Category: Small Business

The Best Way to Teach Kids About Money? Slip It Into Math and English Classes

The Best Way to Teach Kids About Money? Slip It Into Math and English Classes

A global consensus is forming around how to teach kids about money in school. The answer: Embed personal finance lessons in the courses they already take. That’s the approach in the U.K., which this...

Three Rules to Higher Social Security Benefits

Three Rules to Higher Social Security Benefits

English: Scanned image of author’s US Social Security card. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Social Security benefit provisions are so devilishly complex that I’ve come to believe that Satan, himself, had a hand in their construction. ...

Why Mergers Kill Customer Value

Why Mergers Kill Customer Value

The M&A season is underway. Dell is looking at a $24 billion private equity deal that will privatize the company. Berkshire Hathaway is looking to buy H. J. Heinz, the ketchup brand, for $23 billion. Liberty...

Drinking The KoolAid At Google’s ‘Take Your Parents To Work Day’

Drinking The KoolAid At Google’s ‘Take Your Parents To Work Day’

Drinking The KoolAid At Google’s ‘Take Your Parents To Work Day’ 285 Google parents attended the New York event in February.“I’m here to thank you for your crazy genius parenting,” said Andy Berndt, the...

Want Higher Productivity? Stop Treating Employees Like Children

Want Higher Productivity? Stop Treating Employees Like Children

You could get a lot more done if your employees would just get off the Internet and get to work, right? Some estimate that time spent not working results in $130 billion (with a...

Is Samsung Developing A Companion Smartwatch For Galaxy S IV?

Is Samsung Developing A Companion Smartwatch For Galaxy S IV?

In the technology rumor mill, the existence of a potential iWatch is impossible to ignore, but will Samsung beat Apple to this wearable tech party? On Friday morning, alleged screenshots of the OS powering a Samsung Galaxy...

Icahn: I Believe In Herbalife, Squeezing Ackman Is A Bonus

Icahn: I Believe In Herbalife, Squeezing Ackman Is A Bonus

  On Wednesday, Bill Ackman thanked fellow hedge fund managers Daniel Loeb and Carl Icahn for bringing more attention to Herbalife by going against his massive short position in the multi-level marketing firm. Icahn returned the favor on CNBC Friday, a...