• Using Your Weekend for Continuing Education

    2 monthes ago - By RIS Media

    The most successful real estate professionals have one thing in common: they never stop learning. Working in such a rapidly changing industry means that you, too, must continue to change. Looking to add to your technology toolbox? Learn a second language to better work with international clients? Up your social media game? If you have big ideas for continuing education, but are short on time during the week, turn to the weekend. Below are a few tips to help:
    Find the right fit. Do you need a teacher to hold you accountable? Do you prefer online or in-person courses? Before signing up for a...
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  • Barclays is teaming up with a startup online lender - and it points to a growing trend for banks

    Barclays is teaming up with a startup online lender - and it points to a growing trend for banks

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Barclays has taken a stake in and partnered with UK SME lender MarketInvoice.
    It is one of a number of recent partnerships between established banks and fintech startups.
    Banks used to either buy or build new products and services but are increasingly favouring partnerships, realising they can't be experts at everything.
    LONDON - Not so long ago, most banks took one of two approaches when launching new products and services: build or buy.
    Increasingly, however, there's a third way: partner.
    Barclays announced on Thursday that it has taken a stake in online small business lender...
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  • Basically, no one is using bitcoin to buy things

    Basically, no one is using bitcoin to buy things

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Even though bitcoin is more widely known, fewer people are using it to purchase goods and services.
    If you're one of the many people who have bought bitcoin, it's quite unlikely that you've actually used it to buy things. The digital currency, which many evangelists hoped would become a transnational replacement for fiat currency, is being used less and less often to buy and sell things, according to Bloomberg.
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