Understanding the global economy: market trends of 2015

The market trends of 2015 are largely driven by events that occurred last year. Those events will continue to shape the economic and market trends as they unfold this year. So what are some of the trends that we will see this year?

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Avoid a Debt Cycle of Payday Loans

Many people turn to payday loans as a small loan to get to their next pay check. Unfortunately, over 80% of payday loans rollover causing a revolving loan, much like credit cards, but with much larger consequences. These consequences are so large that many jurisdictions are instituting legislation to protect consumers against these predatory and usurious loans.

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A Snapshot of the Asian Economy: Singapore

More than thousands of years ago the continent of Asia had the most developed economy in the world. In fact, more than two thirds of the world’s entire output depended on Asian countries. Of course, with the industrial revolution and the rise of the U.S. along with Western Europe, Asia suffered a great impact, bringing its output to only one fifth.

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7 Rookie Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make (And How to Avoid Them)

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On this Cyber Monday, I wanted to share an important article from my dear friend and trusted IP lawyer Rachel Rodgers. Having been in business for 18 years, and worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs, I have either lived through or seen just about every mistake you can make in business. The legal mistakes can be especially egregious, and costly.

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