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A Latin Impact on the Finance Industry

Financial Institutions are a fantastic business model to learn from when considering ever changing market conditions. Their traditional target markets are stable, but, the needs of an emerging market, the Latino market is extremely underserved. It is certainly not for lack of money. Many Latinos have zero debt and healthy saving habits. The question arises,…

Why Is the Blockchain Technology Important?

Let’s say that a new technology is developed that could allow many parties to transact a real estate deal. The parties get together and complete the details about timing, special circumstances and financing. How will these parties know they can trust each other? They would have to verify their agreement with third parties – banks,…

Bold Money Conversations That Can Change Your Life

I recently returned from Kendall SummerHawk’s Feminine Money Mastery event, where women from all around the globe (and a few cool guys as well) gathered to improve their relationship with money. One of the most interesting aspects of this conference for me was learning to identify where we need to have “courageous money conversations” in…

Is Invoice Finance a Credible Alternative to Bank Loans?

Invoice finance (IF) is not considered a credible source of finance among some business owners because of its relatively high cost and onerous terms. Is this perception justified? I will argue it is not with the introduction of single invoice finance. What is invoice finance? It is the sale of a company’s sales ledger for…

A Simple Guide to Non-Convertible Debentures

A bank fixed deposit is a safe and lucrative investment idea because it provides a fixed and assured return on investment. However, the rate of interest offered by banks is low and hence not the best investment option. Hence, low-risk investors with the need for assured return but at a higher rate can opt for…

E-Invoicing in 7 Steps

Step One: Know your ‘as-is’ process: I knew all too well in my days of selling e-invoicing, that if a prospect didn’t know their ‘as-is’ process, they were a good 12 to 24 months from implementing e-invoicing. So don’t skip Step One. If you don’t know your process, you probably don’t know key metrics like…

Construction Bonds Establishing Secure Connections

This construction bond is the title given to a kind of surety bond that has been made to come into use by investors in projects related to construction. This step has mostly been taken to provide a certain kind of protection against a very severe kind of event taking place that can cause a certain…

Choosing the Ideal Insolvency Practitioner

Selecting an IP for your company is a decision that should be taken with a lot of care because it is very important. You may need an IP so as to close the company or to get help so as to turn around the company and start getting profits once more. The choice you make…

10 Rules for Composing Terms and Conditions for Your Invoices

Solid terms and conditions for your invoices are extremely important for your small business. If your invoices are complicated to understand or confusing to read, you may do some severe damage to your cash flow. Why? Mainly because if the client can’t understand your invoice they’re not going just pay. Your client wants to be…

How Automation and Data Quality Are Boosting Operational Risk Management in Commercial Banking

Since the financial crash of 2008, commercial banking has undergone a monumental shift in regulatory reform to both manage and mitigate against operational risk. This transformation has been combined with an increased focus on improving enterprise-wide efficiency, profitability and shareholder value. Established regulations such as Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Basel II (superseded by Basel III) and…

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