the emerging cyber security threats facing the financial services sector.

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Spending Planning is THE New Financial Services Profession SPENDING PLANNING IS THE NEW FINANCIAL SERVICES PROFESSION

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Jun 23, 2019

The Banking Royal Commission caused a lot of headaches for Financial Planners and Mortgage Brokers alike. Spending Planning offers many opportunities and benefits for finance professionals regardless of whether they are now considering new career options, or they're looking for ways to bring mor...

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20% of Americans Grapple With This Financial Obstacle 20% OF AMERICANS GRAPPLE WITH THIS FINANCIAL OBSTACLE

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Jun 23, 2019

Many working Americans struggle to manage their money on an ongoing basis especially when unplanned bills pop up out of the blue. But most U.S. employees have the benefit of knowing how much money they will be collecting in their paychecks on a regular basis. For 20% of Americans however that figure...

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27-year-old Search Marketing CEO Lands 13-stop U.S. Speaking Tour 27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

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Jun 23, 2019

Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique presentation, 5 Data-Validated Tactics to Increase the Experienced Marketer’s Qualified Lead Volume (…and 3 Tactics Guaranteed to Fail) with their audiences across t...

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The Tools CFOs Need for Smart Growth THE TOOLS CFOS NEED FOR SMART GROWTH

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Jun 21, 2019

No organization wants to maintain the status quo, but many lack a plan for managing expansion. Planning for growth is essential to keeping everyone focused on the ultimate goal — be it expanding into new markets, introducing new products, or broadening the customer base. The role of the CFO is to en...

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How to Grow Your Business by Intelligently Controlling Spending HOW TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS BY INTELLIGENTLY CONTROLLING SPENDING

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Jun 21, 2019

Learn how, as a financial decision maker in a small to midsize business, you can proactively manage cash flow and gain full visibility into – and control over – all employee spend, including discretionary expenses, travel, and invoices, to enable your business to achieve its full growth potential.

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State of the Venture Capital Industry in 2019 STATE OF THE VENTURE CAPITAL INDUSTRY IN 2019

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Jun 20, 2019

The year of 2018 saw a total of $254 billion invested globally into ~18,000 startups via venture capital financing—a 46% leap from 2017’s figures—with 52% ($131 billion) landing in the US alone. 2019 figures are still coming to light, but initial reports show that 2018’s pace...

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Future of Finance: Review on the outlook for the UK financial system FUTURE OF FINANCE: REVIEW ON THE OUTLOOK FOR THE UK FINANCIAL SYSTEM

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Jun 20, 2019

The Governor asked me last year to lead a review of the future of the UK’s financial system, and what it might mean for the Bank of England’s agenda, toolkit and capabilities over the coming decade. We agreed this work should be grounded in how finance serves the economy. And in turn, ho...

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Securing Alternative Financial Services through AssetStream Platform SECURING ALTERNATIVE FINANCIAL SERVICES THROUGH ASSETSTREAM PLATFORM

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Jun 20, 2019

Find out what the benefits of becoming a borrower on the platform are, or register as a lender or invest in the AssetStream itself.

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Fintech: What they are and how your personal finances can help FINTECH: WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES CAN HELP

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Jun 20, 2019

The arrival and massification of the Internet, the advance of technology added to the inefficiency and the high costs of banking as well as the bankruptcy of some banks like Lehman Brothers, has brought the emergence of a new financial industry called Fintech or Fintek, which applies the technology ...

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Showcasing Finance Innovation at OneStream SHOWCASING FINANCE INNOVATION AT ONESTREAM

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Jun 20, 2019

Innovation has been at the heart of OneStreams DNA since the companys early days of R&D.  Having designed and developed some of the most successful Hyperion CPM products OneStreams founders had a great deal of domain knowledge and first hand insights into what worked and what did not work s...

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THE IMPACT OF CYBERSECURITY INCIDENTS ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS THE IMPACT OF CYBERSECURITY INCIDENTS ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

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Jun 20, 2019

Data breaches are an ever-increasing threat to every industry, with the number of U.S. data breach incidents tracked in 2017 hitting a new record high of 1,579 breaches. Last year posted a 44.7 percent increase over 2016’s record-breaking numbers. Of the data breaches reported last year, 8.5 p...

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Why Mimecast for Financial Services? WHY MIMECAST FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES?

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Jun 20, 2019

Financial services firms face some of the most complex regulatory challenges in the world, impacting productivity, exposing risk and uncontrolled costs to maintain compliance.

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STREAMLINING SPEND: THE ROLE OF FINANCE IN PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANISATIONS STREAMLINING SPEND: THE ROLE OF FINANCE IN PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANISATIONS

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Jun 19, 2019

In an era of unprecedented change and uncertainty, how can public sector organizations stay successful? In partnership with market research specialist Vanson Bourne, we asked finance leaders from the public sector and a range of other industries about their strategies for managing spend and preparin...

