Tag Archive: finance

When Bad Loans Happen to Good Entrepreneurs

Martha Gershun http://www.inc.com/articles/2000/08/16771.html Aug  1, 2000 “When the loan came through, the dream had begun — but so had the nightmare.” In 1986, my soon-to-be business partner and I discovered a remarkable treasure:… Continue reading

Complaints against banks & building societies double Q3 2012 – Financial Ombudsman Service

Tuesday 5 March 2013 06.00 GMT Financial ombudsman swamped as PrePayment Insurance cases rise 147% Financial Ombudsman Service has received more than 600,000 complaints about PPI (payment protection insurance) since 2000 – almost half… Continue reading

Great Business Advice – The Business Insider War Room

I always love to read excerpts and sound bytes from leaders in business  – here are a few that have caught my eye tonight from ‘The Business Insider – War Room’: 15 Tips On Becoming… Continue reading

Exempt Market Dealers – doing their part to protect investors

The Benefits of Scrutiny I promised in my last post that I’d explain why we feel the new Exempt Market Dealer (EMD) regulations are so important. After all, we are already committed to… Continue reading

“A Fun Evening with Friends”

What a great evening last night. Thanks to everybody who came out to our ‘Views of Vancouver’ Spring Art, Wine and Investment Show hosted by The Bailey Business Fund. I truly think I have… Continue reading

Forum for Women Entreprenuers Unite – FWE Graduation Night

Women Entrepreneurs Unite! It seems just yesterday that I went to my first 2010 FWE-e-series  session (Forum for Women Entrepreneurs sponosored by Odlum Brown) and goodness the weather isn’t much different now than when… Continue reading