Loans.org has compiled information from the Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom in order to show how gender and age, along with education, were represented among entrepreneurs in 2012. It turns out, while women entrepreneurs tend to be more educated than their male counterparts, they only account for one third of last years’ startup owners. When it comes to finances, entrepreneurs of both genders relied heavily on their own funds rather than using business loans to start their companies.
Could we be moving towards a global currency? Only two percent of foreign exchange transactions relate to real world goods and services, meaning that 98 percent are purely speculative transactions. This in turn triggers foreign exchange crises. Check out the following infographic from Money Choice to learn more about the future of money.
Apple is building one of the most stunning financial runs in the history of corporate America. In the last five years over 365,000,000 devices have been sold. Not to mention they average $4 billion in monthly profit. Check out the infographic below presented by CaliforniaPhoneLookup to learn more about Apple’s financial success.
It has been said that the great recession is comparable to the great depression. The great recession hit the nation hard, but so did the great depression. This infographic presented by Payday Loan illustrates the comparison of the great depression and the great recession. They have quite a few similarities and differences.
Small businesses are in desperate need of money and without access to Venture Capitals or accredited investors, loans from banks may be the only option. However, in 2009, U.S. banks posted the sharpest decline in private lending since 1942. This infographic looks at how crowdfunding can help small businesses when traditional methods of lending will not.
Mobile payments are huge, and they’re only getting more popular as time goes on. This new infographic from MobilePaymentsToday takes a look at the different companies jumping into the mobile payments game, as well as the current and projected growth of the mobile payment and credit card industries.
Two of the biggest economic concerns of the modern day are creating jobs for Americans and rescuing the US economy. It might surprise you to learn that the retail industry is one of the biggest contributors to both employment and GDP of all the industries in our country. A recent report published by the NRF and compiled into this infographic by Milo, sheds some light on how retail positively impacts our economy.
Baby boomers, who account for nearly 1/4 of Americans, are getting close to retirement age. The U.S. population age 45 and older is growing 18 times faster than the younger generation. This Infographic shows some of the best retirement options in today’s economy for those on the brink of clocking out of the workforce.