How to Choose a VPN That is Right for Your Business

Virtual private networks or VPNs have come a long way since being introduced to us internet consumers years back. It used to be a means solely for the purpose of browsing anonymously online but now, even businesses can benefit from using a VPN in their daily operations.

Believe it or not, small and big business – as well as corporations, are using VPNs for their day-to-day operations. From a consumer’s perspective, we only see VPNs as a means to access region-locked content as well as a way to stay anonymous online.

For businesses though, VPNs are a way to expand your business effectively at a low charge. It can also be a way to protect your data, as well as the data of your consumers that you are entrusted with.

Picking a VPN for personal use and a VPN for business use needs to be treated differently. For starters, both … Read more

Why the BigCommerce and Walmart Partnership Is a Big Deal

It’s fair to say a lot of the financial reporting is heavily focused on the movers and shakers in Big Tech. That’s understandable when FAAMG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google) companies account for such a hefty slice of the stock market. At one point in 2020, Forbes reported that those five companies represented around 25% of the total value of the S&P 500, and that they accounted before approximately 76% of the S&P 500’s 23% of gains since 2017. In short, financial reporting leans towards FAAMG companies because they have an outsized impact on the market.

However, it’s easy to forget that some big hitters from the traditional business sector should also be considered tech giants. Walmart, in particular, fits this bill. We think of Walmart as the giant brick-and-mortar retailer, but it launched its first eCommerce platform all the way back in 2000, and only Amazon has more unique … Read more

How Women Can Succeed in Business

Today, the world of business is no longer restricted to men, and there are more successful women than ever. Still, even though it is easier for women to enter the industry, it’s often more challenging than for men. Understanding these tips can help you become more successful at what you do.

Ensure You Have Enough Capital

If your dream is to own a company, one of the first things to check is that you have enough funds to get your organization going. From salaries to equipment to licenses, initial startup costs can be high. You might consider getting your personal finances in order, so you have something to invest in the company. If you don’t have one already, now is the time to create a budget. You’ll also want to look for areas to reduce your monthly expenses. So, if you are carrying debt from school, you might want to … Read more

Canada Jobs Due for Next Week

Monday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Markit Services Purchasing Managers Index (final) (March)

Institute for Supply Management Services Index (March)

Factory Orders (Feb.)

Featured Earnings

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP) (Q2) EPS projected of 61 cents, compared to 28 cents in the prior-year quarter.

SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) (Q1) EPS projected for loss of 11 cents, compared to a gain of 11 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Planet 13 Holdings Inc (C.PLTH) (Q4) EPS projected of 6.5 cents, compared to breakeven in the prior-year quarter.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Job Openings (Feb.)

Featured Earnings

Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) (Q3) EPS projected of 93 cents, compared to 97 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN) (Q2) EPS projected of 88 cents, compared to 51 cents in the prior-year quarter.

The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE GBX)(NYSE:GBX) (Q2) EPS projected for loss of 39 cents, compared to a gain of 46 cents … Read more

The Upsides Of Cryptocurrency

A decade ago, cryptocurrency might have been too new a concept for many people to take a real interest in. Things are a lot different now, though, thanks to how things have developed over the years.

Currencies like Bitcoin continue to hit record highs as fascination with blockchain technology continues to surge. Anyone who hasn’t staked their claim on this digital asset is becoming increasingly behind the times, so it’s definitely worth getting involved if you haven’t done so already. The volatility of cryptocurrency might seem too risky, but there’s no denying all the benefits that come from dealing with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and similar currencies.

If you need convincing about why you should be buying and trading in this digital asset, look no further. The advantages listed here showcase precisely why cryptocurrency is a wise investment for your future.

Transactions Are Far Smoother

Dealing with a middleman can cause a … Read more