Month: January 2016

After the First Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve has started the process of raising interest rates, in line with ongoing improvement in U.S. economic conditions. The path for subsequent interest rate increases, however, is likely to be shallow compared with past tightening cycles. This reflects in part growing evidence that the new normal for interest rates is lower than in… Continue Reading


Perhaps one of the most universally talked about topics of our time is PRIVACY… brought to the forefront by Edward Snowden the former NSA contract employee who handed over thousands of documents revealing a massive US government surveillance program. Do you know what your rights are when it comes to privacy? History buffs will tell… Continue Reading

Are you making the #1 mistake networking face to face and on LinkedIn?

If I had a pound, euro, dollar or yen for each person that has had an epiphany when I have explained this I could have retired. We all go to networking events and onto LinkedIn looking to meet clients or partners, starting to build those long term relationships that are both profitable and critical to… Continue Reading