Demand for hard currency, such as dollars or euros, is rising in Cuba. Efforts to end the nation’s dual currency system have prompted fear of instability, encouraging citizens to seek out potentially less volatile vehicles to store wealth in, weirdly enough, such as Bitcoin. The rising demand has made itRead More →

We have about 20 working days before we close out the year, which gives you plenty of time to squeeze in some professional development—without spending a dime. Here are the 20 best (and free) ways to improve your career before the new decade begins: 1. Get your (career) story straightRead More →

Are you a salesperson? “Of course not. I am an accountant (or something else).” That’s the common internal story of most professionals. You may not realise that you are always a salesperson irrespective of your job description. Sales is the process of communicating the value of something. Without the ability to convey value, no employeeRead More →

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday announced its intent to allow the expiration of a major provision of the Ability to Repay mortgage lending rules established by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The change could have serious implications for mortgage and housing markets. The Ability to RepayRead More →