Category Archives: Featured

Food to boost your immune system.

It has passed 3 weeks after starting new year. Daily diabetes may mess in this season, we would like to pick up “How important a correct diabetes for your daily life” To maintain your brain, muscle, bone, nerves, skin, blood … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution – Do You Still Believe In It?

When people talk about New Year, the word “resolution” always comes with it. It has been a common belief that people should set a goal at the start of the year. For some, it is very important to have one, … Continue reading

Celebrating New Year in a Meaningful Way

For Japanese families, celebrating New Year is all about togetherness. Like other nations, bringing the family together is the primary goal of this yearly event. It is not an unusual situation for families to be separated by distance especially when … Continue reading

January featured business affairs

1. Accounting (Addressing negative interest issue) The ASBJ has been addressing the accounting issue relating to the current state of negative interest. They have been discussing how to treat a discount rate that is used for the calculation of retirement benefit … Continue reading

Summary of 2016

It getting near to end of the year. Let’s review what We had in 2016. Our central bank has launched negative interest rate and that stimulate real estate market strongly. Common mortgages that are provided by 4 large financial institutions … Continue reading

New policy interest and world market for coming year.

Federal Reserve officials raised interest rates for the first time this year and forecast a steeper path for borrowing costs in 2017, saying inflation expectations have increased “considerably” and suggesting the labor market is tightening. The Federal Open Market Committee … Continue reading

Make yourself happy at end of the year

When was the last time you said, “I couldn’t be happier…”? Happiness can be elusive. It can be fleeting. Too often, it can be lost in our modern world’s swirl of stress, multitasking. Positive psychology is a “how-to” guide to … Continue reading

How to Save When You Spend A lot

Thanksgiving. Christmas. New Year’s Day. These are just some of the famous holidays we have all over the world. And when holidays are coming, gifts and presents are always into the scene. Gift giving is one tradition that many people … Continue reading

December featured business affairs

1. Accounting The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has published its to-do list for the next five years. The IASB published the conclusions from its recent agenda consultation and its five-year work plan. By listening to the feedback from stakeholders, it … Continue reading

Touchstones of coming year

Amid all the gloom for Japan’s biggest banks – negative interest rates on reserves, waning brokerage income and fragile business confidence – there is some cause for cheer. Donald Trump’s election victory has driven up bond yields in the U.S. … Continue reading