Welcome to the latest Financial Friday Round-Up, our weekly column filled with the best things for you to read, watch or listen to regarding finance around the web. Below you will find articles on bear markets, showing appreciation as a leader, insurance technology and more.
Whether or not the economy is in recession is still very much up for debate. Still, the words “bear market” seem to be on everyone’s lips these days, and a little preparation never hurt anybody. Check out this article from The Wall Street Journal for some tips on how to keep your finances safe during hard times.
Worth argues that defined structures of gratitude can improve efficiency and productivity in your team, as seen in this week’s guide to showing appreciation as a business leader. Check out this article for advice on how to improve employee recognition and encouragement.
Insurers are trying their best to digitize their business models to improve customer experience and cut costs at the same time, Business Insider reported this week. As demand for financial technology grows, check out this article to stay on top of how the industry is adapting.
The pandemic threw a huge wrench in economists’ most reliable models, and they have yet to find any true alternatives, The Wall Street Journal reports this week. Even as inflation skyrockets, only a handful of economists have dedicated any time to how these theories and models failed so significantly. This report is a fascinating look into a field in flux.