How Women At India’s College Hostels Are Winning Freedom

Mumbai: The most visible sign of discrimination on campus was the “curtains” requirement: The windows of rooms occupied by women had to have curtains; there was no such requirement for men at the Regional Institute of Education (RIE). RIE offers a four-year undergraduate degree across five campuses, in Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Mysore […]

How Small Businesses Thrive in a Big-Box Economy

National chains have enamored customers with repeat online auto-ship discounts, grocery pickup services all to make consumer transactions convenient. So how can small businesses compete? By taking a different approach. These days, consumers can pick up their groceries without ever entering a supermarket and schedule repeat shipments of their pet’s […]

Mortgage rates are low. Here’s how to figure out the best plan for your budget

The recent drop in mortgage rates may have you dreaming of buying a new home or refinancing your current house. You’re not alone. Housing sentiment has surged thanks to those low rates, according to government-sponsored mortgage giant Fannie Mae. Its monthly survey, released Monday, shows that positive sentiment in March jumped to […]

How Small Businesses Can Impact The Economy Of Developing Country Like India?

Entrepreneurship plays a vital role in the economic growth and standard of living in the country. As a start-up founder or small business owner, you may think that you are working hard to build your own business and provide for yourself and your family. But you’re doing an entire heap […]

Cash maketh the SMB: How to ensure your small business always has cash in the bank

In the words of a successful entrepreneur, profit may be optional, but cash is mandatory. All decisions regarding customers and contracts impact the amount of cash the business generates. SME owners dislike losing orders. The fear of losing the order occasionally clouds decisions about the order profitability or its capability to […]