Generally, companies are not obliged to pay dividends. It is within the discretion of the company to determine whether or not payment of dividends is suitable. Here is a helpful tip for those who don't know what dividends are. Dividends are corporate earnings that are usually paid to shareholders. ...
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational tech company. It is headquartered in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft develops, manufactures, and sells computer software, personal computers, consumer electronic devices, and other related services. Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft. It was founded at a time when owning computers didn't mean much. But...
Exxon Mobil is an oil and gas operations company. It is a company that is saddled with the responsibility of exploring, developing, and distributing crude oil and natural gas. Notably, this duty is carried through the companies' divisions and affiliates. Exxon Mobil produces and sells petrochemicals like aromatics, polyethylene,...
Over the years, companies used to anticipate the times they would go public on the stock exchange floor. Going public for companies was the trend. Many company owners would dream of gonging the bell to open trading at the New York Stock Exchange. But, in recent times, there has...
The office culture is changing more and more with every passing year. This last year notwithstanding, there have been hurdles overcome and new horizons dawned from the incredible array of new technologies allowing the workplace to evolve into an entirely new animal. Internet based applications are nothing new of course,...
A virtual phone system is necessary for any business nowadays, and the demand for their implementation and purchase has skyrocketed in the past 10 years. Because of the high demand increase, many companies have fallen in line to cash in. Often, this means that subpar products can be released...
A sole trader is defined as a one person business who runs their business without employees and solely through their own efforts. Sole trader businesses can be profitable; however, they are usually limited to smaller sized companies which have a low output, but enough to make a profit. A...
A limited liability company is a way structure a business in a legal sense. It can provide many advantages in its use, as it provides the liability of a corporation whilst still providing the flexibility and lack of technicalities that comes with a partnership or sole trader company. This...
Flexibility is one of the key character traits entrepreneurs need to have if they want to be successful. As Corey Shader says, though, remaining flexible is easier for some than it is for others. Luckily, flexibility is a skill that you can build over time with focused and dedicated effort....
Inflation rates are the highest they’ve been in the last 40 years. However, investing in real estate is still the best investment Americans can make, even in (and maybe, especially in) times of inflation. In this article, Andrew Shader, a Ft. Lauderdale real estate investor and expert, explains why. Real...