Credit risk is the potential that a borrower will default on a loan or extension of credit, usually by missing payments or not off the loan or account. The job of assessing that risk and mitigating the impact of defaults falls to the credit analyst. Read more
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Financial Implications of Brexit
A seismic shock of global proportions was registered in London on June 22 when the British people voted to leave the European Union. Named Brexit by the media, the votes surprised most pundits and analysts who felt there was no way such an outcome could be foreseen. Read more
In China, you can lose even when you win. The massive movie market is a magnet for all production and distribution companies, but the government sensors can quickly turn opportunity into What Might Have Been.
Recently, two major brands – Apple and Disney – have run afoul of the Chinese sensors, proving that no amount of financial clout can protect you when the Chinese decide to drop the hammer.
At this point, no one seems to know for sure why iTimes Movies and DisneyLife have both been banned – at least temporarily – in China, but the fact remains, they are out…and Chinese regulators aren’t saying why.
You can’t do it alone, especially if you want to make more money than you are right now. It doesn’t matter what you do, at some point, you will need a team to make it better or faster or more profitable. And this is often where things go completely haywire.
People see the need for a team, then they just go out and get one. Unfortunately, it’s the wrong people or the wrong job assignments or a combination of both. Suddenly, that team which was supposed to be your salvation is nothing more than an extra level of horror you get to experience on a daily basis. Read more
These days Starbucks is in the news because a kooky city councilman teed off on the governor in a Starbucks down in Florida, but that’s not the only newsworthy situation unfolding at America’s coffeehouse. Believe it or not, Starbucks is brewing success thanks to big data. Read more
Pinterest has grown faster than any other website in history. Pinterest is a useful tool that homeowners use to organize renovation projects and crafters use to keep track of creative inspiration. Because the website gets so many hits, it’s also a beneficial means of growing your business. Find out why you should be using Pinterest to help your company succeed. Read more
One of the most important things you can teach a child is how to be fiscally responsible. If children learn how to use money wisely, save for the future and invest, they are certain to live a more comfortable life as an adult. You should start teaching your kids about finances early. One great way to do that is through different financial themed board games. Here is a short list of some of the best choices.
Saving money for a trip to Disney World is different from saving money to provide for the future of your family. You don’t simply want to see a few hundred dollars crop in up in the next couple of months; instead, you want to develop a financial system that will help the family to achieve serious long-term goals and to provide security for each of its members.
Saving money does not have to be like eating vegetables! If parents teach good habits in the household early on, kids will grow up with the instinct to save rather than spend. It is difficult to block out the culture of consumerism that we all live in; however, you can make it fun! You also improve your health when you save. Here is how you do it. Read more