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How You Can Help Victims of Domestic Violence in Your Community

It is an unfortunate fact that over 200 million womens and girls experience intimate partner violence in a typical year. These women and girls could be our sisters, mothers, friends, or co-workers. 19% of people know a friend or family member that has been the victim of domestic violence, and 17% of people know someone …

UX Factors That Affect Your Website’s SEO Rankings

It’s no secret that a great user experience (UX) is important to the success of any website. But what many people don’t realize is that UX can also have a significant impact on a website SEO rankings. There are several UX factors that can affect your website’s SEO, including site speed, mobile-friendliness, and content usability. …

Would You Start Your Business if You Knew the Success Rate of Startups?

How risk-averse are you? Better find out, if you are considering starting a business. And how do you feel about people? Your success rate will depend on these things. And more. Consequently, the key issue is: what are the reasons why startups fail? Is it as a result of a loss of sight? Is it …

Cloud Technology Can Reduce Emissions in Financial Service Industry

Consumers have benefited immensely from the fintech revolution. FInancial transactions are easier than ever before, but that ease comes at a cost. For every financial transaction made, there are often carbon emissions associated with back-end processes making them possible. Due to the increased prominence of climate change issues, sustainability is becoming an important topic for …

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Pierre Le Veaux Discusses Equity Crowdfunding On the Fintech Beat Podcast

Raising capital has undergone many iterations—from government backed loans to borrowing from banks.  But over the last decade, ever more innovation has occurred through the rise of the internet.  Few have been more significant than equity crowdfunding, a means of raising capital through online platforms where investors fund young or upstart businesses seeking capital. Notably, …

Three Reasons Why You Should Use WordPress For Your Website

Three Reasons Why You Should Use WordPress For Your Website

WordPress is a blogging platform developed by a community of volunteers. It is one of the most widely used CMSs on the internet and currently powers 35% of websites. Its popularity is growing quickly and hundreds of new plugins are added every day. In fact, WordPress is used to power 35% of the world’s websites. …

Are You Hiring Too Fast

Nearly 3 in 4 employers have admitted to hiring the wrong person for a position in their company! After the pandemic there are more open positions that need to be filled and employers tend to hire people too quickly in order to fill those positions. An example of this happened recently when Better.com fired 900 …

Buying vs. Leasing a Vehicle

Should you lease or buy your vehicle? It’s an excellent question when looking to get a new vehicle. That being said, How do you know which option is better, and which option is the right fit for you? Turns out there are several reasons why leasing or purchasing is a good option. Take a look …

4 Ways Technology is Changing Fiduciary Services

Advances in technology have significantly impacted the fiduciary services industry. Technological advances have allowed for new and innovative ways of providing financial advice. As a result, financial advisors can now offer more personalized service to their clients with the help of technology. As a result of technology, it has become easier for investors to access …

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Sports Concussions Versus Benefits of Youth Sports Participation

Organised sports activities for middle school and high school students often play a major role in the life of adolescents. Whether they play only at school or in after-school organised sports, participation in active physical sports generally enhances the young person’s life. There are also risks encountered by youth who participate in sports activities. Perhaps …