Personal Finance Guide
Hitting your 20s almost always coincides with entering into the practical mainstream where a lot of realities are opened up to you as you try and cope with the plethora of new responsibilities. As much as everyone in their early 20s loves having gained control of their life, gotten independent and largely unanswerable to elders, it still comes with a lot of new challenges. One of the major... [Continue Reading]
If you want to go for any investment, risk will be inevitable. It is the very basic element of an investment. Combine the risk of investment with constantly rising cost of living; it can become more difficult for people to manage their finances.
People are very cautious before deciding to make any financial settlement and many now choose to go for conservative investment options. But it can... [Continue Reading]
Right now the personal loan market is hotting up. Companies all over the country are vying for your business, offering competitive rates. Interest rates on personal loans continue to fall. And lenders, who were worried about lending after the crisis in 2008, are now opening up the market again.
It's all rather exciting. But there are risks that come with taking out a personal... [Continue Reading]
Stock trading and investing tend to hold a lot of allure and appeal for people, but there’s also often an intimidation factor. Even for people well-versed in general finance topics, the world of stock trading and the market can be one area of finance that’s confusing or seemingly shrouded in mystery.
Fortunately, there are ample resources available for people who want to learn,... [Continue Reading]
Money isn’t the most important thing in the world, but it’s certainly up there. Without it, life can feel very difficult indeed. Finance influences everything we do and is the key to greater opportunities.
Sadly, once you feel yourself falling into the trap of financial difficulty, it can feel very difficult to escape. Worse still, debt is one of the biggest and most... [Continue Reading]
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None of us like to think of the idea of going bankrupt. Being in a position where we can no longer even manage our debts is a scary one, and it should be taken very seriously. The emotional toll of going through this process is just as bad as the financial one. There are a few things you need to do to improve your situation as much as you can. Let’s go through... [Continue Reading]
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You’ve bought a home and you thought paying it off would be easy. But it turns out it isn’t. In fact, paying off a mortgage on a home can end up being more stressful than you ever realised. The financial pressure can weigh down on you to the point where you think you made a mistake buying. Well before you jump to that conclusion, don’t panic. Lots of people... [Continue Reading]
Gold has an allure for humans that has lasted millennia - and is likely to last many years to come, too. However, as with any other investment, you have to be careful not to get carried away with any romantic notions when it comes to buying. In today’s guide, we’re going to go through a few different issues that crop up with regularity when people buy gold. So, if... [Continue Reading]
They say that bricks and mortar are the classic way of making money even in times of economic strife. What you might not realise is one can make a profit out of land alone! People end up acquiring land for all kinds of reasons.
For example, they might get a parcel of land as part of their inheritance from a loved one. Or they might move to a new home with acres of spare land they will seldom... [Continue Reading]
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Personal Finance News
Personal Finance: Zoom in on your debt crisis. Theda Muller lists out crucial factors you must be aware of when on a debt-recovery journey. By. Theda Muller. Published Saturday, July 23, 2016. Theda Muller. Don't take lightly the debt crisis you find ...
(Jul 23, 2016, Emirates 24|7)
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) -Mastering basic personal finance skills is one of the most important things you can do to improve your happiness and quality of life. The earlier you start developing and using personal finance skills, the more time you have ...
(Jul 22, 2016, WOTV4women.com)
He'd recently started using a personal-finance app called Mint to track his spending habits and was now faced with a painful reality in yellow, orange, and blue. “I had an 'Oh, shit' moment,” he says over a beer in lower Manhattan. “I spend how much on ...
(Jul 22, 2016, Men's Fitness)
Hello, MarketWatchers! Friday is just around the corner, but don't celebrate until you've caught up on these personal finance stories: Personal finance. New proposal offers debt forgiveness after a stint in public service. Policymakers look for ways to ...
(Jul 21, 2016, Stock Transcript)
"It may not necessarily suit your goals," says Michelle Hutchison, money expert for personal finance site Finder.com. The risk on these investments may be too high, or they could come with significant fees. [See: Retirement Planning Decisions You Might ...
(Jul 21, 2016, U.S. News & World Report)
The country's two largest medical schemes are facing alarming increases in members' use of medical services, which may result in higher-than-inflation contribution increases, a medical scheme conference heard this week. This Saturday, Personal Finance ...
(Jul 21, 2016, Independent Online)
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, July 21 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed International Personal Finance Plc's (IPF) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BB+', Short-Term IDR at 'B' and senior unsecured debt at ...
(Jul 21, 2016, Reuters)
Ten-year-old Mint is one of the most popular personal finance programs for good reason. Once you authorize it to connect to your various financial accounts, it tracks them in real time requiring little further input from you. You can also add in any ...
(Jul 21, 2016, PCWorld)
IndianMoney.com is also working on launching a very advanced Robo Advising personal finance platform, which the company is expecting to go live in a couple of weeks. Mr C S Sudheer also quoted that the company is on the verge of closing a new round of ...
(Jul 21, 2016, Insurance News Net)
Just about everybody experiences money problems. Unless you're born into the upper crust, odds are you or your family will go through some sort of personal finance catastrophe at some point. Actually, in all likelihood, you'll probably go through many ...
(Jul 20, 2016, The Cheat Sheet)
"Each finalist has made many significant contributions to the personal finance and personal success industries. The Money Games is a platform to honor their best-in-class work. On behalf of the Money Games Committee and GOBankingRates, we're thrilled ...
(Jul 20, 2016, Insurance News Net)
Tags: personal finance, colleges, students, savings, travel · Susan Johnston Taylor Contributor. Susan Johnston Taylor contributes to the money section of USNews.com. Her articles on business and personal finance have also appeared in or on The Boston ...
(Jul 20, 2016, U.S. News & World Report)