There are several theories that illustrate the crucial role played by finance in the world today: managing risk, providing important price signals, curbing agency problems and eliminating informational irregularities being the most essential ones. There is adequate evidence that demonstrates how finance fosters growth, promotes entrepreneurship, favors education, alleviates poverty and reduces inequality. Yet, this impression is not subscribed to by society at large. As Black Sheep, we must understand and contribute to our understanding rather than emotionally react to what we have experienced such as the 2008 recession.
10 Tips To Financially Prepare Yourself For A Recession
Recessions are notoriously very hard to predict. Many economists are predicting a recession sometime soon while according to others, it could be years away. In any case, it’s smart to assume that it could occur at any moment and hence, preparing early is important. Following are 10 tips to financially prepare yourself for a recession so you can feel secure incase the economy continues to get worse with time.
The Value of Authenticity, Integrity, and Honor in the Workplace
The Value of Authenticity, integrity, and Honor are three traits that are extremely important to possess and consistently exhibit. Such traits aren’t given or inherited. They must be continuously built upon. Integrity is a concept that includes consistency in actions, values, principles, outcomes, methods, measures, and expectations. It means our actions are trustworthy and honest.
Overview of Stocks
We hoped you enjoyed our last segment, Investing 101, where we shared ways to get involved in investments along with some advice about risk taking. Today, I want to branch off and provide an overview of the stocks , a place where anyone can invest thanks to the power of technology.
The Art of Negotiating, Importance, Tips and Tricks
Good Morning Everybody! I hope you enjoyed the holidays and are looking forward to the turn of the New Year! To be honest, I can’t wait! I know this year there’s been many downs and ups, but all we can do is look forward to tomorrow. So, with that being said, I wanted to bring you something I wished I learned early on in my career, its The Art of Negotiating, Importance, Tips and Tricks. Let’s begin.
Easy Steps to Invest in Real Estate
What’s up everybody! Hope y’all are excited for the new year as I am. In light of our latest article on Investing 101, we wanted to take it even further. So, without further adieu here’s Easy Steps to Invest in Real Estate .
Components of Teamwork
Throughout my military, academic, and professional career, I have been a part or some great teams, some mediocre teams, and some terrible teams. I have worked with different personnel from all walks of life, have worked in small teams, big teams, and what I can say no matter how much I disliked somebody, the job was still easier with teammates.
Why Are People More Risk Averse Than Reward Driven?
Every day, people make decisions under uncertain conditions in a number of different scenarios (e.g. Is it safe to cross the street with a vehicle approaching? Should I invest in this stock?). Studies from different fields, including psychology, economics, and behavioral economics have established that most people are more risk averse, which is the tendency to prefer a specific but possibly less desirable outcome, than reward driven, e.g. the tendency to go for the potentially greater outcome.
How to Create a Budget and Live with it
Creating a budget is a great way to get your finances in order. A budget also allows you to ultimately achieve your financial goals, e.g. saving for a down payment on a house or building an emergency fund. In this guide, you will learn how to create a budget and a number of ways to live with it.
Black Sheep Tips: Secret to Saving Money
How to save money on an education Hello Ladies & Gents! I hope you had a safe and excellent Labor Day weekend! For many of you, I know this was a weekend surely needed to recharge the mind and body from your daily lives. I know I did haha. Now, this week I …
Renting vs Buying a Home
What’s up everybody! Welcome Back! First and foremost, I would like to extend a heartfelt Thank you for all the love and support on our Instagram. Today, I wanted to bring you back to something I see widely talked about and discussed within many communities, including some of your own hero’s in Finance, Economics, and Instagram Stars. From Gary Vee to Warren Buffet and Mark Cuban, this question has been extensively debated
The Art of Public Speaking
Welcome Back Everyone! Hope everyone is doing well! With Thanksgiving and the many holidays around the corner, I know it must be a hectic time for y’all so hang tight and enjoy the ride as the year closes out. Rest, recuperate, and enjoy whenever you can because we know that nothing lasts forever. o.
Why Building a Brand is Different Than Building an e-Commerce Store?
The failure to understand the difference between brand building and eCommerce building is a common marketing gap. While both have similar goals as they are done with the purpose of increasing sales and revenue, the approaches applied for each vary and they both have the ability to make other more or less effective. Read on to take a look at brand building and ecommerce store building and learn what makes each of them different.
Financial Statements: A Beginner’s Guide
We hope you enjoyed our earlier article where we provided an “overview of stocks” and touched on the purpose of financial statements and how they can help you make better informed investment decisions. As promised, I want to build on our earlier segment and help you better understand these statements by introducing you to how to read financial statements.
What is the Finance Industry and the 4 Main Areas of Finance?
Happy Sunday Everybody! And welcome back again! We hope everyone is enjoying the New Year as much as I if not pleased don’t lose hope! Now, as some of you may know I currently mentor at ASU as a business development coach and thanks to the past few weeks plus over 10 years in the nonprofit industry, I decided to write this little number to elaborate on many questions I get in the daily life. So, without further adieu, What is the Finance Industry and the 4 Main Areas of Finance?
Black Sheep Tips: Make your dollar go further
Something you may not have heard before! For this weeks article, I will be giving you guys some tips to make your dollar go further Now in my time as a Marine, I was fortunate enough to visit over 15 countries, some friendly, some not so friendly, and others god forsaken pits. But …
Investing 101: How to Take Advantage Now
Good Evening Ladies & Gents! Who’s ready to see some brand new drops to our store. Trust me, the Black Sheep Team has been hard at work at continuously improving the way we do things, we hope you like the things to come. For now, I wanted to take advantage of the political and economical climate to teach you guys a thing or two about investing.
“Finance is not merely about making money. It’s about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It’s about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society.” – Robert J. Shiller
Ladies and Gents, Welcome to our mission! Black Sheep, a combination of past and present values offered to today’s men and women. Furthermore, we are here provide men and women with the necessary resources, perspectives, motivations or insights that will result in a return to their personal or professional lives. Through our experience, content, articles, series, or books, we hope to begin to disseminate fact from fiction and help those who lack the information necessary to implement change in their lives.
We are here to bridge the gap for those seeking answers. Whether you came from a similar upbringing to E or Phan, have the same professional, athletic, or intellectual background looking to find the answer to the next step, or simply looking to connect with others looking to be of value not only to themselves, but others as well, well welcome to Black Sheep Heritage.
Furthermore, we are going to offer not only our experiences to help, but notorious Black Sheep of the past as well. Fortunately, Black Sheep have always been present. They have always broke the status quo to bring about something new. Against insurmountable odds, Black Sheep of the past and present, have fought to innovate the times. For these reasons, we strive to make them proud by going against the status quo. We are the Black Sheep! We are Always Original!
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