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Financial advisers say clients often overestimate their tolerance for risk. But data suggest it’s really financial advisers who become more nervous than they expected when markets become volatile. more
Change is coming. Got fear or joy? Got worry or positive anticipation? Putting your head in the sand, or headed to the beach to relax and plan? When you feel or fear that some form of change is coming, you have to define … more
In 2005, Rhode Island enacted an identity-theft protection law, which remained unchanged for the past decade. Over that time, rapidly changing technologies and devious schemes by hackers have posed greater identity-theft risks to Rhode Islanders. … more
The twin shocks of the massacre in Tunisia and the financial meltdown in Greece have sent tourism shares sharply lower. The industry has grown increasingly resilient in recent years, however, and it probably will recover relatively quickly. That … more
A good friend gave me a book about building your business through referrals. The author believes, "The best marketing strategy is to be referable." He is correct. He writes, "Referability means that your very best clients and customers are … more
One of the biggest concerns of businesses these days is meeting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. This is because the legislation is huge, more than 20,000 pages and growing, complex and ever changing. Among the most … more
How much would you pay for an egg? Fifty cents? Two dollars? How about $6,000? That's how much it cost one restaurant in Newport Beach, California, which refused to honor a customer's request. The money wasn't lost through legal action or … more
Several weeks ago, I used this column to share lessons I learned from my parents in recognition of Mother's Day and Father's Day. My intention was to honor mothers and fathers everywhere for the wisdom they impart to their children. The … more
The book, titled "America's Twelve Master Salesmen," was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953. The book was based on the fact that each one of these master salesmen had one extremely powerful overriding principle or … more
The book, titled "America's Twelve Master Salesmen," was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953. Yes, there were women in the book, but in those days, "men" was the universal gender. Today, it's quite the opposite. The book … more
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