It’s an old axiom, but it holds up well. Money follows the security industry because the security industry delivers results. And while many things haven’t changed about how security dealers get financing, a few new trends are starting to emerge.
In this month’s feature article, “Financial Services: What’s Changed, What Hasn’t,” author Joan Engebretson focuses on some financing facts that are well known to security dealers as well as some lesser known facts, such as that interest rates are expected to increase soon.
Every time we at SDM have an opportunity to ask our readers what their greatest business challenges are, the topic of “finding and retaining employees” always emerges as one of — if not the most important — issue that dealers face.
The Presidential Inauguration is taking place at the time of this writing and two things at first stand out to me as I begin to watch the coverage: First, how time-honored traditions — such as the swearing in of the president-elect, the benedictions, and the playing of the military bands — play such an important role in our society in times of transition.
On 12/12/12, I had minor knee surgery and I can recall thinking how fascinating it was to have a significant event happen to me on a day marked by triplet twelves. One doesn’t need to be a numerology hobbyist to appreciate a distinctive date on the calendar.
There is a list for almost everything, anyplace in the world — and Canada is no exception. If you want to know about the best jobs Canada has to offer, you may turn to Canadian Business’ report, “Canada’s Best Jobs 2016: The Top 25 Jobs In Canada.”
With approximately 20 percent penetration into homes, professionally monitored security systems that are now interactive and connected have a lot of room to grow — but many others also seek this opportunity. Read more stories in August Issue 2017.