12. September 2016

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Finances and Beyond: How to Prepare for an Overseas Student Placement

All too often, there is a great deal of confusion that exists between the classic student gap year and an overseas placement. While both may involve international travel and offer you an opportunity to see various locations across the globe, however, there are huge differences that will impact on how you plan and execute such […]

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22. August 2016

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Impressive growth in the online gaming industry

All over the world it seems that video games are bucking the trend of other industries by enjoying a period of unparalleled growth in a way that suggests that gaming has significantly accelerated its global reach and broadened the way that it entertains its huge audiences.   Last year saw games revenues soaring with a […]

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4. August 2016

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The Importance of Planning for Key Business Decisions

Planning in business management is a must. Every manager, from one in charge of a global corporation to a local restaurant, will tell you that. The old adage of ‘fail to plan, plan to fail’ certainly does ring true. To avoid finding that out for yourself, it is vital that you do plan ahead for […]

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2. August 2016

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The Art of earning Passive Income: How to Profit from the Financial Markets

The Rio Olympics are nearly upon us, following on from the huge success of the summer games in London back in 2012. An inspiring spectacle, the Olympics (and the subsequent Paralympics) teach us that anything is possible with hard work, drive and determination, regardless of our circumstances or the perceived barriers that hold us back […]

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18. July 2016

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Speculate to Accumulate: How spending More can lead to savings over time

There is an old adage which suggests that you should speculate to accumulate, and this is true for both individuals and business-owners alike. While this does not mean that you should spend recklessly, it underlines the fact that sensible and carefully considered investments can trigger long-term financial savings. There are many instances in which this […]

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12. June 2016

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The “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Model of Insider Trading

In 2014, a landmark insider trading case (U.S. v. Newman) redefined the nature of insider trading. According to the ruling, a person who had profited off of tips from an insider was not insider trading unless there was something given in exchange for the tips. In other words, a corporate heavyweight could simply let his […]

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2. May 2016

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Is it Possible to market your small business for nothing?

At the beginning of this year, the biggest question facing U.S businesses was whether or not they could shake off the weight of a strong dollar and lower commodity prices in the quest to achieve higher profits. This was a similar issue in many economies throughout the Western world at the start of 2016, and […]

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27. April 2016

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The Freelancers guide to Productivity: Simple steps to optimise your income

While freelancing is an increasingly popular pastime (whether you are self-employed or undertake additional work alongside a permanent job role), optimising your productivity is extremely difficult. This is especially true when you work from home, as the distractions of everyday life can quickly disturb your flow of work and prevent you maximising your income. With […]

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25. April 2016

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Should you rent or buy a home?

There is no doubt about it, choosing between renting and buying a home is one of the most important decisions that you will ever take. There are also a number of economic and social factors on which to base such a decision, while the fact that many of these are variable make the challenge even […]

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