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footfall

How to Drive Footfall to Your Retail Store

  Bricks-and-mortar stores are reliant on foot traffic to improve their revenue. The more footfall in the area, the more likely a store will survive in the competitive retail industry. We are therefore looking at the most effective ways to drive footfall to a store, so you can surpass your...

real estate

What To Expect and Hope For In Real Estate For 2017

Ilyce Glink writes that while predicting how the real estate market will behave is never an exact science, this year could be especially difficult to predict since presidential policies are tough to foresee at this early stage. Still, plenty of market trends for the new year are much clearer. Millennials...

LendingTree Launches $50,000 Small Business Grant Contest

Small business owners face a long list of challenges, and for many the obstacle of securing financial resources needed to grow a business claims the top spot on the list. That’s the driving force behind LendingTree’s inaugural $50,000 Small Business Grant Contest, where they’ll present the winning small business a...

manufacturing

Big Manufacturing Isn’t What It Once Was

There’s a whole new economy evolving and manufacturing, as we traditionally think of it, is a shrinking part of it. Yet, we are producing more now than we ever have before. What gives? Apple’s App Store and iTunes, Google and Facebook are examples. They only sell bits, there’s nothing material...

social security

Paper Chase: Maximizing Social Security

It was a very disappointing jobs report with only 142,000 jobs created. This was well below expectations of 200,000 jobs created. Previous months were also revised lower meaning this was not an isolated event.   The unemployment rate remained at 5.1%. Auto sales are at annual sales rate of 18.2%...

leasing

Paper Chase: Leasing A Car

August new home sales were up 5.7% exceeding analysts estimates. The economy expanded at an annual rate of 3.7% in the second quarter. It was not expected to grow at that rate for the 3rd quarter. GDP is closely watched as it is the broadest measure of the economy.  ...

work

Paper Chase: Why Do We Work?

The Fed has decided to keep rates near zero. An increase was expected, but a weak global economy and low inflation were cited as reasons for keeping rates low. A hike is still expected near the end of the year.   Retail sales rose .2% percent in August, the 6th...

veterans

Paper Chase: This Is What Veterans Return To

  Housing starts numbered 1.14 million in April. That was up 20% from March and an all time high since November 2007.   There was no rate hike from the Fed coming from their June meeting stating the sluggishness from the economy was transitory. They specifically cited bad weather and...