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10 Tips for Building a Successful Consulting Business

Written by 9rules Blog on December 6, 2016

Discussing plan

Discussing plan

Consulting is a dream for many entrepreneurs. It offers the flexibility of being your own boss as well as being in charge of some big changes within a business setting. You can help businesses grow to their full potential and flourish. There’s a lot of satisfaction that comes from such a job. However, starting a consulting business is difficult to say the least. Networking and finding great clients is one of the hardest parts, not to mention the challenge of maintaining a powerful reputation.

Most people looking to build a consulting business do so under the assumption that they need several years of experience to do the job right. Though this is true most of the time, there are some consultants who get their starts early on. (more…)

How Fintech Powers Business Funding

Written by David Seah on September 13, 2016

Around the world, an increasing number of consumers and business owners are engaging with fintech. In the United States, by 2015, nearly a fifth of people had adopted and were actively using at least two components of the fintech ecosystem regularly, and that share is only continuing to grow every month. Where fintech truly has the opportunity to revolutionize, however, is in the word of business lending where companies are opening up sustainable, easy and fast funding to a whole new crop of business owners. (more…)

How an MBA Can Help Veterans [Infographic]

Written by Scrivs on May 9, 2016

An infographic looking at how an MBA can help veterans.


Via: Norwich University Online

How to Thrive on a Restricted Income

Written by David Jones on April 20, 2016

Let’s talk fixed income. It is the reality for millions of people in this country. According to the NCOA:

“22% of married Social Security recipients and 47% of single recipients aged 65+ depend on Social Security for 90% or more of their income. (Social Security Administration)”

That’s just Social Security recipients over 65. That doesn’t include the Social Security disability recipients. Now add to that, the SSI recipients, state welfare program recipients, and supplemental aid programs such as food stamps. (more…)

5 Tips For Finding and Buying the Perfect New Vehicle

Written by 9rules Blog on March 30, 2016

Buying a car can be a big deal, depending on what stage or phase of your life that you’re in. But, specifically buying a new car adds a whole grip of new intrigue and anxiety into the mix if you aren’t careful, which is why there are a number of tips that you can follow to ensure that your new purchase is something that you’re happy with from start to finish.

young man buying a car

When what you want to do is find a new car, five tips in particular are going to include finding a dealership that you trust, reading about the latest car tech advancements, making a budget and keeping long-term financing in mind, brushing up on sales tactics before you even begin the search, and making sure that you take every available test drive that you can. (more…)