In this increasingly digital world, it’s not surprising that money will follow suit as well. Recent trends show that digital money kept in mobile wallets will soon replace physical cash and even credit cards. Some countries are even actively trying to remove cash in circulation .It makes sense. We can buy most products and services online these days via our laptops and mobile devices. It’s easy to link this process to our bank accounts and online payment.
According to a study about mobile wallet usage, the compound annual growth rate for mobile wallets is a cool 80%, between 2015 and 2020. This adoption rate makes sense. We already use our phones for a million things, so why not use them as a payment method as well? Read the detail inside at page 15.
Millions of people worldwide are using Facebook and countless others connecting through Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, MySpace, and other sites.Iit only makes sense that social media has become a heavily researched subject over the past few years. After all, on such a large scale, the effects of these types of media could be quite significant, especially among groups who are heavy users. While studies haven't revealed social media to be the societal evil that some have played it up as being, that doesn't mean that it isn't influencing how you act and think, often in ways you may not even realize.
While it's true that social media can have a negative impact on your brain, it's not the tool itself that's the problem but how it's used. In fact, social media plays a productive and incredibly useful role in the classroom at colleges all over the country, and many feel it has a strong role to play in enriching the educational experience for students for years to come. Yet social media has been a hotly contested addition to classrooms at all levels, not just in college. And in truth, it does come with the potential for distraction and a myriad of other issues. Read the closer examination of the pros and cons of social media reveal inside at page 17 that it's not nearly as dangerous as some have made it out to be and may be just what some students need to feel connected to their coursework and their classmates.
Some people prefer to teach themselves. If that sounds like you, choosing to learn a second language can be immensely beneficial, allowing you to navigate international business and career opportunities with new-found bilingual skills. Those who speak another language may also find travel to be more fulfilling, as they can venture off the beaten path and mingle with the locals. Self-learners don’t need to invest in expensive educational software or textbooks to learn another language. All the necessary materials can be accessed using free or low-cost online resources.
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