Small Business Owner: Are You Retirement-Ready?

Retirement planning is a challenge for many Americans. More than 30 percent of small business owners are over the age of 50. So, what does the future look like for these business owners as they begin to plan their exit from the companies they are running? As a business owner, you shouldn’t…

Are these mutual funds good for long-term investment?

I have been investing Rs 5,000 per month in each of the following schemes: Mirae Asset Tax Saver Fund, DSP Tax Saver Fund, L&T Equity Fund. I have started SIP in this fund last month only. Are these good funds for long duration? –Amol Karale You should ask this question before…

Marketing Trends in 2020 That You Should Know

Learn about the hot marketing trends for 2020 and the technology driving them. Marketing in 2020 is going to be challenging and exciting. Tomorrow’s marketing trends will be shaped by the millennial market and huge leaps in technology. Businesses need to keep their ear to the ground for the latest…

Real estate body can prevent another Maradu, says Rera chief

KOCHI: The newly-formed Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Rera) will help in preventing another ‘Maradu’ situation by bringing in more transparency into the real estate sector, its chairman P H Kurian said on Friday. Kurian told reporters that the real estate sector had stayed unregulated for long and the Maradu issue…

Spillway opening takes its toll on unique small business

LONG BEACH, Miss. (WLOX) – The Bonnet Carré Spillway may have been closed months ago, but the devastating impacts of trillions of gallons of freshwater being dumped into the Mississippi Sound are still being felt. For a Long Beach business owner, it meant closing his unique shop. Where Kewl Kites once was…