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[19 May 2017 | Comments Off on What is Margin and Leverage in Forex? | ]
What is Margin and Leverage in Forex?

In order to be involved in forex trading it is important to understand some of the terminology that is used. Margin and leverage are two terms that will come up every time you trade and here we will examine the terms and try to understand what they mean for your trading.
Margin
Margin is the amount of money you need to open a position with your broker. It is not a cost or fee, but rather money from your account that acts as a “good faith deposit” that the broker uses to …

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[18 May 2017 | Comments Off on What Can Corporate Broking Do for Your Small Business? | ]
What Can Corporate Broking Do for Your Small Business?

With more and more young professionals looking to entrepreneurial ventures rather than conventional employment, it makes sense to understand some of the services you may want to engage to help you maximise your money as your small business or start-up grows.
In the financial services sphere, one good thing to know about and understand is corporate broking. Corporate broking services are used by businesses of different sizes for many reasons, and you may be at a point in running your business where looking to corporate brokers for help may be a …

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[16 May 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Affordable Types of Online Training for Your Small Business Employees | ]
3 Affordable Types of Online Training for Your Small Business Employees

It is no secret that training and development lead to higher retention and employee satisfaction. When many small businesses face budget reductions, employee training and development opportunities are often one of the first things to go. If you want your employees to remain has productive and skilled as possible, you may need to consider some alternative training solutions. Luckily, here are 3 affordable types of online training for your small business:
1. Logistics Training
For nearly every company, the ability to quickly, affordably and efficiently get your product in the hands of …

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[16 May 2017 | Comments Off on Freelancing Flaws That Could Harm Your Career Choice | ]
Freelancing Flaws That Could Harm Your Career Choice

Freelancing is becoming one of the most popular ways to generate income online from home. It’s easy to start, there’s very little money investment involved, and it’s something you can do while improving your own skills. It goes without saying that freelancing has been made easy and accessible thanks to the internet, and it’s offered many people a career choice that wasn’t possible in the past.
But while freelancing can become one of the most lucrative career paths you can embark on, it’s also one that can easily slip you up …

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[9 May 2017 | Comments Off on Credit Mistakes Young People Make | ]
Credit Mistakes Young People Make

As you start out your independent life as a young adult, the feeling of freedom is overwhelming. You’re living on your own, earning your own money, and making your own decisions.
Now that you’ve got a paycheck coming in, you’ll have plenty of decisions to make–how much to spend, how much to borrow, and how much to save. It’s the borrowing that gets a lot of young people in trouble, to the point of triggering real financial hardship for some.
Many of those in dire financial straits seek legal help to improve …

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[9 May 2017 | Comments Off on Why 401k Profit Sharing is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Small Business Owners | ]
Why 401k Profit Sharing is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Small Business Owners

A 401(k) profit-sharing plan is an employer-sponsored workplace retirement plan that employers can offer as an alternative to 401(k) plans. Employers who offer this plan have to provide their employees with a share in their company’s profits, but for a small business, it can also prove to be quite beneficial. A 401(k) profit-sharing plan can actually contribute to the overall bottom line and morale of a small business. Furthermore, 401(k) profit-sharing can even be used as a means of saving on corporate taxes.
A 401(k) profit-sharing plan can also be offered …

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[9 May 2017 | Comments Off on Application Approved: Winning Ways to Apply for a Credit Card | ]
Application Approved: Winning Ways to Apply for a Credit Card

If you are new to the world of credit, or you have a poor credit history, you may find your credit card application being rejected. You can’t repair a credit score without using credit, and lenders are aware of this, so don’t give up. There are steps you can take to give your application a better chance for approval.
Check your status
If your credit card application has been rejected, request a detailed explanation for the decision. In some cases, the lender will report items affecting your credit score that are unfounded. …

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[8 May 2017 | Comments Off on A Top-Notch Credit Score Is Possible, If You Know What You’re Doing | ]
A Top-Notch Credit Score Is Possible, If You Know What You’re Doing

Upping your credit score can sometimes feel like a bit of a mission. And, truth be told, there aren’t usually any quick fixes. However, there are things that you can do to raise your credit score if you’re prepared to work at it. Here’s what to do.
Keep An Eye On Those Credit Card Balances
One thing that could be undermining your attempts to improve your credit score is your outstanding credit balance. When rating agencies assess your suitability to receive loans, they’ll look at how much of your balance is left …

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[8 May 2017 | Comments Off on The Vital Advice You Need to Make Owning a Car More Affordable | ]
The Vital Advice You Need to Make Owning a Car More Affordable

Some cities and regions have excellent public transport networks. If you want to save money or be more eco-friendly, you can ride a bus or train. And if you want to go even further, you can walk and cycle everywhere. However, for some people, that’s just not possible. There’s no reliable public transport, and everything is too far away to ride a bike. You have to own a car. When you’re young, struggling with money, and trying to save, a car is really one of the last things you want …

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[5 May 2017 | Comments Off on A Cure For The Impractical Degree | ]
A Cure For The Impractical Degree

When you leave university, it feels like you have the world at your feet. The hard work has paid off, and you’re finally ready to do the job of your dreams. But, that floating feeling often lands in a hard crash within a few weeks of your job search. It’s a sad fact, but many degrees leave you up the creek without a paddle. In an ideal world, getting the job you dream of would be easy, especially once you’re qualified. But, sometimes we follow our hearts instead of our …

