PSI Pay on Different Markets and Keeping Up With Market Trends

PSI-Pay on Different Markets and Keeping Up With Market Trends

Anyone who has done transactions online, the chances are that they have used a digital wallet. Digital wallets are online platforms that are used electronically to perform online transactions. Important to note is how the digital wallets are linkable to the bank account. One such Digital wallet is PSI Pay. The UK based digital wallet that deals with over 40 currencies in slightly over 170 countries. PSI-Pay is FCA regulated hence trustable.

Having operated in the various countries, PSI-Pay has identified the various variations in the states. The differences stem from different customer practices in multiple countries. The article will explain the differences between the European wallet and the American wallet.

The European wallet is made up by a continuously growing customer base. Most of the customers are using PSI Pay to convert their cryptocurrencies to currencies that are readily usable in the small to middle scale transactions. The European Wallet also uses several deposit methods, and the wallets are linkable to there bank accounts. Efficiently enabling the customer to use the ATMs and debit cards in the withdrawal.

Closely related to the banks as they may be Digital wallets are not banks. Regulators of the digital wallets like the FCA for PSI Pay regulate the portfolios in a manner that only banks offer some services. Some of this services are loans and allowing overdraft transactions.

The American Wallet does not hold money as does the European wallet. The wallet will be linked to the debit cards. The regulation in this style is in a way that the merchants do not have access to customer sensitive information. Noteworthy, the American markets have been using digital wallets for over ten years now. Although there may be a gap in American use of contactless card readers, there is a projection that the deficit will be bridged in a year or two.

The digital wallet market is always on advancement. The most recent innovation in this aspect is the wearable devices. The innovation deals with the carrying of the cards for enabling the digital transaction to happen. Cards are replaced by either jewellery or clothing to facilitate even more convenient operations. PSI-Pay has partnered with Kerv Wearables– a company that sells ceramic rings- in this milestone. The rings that are sold by the two companies will be used to ensure that the complexity of digital wallet transactions is toned down. It will eliminate the need for pins, carrying smartphones and any inconvenience that arises from the current system. Its sure PSI Pay is focused on keeping up with market trends.

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Sean Penn’s Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff

Over the years, Sean Penn has made a name for himself through the many roles that he serves in the entertainment industry. Sean Penn has served as an actor, a writer, a producer, and a director during the course of his career. In exchange for his dedicated work, he has received several Best Actor Academy Awards. Sean Penn is especially famous for interviewing numerous high-profile government officials, drug lords, and survivors of catastrophic events. Corey Seymour of Vogue Magazine called Sean Penn in order to get his views on the criticisms of his new book Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.

Sean Penn on the Novel

The idea of creating a book, rather than a screenplay, is different in itself to Sean comments on the Trump era. Sean attributes the difference due to the collaborative efforts that go into making a screenplay, whereas the ideas in a novel are all his own. This independence is what Sean believes allowed him to create the product that he did in Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff; he believed that he was approaching the end of his fuse when it came to working with others and that he could not work as well with others as he did in the past. For now, writing is an activity that is more enjoyable to him and allows for him to utilize his creativity.

 

As opposed to his earlier screenplays, where he created the scripts using a typewriter, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff was created using a method that was unusual for Sean. He created Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff by using dictation. The process, which was caused by the aging of his typewriter, was done with the help of Sean’s assistant. Dictation allowed for Sean to transfer his ideas to paper faster than using a typewriter.

The subject of Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff may be perceived differently among different readers. Sean didn’t create the book to be an opinion piece, but rather to support social equality. The book addresses various modern movements, such as the #MeToo Movement, in order to promote social equality. Rather than allowing people to be divisive, Sean explains that the book promotes inclusion.

Conclusion

Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff may not be the final book that Sean Penn is writing-. Though he did not fully confirm a new project in his interview with Corey Seymour, Sean stated that he is currently working on a new novel. He confirmed, however, that he is not working on any new works involving acting but that he is somewhat interested in directing a movie that is currently being created.

http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Bob-Honey-Who-Just-Do-Stuff/Sean-Penn/9781501189043

The One Stock For Kids To Buy As Published By Stansberry Research

Based out of Baltimore, Maryland and with more locations throughout the United States, Stansberry Research is a publishing company with a specialty based on market investments. The company was founded in 1999 by Porter Stansberry, an expert investment advisor and publisher. Since the company has launched, the website and online newsletters it produced help investors investing in mining, oil, power, natural resources, healthcare and biotechnology.

