Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Mortgage Industry

Yesterday I went to the mortgage forum at the Vancouver Convention Center, put on by Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP.) They had an educational seminar followed by a meet-and-greet session with mortgage related companies. The whole event was to promote the mortgage industry and get people interested about starting a career in the vast mortgage market.… Read More »

Weekend Business and Blog Roundup – Nov 17th

Popular search terms that brought visitors to…. Nov 16th – from Halifax, NS… “canadian net worth statistics” The median net worth for an individual Canadian adult is $89,014. But the median net worth for a family in 2005 was $148,350.  Nov 15th – from Chicago, Illinois… “i bought apple stock on margin, what should i do” Depends on your investment… Read More »

How Branding Works in Movies

Yesterday I went to see Skyfall in the theatre. Not going to ruin anything, but the first 20 minutes of the film was just filled with adrenaline pumping action (*o*) The movie took an estimated $150 million to make according to IMDB.  With that kind of budget, the 50 year old franchise had to leverage its James Bond brand… Read More »