Ford CEO: The U.S. car market will keep booming, and we’re not worried about millennials (F)

Image mark-fields-reuters.jpg

Ford CEO Mark Fields thinks that the U.S. car market will keep booming for some time to come, and he’s not worried that millennials and their changing attitudes toward car ownership will hurt the company. At a press event in San Francisco this afternoon, Fields said that he thinks the current economic state of the country and “physical” state of the car business is “very supportive of an industry in the 17 to 18 million units for the next couple of years.” In 2014, 16.5 million new cars were sold in the U.S., according to Autodata, and were on pace to … Read Entire Story

4 Tactics To Create Brand Loyalty Through Relationship Marketing

Relationship marketing not only helps build your consumer base but also your brand, which in turn can increase revenue. Read Entire Story

Since 1980, The S&P 500 Has Dumped 320 Stocks Because They Stunk (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

Image cotd-distressed-sp-500-companies.png

The S&P 500 is probably the most popular benchmark against which stock market investors measure themselves. For many investors, the best bet has been to put their money in an index fund that tracks the S&P 500 and just let it ride. However, buying and holding an S&P 500 index fund is very different from buying and holding the 500 companies that make up the index. For many reasons. One key reason is that the S&P 500 experiences quite a bit of turnover. Names are added and deleted regularly. “To be clear, not every S&P 500 deletion was the result of a ‘problem stock’,” wrote JP Morgan… Read Entire Story

4 Ways to Handle Money God’s Way

Image bad-day-better-one-100x150.jpg

Ever feel like your life is stuck in fast-forward? From the moment our feet hit the floor in the morning, it seems like we never let up on life’s gas pedal. When we finally sit down to look at bills, we are exhausted and just want to pay them as quickly as possible and move on. Even some of us avoid logging in to our bank accounts all together because it is just too painful to really see what our current balance is. Is this how God intended for us to live? The definition of insanity is doing the same thing that you have always done and expecting … Read Entire Story

Ways to Make Money Blogging – 3 Ways to Stimulate Cash Flow By Jonathan R. Behrens

Who are you and what do you know a lot about or really enjoy? To keep a good following of reading visitors you will definitely want to know what you’re blogging about well. So define your specialty because that’s what you’ll want to talk about to your readers.This is also the key to how you’ll monetize your blog. If you are wondering what “monetize” means, it’s just the politically correct online way to make money from your website or blog. You build it and then you monetize it.There is a way to monetize any niche topic that you can come up with. Let’s say that you’re a nurse and you blog about home care health tips or how eating fresh foods … Read Entire Story

7 Customer Retention Tactics to Get Current Ecommerce Customers to Purchase More

Image AB_f0ae5e11-fbaf-4fb2-b933-fcc6d6eb397a.jpg

You’ve heard it time and time again. It’s cheaper to get past customers to purchase again than it is to find new customers. This is true for most businesses, especially in the crowded online ecommerce arena where ad impressions, clicks and conversions always seem to be increasing in cost, making new customers more and more expensive to acquire. Knowing that it’s cheaper to get current customer to purchase from you again, ask yourself, when was the last time you truly made an effort to re-engage your current customers to get … Read Entire Story