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Rory Brown Asks Floridians: Is a Virtual Bank Right For You?

It may not seem like it, but online banks have been around for over 20 years. The first genuinely full-service online-only bank was Security First Network Bank, which opened its website in 1995. Since then virtual banks have flourished. In terms of the online banking...

Rory Brown, of Nicklaus Brown & Co., On Collecting Lydian Coins

Collectors and historians alike are enamored with the Lydian Lion and the stater, the world's first true coins. If you're an avid coin collector interested in investing in ancient Lydian coins, read Rory Brown's tips to learn how this fascinating currency can be...

Rory Brown Speaks On The Composition And Appearance of Lydian Coins

There may not be a more distinctive, or visually-engaging coin than the Lydian stater. Introduced in the middle of the seventh century BCE, the stater was the first coinage system. He was the one to receive a government-backed insignia, securing its value as a means...

Do Your Business Partners Make You More Effective?

Great business partners provide experience and skills that complement your strengths and bolster your weaknesses. Selecting partners that share your vision is critical but partners that have different perspectives and abilities may allow the business to grow faster...

Why Should Your Business Move to the Cloud?

Capital investment in communication equipment, servers, storage, software, maintenance, and security is a significant line item in corporate budgets. But there is also a hidden cost that is often overlooked by business owners themselves: the valuable IT resources...

How to Develop a Culture That Embraces Technology and Change

Rory Brown, Chairman of Goods & Services Partners, Shares How to Develop a Culture That Embraces Technology and Change Technology is developing at a rapid pace. However, employees, particularly in industries not generally associated with high tech, can be reticent...

Nothing but Net

As he beams proudly over his VirtualBank, Rory A. Brown seems to scatter the long shadows of failed e-businesses that got it wrong where his dot-com is getting it right. Only a year old, VirtualBank already has $300 million in assets -- growth that dwarfs that of...

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