Financial Transparency is Key to Any Relationship, Financial Infidelity Being the Ultimate Killer

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Previously Published on News Break Whether running a tight ship or planning for a post-pandemic wedding of the century, couples are, for the most part, always coming up with new ways to manage their money. Despite an imminent fear of catching the coronavirus, a record number of professionals have become hyper-focused on advancing their careers — some on the brink of unemployment while others are possibly even losing their businesses due to shutdown and quarantine. “How did the pandemic change the way couples ‘do money’ together?” This was something Policygenius really wanted to know. The nation’s leading online insurance marketplace conducted a survey by polling more than 1,500 adults across the United States. They examined the ongoing relationship between couples and how they managed their money both before and after the pandemic. Overall, these figures have not changed and remain consistent with previous versions of the Policygenius Couples & Money survey, published in both 2018 and 2019. Surprisingly, only one in three people surveyed (34%) claimed that the pandemic had changed the way that they’ve been managing their wallets. Only 16% of those individuals admitted that they have had to “tighten their belts,” some earning a lower income than they […]

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Stop thinking the worst, analyze your relationship the right way

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Previously Published to News Break So many of us enter into a relationship thinking that “this might just be the one.” Everything’s going great. You guys are in sync. You share a number of common interests. But, then you comfortable. The first time something seems out of place, we start questioning everything …and to the point of overanalyzing it. An analysis is great, but it’s only great if you do it correctly. Stop thinking the worst about your relationship, and analyze your relationship the right way. What’s love got to do with it? For those of you, who are familiar with DISC assessments, you know that there are three natural states of our being. One is our perceived self. One is our private self. Another is our public self. How we act towards someone new isn’t always based on how we actually feel about them. Sometimes it’s how we are feeling about ourselves going into that new situation and the environment in which we are spending our time getting to know them. When we are new in a relationship, we might be nervous. So, we tend to act in the same way that we may deal with under stress. We […]

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What Can Businesses Learn About Omni-Channel Marketing from Signet’s Extensive Brands?

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Previously Published to The Mad Marketer Earlier this month, Signet Jewelers acknowledged that omni-channel marketing was a major factor in increased sales for 2016 – and especially for end of year holiday shopping. In fact, they claim that it has, according to The Wall Street Journal, “Amazon-proofed” their endeavors. In the eight weeks leading up to Christmas, this Bermuda-based diamond retailer grew its sales by 5 percent in comparison to previous years. This year, Signet Jewelers has racked in $1.95B, a sharp increase for any business of this caliber. Signet is also known as the umbrella operation for subsidiary group, Sterling, which includes Kay Jewelers, Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, Zale’s, Piercing Pagoda and regional brands, like JB Robinson, Marks & Morgan and Belden Jewelers. Mall-based and outlet stores in the United States and Ernest Jones stores in the United Kingdom rose by 4.9 percent from 2014 to 2015, as opposed to the previous increase of 3.6 percent. This not only proves that people are still physically purchasing luxury items in a mall setting, but they are doing so at increasing rates. Thanks to omni-channel marketing, however, more awareness is being created on the online forefront and drawing guests to […]

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