Interviewed by Mint.com: Expert Interview with Kenneth Dickson on Investment Basics

Last week Mint.com published an interview they did with me! If you’re interested in learning about Stock, Being an Entrepreneur, or finding out about the current economic situation, you can keep reading my interview… “If you’re new to investing, it can be tempting to panic or celebrate over stock market fluctuations or the never-ending pool of so-called experts… Read More »

How Monitoring Across Platforms Makes a Difference

Companies that are wholeheartedly dedicated to success understand the importance of cross-platform monitoring. The number of devices available that customers can use to view media is not only growing, but evolving as new technology arises. The days of simply watching TV programs without having opportunities to interact with other fans and the stars of the show are long… Read More »

Additional (overlooked) Tips on Internet Security

Recently two of my accounts were hacked from Turkey while I was asleep. I’m not sure exactly what was looked at, what was copied without my knowledge, or what additional damage there was. Ever since then I’ve become a tad paranoid about online security, Edward Snowden’s revelations notwithstanding. But there are a couple of steps that I’ve taken… Read More »

Do business or study business? Why an MBA could help you!

A master’s in business administration provides many opportunities for recent graduates to find lucrative careers in a wide range of industries. Business administration is a college major that prepares students for jobs in the private sector and public sector. It is one of the top-rated, marketable degrees that employers want most. Many employers are searching for people who… Read More »

The Virgin’s Lessons in Buying Stocks like it’s 1998 – 5 Lessons You Need to Know

So what did we learn? Doing this post, I’m afraid I’m just going to use Excel screenshots, rather than copying & pasting all those numbers. There really is too much room for errors! Lesson #1 Picking a basket of reasonable stocks is a sound idea, esp. if you are picking from a quality grouping. It doesn’t protect you… Read More »

Where does THAT entrepreneurial spirit come from? How does it affect you?

Entrepreneurship is a rewarding pursuit. It is vaunted by many as the height of accomplishment. Choosing successful investments and guiding projects with potential into their own as full-fledged businesses is a fantastic challenge that can pay big dividends. However, there are high barriers to entry. You need at least a little money to start, and you need to… Read More »

1998: My First Year in Stocks: Batch 1

1998 was my first time to buy real stocks, and how exciting it was! I’d tune into CNBC Power Lunch night after night, read up on the latest theories, visit MotleyFool, and read quite a few tomes, cover to cover. Now, I thought, who’d want to do any ‘paper trading’ when you can buy the real things? Mmm,… Read More »

Advertising: Is NewsMax just a scam? or is it legit?

I ended up on a NewsMax website widget, clicked through to the stories and found out that it was for advertisement. I t then tried to remote load some png image from a third-party site. What was worse: the video instant played, so then I tried to click on the category tags above, only to find that each… Read More »

3 Benefits of Using an E-commerce Service for Your Small Business

Owning and operating a small business can be stressful. If you’d like to take your business online, but aren’t sure where to begin, it may be time to consider an e-commerce service. These providers help you set up a storefront, manage your inventory, and communicate with your customers — all from one easy-to-use interface.   Let’s take a… Read More »