Infographic: Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping Moving Online

Black Friday traditionally marks the start of the holiday season sales, but more retailers are now choosing to stay open on Thanksgiving Day itself for the first batch of eager shoppers. Data from last year shows that more of the shopping done over Thanksgiving weekend is now moving online, as consumers place orders from the…
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Kid Cab Alternatives

HopSkipDrive, Shuddle, Boost, and More Ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft are growing in popularity. However, there is an even larger need for transportation that Uber and Lyft do not address — hassled soccer moms and dads and dual-income families with younger children. Conflicts with daycare or the constant need to drive children…
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TRID Trauma Lurks For Home Buyers And Sellers

New Requirements Could Slow Closings by Ted Rood, Mortgage Broker TRID, the “TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure” reforms mandated by the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, affects mortgages originated after October 2, 2015. There are numerous differences between “pre-TRID” and “TRID” loans, and lenders/title companies/realtors have spent countless hours preparing for the change. The Truth in Lending, Good…
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World’s Smallest Stock Markets

Does Size Matter? Every investor knows the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ. Most people are aware of the Tokyo, London, Shanghai, and Hong Kong stock exchanges. But are you aware of the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) of Zambia, the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), or the Mongolian Stock Exchange? There are dozens of stock…
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Political Transition In Canada, Eh?

Another Trudeau Becomes Prime Minister We are so bombarded by news about the US presidential election that is still over a year away that it’s easy to overlook important elections taking place in other parts of the world. One such vote was held last week by our neighbors to the North, and the result was…
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