The USA Patriot Act and Sarbanes-Oxley have forever altered the already complex world of regulatory compliance in banking. Adhering to these more stringent regulations does not have to conflict with nurturing good customer relations or improving customer retention. Rather, you must present compliance as a service to your customers; and your tellers, platform professionals and […]

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Millions of European citizens find themselves in a fantasyland of “wanting to keep things the way they were” even as the fundamentals of the European style of government continue to crumble. Europe simply cannot have things the way they were. Nevertheless, millions of residents of “Old Europe,” in particular France, Germany, Italy, and Spain, refuse […]

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Singapore is a popular choice for wealthy individuals looking for a safe and secure offshore account for their personal assets and investments. It is also considered to be a favorable jurisdiction for incorporation of international businesses because of its favorable tax laws and business-friendly policies. Singapore is considered by many as an ideal place to […]

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Despite the rosy spin that our government is putting on the US economy getting better, are facts pointing at a scenario of continued struggle, with some rocky times ahead? Printing trillions of dollars has temporarily pushed stocks to an all-time high, and the reported unemployment rate has dropped to under eight percent. But is this […]

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A serial entrepreneur is an individual who starts mainly multiple upwardly mobile enterprises and moves on to the next, either when a new management team takes control, or if the enterprise becomes lifestyle in nature. Because serial entrepreneurs have experience with multiple enterprises, they tend to be bigger risk takers than those that have started […]

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