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How to Improve Your Credit Before Applying for a Loan

When you apply for a loan to buy a new car, get a home or even pay for some dental treatments that you need, the creditor will almost always do a credit check on you. This check goes back multiple years and shows any negative reports on your credit like judgments against you, those times you made a payment late ... Read More »

Services in New York to Help Your Business Run More Smoothly

Running a business in New York can be tough, especially if you’ve just started building your own small business from the ground up. Luckily, there are plenty of professional services out there that provide affordable solutions for many of the most common startup problems. If you’re interested in starting a business in New York, or are simply interested in getting ... Read More »

What to Include on Your Contractor’s Website

Working as a contractor lets you work with your hands, set your own schedule and really be your own boss. When clients call you, you can go to their job sites to see what they need and create estimates that tell them how much you would charge for the job. While you can rely on word of mouth to get ... Read More »

Getting Your Business’s Website Established and Branded

The success of your business today relies greatly on what kind of website you establish for it. You want a website that your loyal customers will find easy to navigate as well as one that will attract new customers to your company. One of the biggest challenges you may face as a business owner, however, could involve finding a suitable ... Read More »

Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday’s vote, election officials say. Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%. After the announcement, Mr Kenyatta called for unity, telling opposition supporters: “I reach out to you… We are all citizens of the same republic”. But the opposition rejected the ... Read More »

Vending Machines Aren’t Just for Snacks Anymore

When you think of vending machines, you probably picture small bags of chips, cookies and soda. But there are so many more possibilities. And some businesses are starting to capitalize off those opportunities. Non Food Vending Machines Take Uniqlo, for example. The company sells down jackets out of vending machines mainly in airports. Best Buy also has placed vending machines in airports, ... Read More »

Lessons From Entrepreneurs Who Built Multi-Million Dollar Companies

  Across every line of business, there are hundreds of quiet multi-million dollar companies that stay out of the limelight and serve their customer bases with dedication. They may not be as well-known as Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, or Peter Thiel, but they have lessons to impart nonetheless. These entrepreneurs are smart, resilient types who aren’t afraid of the hard ... Read More »

China’s top bike-sharing company cycles into London

China’s top bike-sharing company Mobike is pedalling into London with its dockless, GPS-enabled bicycles. The “smart” bikes, whose wheels can be locked anywhere and unlocked using a smartphone app, will arrive in the west London borough of Ealing in September, Mobike announced on Monday. The company plans to start with 750 bicycles and increase that number to meet demand. “We’re committed to ... Read More »

Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill that seeks to give more autonomy

At present, India has 20 Indian Institutes of Management. Photo: Mint The Lok Sabha on Friday approved the Indian Institutes of Management Bill 2017 that promises to grant administrative, academic and financial autonomy to the elite B-Schools and allow them to award degrees to their graduates. The lower house passed the bill after a debate in which nearly two dozen ... Read More »

Carmakers say fossil-fuel vehicle ban will dent industry and stall sales

David Bailey, an automotive industry expert at Aston University, said two decades was plenty of time for carmakers to evolve. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Britain’s car industry has warned that the government’s proposed ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 risks damaging the industry and stalling sales of new cars. Mike Hawes, chief of executive of the ... Read More »