12 financial habits for a secure, prosperous New Year

Some of us will make the usual ones of losing weight, exercising more, spending more time with the family, and the list goes on. Although these are all worthwhile, there is one resolution that is often ignored, but is just as important and satisfying to achieve; that is the goal of becoming financially stable. It’s understandable why facing your finances is avoided; it can seem difficult, maybe boring and even daunting. Sugendhree Reddy, Head of Personal Banking at Standard Bank says, “We need to create a culture where people rememberRead More

8 steps to a more secure retirement

By Andrew Housser When it comes to preparing for retirement, many people picture walking on the beach, spending time with friends or enjoying a secluded cabin. Pragmatic types might worry about which retirement community to choose. The truth is, each of these options shares one vital element: the money to pay for it. And too many people are not preparing adequately.  From lingering student loan payments to old-fashioned under-earning and overspending, there are many challenges to financing retirement. During National Retirement Security Week, Oct. 15-21, take a close look atRead More

Regulation for Autonomous, Connected and Secure cars-re…

Auto2x’s new report provides analysis of the regulatory status and timeline for Autonomous Driving, Automotive Cyber Security & V2X in major car markets As the automotive and technology industries race to higher vehicle autonomy the regulatory barrier becomes a determinant of their commercialisation strategies” — Auto2x LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, September 21, 2017 / — Auto2x expands its “Autonomous, Intelligent & Secure car” research portfolio with the addition of a new report which analyses the regulatory landscape for the transition from Supervised to Unsupervised-Driving (SAE Level 4-5) to allow deployment ofRead More

Future of Job-Based Health Insurance Seems Secure

Are employees worried about losing their health insurance from their employer? The ongoing political turmoil around “Obamacare” all but guarantees they’ll still be able to do that. Ask Walt Rowen, whose business is etching glass but whose experience managing century-old, family-owned Susquehanna Glass makes him something of an expert on health care. He’s provided coverage to employees, then canceled it, steering them to the health insurance exchange. But with those premiums rising, Rowen this year is again covering his 70 or so workers under the umbrella of employer-sponsored health insurance.Read More