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Citi & Boston University Enable Public Discourse on Socioeconomic Change with Their Annual “Menino Survey of Mayors”

Citi & BU Spur Socioeconomic Talks with "Menino Survey of Mayors"

In a Nutshell: Developed by the Boston University Initiative on Cities and funded by Citi, the Menino Survey of Mayors has provided valuable insight into the perspectives and priorities of... read more »
By: Adam West, 5/1/2017
Cruise Critic: Helping Cardholders Maximize Travel Rewards with Reviews & Fair Pricing for the Best Ships on the Open Seas

Cruise Critic — Reviews & Fair Pricing to Maximize Travel Rewards

In a Nutshell: When it comes to redeeming travel rewards, most cardholders immediately think about savings on flights and hotels. However, those who prefer days at sea on a luxury cruise... read more »
By: Adam West, 4/27/2017
Get the Best of Both Worlds: Room Key Lets Users Compare Thousands of Hotel Rates without Sacrificing Loyalty Rewards

Room Key Lets Users Compare Hotel Rates without Sacrificing Rewards

In a Nutshell: The online travel world is full of hotel rate comparison sites claiming to have the best deal. Unfortunately, most of these sites require you to book through them for that... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 4/26/2017
How F-Secure Keeps Your Sensitive Financial Information Safe from Cyber Threats When Banking and Transacting Online

How F-Secure Keeps You Safe When Banking and Transacting Online

In a Nutshell: Nearly everyone who owns a computer or handheld device has encountered some form of computer virus, malware, or other online threat. It’s more important than ever to stay safe... read more »
By: Adam West, 4/26/2017
Fitch Solutions — Credit Ratings, Research & Analytics Trusted By 90% of the World’s Top Investors

Fitch Solutions: Credit Ratings & Research Trusted by Top Investors

In a Nutshell: If it weren’t for credit rating agencies like Fitch Ratings, the world of global finance would be far more bewildering than it already is. Founded more than a century ago,... read more »
By: Adam West, 4/19/2017
Sedo Turns Domain Ownership Into an Investment Opportunity Through the World’s Largest Web Address Marketplace

Sedo Turns Domain Ownership Into an Investment Opportunity

In a Nutshell: Buying a web domain might seem like an unconventional investment strategy, but numerous opportunities exist for trading online addresses. Sedo, the world’s largest domain... read more »
By: Adam West, 4/18/2017
$137.6B Returned to Investors — The Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) Protects Millions of Investors Against Brokerage Firm Bankruptcies

SIPC Protects Millions of Investors Against Brokerage Firm Bankruptcies

In a Nutshell: Although investing is never without risk, the securities industry was once significantly more hazardous — until the formation of the Securities Investor Protection... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 4/14/2017
How the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) Helps Regulate the Use of Consumer Data for Interest-Based Advertising

How the NAI Helps Regulate Use of Consumer Data for Advertising

In a Nutshell: The collection of consumer data by advertisers scaled to new heights in the 1990s as the growth of digitization generated a boom in the amount of consumer data available.... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 4/14/2017
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