The Business World Articles

  • Get Busy, Get Productive in 2017

    Get Busy, Get Productive in 2017

    by on January 23rd, 2017

    One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, especially for students, is improving productivity and time management. It may seem counter-intuitive to use technology for time management, especially when … Read More

  • My Start-up Struggles & 4 Lessons Learned

    My Start-up Struggles & 4 Lessons Learned

    by on January 18th, 2017

    I’m writing this blog post because I just simply need to vent and purge and re-calibrate. I had been having a great month due to the help of my best friend from business school! He helped me out big time last month … Read More

  • Got Damaged Credit? Your Mortgage Chances Are Improving

    Got Damaged Credit? Your Mortgage Chances Are Improving

    by on January 16th, 2017

    In the first few days of the financial crisis, attention was turned to investment banks and mortgage lenders in serious trouble. Then the foreclosure crisis took over and people lost their homes, often due to poor … Read More

  • 7 Ways to Boost Confidence Before Presentations

    7 Ways to Boost Confidence Before Presentations

    by on January 15th, 2017

    This article by Elana Goodwin is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  No matter if it’s your first presentation or your hundredth, it’s natural to have some nerves and anxiety before you stand up and make a … Read More

  • Market Trends 101: Mergers and Acquisitions, So What?

    Market Trends 101: Mergers and Acquisitions, So What?

    by on January 14th, 2017

    In this new series, I will introduce a wide variety of trends in the financial markets and provide some analysis of impacts of the trend. If you’re interested in learning more about finance, are preparing for … Read More

  • Affirmative Action Hurts

    Affirmative Action Hurts

    by on January 13th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Andy Rougeot. Affirmative action, despite its good intentions, hurts the very minority groups the policy is trying to help. It leads to lower incomes, lower graduation rates, and … Read More

  • The Case for Affirmative Action

    The Case for Affirmative Action

    by on January 12th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Orianne Montaubin. He who is different from me does not impoverish me—he enriches me. Affirmative action is a catchphrase whose use has been corrupted by politics, businesses, and … Read More

  • A New Year, A New Professional You

    A New Year, A New Professional You

    by on January 11th, 2017

    Maybe you’d like to get around to finally dropping those last 10 pounds that have been creeping up on you ever since Thanksgiving and nana’s holiday snickerdoodles re-entered your life. Perhaps you finally want to … Read More

  • What Is Student Loan Refinancing? 6 Fundamentals Everyone Should Know

    What Is Student Loan Refinancing? 6 Fundamentals Everyone Should Know

    by on January 10th, 2017

    From The Harvard University Employees Credit Union. If student loans are making you feel overwhelmed, you’re not alone. An estimated 44 million graduates across America owe a combined $1.3 trillion in student loans, … Read More

  • Holiday Debt Hangover: The Dangers of Contactless Payment

    Holiday Debt Hangover: The Dangers of Contactless Payment

    by on January 9th, 2017

    The holidays may be over, but for many they are far from forgotten. For kids, the holiday joy continues with toys and games, but for adults, the holiday hangover might not be as pleasant. In fact, according to Niro … Read More

  • HBS Startup Anomalie: Breaking with Tradition

    HBS Startup Anomalie: Breaking with Tradition

    by on January 8th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Natasha Larsen. In the United States on average, there are 2.1 million people getting married each year. The industry is worth about $54 billion in the US and $300 billion globally. … Read More

  • 4 Home Appliances Worth the Investment

    4 Home Appliances Worth the Investment

    by on January 5th, 2017

    Shopping for home appliances is overwhelming, especially when you are a new homeowner. There are hundreds of options, and every product boasts some feature that you can’t recognize and you’re not sure you’ll ever … Read More

  • 4 Money Habits Millennials Favor

    4 Money Habits Millennials Favor

    by on January 4th, 2017

    Many Millennials witnessed the aftermath of the 2007 Great Recession as they were entering the job market. Faced with a troubled economy, poor housing and job market and expensive student loans, Millennials may be more … Read More

  • 5 Great Ways to Promote Yourself over Social Media

    5 Great Ways to Promote Yourself over Social Media

    by on December 23rd, 2016

    Social media is one of the best ways for an individual, or business, to get their name out there. Networks like Twitter and Facebook allow you to interact with potentially billions of people online; sharing information … Read More