How to Close a Bank Account: A Step by Step Guide

Closing a bank account is a straightforward process, but it can take an unexpectedly long time if you aren’t prepared. Depending on a few different factors, the process can take a day, a week, or even a few months. 

In most cases, closing a bank account can be finalized in one or two days. Causes of delay could be dependent on the amount of funds in your account and how quickly you deactivate or reroute direct deposits and online bill payments to a new account. 

Closing a bank account is a great opportunity to take a look at your budget with a fresh perspective. Read below for more tips for closing your bank account.

1) Transfer Money to Another Bank Account or Open a New Account

If you are transferring funds to a new account at a different bank, be sure to follow the right protocol to avoid any mishaps. Read the rest

TikTok Vows to Fight White House Ban With ‘All Remedies Available’

The company said it was “shocked” by the executive order.

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TikTok has issued a statement on the White House’s plan to ban its popular app, saying it was “shocked” by the executive order and that it will respond in court, if necessary. The order, issued yesterday by President Trump, means that TikTok could disappear in the U.S. in 45 days if nothing changes.

“We are shocked by the recent Executive Order, which was issued without any due process,” the company said in the statement. “We will pursue all remedies available to us in order to ensure that the rule of law is not discarded and that our company and our users are treated

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Joe Biden Launches National Advertisement Aimed Toward Black Voters

With conversation around race becoming front and center ahead of the 2020 elections, both political parties have been making moves to attract Black voters to swing the tides in their favor.

Former vice president Joe Biden revealed his new national advertisement directly aimed at Black American voters titled “Better America,” a one-minute video confronting the questionable actions of the current president without mentioning him by name while paying homage to prominent figures in Black history including U.S. Rep John Lewis and Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman to be elected to Congress. It also highlights the current protests over the deaths of George Floyd and others due to police brutality and the call for racial injustice to end.

“We must choose to fight for that better America,” the narrator says in the video. “And just like our ancestors who stood up to the violent racists of a generation ago, … Read the rest

20 tips to grow a global business

From choosing the right market to having a payment plan in place, this is your cheat sheet to growing a global business.

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me what it takes to go global, I’d be one rich woman. It’s not one thing that propels you to success. Rather, it’s a series of things that must be done well that will get you that much closer to improving your overall growth potential and conducting business with customers the world over.

Editor’s note: Laurel Delaney is the author of the best-selling book, Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably.

20 tips to grow a global business

Here’s what it takes for an organization — big, small or even upstart — to grow beyond its borders.

  1. Be in the ready state.
  2. Get a company-wide commitment.
  3. Choose a product to take global — preferably one you
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A Guideline on How Diamond Engagement Rings are Bought

Being proposed to is the best moment that most women have been dreaming about since they were little girls. You need to make the proposal moment as special as possible for her whenever it arrives. Since your woman is the most adorable person in the world, giving her a diamond engagement ring is what you will need to do. Diamond simulant rings that look real in her eyes are the ones you should buy for her because she is the most adorable person in your life. If you do not want to buy fake diamond rings Choosing several tips can help you choose one that is perfect for her.

Every time a person considers to buy a ring there are many things that run across their minds. In some instances, especially partners you may want to surprise someone and you are … Read the rest