Many people think all Baby Boomers are already in their senior years. But in reality, we will need to wait until 2031 before most Baby Boomers will reach full retirement. If you, too, are nearing your retirement age, you might be thinking about how you could still be productive once you retire from your current
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, billions of people around the world were left with no choice but to stay home to avoid further disease transmission. Governments in many countries imposed lockdowns that span entire cities and regions to limit peoples’ movements in an attempt to bring down the number of infected citizens. What many people saw as
The business world has seen many changes throughout time. Entrepreneurs use different strategies and incorporate many ideas to keep their trades relevant. Some trends found their spots in the world of commerce and stayed. Others served as fads and went out of the market window as fast as they came. A budding entrepreneur may ask,
The business industry is greatly affected by COVID-19. Almost 100,000 businesses that temporarily closed during the beginning of the pandemic had to permanently shut down. But when one door closes, another one opens. Because of the pandemic, many products and services are currently in demand and may continue to stay that way for years to come.
Many newbie real estate investors would buy a duplex, triplex, quadruplex, apartment, or townhouse. This allows them to have their own property, live in one unit, and rent out the other. With rental real estate, one can generate a steady flow of income. With the abundance of information available on the internet, it is easy to
The big cities have lost their draw and more Americans — especially millennials — now prefer to live in homes in quieter suburbs. The urban exodus has been happening over the past years — but what makes the suburbs more attractive than the city? Costs Urban centers are notoriously expensive — particularly New York, San
Whether you own a business or simply managing one, the experience of dealing with overdue invoices and unpaid accounts and overdue is something you have experienced at some juncture. Delayed payments can certainly take a toll on a business, regardless of how big or small it is. The experience is even more frustrating for the owner
If you’re thinking about growing your wealth, investing in stocks is the best way to go. It’s ideal for people looking for long-term investments, especially those who are aren’t worried about market volatility. Each person has a unique way of managing their finances. But letting it grow is what drives a lot of people to
Starting up your own company and getting into a business will lead you to a challenging road to success. You will have to grind and fight your way to the top. Along the way, you will have to contend with your competitors. It is a fact of life that you cannot escape. But competition is
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that two-thirds of small- to medium-scale businesses with employees survive for two years, while around half survive for five years. These statistics mean that of all the hundreds and thousands of new small- to medium-scale businesses popping off every year, most of them fail over time.