Day: September 12, 2020

How to Choose the Best Business Card for Your Company

The necessity and relevance of business cards is waning in the digital age, but since no single alternative has gained enough momentum to replace them, you should still keep a supply in your wallet and make sure they look good.

Two factors you should balance regarding your business card strategy are a unique design and an engaging delivery. A snazzy card is no good if you hand it out left and right without an exchange of pleasantries and ideas, but a poor quality card can undermine even the best rapport or the most persuasive conversation.

“The card is designed as a way of following up with someone about a topic the person is genuinely interested in, so that requires some sensitivity,” says Seth Kahan, CEO of Visionary Leadership, a Bethesda, Maryland-based management consulting firm. “You can be proactive but you don’t want to be aggressive.”

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Tech Rallies Most Since April in Stock Rebound: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks rebounded from a three-day rout, as dip buyers poured into beaten-down tech shares to send the Nasdaq 100 to its best day since April. The dollar fell versus major peers.

The S&P 500 Index rose the most since June, though finished well off its session highs. The Nasdaq gains followed an 11% rout took it down to the average price over the past 50 days. Tesla also bounced off that closely watched level after suffering its biggest selloff. Computer chip and hardware makers rose, led by Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Apple Inc. Shares climbed broadly in Europe.

“Dip buyers have been handsomely reward for the last 12 years,” said Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives at Charles Schwab & Co. “There’s substantial amounts of capital on the sidelines still available to come into the market.”

Treasuries retreated and Bloomberg’s dollar index turned lower.

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Louisiana State Police make multiple arrests in insurance fraud investigations

Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud / Auto Theft Unit brought three separate criminal cases to conclusion over the last week resulting in numerous arrests.

The Insurance Fraud Unit is responsible for investigating referrals of suspected fraudulent insurance acts and promoting awareness of insurance fraud throughout the state. 

East Baton Rouge Parish – On July 28, 2020, Troopers arrested 33-year-old Kentrell Collins of Mobile, AL on one count on filing or maintaining false public records and on one count of insurance fraud following an investigation into a fraudulent rental insurance claim with American Bankers Insurance Company.

The investigation revealed Collins filed a false police report to support a claim that items were stolen from an apartment where he no longer resided. Collins then reported the theft to American Bankers Insurance Company and provided fraudulent receipts to support his claim.

On July 21, 2020, an arrest warrant was

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Chase Bank marks some Oregon unemployment checks as fraud

The employment department said Chase is freezing or closing accounts of people who received unemployment because of an algorithm flagging the checks as fraud.

PORTLAND, Ore. — More people receiving unemployment money from the Oregon Employment Department (OED) have contacted KGW Investigates with complaints they can’t access money in their Chase Bank accounts.

Karen Krader and her family members couldn’t access their money for days until KGW contacted Chase Bank about the issue. Krader had been receiving unemployment for months after getting laid off from her office job in February. Chase said her account had been flagged over fraud concerns even though she was legitimately receiving funds from OED.

“I feel like Chase is treating us like criminals and we’re not criminals,” said Krader.

Amber Purcell said Krader’s story mirrored her own.

“It’s what happened to me, exactly what happened to me,” said Purcell.

Purcell said she could not access

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