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[5 May 2017 | Comments Off on How Trade Finance Can Benefit You | ]
How Trade Finance Can Benefit You

Trade finance involves a lender covering upfront payments of a purchase order to a supplier (for a fee) before you receive customer payments, and is provided by companies like Touch Financial. It is not a loan since it is not you who reimburses the lender but your clients. Here are some of the benefits of this type of finance.
Ease Cashflow/Working Capital
Trade finance allows you to rest easy over supplier payments, since the lender will be covering these. This means that you have one less thing to worry about when conducting …

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[3 May 2017 | Comments Off on Is It Too Early to Plan for Retirement? When is the Best Time to Start? | ]
Is It Too Early to Plan for Retirement? When is the Best Time to Start?

When you just finish college or university and get your first real job out in the workforce, retirement seems like a lifetime away. Likely you are more concerned about things like purchasing your first car, saving for your first home, and probably paying off your student debt. Those just starting out often think it’s too early to start saving for retirement, and that they have plenty of time to do so.
But what do the experts have to say? When is the best time to start planning and saving for your …

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[3 May 2017 | Comments Off on Need Money Fast? Here’s What You Should Do | ]
Need Money Fast? Here’s What You Should Do

There will come a point in your life when you are handed an unexpected bill or the car breaks down a week before payday. It’s times like this when a robust savings account comes in very handy, but all too often we don’t have the spare cash to tide us over and life becomes rather stressful. The good news is that all is not lost. There are plenty of avenues to try if you need some cash quickly.
Ask a Friend or Relative
The first thing to do is ask a friend …

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[3 May 2017 | Comments Off on Stressed-Out Millennials: Strategies for Coping With Student Debt and Other Pressing Issues | ]
Stressed-Out Millennials: Strategies for Coping With Student Debt and Other Pressing Issues

Being a millennial isn’t all smiley-face emojis and fair trade soy lattes. Student loans, a rising cost of living, an uncertain economic and political future and the struggles of finding a job are stressing them out. In a 2016 survey, 64% of millennials said they were stressed about finances – a number higher than that of other generations.
Although this is a somewhat tense time in the lives of many millennials, there is hope. If they follow these steps as they get themselves established, they may find they find they’re feeling …

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[3 May 2017 | Comments Off on Expect the Unexpected: Ways to Protect Your Home Business | ]
Expect the Unexpected: Ways to Protect Your Home Business

The previous part of Expect the Unexpected received a lot of positive responses, which is why we decided to do another one. This time, it’s about the emergencies and unexpected things that can really hamper your home business’s ability to generate revenue.
Running a home business is one of the best ways to gain an additional source of income. It can help you generate more money to repay debts and keep up with monthly expenses. Unfortunately, most home businesses don’t have the resources and financial wherewithal to deal with certain emergencies. …

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[1 May 2017 | Comments Off on The Steps To Virtual Business Success | ]
The Steps To Virtual Business Success

Every year, more and more people are opting to launch online businesses because of how simple to start they can be, as well as how cost effective they are. However, statistics show that one out of every two startups fails within the first year of launching. That means that many of these virtual businesses are failing within 12 months of launching. That’s a scary statistic, isn’t it?
The fact is that like any startup, making a success of an online venture isn’t always easy. However, that being said, it is …

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[27 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Business Administrator | ]
5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Business Administrator

Businesses operate in different ways depending on the industry they serve, so obtaining a business administration degree will provide you with many benefits. Not only is having the degree going to look great to employers but you’ll find it’s going to give you the knowledge you need to be a success in any industry you choose. If you’re looking for good reasons to start an online course to study for a business administration degree, consider the following to help you decide if it’s the right degree for you.
1. You Will …

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[27 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on Careers For Bookworms: Turning Your Love Of Literature Into A Living | ]
Careers For Bookworms: Turning Your Love Of Literature Into A Living

For some reading is an avid hobby. But what if you could turn that hobby into an actual career? Here’s some useful reading for turning your love of books into a paying job.
English teacher/professor
Perhaps the most obvious career path to get involved in literature is to teach literature itself. This could involve anything from being a high school English teacher to a university professor of English. There are now multiple methods of getting into teaching. The traditional route is to get a degree in English and then get experience in …

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[27 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on Your Reputation Precedes You… | ]
Your Reputation Precedes You…

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Your reputation precedes itself, you need to remember this whenever you are starting a career or making a transition into a new one. It forms one law of The 48 Laws Of Power, a book on learning to take advantage of any situation. And when you’re looking to get ahead of the curve, or you’re trying to get in cahoots with the boss, there are some easy ways to make sure that the signals you are giving out are the right ones, even before the boss has even met …

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[27 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on Four Steps To Reduce Your Gas Bill | ]
Four Steps To Reduce Your Gas Bill

Everyone knows that gas is expensive, and it only seems to be getting pricier as time goes on.
This can be seen clearly at Energy.gov, where indexes for natural gas and other fuel sources are continuously gathered and compared for smart consumers.
However, there are multiple ways you can reduce your monthly gas bill.
We’re going to cover some of the most common mistakes homeowners make and ways you can use the energy market to your advantage, so read on.
Step One: Try Changing Providers
Depending on where you live, you might be able to …