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TRANSFORMING FINANCE THROUGH AUTOMATION, TRANSPARENCY & RESPONSIVENESS TRANSFORMING FINANCE THROUGH AUTOMATION, TRANSPARENCY & RESPONSIVENESS

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Jun 19, 2019

The pressure for digital transformation in the accounting and finance industry rages on and seems set to escalate further year after year. To keep professionals up to speed on the latest best practices and technology paradigms BlackLine a leading financial controls and automation software provider o...

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ACCESS, INCLUSION AND INNOVATION: OPPORTUNITIES IN AFRICA’S VIBRANT PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM ACCESS, INCLUSION AND INNOVATION: OPPORTUNITIES IN AFRICA’S VIBRANT PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM

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Jun 19, 2019

Africa has the fastest-growing middle class in the world: some 313 million people - or more than a third of the continent's population - can be classified as middle class. According to the African Development Bank, this figure has doubled in less than two decades.

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Employee Experience Design for Financial Services EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE DESIGN FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jun 18, 2019

Create quality employee experience through empathic design.

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Cannabis Businesses Continue to Struggle with Banking Issues CANNABIS BUSINESSES CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE WITH BANKING ISSUES

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Jun 18, 2019

Even in states where it is legal the possession, distribution or sale of marijuana remains illegal under federal law which means any contact with money that can be traced back to state marijuana operations could be considered money laundering and expose a bank to significant legal operational and re...

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HOW FINANCIAL FIRMS CONTROL COMPLIANCE COSTS HOW FINANCIAL FIRMS CONTROL COMPLIANCE COSTS

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Jun 18, 2019

Financial services firms face some of the worlds toughest regulatory pressures. And yet, most compliance programs have not scaled with the needs of the business or evolving regulations. Firms are saddled with legacy cyber resilience solutions, cumbersome workflows and limited insights into data. All...

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How to Win the War on Talent in the Financial Services and Banking Industry HOW TO WIN THE WAR ON TALENT IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND BANKING INDUSTRY

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Jun 18, 2019

A recent study reports that turnover in the financial services and banking industry is higher than its been in a decade. To add fuel to the fire, this report also shows that more than two-thirds of employees leaving their jobs do so voluntarily. Add this to the fact, that the competition to identify...

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Beware the evolving beast: cybersecurity in financial services BEWARE THE EVOLVING BEAST: CYBERSECURITY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jun 18, 2019

With research suggesting that even in 2019, many companies have unprotected data and operate poor cybersecurity practices, Executive Director Charlotte Cruickshank examines the trends emphasising the importance of choosing a financial services provider that budgets, safeguards and educates staff aga...

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SoftServe at MoneyLIVE Digital Banking 2019 SOFTSERVE AT MONEYLIVE DIGITAL BANKING 2019

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Jun 18, 2019

Banks must move with the times if they are to provide the products, services, and experiences that today’s customers demand. Technological change has altered the financial landscape forever. Banks that do not innovate, evolve, and improve will lose out to more versatile and adaptive competitor...

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Marion County Bank MARION COUNTY BANK'S DIGITAL BANKING

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Jun 18, 2019

Have access to your accounts through Marion County Bank's digital banking service. View accounts, pay bills, deposit checks and more on your computer, phone or tablet. This video provides you an overview of our digital banking service.

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Consider These Six Factors Before Applying For A Working Capital Loan CONSIDER THESE SIX FACTORS BEFORE APPLYING FOR A WORKING CAPITAL LOAN

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Jun 17, 2019

With enough working capital, small business managers can cover operation costs. But often times due to poor decisions or miscalculations businesses are unable to generate enough profit to keep the system running. One can try to reduce expenses or get vendors with long-term repayments terms. If none ...

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Current trends in the order-to-cash-process CURRENT TRENDS IN THE ORDER-TO-CASH-PROCESS

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Jun 17, 2019

Finance professionals operate in a world that is constantly changing in response to emerging trends. Increasing automation of business processes is changing the tasks associated with the role. The Onguard Barometer asked more than 1000 finance professionals about the trends and developments they see...

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Impact of Technology on Finance & Accounting and Taxes IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON FINANCE & ACCOUNTING AND TAXES

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Jun 17, 2019

Technology has revolutionized the lives of humans over a decade ago. More so, every business has witnessed a tremendous transformation in its operations, and financial accounting is not excluded from this phenomenon. Accounting is undoubtedly a tedious task that requires expertise and ample amount o...

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Equinix is attending Digital Banking 2019 EQUINIX IS ATTENDING DIGITAL BANKING 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

Eleni Coldrey, Business Development Director lifts the lid on open banking.  Meet Eleni at Digital Banking 2019, 25-26 June.

