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9 Smart Places to Retire

If you are among the growing number of people thinking about moving in retirement, we have some great suggestions—in fact, 12 of them. Each of the cities and towns here is home to at least one college or university that offers access to concerts, interesting lectures and sports (without final exams and 8 a.m. French [...]

By |2019-07-08T13:47:48+00:00July 8th, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Don’t Make These 7 Retirement Savings Mistakes

We all know it’s important to save for retirement. Even if you’re saving for retirement, some common mistakes might cause you to run out of money in retirement. Avoiding these 7 retirement savings mistakes can increase the chances that you’ll be able to grow your portfolio and outlive your money. 1. Not starting as early as possible No [...]

By |2019-07-01T13:32:41+00:00July 1st, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Divorced Taxpayer Gets Win In Court Over Money She Didn’t Get To Keep

“Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society.” That quote from Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., can be found over the main entrance of the Internal Revenue Service office in Washington, D.C., noted Judge Robin Rosenbaum, writing for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. But, she added, “even Justice Holmes would likely [...]

By |2019-06-24T15:44:08+00:00June 24th, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

How to detect and defuse a toxic workplace

There’s a reason dysfunctional workplaces are often referred to as toxic. Similar to a home with a small gas leak, an office that allows gossip, pointless meetings, favouritism, and bullying to go unacknowledged will gradually become uninhabitable. Early signs that your office is becoming toxic include an increase in absenteeism, uninspired job performance from team [...]

By |2019-06-03T13:20:16+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Business Finance|0 Comments

The latest victims of the student debt crisis — parents

As college costs rise, more students are hitting the federal student loan limits. Increasingly, their parents are borrowing to make up the difference. As of the latest tally, parents have collectively borrowed nearly $90 billion to pay for their children’s college education. There’s no doubt that college is expensive. Tuition and fees for a four-year [...]

By |2019-05-13T13:39:04+00:00May 13th, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Confronting the risks of artificial intelligence

With great power comes great responsibility. Organizations can mitigate the risks of applying artificial intelligence and advanced analytics by embracing three principles. DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES Artificial intelligence (AI) is proving to be a double-edged sword. While this can be said of most new technologies, both sides of the AI blade are far sharper, and neither is well [...]

By |2019-05-06T12:48:35+00:00May 6th, 2019|Business Finance|0 Comments

Ex-U.S. Navy officer: How to write emails with military precision and command

A vaguely written and poorly formatted email will most likely get lost in the shuffle or ignored (at least for a couple of days). So if you want to start writing strong emails that command attention, look no further than the U.S. military. For decades, the U.S. Air Force has relied on “The Tongue and Quill,” a manual on [...]

By |2019-04-29T19:45:30+00:00April 29th, 2019|Business Finance|0 Comments

Women on executive teams Gender diversity on top management teams improves company performance in times of adverse firm conditions, but matters less in favourable conditions, says a new study led at Cambridge Judge Business School in advance of International Women’s Day.

There has long been a confusing debate around gender diversity in executive teams. While some reports have shown that having more women on corporate boards improves company performance including sales, profits and firm value, academic research has found little or no effect on a range of performance metrics. A new study led by the Wo+Men’s Leadership [...]

By |2019-04-08T13:44:11+00:00April 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments