Author: Sammy Bravo

The Worst Store Credit Card Offers of the Season

The Worst Store Credit Card Offers of the Season

This time of year, you can hardly stroll past a store or log onto a retailer’s website without getting bombarded with offers for special financing via that merchant’s proprietary credit card. Many of them...

Record Crowds over Weekend, But Spending Declined

Record Crowds over Weekend, But Spending Declined

Retailers got Americans into stores during the start to the holiday shopping season. Now, they’ll need to figure out how to get them to actually shop. Target, Macy’s and other retailers offered holiday discounts...

YouTube App Now Available On 3DS

YouTube App Now Available On 3DS

You’re probably at no shortage of outlets to watch YouTube videos, but in case you want or need another, you can now download the YouTube app for the 3DS. Teased in a recent Nintendo...

Cyber Monday: Life imitating hype

Cyber Monday: Life imitating hype

Cyber Monday is finally living up to its name. When it started in 2005, the first Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend was only the 10th busiest day of the year for online sales, according...

Bulls look for new market highs in December

Bulls look for new market highs in December

It was an incredible November for stocks in what’s been an amazing year for the market. Will the rally continue in December? The Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq both ended November with...

SEC expands probe into overseas hiring by U.S. banks

SEC expands probe into overseas hiring by U.S. banks

The SEC is broadening a probe into the overseas hiring practices of U.S. banks, according to a person familiar with the matter. At issue: Did the banks give jobs to friends and family of...

Awaiting The Arrival Of Promised Next-Gen Features

Awaiting The Arrival Of Promised Next-Gen Features

There is something you may have heard a number of writers saying over the past month or so. We’ve been warning that both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are “coming in hot.” What...

In U.S., Black Friday About Deals; In Brazil, Black Friday About Fraud

In U.S., Black Friday About Deals; In Brazil, Black Friday About Fraud

Brazil doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving. But it does celebrate another form of giving; uniquely American in its frenetic, media frenzied salute to the holidays: good ole Black Friday. Sadly, not all that original outside of...

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

For all the time executives spend concerned about physical strength and health, when it comes down to it, mental strength can mean even more. Particularly for entrepreneurs, numerous articles talk about critical characteristics of...

The Biggest Failure Of All? Never Trying

The Biggest Failure Of All? Never Trying

I have written a lot about failure.  I am in favor of it. Not the kind of failure where you bet everything on one roll of the dice and lose. That kind of failure is...