When Matthew Burr finished his master's degree in 2011, he figured he owed about $50,000. But he was in for a surprise. "The number was almost $15,000 more than I'd previously estimated," he remembers.
When I lived in a studio apartment with no closets after college, I got really good at finding inventive ways to stash unsightly stuff like drain cleaner and dirty laundry out of sight. Maybe I should have looked to banks for inspiration. A financial trade publication recently conducted a case study of a direct-mail marketing brochure that included a “coupon” offering new account holders a $150 sign-up bonus. It says: “Probably the best feature of the entire mail piece and the factor that makes the coupon ideal: it covers up all the disclaimer copy.
We've all heard stories of the miserable banker who decided to start fresh by opening her own bakery or the sales rep who successfully moved over to the marketing department. But, since your previous experience tends to shape the opportunities available to you, how can you truly reinvent your career?
Payments to 4.2 Million Borrowers Covered by Foreclosure Agreement to Begin April 12 WASHINGTON — Payments to 4.2 million borrowers are scheduled to begin on April 12 following an agreement reached by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Board w
But too often, people refuse to acknowledge their full range of feelings because they’re afraid of losing the ability to think rationally and act strategically, says HBR. So researchers and experts in the fields of psychology and business have offered solutions to help people manage, defeat, or even ignore their emotions.
That may sound easier said than done, so here’s a five-step approach to make the best use of your emotions during a negotiation:
Mr. Delivery is a food delivery service with locations in 18 American college towns. For Cinco de Mayo, it issued this coupon offering its users 10% off their orders if they plug in the coupon code "CINCODENOMNOM." But some customers figured out a way to get an additional 5% off their orders.