Once upon a time, marketing meant taking actions like passing out business cards and making connections through social circles. While those techniques still have their place in business, they dont tend to attract the next generation of clients. The proliferation of online shopping, not only by consumers looking to purchase entertainment but also goods and services, means that the idea of marketing a company or service has been constantly changing over the past decade.

An advisors brand is no longer about establishing a comfortable and professional workspace for client meetings; now more than ever, the way forward for advisor marketing rests in crafting the investors digital experience.


Rewards credit cards are an excellent way to get something back for your regular spending in the Houston area. Whether you are dining at one of Houstons premier restaurants or shopping for the perfect gift at The Galleria, you can use a rewards card to start building rewards points to use over the course of the year.

Cards like the PrimeWay Federal Credit Union cards that come with Rewards!* can offer favorable terms to help your money go further, like a low APR* starting at 7.49% and double rewards points on everyday purchases. Strategically charging frequent purchases on a PrimeWay Rewards! credit card, such as groceries or gas, can help you build funding for bucket-list...

(The following statement was released by the rating agency)
CHICAGO, February 24 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned a BBB-
rating to Arrow
Electronics senior notes offering. Pro forma for the issuance,
Fitchs ratings
affect $4 billion of debt including the undrawn $1.5 billion
revolving credit
facility (RCF). The Rating Outlook is Stable. A full list of
ratings follows at
the end of this release.
Arrow will use $700 million of senior notes to repay $250
million of senior
notes due Nov. 1, 2015 and for other general corporate purposes
which may
include acquisitions or further debt reduction.
The ratings and Outlook...

Our Government should lead by example. Why not use made-in-Nigeria cars as Government before depriving the average citizen the opportunity to drive a good Tokunbo car as they cannot afford new ones.

He explained that Government could introduce a scheme, whereby the new cars would be given to civil servants for them to repay in 10-20 years by withdrawing a percentage from their salaries depending on the terms of agreement. Soon, everybody would have cars and it will boost local production of cars as well as attract investors to the country because the demand is high.

Besides, he said the new policy will kick most clearing agents out of jobs as lots of Nigerians are employed in the ports...

Angela Mattison-Hurks is a believer that if you give a man a tool to go fishing, hell eat forever.

But, if you give the man the fish, hell continue to be hungry.

The former is what she spends her days doing for women returning to the community from prison.

Mattison-Hurks, founder and executive director of the Step by Step Ministry Hope Project, Inc., was beaming on a Wednesday morning as five of her clients received certificates for completing a

Credit Smart Education program, offered in partnership with CommunityWorks Carolina and financial consultant Sara Carter.

Based in Greenville the nonprofit Step by Step is a women re-entry program that helps them...

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings assigns an A- rating to the EUR550 million 1.1% senior
notes due 2023 for Tyco Electronics Group SA (TEGSA). The Long-term
Issuer Default Rating (IDR) for TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL, TE
Connectivity) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Tyco Electronics Group
SA (TEGSA), currently is A-. A full list of current ratings follows
at the end of this release.

TE Connectivity will use net proceeds for general corporate purposes.
Pro forma for the issuance and Broadband Network Solutions (BNS)
divestiture, Fitch estimates total leverage (total debt to operating

I had the privilege of working side by side with James when we were at TheStreet.com. And Im honored to call him a friend. But it wasnt until I interviewed him on my podcast So Money recently that I learned a darker side to James financial history and the money anxiety hes combatted over the years.

Heres how he explained it to mehellip;and how hes overcoming it.

What Keeps Him Up at Night

For a long time Ive had what Ill call a scarcity complex: Im always worried, or I have in the past always been worried, that Im about to go broke.

Even though thats not the case, every now and then that thought comes up.

Where It Came...


Robots, K-nex and Lego attracted hundreds of youngsters to a creative technology event in the city.

Creat-A-Con was staged at the Queens Building at De Montfort University on Saturday.

Kate Knaggs, a teacher at Roundhill Academy in Thurmaston, took her children to the event.

She said: My son Luka really enjoyed working with the materials available including Lego.

There were hundreds of primary school-aged children there in the morning.

The secondary students went along in the afternoon.

A spokesman for the organisers said: Creat-A-Con is supporting the goal of inspiring young people to take up further education...