The bi-monthly newsletter that the company puts out features articles and research by Porter along with more financial editors that the company has hired over time. Each of the contributing editors is a subject matter expert in particular areas of the investment world. On top of the investment newsletter that gets put out, investors can also subscribe to one of a line of options that the company calls “Investment Portfolio Solutions.” These solutions offer customized investment advice and resources in a wide range of options to consumers under the mantra that the company and journalist are not advisors or brokers, but rather financial journalists (https://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/Stansberry-Research-Reviews-E1028060.htm).

One neat feature that subscribers to the solutions receive is access to their journal archives that cover the wide variety of topics from the company. One such recent Stansberry newsletter in the archives features an article from Porter about the only stocks he will teach his kids to buy. In the article, he outlines how two of the richest investors in American history made their money by investing in property and casualty insurance companies. The article goes into detail how the insurance industry is and has been regulated to where most major companies end up paying out more in claims than they’ve brought in through premiums. But, there are and have been unregulated parts of the insurance sector where investors have made a large chunk of their money.

The article ends by highlighting that even though more and more regulations have hammered the insurance industry in recent years, making it hard for insurance companies to greatly profit, Stansberry Research and their team of insurance stock experts have been able to pick winning stocks to invest in with very little risk.

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Financial Expert Chris Linkas Talks About The Burden Of Student Loans

When it comes to handling their financial lives most college students leave school woefully unprepared, financial expert Chris Linkas has stated. People get out of school, get their first “real” job, and have zero idea how to handle their personal finances. Teaching people about this area would ideally happen in schools and the homes of parents but unfortunately that is almost never the case.

 

Establishing of Career

Chris Linkas took an active interest in financial matters early on. His first job was at RER Financial Group, LLC, where he was at first a financial analyst and eventually was named as the vice president of this company. In this position Chris Linkas managed over $4 billion of book balance. This led to him getting a great opportunity to become a vice president at Goldman Sachs a year and a half later.

The biggest thing facing most students is their student loan balance, he says. People take on big student loans to finance their education, loans often so big it doesn’t matter what they do for a living because what they earn will never justify how big their student loan is. Chris Linkas says that people really should opt for a good public university over any private, and very expensive, university.

 

Dedicated Head

Since 2012, he has been the European head of credit for a multinational financial firm based in the UK. Chris Linkas explores for good investment opportunities both in the United Kingdom as well as in European countries like Spain, Germany, France, and Switzerland among others. He says one thing he recommends to other entrepreneurs is to find something they are passionate about outside of their professional careers. He says he plays soccer himself because he really enjoys it and it clears his head. It also helps him stay fit and, also importantly, has absolutely nothing to do with investing.

Another thing Chris Linkas recommends to those in the younger generations is to start as early as possible investing according to their risk tolerance (https://angel.co/chris-linkas). A dollar invested when you are younger than 25 can be worth $11 when a person is ready to retire at age 65, due to the value of compounding interest.

Upwork Tips on Making your To-Do List More Effective

Upwork is a famous freelance platform that connects freelancers from different parts of the world with various jobs depending on their skills and expertise. It is one of the best ways for freelancers to find genuine work and for the companies to find freelancers with the needed skills for their work. While there are many advantages to working as a freelancer for Upwork, many beginners might find it difficult to manage their time especially if they receive a large number of jobs at any time. To help manage their tasks, it is essential for freelancers to have a to-do list. But, just creating a to-do list without planning will not be useful if they do not use it properly.

To tackle the tasks from the to-do list, freelancers should ensure that they have it ready the night before even if it means that they are awake for a few more minutes. It will help them start working on their tasks early in the morning when they are at their best. Having the list ready at night also allows freelancers to stop worrying about the tasks when sleeping and know exactly what needs to be accomplished the next day. Also, mention all the tasks that need to be done on a single to-do list rather than creating multiple lists. Since you freelancers will have limited time with them the next day, it is a good idea to prioritize their work depending on their importance. It will ensure that you do not waste your time working on things that are not immediately required.

Many times people feel overwhelmed with the number of tasks that they have in front of them. But, by breaking down the tasks into smaller ones and delegating some tasks to others, accomplishing it is not very difficult. Freelancers need to make sure that they accomplish the most significant task for the day well before lunch or as early in the morning as it is the time when they are the most productive. Remember that organizing your tasks and planning ahead is an investment for freelancers and should not be taken lightly.

Chairman & CEO of Paragon Biosciences Works with MATTER

Jeff Aronin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paragon Biosciences, has over two decades of experience in the bioscience field. His innovative strategies and experience developing biotech and innovative healthcare companies is pushing Paragon forward. Aronin earned an MBA from DePaul University and a bachelor’s of science degree from Northern Illinois University. One of his distinct career accolades includes being named an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow.

