Jacques Piccard

How Positive Thinking Will Change the Way You Work

2018-10-12 by Jacques Piccard
How Positive Thinking Will Change the Way You Work

What you focus on becomes your reality, at least that’s what peak performance coach and author, Brian Tracy says. Happy people think about the things they want and how to get those things. That’s their focus daily. And they also look for the silver lining in the not-so-positive. Over time, these people do more and achieve more, because that’s what they focus on. If this sort of promise sounds good to you, maybe you might want to employ some positive thinking. If you did, how might this change the way your work life plays out? If you’re reading this article, chances are... Read More >

How Self-Driving Cars Will Impact Shipping Containers

2018-06-27 by Jacques Piccard
How Self-Driving Cars Will Impact Shipping Containers

Driverless technology is taking the world today by storm. The invention and development of self-driven hauling technology is slowly finding its way into the transportation sector. Although this technology is still in its nascent stages of development, it is prospected that its full development would lead to significant improvements and bring anticipated as well as unprecedented effects upon the transportation sector. Improved Safety Long hauling of goods and containers through roads today is plagued with a major problem of diminishing standards of safety. With the existing human-only safety systems in the modern-day trucking industry, over 650,000 Americans are prospected to... Read More >

5 Things to Know About Investing Money

2018-06-21 by Jacques Piccard
5 Things to Know About Investing Money

There are many options when it comes to investing money. Some people suffer from a paralysis of analysis precisely because there are so many options. Before starting an investing program, it's important to take the proper steps to make sure that you know what you're doing. Here are some steps that you'll want to take before beginning your investing journey. Set a Goal Those who have concrete, measurable goals are more likely to achieve them. According to one famous saying, those who aim at nothing will hit it every time. How much do you need for a down payment on... Read More >

Intelligent Ways to Invest Money from Your Summer Job

2018-06-11 by Jacques Piccard
Intelligent Ways to Invest Money from Your Summer Job

Pop quiz. How early is too early to start saving for college? For a home? For retirement? And what does this have to do with you saving money from your summer job? A great deal, it turns out. That summer job presents you with a perfect opportunity to learn how money works and how to invest it. If you have reached this stage in your financial development, here are four things you should keep in mind as you start investing the money you made on your summer job. 1. What are Your Savings Goals? Before you can actually invest your... Read More >

Investing Tips to Help Grow Your Money

2018-06-05 by Jacques Piccard
Investing Tips to Help Grow Your Money

Investing is The Best Plan for Your Future: Now, more than ever, people are living longer lives. Since you do not want to have to worry about having to work long hours in your old age, you do well to learn about investing. Investing can help you to accumulate money that you can use when you are retired. The following is information that will help you to get started in your investing journey, and it will also help you to learn more about moving your money. Have a Diverse Portfolio: There is a plethora of options that you have when... Read More >

Why Millennial’s Are Investing Less

2018-06-05 by Jacques Piccard
Why Millennial's Are Investing Less

Finance: As of today, most millennial's are now transitioning out of school and into the workforce. For most of them, they have probably seen a dramatic increase in pay after they got their degree and got the new job. Because of the extra capital, you would think that they would e investing for their future, right? Wrong! Many millennial's are moving away from the "unstable and risky" financial markets even though they have historically provided the greatest returns and many millionaires. Why do millennial's think it is so risky? Well, some of them don't want to put their money on... Read More >

The Top 3 Books on Investing

2018-05-24 by Jacques Piccard
The Top 3 Books on Investing

The personal finance landscape is awash with books written to help individuals decrease debt and attain wealth. With all the available options, it can be hard to figure out where to start. Whether you are a beginner or have some investing experience behind you, it won't hurt to learn or refresh your investment strategies. The following books provide may serve as a starting point for new investors, an in-depth resource for serious investors or provide a new outlook for both groups. Rich Dad Poor Dad What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money – That The Poor And Middle Class... Read More >

Pros and Cons of Doing Your Own Taxes

2018-05-22 by Jacques Piccard
Pros and Cons of Doing Your Own Taxes

Doing your own taxes may seem like a good idea to some, but for others, not so much. The main reason that some people choose not do their own taxes is because they worry about getting into legal trouble. Ultimately, the decision is entirely up to you, but before making this decision, you should weigh the positives and negatives. The Pros and Cons: There are both positives and negatives of doing your own taxes. Arguably, the biggest positive is that you can save a lot of money by using a government site. If you don’t trust a government site, and insist... Read More >