Entrepreneurs and the Retirement Trap

The dream of running your own business can be a powerful one. Unfortunately, it sometimes blinds people to the world’s ugly realities.

The odds of success aren’t great, of course — but even first time entrepreneurs know that on some level. Startlingly few of the ones who do make it think forward to their golden years, however, which could present a big problem when they’re ready to retire.

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Technology Is Changing How Consumers Spend and Save

You never see disruption coming. Often you don’t even realize when you’re in the middle of it.

The banking crisis of the last few years has certainly changed the way people think about their money, but even before that things were starting to change. Some people believe at this point conditions are ripe for a full-scale paradigm shift in the way consumers spend and save money.

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