Cash is King in Egypt and in Business

Cash is king. It’s a short sentence or phrase oft-quoted in relation to Arab countries such as Egypt. And usually it refers obliquely to the reticence many Egyptians have in placing all of their financial eggs in the one labyrinthine banking basket. At least, that’s how they perceive it. But the truth is much of the mistrust is also a consequence of under-banking. The majority of Egyptians don’t earn enough to even have a bank account let alone something as alien as a credit card. Therefore, they’ve no opportunity to experience any of the modern-day banking benefits most of us rather take for granted. Instead, they carry on as they’ve always done, paying cash for the everyday necessities as they go along.

10 Great Frugal Christmas Ideas

There are so many things to do and purchase during the holidays – that if you are not careful you can really spend a lot of money. However, if you plan carefully and use some of your creativity, you can end up saving a lot of money where you least expect it. Having fun over […]

Four Legal Tools to Help Your Business Grow and Thrive

Running a small business can be a rewarding experience in many ways. It takes a lot of hard work and planning, but the payoffs are extremely satisfying. In order to get the most possible benefits out of your business, you need to make smart use of all the legal tools available to you. There are […]

Weak Dollar Investing

Currencies are closely tied to the economies and identities of countries. This is apparent in the United States, where prolonged weakness of the American Dollar has sparked debates across financial and political circles. Aside from bureaucratic issues; the strength of a currency affects wages, cost of consumer goods and national pride, among other factors. These […]

Reasons to Have Good Credit

In this day and age, it seems like a good credit score is necessary to move forward with almost any new chapter of your life. Whether you are buying a car, house, or just applying for a credit card, a clean and full history seems like the key to Emerald City. We have all heard […]

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Yes, Confidentiality Applies to eCommerce Stores

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. It can be challenging to keep up with all of the laws as they change. As the last months of the business quarter count down to the end of the year, many of the laws and books are […]

Manage Your Resources More Effectively With More Insights and Data

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. Controlling Your Finances and Paying Your Debts A company that can manage its resources effectively has a better chance of succeeding. This is one of the tenets of the business world, and this is why resource management needs […] Credit Card Reader and App Review

As you know, long gone are days of cumbersome credit card sliders stamping paper copies for vendors and buyers. As we keep moving forward the large, stationary credit card readers bolted onto countertops are also becoming a thing of the past. If you are a business owner looking to find a quick and nimble way […]

College Students and Credit

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. College is the first big step away from home for many young men and women. With this new independence often comes the first credit card. Whether it’s intended “just for emergencies” or whether a student runs their entire […]