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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Private funding: Painting the right picture

“Why are law firms involved in private funding?” It’s a common question that should have a simple answer. As with most things in business, you hear that a lawyer needs...
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10 things that make trendy brands ‘cool’

These 10 characteristics could help brands create a “coolness strategy,” according to new research. Focus groups, in-depth interviews, an experiment, and multiple survey studies indicate that consumers perceive cool brands...
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Fake resumes root out real hiring bias

A new way to study hiring called incentivized resume rating has uncovered evidence of how bias seeps into the hiring process of some of the world’s top firms. Research has...

The impact of insurance fraud in the US

Lauded by some as a ‘victimless crime’, the impact of insurance fraud in the US tells us that, in reality, it is far from it. All across the United...

Credit counseling really can ease your debt

People who take advantage of nonprofit credit counseling services have statistically significant reductions in consumer debt, according to a new study. “We followed the credit records of counseled consumers and...

France approves 3% tax on large technology companies and U.S. plans new tariffs

The French Senate approved the popularly called "Google tax", a 3% tax on digital services revenue for firms with more than 25 million euros in France or 750 million...
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Nintendo plans to take Switch production out of China because of the trade war

The video game company Nintendo plans to relocate to Vietnam the part of the production of its Switch console that takes place in China to prevent the commercial war...

Huawei’s crisis plunges sales and benefits competitors

The trade war between China and the United States has put the Asian company Huawei in check. The measures taken by Donald Trump to stop the Chinese giant's rapid...

Non profit credit counseling may reduce rampant household debt in the United States

By the end of fourth quarter 2018, total household debt in the United States reached a new high of $13.54 trillion. A new Economic Inquiry study found that nonprofit...

Do discounts for unhappy subscribers backfire on businesses?

Subscription-based service providers including newspapers, cable and internet providers and utility companies often issue price-based incentives including discounts in response to...
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Business pitch writing

Tips when editing the content of your business pitch

You can’t expect the first draft of your business plan to be the same as what you will pitch to potential investors during the...
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Boost your solar power business with online solutions

By far the biggest expanding industry in Australia, the solar energy sector is growing exponentially, as more and more home and business owners see...
BPA free plastic

Alternative chemical BPS could be just as harmful as BPA in water bottles and...

Is BPA-free plastic safe? New findings with mice suggest the alternative chemical BPS could be just as harmful. For decades, scientists have studied BPA extensively...
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Your home’s water quality can vary from room-to-room

The findings challenge the assumption that the water in a public water system is the same as the water that passes through a building’s...
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Guitar tuner: a must for guitar players (I)

The tuner is a typical purchase for those who are starting with the guitar. It is very normal that at first a friend or...
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Is a coronavirus vaccine on the way?

Researchers have created the first 3D atomic scale map of the part of the 2019 coronavirus that attaches to and infects human cells. Mapping this...
Life insurance for children

Do I really need life insurance for my children?

Depending on who you ask and what you read, purchasing life insurance for your kids is either a terrible idea or a stroke of...

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