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Insurance tech: should legacy applications stand in the way of innovation? INSURANCE TECH: SHOULD LEGACY APPLICATIONS STAND IN THE WAY OF INNOVATION?

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Jun 17, 2019

The insurance industry is ripe with innovation. Tempted by the fruits of technological change, insurers seek greater opportunities for data collection, smart, adaptive policies and fraud detection that can lead to better risk identification and mitigation measures. For traditional players, existing ...

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The Path to Modernising Anti-Money Laundering Operations THE PATH TO MODERNISING ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING OPERATIONS

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Jun 17, 2019

In the future, a bank’s expertise in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) will be defined by real-time ability, agility, and adaptiveness to regulations. Banks will be enabled by Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The current state of AML operations in several banks indicates a long journey...

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Top 4 Renovations For The Greatest Return On Investment TOP 4 RENOVATIONS FOR THE GREATEST RETURN ON INVESTMENT

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Jun 14, 2019

If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, these four home improvement projects will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI). Minor renovations can go a long way toward improving the quality of your everyday life and/or impressing potential buyers. Whether you plan to stay in ...

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Tips for fintech and bank collaboration success TIPS FOR FINTECH AND BANK COLLABORATION SUCCESS

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Jun 14, 2019

A recent article in Raconteur's "Future of Banking" supplement in The Sunday Times (U.K.) posed the following question: "Can banks and fintechs ever work together?" The short answer is of course yes, they can – but with a number of essential caveats that need to be cons...

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17 Reasons Why You Need To Be a Prepaid Cardholder 17 REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO BE A PREPAID CARDHOLDER

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Jun 14, 2019

The Canadian open-loop prepaid market has grown 27 percent over the last three years, according to the Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization’s (CPPO) most recent annual study.  The reason? Prepaid cards make dealing with your finances a breeze. There are a wealth of benefits to being a ...

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Investing in (and for) Our Future INVESTING IN (AND FOR) OUR FUTURE

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Jun 13, 2019

Pension systems around the world all face a common problem – the strain put on existing promises for retirement because of increases in life expectancy. The retirement savings gap is quite large in some countries already, and on a global scale is projected to grow significantly larger1 by the ...

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Benefits of Financial Inclusion BENEFITS OF FINANCIAL INCLUSION

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Jun 13, 2019

Benefits of Financial Inclusion (Business Correspondent Model)  Business correspondents (BCs) are individuals or groups (like NGOs, gram panchayats, societies etc.) who act as the representatives of banks in order to provide banking services to the unbanked and under banked population. The mode...

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Five Predictions For The Future Of Blockchain And Cryptocurrency FIVE PREDICTIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCY

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Jun 13, 2019

2017 was supposed to be the year that blockchain and cryptocurrency took over the world. Investors poured $6.2 billion into 875 crypto startups.  Bitcoin (a currency my company is invested in) boomed and new coins took the stage. Then, the market crashed — but blockchain didn’t cras...

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Assessing the Financial Cost of Poor Data in Banking ASSESSING THE FINANCIAL COST OF POOR DATA IN BANKING

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Jun 13, 2019

The cost of dirty data - data that is inaccurate, incomplete or inconsistent - is enormous. Earlier this year, Gartner reported that, on average, poor quality data cost an organisation $15 million in 2017. These findings were reinforced by MIT Sloan Management Review, which reported that dirty data ...

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Why Open Banking will become a transformational force in the corporate banking market WHY OPEN BANKING WILL BECOME A TRANSFORMATIONAL FORCE IN THE CORPORATE BANKING MARKET

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Jun 13, 2019

In my day job as Head of Open Banking, my responsibilities include not only delivering on PSD2 compliance but also seeking out opportunities for innovation in corporate banking products. This means I encourage my team to engage with our sales people and to meet with the corporates to find out what t...

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The Forces Driving Change in Banking and Financial Services THE FORCES DRIVING CHANGE IN BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jun 12, 2019

The banking and financial service industry is a vital part of our economy and society as a whole. It contributes an estimated $3 trillion to our annual GDP, and it employs more than 6 million people. The industry also enables the U.S. to remain competitive on a global stage. But, like many industrie...

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Top 7 Ways Analytics helps Banks TOP 7 WAYS ANALYTICS HELPS BANKS

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Jun 12, 2019

Top 7 Ways Analytics can be helpful for the Banking Sector to face the demands of today's competitive world, banks have been implementing several tools to serve their customers better. One such tool is Analytics Increases the capability to abide by regulatory com-pliancy Measures profitability b...

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Unchained Supervision in an open banking sector UNCHAINED SUPERVISION IN AN OPEN BANKING SECTOR

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Jun 12, 2019

The banking sector is becoming more open. Driven by developments such as technological innovation and changing regulations, new parties are entering the financial sector. This means a shifting playing field for incumbents. They no longer serve the entire value chain – from product development ...

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