CLO pioneer James Dondero talks about minority home ownership
Mar22

CLO pioneer James Dondero talks about minority home ownership

James Dondero is one of the pioneers of the collateralized loan obligation industry. He was instrumental in putting together some of the earliest CLO deals, which gave the industry an early legitimacy and proved the concept, long before Wall St. had really gotten a taste of the product’s addictive lure. However, like Lou Ranieri and some other early pioneers of the industry, he was increasingly horrified as some of the abuses of...

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Is Renting a House Really Worth it?
Mar22

Is Renting a House Really Worth it?

Most people want to buy a home from the moment they first start thinking about it. This can be due to a variety of reasons. Some people just really want a garden of their own, or they want space to try out all those amazing interior design ideas and DIYs you see on the internet. With your own home, you get to hang art on the walls without having to use glue or something else that is equally temporary. According to...

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How to Stay Safe When Donating Online
Mar22

How to Stay Safe When Donating Online

Do you donate money to charities online? Online donations are fast, easy, and convenient ways to give money, but there are certain risks you must be aware of and educated about. Sites like dial2donate.org and others have some useful tips and tricks to help you stay safe when giving online. Know Who You are Donating To If you’re giving money to a charity, always know for sure what the charity is. This applies whether you are donating...

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What is ERP software?
Feb28

What is ERP software?

In business, efficiency is key. As digital continues to dominate, businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on software to streamline processes, which ultimately saves time and money. One such solution is ERP software — but what is it and how does it benefit businesses? Datawright explains more:   What is ERP software? ERP software stands for Enterprise Resource Planning software. As an integrated business management solution,...

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Preparing for Retirement? Don’t Forget to do These Things
Feb19

Preparing for Retirement? Don’t Forget to do These Things

As a small business owner, or even as an employee, you probably already know that you should be preparing for retirement. It is unrealistic to think that you will be able to go on doing what you do for an infinite amount of time. While it may seem that retirement is a long way off, it’s just over the horizon, no matter how old you are. There are many ways to prepare to enjoy your golden years. If you are already preparing for that...

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Three Excellent Cars for Businessmen
Feb06

Three Excellent Cars for Businessmen

As a successful entrepreneur, you want to drive a luxurious supercar. Sure, these cars are really expensive and you need to take that in count when you plan to buy one, but after all, you work hard to play hard, right? And every businessman has a car like these ones in his garage. There are lots of high-technology vehicles available and in this post I’m going to list my favorite ones. Here are my top three supercars.   BMW...

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Business 101: Creating The Perfect Product
Jan27

Business 101: Creating The Perfect Product

Are you starting a business that makes and sells products? If so, then you will find this article incredibly useful. In it, we will discuss how you can create the perfect product. Believe it or not, it’s a lot easier than you might think, all you have to do is follow three simple tips: (Link: http://bit.ly/2kpv0sM) Make It Demandable Arguably the main thing to remember when creating a product is that you make something that’s...

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How To Keep Your Restaurant’s Extractor Fan Clean
Jan25

How To Keep Your Restaurant’s Extractor Fan Clean

If you work in the restaurant or catering industry, chances are you have an extractor fan system in the kitchen. Just like home kitchen extractor fans, these are designed to eliminate the build-up of grease, steam and heat in the kitchen. The filters work to protect against grease deposition, but smaller particles do pass through the ductwork system, building up over time and posing a fire and hygiene risk. While your kitchen staff...

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Thank You, Come Again: Tips For Success In Retail
Jan24

Thank You, Come Again: Tips For Success In Retail

(Pixabay) While it may not be the fastest way to make your fortune, there’s certainly a lot of promise in opening up a small retail outlet as your first business venture. Retail may not be the most complex niche you can go into, but it’s definitely not easy to make a success out of a small store. Here are a few general tips for success in retail.   Location, Location, Location (Geograph)   This is not only a golden rule in...

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How to Divorce-Proof Your Business
Jan19

How to Divorce-Proof Your Business

Would you believe that 6 out of every 10 business owners have no plan in place in case their business should get tied up in a divorce? Since the results of a divorce on a business can have a major financial impact, it’s foolhardy to ignore the potential problem unless you’ve always been and always will be single. During hard times, such as the recession we’re now experiencing, divorce rates tend to climb. However,...

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