More than a month into the Premier League season, which began on 10 August, the beautiful game is continuing to surprise us. Managers are feeling the pressure to prove that their investment decisions were right during the transfer window, with both big spenders and low expenditure clubs under the spotlight. And these investment decisions are rightly under scrutiny. Premier League clubs spent 16 per cent less in the transfer window for the 2018-19 season compared to the year before, suggesting that managers are reducing their levels of risk-taking. This continues a trend that has been developing over the last decade, highlighted in Moneyfarm’s recent report on the business of football. Read more: Why Fifa and Premier League are at odds over agents' fees The perfect strategy? he questions that we ask of football managers’ financial behaviour are very similar to those that we ask ourselves when we’re investing. The clubs that invest the most – in the form of … [Read more...] about Invest like a Premier League football manager – are you conservative, an explorer or a pioneer?
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There are countless resources available to help you learn the fundamentals of investing. This week,Â Black Enterprise shares the top five investing rules for women. Today’s tip: Educate Yourself. Tamela Finney, 27 (Photo Courtesy of Tamela Finney) Tamela Finney became interested in real estate investing six years ago as she quietly listened to her male colleagues discuss their investments over lunch. Finney wanted more information, so she borrowed a book from her manager that he’d once mentioned, Buy Low, Rent Smart, Sell High: Real Estate Investing for the Long Run (Kaplan Business; $18.95). A few weeks after reading it, she closed on a two-bedroom house in Macon, Georgia, for $60,000. Not long after, she bought a second two-bedroom house, this time with her father’s help, for $50,000. Both homes were owned by elderly people who were eager to sell. Finney, 27, rents out both and brings in a total of $1,075 each month in rental income. Finney’s … [Read more...] about Investing Rules for Women: Educate Yourself
The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning. John Rampton Published 6:00 am CDT, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Photo: Chesnot | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Chesnot | Getty Images The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk 1 / 1 Back to Gallery You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath for a minute. You grab something to eat and then veg out in front of the TV. Next thing you know, you've just binge-watched five episodes of "Jessica Jones." While that’s OK occasionally -- we all need ways to decompress and shut down -- this isn’t a healthy habit. That’s why the most successful people in the world … [Read more...] about The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk
Kelly McLaughlin, provided by Published 9:07 am CDT, Thursday, July 26, 2018 Franklin County Sheriff's Office Leaked emails from the Columbus Police Department suggest Stormy Daniels's July 12 arrest was pre-planned. Columbus Police Det. Shana Keckley appeared to research Daniels's July 11 show before the arrest and bragged to colleagues after taking the porn star into custody. In an email from 3:50 a.m. on July 12, hours after the arrest, Keckley wrote: "You're Welcome!!!!!" Stormy Daniels's recent arrest at a Columbus, Ohio, strip club may have been pre-planned, police emails leaked by a whistleblower suggest. According to leaked emails obtained by The Fayette Advocate, Columbus Police Det. Shana Keckley appeared to research Daniels's July 11 show before the arrest and bragged to colleagues after the porn star was taken into custody. Emails from Keckley's account provided by a whistleblower show that the detective collected news stories about Daniels, video … [Read more...] about Leaked police emails suggest Stormy Daniels’s strip club arrest was ‘pre-planned’ by an officer
Professors, politicians, and prognosticators have—for years—implored the black community to “take all the money you spend on clothes, shoes, and hair, and put it into investing or starting a business.” Equity crowdfunding provides a new opportunity do so. Many statements about black consumerism are based on a flawed premise. Black people are starting businesses. In fact, African Americans are more likely to start a business than any other community in the United States Black millennials are even more interested in entrepreneurship than past generations, and black women are the fastest growing group of U.S. business owners in the past 20 years. As the U.S. rate of entrepreneurship has declined in the past 30 years, entrepreneurial activity in the African American community has increased. The problem is access to capital. Black entrepreneurs start businesses, but—often—do not have access to the capital necessary to market … [Read more...] about The Best New Way for African Americans to Invest In or Start a Business: Equity Crowdfunding