Category: Business & Finance

U.S. Student Debt Exceeds 1.5 Trillion

Student debt in the U.S. recently eclipsed a staggering $1.5 trillion, ballooning by almost a trillion dollars in just the last decade. Increasing tuition and stagnant wages have built the possibility of a future student loan crisis, a consequence from the inability of recent college graduates to build long term savings. With tuition costs rising […]

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International Insurance Provisions Approved Under Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act

With 258-159 votes among the House of Representatives, a major regulatory bill comprising financial regulatory requirements had finally been passed. This new legislation includes provisions of international insurance negotiations that affect regional and small business insurance companies. The U.S President, Donald Trump, recently signed it as a bill known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief […]

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Fintech paving the way out of student debt

Whether you buy a latte with your smartphone or send an e-transfer to a friend, you can thank the latest fintech innovations for these convenient transactions. Shorthand for the place where technology intersects financial services, fintech defines an eclectic group of data-driven companies varying from tiny startups to unicorn status enterprises. As fintech grows from […]

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The Future of Mobile Apps

Though we’re all glued to our phones nearly the entire day, we have no idea how large the smartphone industry actually is. In reality, we’re actually living in the world of mobile apps. Though we download new apps onto our phones without question, over 200,000 million app downloads occurred in 2017. And this is only […]

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Borderless business: the rising influence of web developers in developing countries

The development and usage of new and innovative technologies have almost always been considered the domain of established markets such as the United States, Canada and Japan, with Silicon Valley, New York and Toronto having headquartered some of the most cutting-edge tech start-ups, web development platforms and IT companies we have seen in recent decades […]

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No Profit No Problem

Internet companies dominate business conversation, amongst many other types of conversations. You may have even heard the word “growth” a few times, if it isn’t already the word synonymous with companies like Uber, Snap, Spotify and Amazon. In all other types of conversation, these companies are key prompters. “Should we just Uber our way to […]

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