If you went shopping on Black Friday, you were probably offered a store credit card at the checkout counter. Retailers often give big incentives to their employees to push credit cards. And the rewards offered to consumers can sound lucrative, with big discounts promised. However, store credit cards can be dangerous. I spent a significant port...Read More
Three weeks ago media executive friends Emily Listfield and Nadina Guglielmetti quietly rolled out Jyst, an app that crowdsources answers to dating questions. Bam - the first week the app was written about by HarpersBazaar.com, Glamour.com, InStyle.com, Elle.com and media in Germany, Brazil, Argentina and the UK...Read More
I've been a full-time, self-employed, work-at-home writer for more than a decade. It suits me, this sitting at home alone, pecking away at a keyboard, nearly completely buffered from office politics, a daily commute, or bickering over who did or did not wash the coffee cups in the kitchen sink...Read More
The Rockefeller family may be known for their immense wealth, but their legacy is much larger than that. The family's philanthropic deeds are as equally recognized as their fortune and it is an example we Baby Boomers can learn from. We may have less means, but as grandparents, we have a responsibility to break the cycle of overindulging our grandk...Read More
The cryptocurrency exchange behind the recently launched OBITS currency initiative, CCEDK, is increasing the future payouts derived from profits and fees generated through user registrations on OpenLedger and other associated revenues - including profits from a start-up ‘crypto’ casino project. As a sweetener over Black Friday it is off...Read More
Stocks largely gained in a thinly traded Thanksgiving week—small moves logged while Wall Street welcomed a spate of economic data and a cautious outlook for holiday spending that many traders see doing little to nudge the Federal Reserve from a December interest rate hike (figure 1)...Read More
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