Feeling a little cash-strapped? Need a little extra cash for a new investment? Currently, Florida holds unclaimed property accounts valued at more than $1 billion, mostly from dormant accounts in financial institutions, insurance firms, utility companies, securities and trust holdings. In addition, unclaimed property includes tangible items like watches, jewelry, currency, stamps, historic items and other articles from abandoned safe deposit boxes. Since there’s no statue of limitations, a citizen has the right to claim his or her property at any time and without incurring any costs. Just trust the processes, even if the opportunity might seem a little too good to be true; FLTreasureHunt.org.
As the way we do business constantly evolves, a familiar force in the Miami area is taking on the challenges of an unpredictable future. For Miami Business School, students from all backgrounds are adopting an ethos that business is much more than dollars and cents.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we tracked down a few of Miami’s leading Hispanic entrepreneurs to get a glimpse into what it means to be your own boss and how to effectively balance an ever-changing world where a regular 9 to 5 just won’t cut it.