In addition to being the Chairman and CEO of Paragon Biosciences, Jeff Aronin is also the Chairman and CEO of Paragon Pharmaceutical Capital. The latter is described as an innovative and dynamic global investment firm which is focused on establishing, fostering, and managing life science companies.

 

The Company That Leads Biotechnology

Paragon Biosciences is the parent company or umbrella company which helps create and establish the growth of biotechnology companies. Currently there are four companies powered by Paragon which each have niche developments yet employ the same patient-centric tactics. Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals is constantly in the process of developing cutting edge therapies for patients with debilitating dermatologic conditions. Harmony Biosciences is focused on patients with central nervous system and sleep disorders and creating the innovative medications to treat associated disorders (http://weeklyopinion.com/2018/03/jeff-aronin-improves-lives/). Precision BP focuses on rare genetic oncology diseases and researches the potential complex treatments for such diseases. Decade Pharmaceuticals is dedicated to the research and development of Alzheimer’s therapies to improve outcomes and quality of life for such patients.

Over 6,000 identified diseases do not have treatments at this time. Paragon is working methodically to ensure that they are able to make a difference in that daunting figure. At the core of their philosophy is a simple approach to identifying patient needs, carefully reviewing the science behind the needs, and then creating the company structure to focus on addressing those needs. This philosophy is what drives their proven model of drug development. In fact, Paragon has 13 medications which have received FDA approval within the past decade. This is a pace typically only seen with the largest pharmaceutical companies, but Paragon Biosciences is driven by their patient centered goal to succeed in bringing new medications to fruition.

David Zalik and GreenSky Credit: How a 14-Year-Old Made an Empire and Grew Up to Be a Billionaire

When David Zalik was a young child, he was always interested in mathematics. He was born in Israel, but when he was four years old, he and his parents moved from Israel to the United States, more specifically, to Alabama. His father became a mathematics instructor at the University of Auburn. Zalik would see his father’s textbooks around his house and he began to study them. By the time he was in middle school, he took the SAT and aced it. After that, Zalik decided that he would enroll in Auburn and take a few classes. By the time he was supposed to be attending high school, age-wise, he opted rather to enroll full time at Auburn instead.

While he was enrolled at Auburn, at the very young age of 14, he did not want the other students to know how young he truly was. He figured before asking out an older woman that he would need a car. He began to learn how to build personal computers, charging $2,000 and keeping $900 for his profit. He was not very efficient when he first started out, taking around 10 hours to complete the building process. But over time, Zalik could piece together 40 pieces in 30 minutes, drastically improving his time efficiency. In the end, Zalik purchased an older, beat-up Honda Civic. After finding something that he loved to do in building personal computers, Zalik dropped out of Auburn to build his business he named MicroTech, which he then sold in 1996 for a few millions.

It was this business savvy technique and few busts in between that David Zalik decided to create GreenSky Credit. He got the name for the company from Willie Nelson’s song, “Blue Skies,” but decided that Green would stand for growth and energy. Zalik began trying to convince big time contracting companies, like Home Depot to offer business credit from companies and selling them customized financing options for Benjamin Moore, Stanley Black & Decker, and Home Depot. He began begging them to give GreenSky Credit Financing a try. He caught his big break after he sold 17 percent of the company to TPG, Wellington Management, Iconiq Capital and DST Global.

Now GreenSky Credit offers financial solutions to over 12,000 active companies and over 1.6 million people. There has been over 10 billion loans that have been financed through GreenSky Credit. The company’s motto is that “payment, credit, and commerce could be enhanced using technology and elegant user experiences.

GreenSky CEO David Zalik has definitely made a name for himself financially over the years. He has had his fair share of positive and negative experiences with real-estate, technology and financial fields, however is has come out on top. He continues to press forward with his name beginning to be featured in more and more financial headlines, and it is still a really profitable company. Ranked third in most valuable private venture-backed fintech players in the United States, it does not seem like GreenSky Credit will be going out of business any time soon.

https://www.linkedin.com/company/greensky-trade-credit

Southridge Capital Earns Recognition

In March 2018, Connecticut financial company Southridge Capitol was recognized as a significant player in financial services. This company, dedicated to offering innovative financial services to their clients, has helped over 250 public companies and invested over 1.8 billion dollars globally in growth companies since its inception. Southridge Capital, dedicated to the nurturing its social responsibilities, demonstrates its philanthropy through making a positive impact in the community through volunteer work, and community leadership.

