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Tips for Building Your Brand

Tips for Building Your Brand

Developing a personal brand means to create a mark that symbolizes your career or your name. You can then use this association to express your values, character and/or abilities. Many people mistakenly think that only well-known product sellers need a brand. However,...
Microinsurance and the Rise of Micro Industries

Microinsurance and the Rise of Micro Industries

Insurance has long been seen as a costly endeavor for those struggling to make ends meat and is often one of the first things to be cut out of the budget when push comes to shove. Families would rather keep the lights on and keep food on the table in the present than...
The Importance of Bridging the Tech Gap in Africa

The Importance of Bridging the Tech Gap in Africa

In Africa, the accessibility to both technology and quality education is limited. Even when technology is provided through philanthropic means, such as the “One Laptop Per Child” program, that doesn’t translate to improved education. Children...
Microfinance Success Stories

Microfinance Success Stories

Microfinance transforms lives, families, and communities by providing economic opportunities to people who are underserved by traditional and government-based business lending programs. That being said, it can sometimes be hard for people who aren’t involved in the...
Understanding the Nigerian & Chinese Currency Swap

Understanding the Nigerian & Chinese Currency Swap

In April 2018, Nigeria and China entered into a multibillion dollar deal in hopes of improving currency liquidity between the two nations and reducing dependence on the American dollar. The currency swap, worth about $2.5 billion in US dollars, has been in the works...
Fintech Companies Changing How We Transfer Money

Fintech Companies Changing How We Transfer Money

Investors are flocking to the fintech industry as they see the rapid rise of opportunity in the sector. Smart money sees that how consumers transfer money in the future will inevitably change. Consumers already show preferences for mobile payments and digital wallets,...