Super fund members need to temper their great expectations

The excellent recent investment returns of super funds have raised expectations among members that they can be sustained, but a reality check is warranted, given economic growth remains weak and interest rates are likely to stay lower for longer. The average annual return of super funds for the 10-year period ended October 31 was 7.9 per cent. Over the past year, […]

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Retailers need to adapt to changing markets, former CEO says

‘Blood on the streets’ for brick and mortar retail? Former Toys ‘R’ Us CEO Gerald Storch discusses how the retail landscape is changing. Retail is not dead, it's just transitioning. Continue Reading Below Despite recent announcements that retailers would be filing for bankruptcy or closing landmark-brick and-motor locations, former Toys 'R' Us CEO Gerald Storch said the idea of the demise of […]

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Did GameStop Need to Cut Its Dividend?

As buying video games has increasingly become an online experience, it's no secret that GameStop (NYSE: GME) has had a difficult time adjusting. However, investors are still shocked by how poorly GameStop is performing as the company's stock price crashed by as much as 40% after it reported earnings for the first quarter of 2019. Not only were its results […]

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Need export help? Here are some small business resources

Small business owners who are interested in exporting, or who need education and assistance about issues like tariffs, can get information or assistance online or from federal, state or local government agencies. A look at some of the resources: Continue Reading Below Online help: The Small Business Administration has a guide to the basics of exporting, including how to find […]

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American Employers Need to Improve in These 5 Areas, Data Shows

Many companies have shortcomings. Some don't offer ample vacation time. Others don't do a good enough job of supporting career development. If you're an employer, it's important to know what areas you're falling down in to avoid losing talent when better opportunities present themselves. To this end, financial technology company Self Lender enlisted the help of OnePoll to ask 2,000 […]

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We need Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s plan to forgive student loan debt and save middle class

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently released a game-changing plan to confront America’s $1.5 trillion student debt crisis, a crisis that two-thirds of voters believe is threatening our economy. Warren’s plan would cancel debt for more than 95% of the nearly 45 million Americans with student loan debt. And the plan’s investment in public higher education would ensure that we never end up […]

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