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Slew of apps gives consumers far more power over finances

Technology has allowed investors to take control of their finances as never before. However, as Manoa Valley-based J.R. Robinson, owner of Financial Planning Hawaii and founder of Nest Egg Guru, told me, technology has disrupted the personal finance space in ways that we never could have foreseen. Read More

Apps and gizmos can enhance disaster survival kit

People here are fond of saying, “Lucky we live Hawaii.” On Oahu, we’ve been exceptionally lucky to have avoided a serious natural catastrophe as witnessed recently in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida. Read More

Food entrepreneurs on Maui help build economic future

Hawaii is looking seriously at agriculture and value-added agricultural products as a future growth sector for our economy. Entrepreneurs on Maui appear to be taking that challenge to heart, launching new food businesses geared at growing local jobs. Read More
Updated on  September 25, 2017 at 10:11 pm

Freezing credit is best way to counter Equifax breach

Equifax revealed last week that it had been victim to a data breach affecting more than 143 million individuals. Millions of folks scrambled to figure out whether they were affected and, if so, what to do about it. Read More

Take extra care with emails talking about financial data

Bad guys on the internet are an increasing population. Many nefarious characters scheme to rip off big companies. In 2017 alone we have seen data breaches at government agencies, telecommunications companies, hotel chains and retailers. Read More
Updated on  July 17, 2017 at 8:53 pm

Business plan competition offers top prize of $25,000

Updated on  July 4, 2017 at 12:38 am
Entrepreneurial events are a key component of successful startup communities. These gatherings are crucial for startup operators to plug in and find resources and collaborators. Read More

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