Making money when you travel

For some, the urge to get up and go proves too much. You are supposed to carefully accrue a budget for travelling; saving up through the winter months ready to spread your wings on the adventure of a lifetime in some far flung corner of the world. It doesn’t always work out like that though, and many travellers embark on their journey with little more than a crumpled second hand guide book and a few clothes for company, not a bulging wallet.
There is no choice for these intrepid explorers – …

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Finpari –innovative binary options broker

Founded in 2014, Finpari is a UK based binary options broker with their main offices situated in Scotland. They are powered by a user friendly advanced operator called SpotOption 2.0 making the broker adaptable to a wide array of different signal providers. It also provides a secure trading avenue for the users and fast withdrawal systems. It is convenient to users as it has a mobile app for smartphone and web related avenue. They provide returns of up to 90% to a wide array of assets they render and this …

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Here Are 15 Easy Ways to Save Some Money Every Day

Planning to save money to fix your personal finance status or pay off some personal loans? Here are some tips that might make the task easier for you.

Set a daily budget!

Having a daily budget and sticking to it will ensure that you don’t go overspending. Make sure the budget you design will allow you to save a substantial amount of cash.

Have a “No Touch” Savings Account

Open a savings account that under all circumstances you should not touch or withdraw from. This will make certain that you always have some money …

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How to turn your financial life around

Everyone wants to get rich. That is a true statement for most people who are working for a living. What is sad, is that there would always be people who run in circles and would never get out of their financial rut. Not everyone can win the lottery, so waiting for that to happen would be very remote. In the meantime, there are a few simple things which can help make solving financial problems a reality.
Avoid Cash Advances with These Tips
Live within your means.
This adage is true. If you have …

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Personal Loans are the Main Source of Money for a Lot of People

Many people, unfortunately, do not manage to make ends meet at the end of the month from their regular job. This means that their income is lower than their expenses and they are short when it comes to the end of the month and they can’t afford to cover all their bills. If you are in this situation, you know how stressful it can be and you also know that you need to find a solution to help you get by financially. The solution often comes in the form of …

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US economy in 3 numbers

The Financial Times have released a video featuring their US managing editor Gillian Tett titled ‘The US in 3 numbers’, in which Gillian lists the 3 numbers she believes represents the current US economy.Whether there are actually 3 numbers you could list to sum up the economy of an entire county we don’t know, but check out the video and see whether the FT have done a good job:

The three numbers are –40% – the percentage of so called ‘imports’ which are actually made in America. During the manufacturing process of a car, parts can actually cross the US/Mexico …

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Which Payment Options Should an Online Store Offer?

Once seen as something that could be dangerous, paying for goods and services online is becoming more and more widely accepted into the mainstream as the internet becomes more secure and offers better protection for shoppers’ bank and credit card details. In fact, online shopping has become a widespread phenomenon, with many customers taking to the internet in the comfort of their own homes in order to make purchases rather than braving the shops, especially at busy times of the year such as during the holiday season. With online shopping …

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How To Recover Your Business From Financial Difficulty

Every few months we see another high street store go from being a much loved brand to yet a company struggling under the weight of financial difficulties. None of us are exempt from this – we can all suffer financial setbacks. This can come in the form of someone messing up profit projections, or it can come in the form of new market competition. Either way, it’s important to realise that recovering from these setbacks isn’t impossible. Here’s what you can do to recover your business from financial difficulty.
Stop and …

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What Does It Take To Create A Business That Stands Out?

Why is it some businesses quickly become highly revered with popular brands? Yet others struggle to break even each year. It can feel like some of the most successful companies had little to do to achieve their fame and accolade. And it’s always the person behind the brand that stands out. So how do we achieve that recognition for our efforts? Is there a clever trick to creating a business that stands out?
The Woman Behind The Business
Many of the most successful companies have a CEO that lives a very public …

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Could Current Demographic Trends Be A Negative Influence On Economic Growth?

In the 21st century, the study of international demographics has reached a new and extremely sophisticated level. Demographic trends are studied by thousands of professionals in every branch of industry all across the world. Although demographic studies rarely make international headlines, it is nonetheless true that some of the conclusions that these experts are coming to are cause for definite concern. If even a few of them turn out to be accurate, the state of international finance and industry could due for a period of some radical and rather uncomfortable …

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4 Tools That Make Running a Business More Efficient

Small business owners wear many hats, and are oftentimes a one-man show. Which means one person is left in control of business duties, like social media and inventory management, finances and bookkeeping, file storage and more. While it takes a lot of work to keep a business running smoothly, owners can rest assured that there are tools available to help them get more done quickly, leaving more time for what really matters.
Social Media Management
Reposting, retweeting, liking and sharing can be simplified. Today’s social media professionals can manage all of their …

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Top 10 Best Performing Scottish Companies On The Stock Market

Investing in the stock market can be an extremely profitable venture if you know who to invest in, when to invest and when to sell. Finding the disposable income to start investing might seem difficult if you have a lot of debt, but you can get help to clear your debt quicker with the help of a trust deed. These can help to consolidate any debt you have to get it paid off quicker, giving you more disposable income. Once you are in the position to invest, looking at some …

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Becoming financially independent is a difficult task. Learning the value of money, controlling impulse spending, living frugally after evaluating expenses, eliminating any debt and growing net worth are all difficult aims to achieve. One of the ways to do this is by using the correct payment methods when you are purchasing items.
In this day and age of technology, there has been a huge increase in the different types of payment methods that are available. With the growth of e-wallets it has become easier than ever to spend money both online …

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[30 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Protect your Portfolio against Inflation Using Gold and Silver Bullion | ]
Protect your Portfolio against Inflation Using Gold and Silver Bullion

In times of geopolitical instability, it pays to diversify one’s portfolio with investments that can hold up despite the pressure. To this end, many investors are following the lead of entire nations and are placing more emphasis on precious metals.  Gold and silver bullion bring a stability of value that cannot be matched by other options. Today’s governments use fiat money, printed paper currency that has no raw value. It should come as no surprise, then, that governments have printed excessively in the last few decades, which has in turn …

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[27 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Is the business world still feeling the impact of Madoff? | ]
Is the business world still feeling the impact of Madoff?

Bernie Madoff is the man associated with what has been labelled the biggest Ponzi scheme fraud in history and for which he received a life sentence. The effects are still being felt; such was the scale of the fraud.
For the uninitiated, it must be explained who Bernie Madoff  is. A former stockbroker, investment adviser, financier and a non-executive chairman of NASDAQ, he admitted to running a huge investor scam, one that is believed to be the biggest in US history, through his company Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities (BMIS). Following …