Category Archives: Investments

Is There Really a Difference Between Opportunity vs Necessity Entrepreneur

I had never heard of the terms Necessity and Opportunity Entrepreneur until a recent CNBC article titled, “US Entrepreneurship Reaches a 14 Year High” by Heesun Wee.  Mr Wee interpreting a Babson Report states, During the depths of the recession following the 2008 financial crisis, Americans who were frustrated with not being able to find workContinue Reading

Thoughts on Business Cards

Business cards are the tools of the trade and can make a massive impact on the recipient.  Never underestimate the power of the business card on a client as it can make or break a business relationship before it’s even got off the ground.  Hand a flimsy card over during a meeting and the prospectiveContinue Reading

Updating My Dividend Watchlist

For the past few years every few months I have updated my dividend watch list (last dividend investment portfolio update April 2013). I recently decided since this account is moving up in terms of a priority (i.e. I am depositing more and more money into it) I should update the watch list every month toContinue Reading

Workplace Safety and Profitibility

Being proactive about workplace safety can have a significant impact on profitability. Prevention and protection are required to minimize losses due to accidents. Prevention Designing a plan to prevent accidents is the first step in workplace safety. It is imperative that every employee cooperates with this plan and is aware of it in order forContinue Reading

Reuters Provides Some Options to Create Your Own Pension

I am always interested in creating future streams of income akin to a personal pension.  I am obsessed with the idea since it is likely I’ll never be involved in a defined benefit or pension plan provided by my employer and I think it has to be terrifying to one day stop your income butContinue Reading

Finding An Affordable Home Out Of State

The housing market reached a turnaround point after years of struggle, and is affording potential buyers new opportunities to acquire a dream home once again.  However, the strength of the recovery does vary by state, and this variance determines the type of mortgage that you as a buyer are able to negotiate. The hardest hitContinue Reading