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How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans

The health of a nation’s economy and the health of its people are connected, but in some surprising ways. At times like these, when the economy is strong and unemployment is low, research has found that death rates rise. At least, in the short term. In the long term, economic growth is good for health. What’s going on? One study of European countries just before and ... Read More »

Running a Sideline Business? 5 Tax Issues You MUST Consider

Today, many people have a sideline business to make extra money, to test a business concept, or to just enjoy a different type of work. The gig economy, where self-employed individuals find freelance and other business opportunities through such online platforms as Uber, TaskRabbit and Upwork, is proving to be a good avenue for sideline businesses. But sideline businesses can be independent ... Read More »

Current account and a coffee? It’s the bank with a barista

A bank with a barista: the newly refurbished Lloyds branch in Market Street, Manchester. Photograph: Jon Super/UNP It looks like a US tech giant’s office, complete with its own coffee shop, chic “breakout pods”, the latest biometric technology and an events programme. But it’s actually a new Lloyds Bank branch in Manchester. Welcome to the new world of the bank ... Read More »

Economy is on a downhill path, demonetisation was not required at all: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the economy is on a “downhill path” because of the “adventure” of demonetisation undertaken last year which was not required at all, either technically or economically. Singh, a renowned economist considered to be the architect of the reforms of early 1990s, said demonetisation has not been successful in any civilised country, except ... Read More »

A 10 Step Facebook Marketing Strategy

There are 2 billion people connecting  on Facebook every month. What’s more, 800 million people like something on the social media site monthly. Those are two good reasons to adopt this 10 step Facebook marketing strategy. Remember, your Facebook Ads will be the cornerstone of your small business campaign. Facebook Marketing Strategy Decide on Your Goals There are a lots of different tools to ... Read More »

I’m a financial planner — here’s what I tell people who ask if they’re saving enough money

sunglasses thinking happy future More (Once you start moving, it’s easier to keep going.Flickr/normalsanik) Savings advice can sometimes seem like satire. Start early. Save 15% of your income. Make sure it’s your pretax income. Do it for 40 years. Cross your fingers. Click your heels. But in the real world, that’s not how it works for most people. As a financial ... Read More »

Stocks could see more new highs before a significant pull back

Bryan R. Smith | AFP | Getty Images The Wall Street Bull sculpture is seen in the Financial District on December 8, 2016 in New York. Stocks have the wind at their back, with catalysts in place for more new highs. The three major indices all closed at records Tuesday. The S&P 500edged to a high of 2496, a short hop ... Read More »

What is a domestic systemically important bank

Last week, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) declared HDFC Bank Ltd to be a domestic systemically important bank (D-SIB). The other two such banks are State Bank of India (SBI) and ICICI Bank Ltd. What is it? D-SIB means that the bank is too big to fail. According to the RBI, some banks become systemically important due to their ... Read More »

What Areas Of The Market Go Up During A Hurricane?

CARIBBEAN SEA – SEPTEMBER 7: In this NOAA handout image, NOAA’s GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma as it moves towards the Florida Coast in the Caribbean Sea taken at 03:30 UTC on September 07, 2017. The state of Florida is in the track of where the hurricane may make landfall. (Photo by NOAA GOES Project via Getty Images) Hurricane Irma’s ... Read More »

Who Knew? A Small Business Powers Big Shows Like “The Voice”

The team at Telescope.tv might be small in size, but the interactive experiences they deliver are globally scalable. As a social and video solutions specialist for Fortune 500 brands such as CNN, FOX News, the NBA, Vans, Twitter and Facebook, Telescope has a client list any small business would envy — including all the case studies to underscore their hard-earned ... Read More »