Ralph Tresvant Biography

Ralph Edward Tresvant was born in Boston in 1968, and grew up with an older sister and a younger brother in the Orchard Park Projects. He is the lead singer of the Rhythm and Blues group New Edition, and has […]

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Secrets of Bonding146: Financial Statement Sniff Test

Here is a list of my business and accounting courses in college: 1. 2. 3. I was an Education Major (teaching), so I didn’t get anything on financial statements “FSs”. When I started as a surety bond underwriting trainee, I […]

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The Man Who Could Have Become Bill Gates

The Legend Goes Like This: One fateful day in the summer of 1980, three buttoned-down IBMers called on a band of hippie programmers at Digital Research Inc. (DRI) located in Pacific Grove, Calif. They hoped to discuss licensing DRI’s industry-leading […]

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The Nigerian Movie Industry (Nollywood) – The Origin (History)

Here is an abridged version (yet richly enlightening) from one of the articles i wrote concerning this subject matter. Film exhibition began to thrive during the Colonial era, with Glover Memorial Hall playing host to a range of memorable films […]

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Mergers and Acquisition – A Case Study and Analysis of HP-Compaq Merger

Brief Description The following is a brief description of the two companies: HP It all began in the year 1938 when two electrical engineering graduates from Stanford University called William Hewlett and David Packard started their business in a garage […]

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Book Review – Richistan by Robert Frank

Robert Frank’s book titled Richistan is about the lives of the new rich and those who make up the wealth boom occurring in the United States. The book is 250 pages long and is fun to read. While we know […]

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Drugs, CIA, And USA – Mena, Arkansas Coverup

I watched a very disturbing and enlightening video about drugs, the CIA, and American governmental corruption last night. The title is CONSPIRACY, THE SECRET HISTORY, SECRET HEARTBEAT OF AMERICA – The C.I.A. & Drugs. New Science Ideas is the producer. […]

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Growth Equity vs Venture Capital – What’s the Difference?

Private equity is used to broadly group funds and investment companies that provide capital on a negotiated basis generally to private businesses and primarily in the form of equity (i.e. stock). This category of firms is a superset that includes […]

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LOHAS and ZOOMERS – Market Segments You Need to Know

Demographics, everyone is trying to understand them. Marketers use demographics to explain who their audience is, and why their customers are buying what they are buying. Usually those demographics are Gen X, Gen Y, Baby Boomers, and the traditional age […]

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The VA Offers Loan Programs For Fixer Upper Homes

One of the many uniqueness of a VA guaranteed loan is the possibility of buying a house and using some of the proceeds of the loan(s) to fix it up before you move in. The only other type of loan […]

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