CN&CO’s Fin-blog for the week ending 12 August 2016

Team CN&CO love financial services (among other things) and we enjoy reading about what’s happening in various quarters of the industry. Here are our favourite fin-blog picks of the week:

Rob’s pick:
Here’s proof that Saudi Arabia doesn’t care about killing oil prices – only the competition
There is proof that Saudi Arabia is more interested in trying to kill competition in the oil industry at the expense of cratering oil prices — its oil production just hit a record high.

Colin’s pick:
Millennials drive digital shift in small business insurance
A recent survey by Boston Consulting Group found that 38% of small businesses would buy insurance online if they were starting out today.

Rikus’ pick:
How to stretch your salary
How to manage your salary during the hard times.

Neo’s pick:
Girls, you got this: Self-value and finance
Women’s month is not over yet – Ladies put yourselves first for a change.

Gianluca’s pick:
Facebook adds more Olympics coverage with live broadcast, Instagram feed
The social media giant is broadening its coverage of the Rio 2016 happenings by offering more live streams on user’s news feeds and Instagram by partnering with a number of official broadcasters. An amazing initiative that drives the power of conversation and sharing on the digital community.

Carel’s pick:
Technology that will change our lives in the next 20 years
Futurist Ian Pearson has some interesting predictions for the key new technologies we can expect to see by 2050 and how they will change the way we live.

Josie’s pick:
The real cost of upgrading your bank account
Emperor Asset Management’s Tristan Finnemore shows what happens when you switch to a cheaper bank account.

Business Insider
Carly Barnes
tomorrowtoday global
Tristan Finnemore