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Cloud Computing – What does that even mean?

When you hear the term cloud computing, do you know what this term refers to? A recent survey by Citrix Systems revealed that most people believe cloud computing to be one of the following: related to weather, pillows, drugs, and even toilet paper. Over half of survey participants claim they do not use cloud computing; however, any Internet user who buys …

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Colonel Harland Sanders, Gene Simmons, Charles Ives & Homer Plessy – What do they all have in common?

The answer: they all sold life insurance at some point in their life. Before becoming a fried chicken mogul at age 65, Colonel Harland Sanders worked as an insurance salesman for Prudential. According to the book “Colonel Sanders and the American Dream”, being new to the business, he was given the worst territory in Indiana, occupied by the poorest residents and the …

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Watch out for the Younger Generation

As the baby boomer generation is slowly passing their wealth on to younger generations, financial advisors need to adjust, or risk being left behind. The generations following the baby boomers, known as X and Y, already control about $10 billion of the $18 billion wealth transfer expected to come. It should be noted that only about 17% of children stay …

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