 

Southridge Capital consists of a management team of Founder and CEO Stephen M. Hicks, Controller and CFO Narine Persaud, Director of Research, CPA, and CFA Laurence J. Ditkoff, COO, General Counsel JD and CFA Henry B. Sargent, and member of the portfolio management team Linda Carlsen.

 

Founded in 1996 and based in Ridgefield, Connecticut, Southridge is a private investment banking firm that customizes financial plans for their clients. This firm, dedicated to their clients, provides unique services in the areas of Advisory and Structured Finance. Advisory services include highly detailed financial analysis, restructuring analysis, balance sheet optimizations, mergers, and acquisitions; bankruptcy advice and legal settlements. Structured Finance services offered include financing solutions, securitization, and credit-enhancing.

 

According to prnewswire, other than providing out of the box financial services to its clients, Southridge Capital dedicated to the principals of social responsibility in philanthropy contributes to their community through community leadership, giving and volunteer work. These activities are carried out through faith-based charities and nonprofit organizations. In 1998, Founder and CEO of Southridge Capital, Stephen M. Hicks and his wife Mary started the Daystar Foundation. This organization, supporting some charitable organizations such as Ridgefield Sunrise Cottage, the Ridgefield Visiting Nurses Association, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church of New York City, Walnut Community Hill Church, Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation/Danbury Hospital, the Ridgefield Fountain Landmark, and more. The Daystar Foundation has proven to be instrumental in supporting meaningful causes while making Southridge Capital’s mission fulfilling by making an impact in people’s lives. For more details you can visit their website southridge.com

 

 

Reference: http://newyork.citybizlist.com/article/286326/southridge-capital-entered-into-a-new-5-million-equity-purchase-agreement-with-andalay-solar

Equities First Holdings news on best loans packages

Equities First Holdings is a shareholding loans firm that is among the fastest growing financial institutions in the world. The firm was first established in 2002 in Indianapolis. Over the years, it has opened branches in other locations across the world. Equities First Holdings is today a leading form in the financial sector because it implements programs that resonate with a majority of the people looking for financing options. Shareholding loans are far much better than any other loans that one may be looking for. The interest rates that these loans attract are too low and therefore has no effect on the overall development of the business one is financing. The interest rates are also fixed making them easy to repay. One does not have to struggle with fluctuating interest rates which affect their ability to repay the loan. Equities First Holdings rates are far much better than the ones given by commercial banks.

Upcoming Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Jason Hope Funds Non-Profit That Seeks To Cure the Aging Process

Arizona Philanthropist and entrepreneur, Jason Hope, helps leading nonprofit organization to fight the world’s worst inevitable– aging. Aging can cause quite a burden and not just on the individual. The individual who ages becomes more susceptible to diseases, illnesses, and other bodily problems like weakened bones and immune systems. Eventually unable to take care of themselves, many family members and children take it upon themselves to provide care for their aging family members or friends. This can result in financial burden, stress, and worsened home matters on those that take on the act of caring for an elderly loved one.

Jason Hope has embraced another approach to the cure of “age”. Hope seeks to aid in reversing the aging process by donating his own funds to research conducted by non-profit organizations that will transform the way healthcare organizations combat and treat the effects of the inevitable aging process. Jason Hope has supported the charitable organization, known as the SENS Research Foundation, for over five years. Jason Hope first began funding this groundbreaking organization when he donated $500,000 of his funds in December of 2010. SENS strives to aid the public to obtain accessible technology that can counteract aging and prevent the illnesses and symptoms that come along with it. Jason Hope announced his first contribution to the SENS Research Foundation at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts during an event called Breakthrough Philanthropy.

SENS Research Foundation was founded in March of 2009 and since continues to invest heavily in research programs designed to reverse the effects and learn more about the aging process. This research will not only medically aid the aging process, but SENS also hopes to change the public’s view of aging in order to encourage individuals to become interested in the curing technology.

The SENS foundation has pioneered what they call the “SENS Approach,” which includes a medical procedure to repair living cells and other materials within elderly patients’ bodies in hopes to prevent the effects of aging and its symptoms. By stopping the process at its source, this treatment differs from the rest of the medical treatments in the healthcare community because it not only seeks to treat these illnesses, but prevent them altogether. The SENS Foundation also focuses on seeking outreach to politicians, influencers, volunteers and donors through active events, conferences, and fundraising to raise proper awareness about the importance of their medical research work.

Jason Hope’s Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/public/Jason-Hope