The United States is enjoying a nearly unprecedented run of economic growth. Since the end of the Great Recession, in 2009, the American economy has posted expansion (as measured by gross domestic product) in nearly every quarter, and has yet to post the two consecutive quarters of contraction required to define a recession.Continue reading “International Outlook: 4 Looming Threats to the Global Economy in 2020”
The like-kind exchange is something people hear more and more about recently. Also known as Section 1031 Exchange, Section 1031 essentially refers to a particular IRS Tax Code that allows investors and businesses to reduce the tax they are liable to pay when selling certain properties.Continue reading “A Brief Guide to the 1031 Exchange”
The ability of human beings to adapt to different situations and come out winning on the other side is something that has stood us in good stead over ages.
Ever since one of the biggest bubble bursts of our time, the Great Recession of 2008, blindsided us with a huge 8 trillion dollar deficit, we have changed the way we look at work. During the recession, 8.4 million jobs were lost in the US labor market alone. This had a domino effect worldwide with a huge glut of finances and jobs.Continue reading “MAKING THE MOST OF A GIG ECONOMY – ARE FREELANCE JOBS VIABLE?”
Unless you have spent the last week on the dark side of the moon, you know that Mr. Trump has latched on to one of his favorite issues – trade. With that, he has pushed through new tariffs on aluminum and steel despite the warning from members of his own party and from leaders around the world.
Continue reading “Will Trump Tariffs Harm Small Businesses?”
The demands being made by the EU on the amount of money that UK has to pay on departure is the least of the woe story stemming from the initiation of Brexit. Economists have been divided as to the impact but the decline in the value of the pound sterling in the wake of the event is evident. Continue reading “The Effects of Brexit may be Ominous but Don’t let it Stop You from starting your own business”
Budget airline EasyJet has seen its profits fall by 28% amid tough economic conditions. Chief executive Dame Carolyn McCall said that the company would remain “resilient,” despite the setback, which has largely been attributed to the economic uncertainty associated with Brexit as well as the new-found threat of global terrorism affecting what were previously popular holiday destinations. Continue reading “EasyJet Profits Fall in Response to Economic Uncertainty”
In the new era of banking, banks in India shower their customers in India with a plethora of services to attract customers. Online banking and virtual banking are the latest offerings by the banking services in India.
Below mentioned are some of the services offered to customers by modern banks: Continue reading “Modern services offered to customers by modern banks”
A big part of a country’s exports come from service in the travel industry and tourism. In some cases such as the UK it can account for more than half the exports of others services in the country, according to new research conducted by the World Travel and Tourism Council and World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). This goes to show how important work in the travel sector is. Continue reading “The importance of the travel sector to a country’s economy”
Do you have the right health insurance cover? This is one question that haunts the healthy, when the times are tough and the raining starts. Sharing an interesting infographic that every individual needs to deliberate upon. Continue reading “Do you have the right health insurance cover”
The Baltic nations of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia were some of the hardest hit during the global financial crisis. The region suffered from both economic and political crises that shattered their once booming economy. Faced with few prospects and high rates of unemployment, the Baltic people have taken matters into their own hands and have created one of the most active areas in Europe for startups and entrepreneurs. Continue reading “The Rise Of The Baltics – Home To The Most Active Entrepreneurs In Europe”
Advancing cloud technology has made it easier than ever for companies to properly manage their risk and cash. Software-as-a-Service Treasury and Risk Management (SaaS TRM) is a comprehensive solution that gives company treasurers the information and resources they need to bring true value to their company. Continue reading “Managing Cash and Risk Has Never Been Easier – INFOGRAPHIC”
Monopolies have been made illegal in the United States as it destroys any chance for competition and creates dependence upon a particular company for goods and services. Throughout the years, monopolies of varying degrees have been attempted and challenged. However, the damage that can be wrought on a global scale is much different than what it would be in a local community. More facets of humanity come into play and could greatly disrupt the way of life for many people. Continue reading “5 Ways that Global Monopolies Can Damage Human Existence”