Technology / Social Media

  • The Institute Of Financial Wellness: America’s First Multi-Media Financial Education Network
    The Institute Of Financial Wellness: America’s First Multi-Media Financial Education Network

    As more Americans seek financial help, a team of industry leaders is introducing a first-of-a-kind solution: unbiased financial education, resources, and services all Americans can use and enjoy

    At a time when public awareness and the need for a solid financial position have reached all-time highs, a nationally noted team is introducing a new platform to provide what's been missing: unbiased, engaging, fact-based financial education, resources, and services for every American. The Institute of Financial Wellness is the first multi-media platform providing free…
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  • Ransomeware Readiness & Recovery
    Ransomeware Readiness & Recovery

    8 Do’s and Don’t’s

    by Bryce Austin

    Stopping ransomware includes three key areas: Cybersecurity hygiene of your employees, proper practices by your IT department, and your data backup strategy. Here are 8 ways to prevent a ransomware attack, and 8 ways to recover from an attack if you fall victim to one:
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  • A Hybrid Approach To Building A Startup
    A Hybrid Approach To Building A Startup

    The most successful startups mix business and friendship to build teams

    Finding the right team is critical for a startup's success and most aren't taking the right approach, finds research from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. With the right strategy – a mix that has founders both liking each other due to shared values and experiences and having the proper complementary…
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  • Long Term Care Market Revenue To Cross USD 1.61 Trillion By 2027
    Long Term Care Market Revenue To Cross USD 1.61 Trillion By 2027

    Out-of-pocket segment in the long term care market will account for USD 491 billion by 2027 owing to the growing influx of private health insurers and increasing preference private LTC insurance services

    The long term care market size is anticipated to record a valuation of USD 1.61 Trillion by 2027, according to the most recent study by Global Market Insights Inc.
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  • What Will The Future Of Work Look Like?
    What Will The Future Of Work Look Like?

    IDC FutureScape provides their top 10 predictions

    The Future of Work predictions from International Data Corporation (IDC) signal an enduring adoption of hybrid work models by a majority of G2000 organizations, supported by broad adoption of automation and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) technologies.
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  • The Heartbeat Of U.S. Economy
    The Heartbeat Of U.S. Economy

    Small and midsized businesses seeking an all-in-one financial operations solution

    Bill.com (NYSE:BILL), a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates back-office financial processes for small and midsized businesses (SMBs), released a new survey today that found that a vast majority (80%) of SMBs feel that what they are doing today to manage their financial operations does not meet their needs. A significant…
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  • Cybercriminals Don’t Discriminate By Age
    Cybercriminals Don’t Discriminate By Age

    Grandparents targeted by ransomware, young adults by TikTok scams

    New research from Avast (LSE: AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy, today revealed that older and younger generations are being targeted by different online threats based on the primary device that they use to go online.
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  • Workplace Benefits Brokers Demanding Better Technology
    Workplace Benefits Brokers Demanding Better Technology

    Research points to brokers embracing the role of advocate but stymied by legacy systems

    A new survey of workplace benefits brokers conducted by Wellfleet and EIS reveals that while brokers are increasingly embracing their roles as advocates for employer clients, they find themselves in an uphill battle with legacy technology. This is important because technology is the No. 1 reason brokers will recommend a carrier to a client.
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  • Ransomeware Readiness & Recovery
    Ransomeware Readiness & Recovery

    8 Do’s and Don’t’s

    by Bryce Austin

    There were seven people seated around the table: The CEO, the VP, the CFO, the Special Agent from the FBI, the owner, the forensics technician, and the company’s CISO (Chief Information Security Officer). “Don’t pay” was the CEO’s vote. Same for the VP.
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  • Left To Their Own Devices, Capital Markets Cannot Save The Planet
    Left To Their Own Devices, Capital Markets Cannot Save The Planet

    Despite attracting a wall of money, capital markets are failing to price in climate risks due to policy confusion and a lack of clarity on financial impact

    Based on interviews with almost 100 leaders from large investment houses and pension plans with $34.5 trillion of assets, the “Can capital markets help save the planet?” survey found that only 14% of respondents believed equities are currently pricing in climate risks. The corresponding figure for alternative investments was 11%, and for bonds, 8%.
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  • Securities-Based Lending Expected To Grow 20% Plus By Year-End
    Securities-Based Lending Expected To Grow 20% Plus By Year-End

    Digitization is enabling expansion of SBL to retail wealth

    Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global Fintech leader, has published the 2021 Securities-Based Lending Survey Report, reflecting the views of the company's securities-based lending (SBL) customer base. The customers, representing over $100B in securities-backed lines of credit, project significant growth in the year ahead as well as expansion of SBL into retail wealth.
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  • Financial Services Look To Invest More In AI, Ecosystems, & Blockchain
    Financial Services Look To Invest More In AI, Ecosystems, & Blockchain

    Client expectations, experiences are driving advisor engagement

    Talkdesk®, Inc., the global customer experience leader for customer-obsessed companies, today released its newest research report on the financial services and insurance (FSI) industry, “Emerging technologies and the rise of client experience (CX) in financial services.”
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  • Open Enrollment Opens The Door For Scammers
    Open Enrollment Opens The Door For Scammers

    Scammers continue to capitalize on American hardships left behind by the pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic left many Americans unemployed — and uninsured. To give people a chance to sign up for health care coverage, the U.S. federal government has opened Medicare.gov from October 15, 2021 – December 7, 2021. Healthcare.gov is open from November 1, 2021 to January 15, 2021. Unfortunately, scammers often see open enrollments as…
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