The best of 2017 in personal finance advice

The No. 1 rule for the holidays should be not to go into debt. (iStock) In 2004, my daughter, who was 9 at the time,…

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10 Ideas for Communicating With Target Customers, Team Members and More

Communication is an incredibly important part of running a successful business. You need to be able to effectively communicate with your target customers and the…

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Beware of the True Cost of Private Student Loans

Most of my young clients join the ranks of the professional world with some amount of student debt. It’s this very reason that any family…

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Bankruptcy code: Baby-steps towards recovery of bad loans

Challenges ahead: All eyes are on banks to see if they will take the plunge and accept the haircuts Bargain-hunters on the prowl for big…

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Soured loans of big banks up anew in October

A loan that is non-performing is in default or close to being in default if the debtor has not made his or her scheduled payment…

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I study human interactions with water bodies

Dressed in diving gear comprising a wetsuit, mask and flippers, Caesar Bita, 42, plunges into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Malindi. Sometimes he’s gone for…

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Why the world’s wealthy are investing more in companies that care, Aecon’s tumble and where Prem Watsa sees opportunities

A global investment club for the wealthy whose members aim to bring about social or environmental change as well as making a profit has grown…

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How Do You Package Yourself Into One Coherent Personal Brand After Multiple Career Changes?

Shutterstock This Washington, DC reader has changed careers multiple times and is stymied on how to explain her diverse story (different industries, different functional roles)…

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Focus on future of farm careers

Hundreds of secondary students from across Victoria descended on Melbourne University’s Dookie campus last week. The Food and Fibre Careers Day offered more than a…

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Maddie Brockel, Gabe Sulser close notable careers on top

GREAT FALLS – Montana closed the book on another prep sports season Saturday, with state championships and record breaking performances littering the landscape. But it…

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