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Fingerprint Money
It’s time to put on your tinfoil hat. The conspiracy theorists who have been warning about the New World Order forcing a one-world currency are going to be screaming soon enough that they were right. While that’s premature, it’s interesting to see what’s being tested in Japan right now.
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Cashless Society
In Sweden, apps and plastic rule. The country is on the bleeding edge of the cashless society model and those on both sides of the fence are converging on the European country to voice their support and concerns. If it works the way it’s supposed to work, will other countries start adopting the concept?
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Bernie Sanders Hillary Clinton Socialism
There was a time not too long ago when socialism was a concept akin to communism. It didn’t make sense to the vast majority of Americans to take as much as possible from the rich and use it to fund the poor while moving the middle class to the edge of poverty. The thinking was...
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Get smart with data
Seat-of-the-pants decision-making just got tougher.  Not that anyone’s intuition or gut-instincts have suddenly failed them, but because their competitors are utilizing better tools to make those same decisions. Smart dealers are utilizing analytics and data to make decisions based on reality rather than their perception of reality.
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Puerto Rico
While most of the economic world was focused on Greece’s near-collapse and China’s financial woes, little Puerto Rico was stuck trying to pay off a $72 billion debt load. They could not. Their payment was missed. They will have to default.
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Sharp Televisions
After struggling to keep up with competitor innovations and a challenging television sales market, Japanese electronics maker Sharp is exiting the Americas. It will sell it’s plant in Mexico as well as it’s brand in the United States.
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Yanis Varoufakis
Before the Greek government agreed to their creditors’ demands, there were plans in the works to switch the currency exchange from the euro in a “flick of a button.” The man with his finger on the button, former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, is awaiting treason charges despite claims that his plan was approved by Prime...
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Millennials
To truly understand the future, you have to look at the current. When it comes to business and work, the future leaders are the Millennials and the current or near-future leaders are Generation Z. If we take a look at the differences between the two age groups, you have gain a comprehension of how things...
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Engaged Employees
It’s pretty much a no-brainer to say that happy employees are better for a company. What about more engaged employees? Does engagement promote happiness? Does it build satisfaction? Does it improve the bottom line? The answer, according to the infographic below, is “yes.”
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Female Entrepreneur
Women have been a powerful part of the business world for several decades. It hasn’t always been like this, though. There was a time before most of our readers were born when women couldn’t readily expect to get a good job, let alone build their own business. Things have changed and today, women have just...
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