Personal finance tips: When to buy a new car, and more

Deciding to retire early Stocks have been on a tear, said Liz Moyer at The Wall Street Journal, and the five-year bull market has allowed many investors to “at least ponder the possibility” of retiring early. But there are some important questions to ask before you cash in your nest egg ahead of schedule. First, have you…

Drambuie snapped up by Glenfiddich owners

The family behind Glenfiddich single malt and Hendrick’s gin has bought Drambuie, the whisky liqueur fabled to have been concocted by Bonnie Prince Charlie. William Grant & Sons, one of Scotland’s few whisky makers still in family ownership, announced it had bought the Highlands liqueur to bring the brand to “an entirely new generation of…

8 Common Responsive Web Design Myths Busted

We all know how responsive designs have benefited us! The impact is such that some clients have started refusing to pay if their transaction is held up for extra time. Whenever something new comes up, myths about that get generated. It’s in human nature to create rumors so as to affect the common people. Myths…

Even critics of the euro didn’t see this coming

Recent studies show that the trade boost between eurozone countries didn’t turn out as expected Even long-term critics of the euro — the European Union’s single currency shared by 18 European countries — expected that a single currency would boost trade among participants by reducing conversion costs and exchange rate fluctuations. This was one of…

Export Financing Programs to Help Grow Your Business

Tapping into international markets is one way to expand your customer base and grow your small business exponentially. However, small businesses face many barriers to exporting including high shipping costs, unfair trade policies by other countries, cultural differences and other challenges. To help small businesses overcome these obstacles and mitigate the risk of exporting, the…

‘Best Practices’ for Your Web Presence Depend on Your

When it comes to creating an online presence for your business, there are a few generally agreed-upon standards across all industries: a well-designed website, social media accounts and responsive customer service. But if you’re following a set of broad guidelines like these without considering your specific business needs, you may be missing the mark. “Not…