We've all been guilty of being swayed by the hype that surrounds fashionable items. The iPhone X is a perfect example of that. Unphased by the £1,000 price tag, fans pledged their money before the new phone even hit the shelves, while thousands camped outside Apple stores on the day of its release. But let’s consider for a second that instead of buying the latest iPhone, you spent that money buying shares in the company instead. We asked for figures from the Share Centre to show much better off you could be. Apple of my i... Phone Having recently been crowned the most valuable company in the world, Apple is a perfect example of how buying shares could work in your favour. Say, rather than buying the first ever iPhone in 2007, you had purchased $500 of Apple shares instead. Today, those same shares would be worth more than $4,500 – nine times the original investment. And if that wasn’t enough, you would have also scooped up dividend income of $300 along the way … [Read more...] about Buy the company or the product? Consumers understand their favourite brands, so they should buy shares in the firm
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The most important lesson: Don't rush a rebrand. Ryan Coon Published 1:00 pm CDT, Friday, August 17, 2018 Photo: Astrakan Images | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Astrakan Images | Getty Images How to Make Your Rebrand Boring (In a Good Way) 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Ever heard something described as "never boring"? This is usually code for "things are constantly going wrong and I am constantly scrambling to fix them." While that can make for good TV, it's not what we wanted when we decided to rebrand our company last fall. Related: Why You Should Launch a Brand, Not a Product To be clear: I didn't want our new brand to be boring; I wanted the process of conversion to be boring. Predictable. Secure. No down time. No broken links. No death plummet in organic traffic. Here's how I got what … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Rebrand Boring (In a Good Way)
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Apothecarry Brands CEO Whitney Beatty bet her home and high-paying job that consumers would want luxury cannabis storage. Cynthia Salarizadeh Published 2:32 pm, Thursday, June 21, 2018 Photo: Cynthia Salarizadeh Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Cynthia Salarizadeh She Doesn't Think Your Weed Should Be Stored In a Shoebox 1 / 1 Back to Gallery What got you into the cannabis industry? I had a 15-year career working in entertainment--but a couple of things changed my trajectory. First, I was diagnosed with anxiety. It was a life-altering experience for me, I went from sitting at my desk, with shortness of breath and heart palpitations, to racing myself to the emergency room, pretty sure that I was going to die of a heart attack. Thankfully, I was able to find a CBD THC regimen that worked for me. I … [Read more...] about She Doesn’t Think Your Weed Should Be Stored In a Shoebox
The "Lifetime Isa", which has been available since April, is a new option for those who want to save up to buy their first home or build a retirement savings pot. The Lifetime Isa effectively replaces the Help to Buy Isa, which was introduced in December 2015 to help those who wanted to buy their first property with a 25pc government boost on contributions of up to £200 a month. Many experts say the Lifetime Isa is an improvement: the Government still pays a bonus of 25pc but on a more generous annual allowance of £4,000 a year. But there are some catches. We've outlined everything you need to know about the new Lifetime Isa, including the companies that offer them, below. Who can save into a Lifetime Isa and how much can they save? You can open the account if you are aged 18 or over and less than 40. You can save up to £4,000 per year. The Government will then contribute £1 for every £4 – so … [Read more...] about Lifetime Isas: how do they work and who offers them?