Communication. With the mention of that word, what is the first thing that comes into your head? Is it simply talking to someone? What about sending them a letter in the post, or sending them a text message? Or is it waving at somebody or giving them the rude middle finger?
Communication is such a vital part of our everyday lives and it comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes and its form will greatly vary. Read more
Welcome back to; At what point does it become a scam?
In the first part of this article series, we discussed the predatory practices of pyramid schemes and multi-level marketing companies and in the previous part, the topic was about the national lottery; its abysmal odds and questionable practices regarding their advertising and marketing strategies. Read more
Each year we get to see all sorts of different advances and innovations being made across every kind of industry. Especially an industry as hot as FinTech, where even the traditional banks are trying to stay ahead of the curve of their competitors with modern digital applications and platforms.
As time advances, the convenience and digital security of banks become increasingly important for its users, as being able to manage your finances from anywhere in the world at a moments notice is now something that a lot of people have to come to expect and rely on. Read more
Scams are committed every single day to somebody somewhere in the world at just about any given time. Whether it’s in person or online, conmen or women are people that you still have to keep an eye out for.
Sometimes it’s just one person who’s trying to scam you, sometimes it’s a small team and other times it can be a large company. Read more
Have you ever heard of the saying “Small things can lead to big changes”? What about “Rome wasn’t built in a day”, surely, you’ve heard of the latter saying. But how often do you notice the small steps that are taken when in process of changing or working on something? In order to make big changes in our life, it’s always easier to take those small steps and complete the little milestones before deciding to tackle the big change. Read more
Smartphones have become a very large part of our everyday lives. With the inclusion of downloadable apps, they can be everything from our alarm clocks to our source of entertainment and I mean just about everything!
With the modern smartphone and their access to the internet from just about everywhere, we have a lifetime’s worth of knowledge in our hands. Read more
It’s not hard for most of us to take the technology that we have for granted. Everything is usually within arm’s reach, being either on our mobile phones or on our computers. The banking apps that we have on our mobiles are always updated with the aim of making our lives more convenient and when the times where a more important issue requires us to visit the local bank, it’s usually just a quick visit not too far away. Read more
You’ve probably heard of the term “The House always wins”. A saying that stemmed from casinos and places of gambling due to the fact that in the long run, they always win. The house always wins because at the end of the day casinos are still businesses and need to keep making a profit in order to keep the lights on. Read more
If you’ve ever needed to send money abroad, then you’ve probably used or at least thought of using Western Union. They have quite a large presence in the field along with a solid user-base that frequently uses their services. So, just how and where did it all start and how relevant are Western Unions’ services today compared to all the different online solutions that we now have available to us. Read more
The last global economic crisis was in 2008 and a decade has since passed. The subprime mortgage market in the USA lead to a full-blown international banking crisis that would take the world just over a year to recover. Read more