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[23 Jan 2019 | Comments Off on How to Resolve Student Debt Crisis according to Harry Harrison Barclays Former Non-Core Head | ]
How to Resolve Student Debt Crisis according to Harry Harrison Barclays Former Non-Core Head

Harry Harrison, former head of Barclays Non-Core, recently posted a blog at Medium.com featuring an alternative to students drowning in student debt. This alternative is unique to the existing primary method of scholarships and federal funding augmented by non-federal, for-profit, student loans.
Look at the Numbers
In New York state for a student who’s family earns $30,000 or less a year the average student needs to come up with more than $10,000 additional loans to bridge the gap between the cost of going to college and what they received in scholarships, grants, and federal …

Economy, Headline, Investing, Personal Finance »

Choosing the Right Investment for Your Situation

Your age, income, and lifestyle should have big impacts on the kind of investments that you choose. Use this guide to learn more about choosing the right investment for your situation.
Stocks: Risky With a Chance of Greater Wealth
If you are young, it makes sense to put a lot of your investment money in stocks. Stocks go up and down every day. That means you have no guarantees. A stock that earns a lot of money today could crash tomorrow, leaving you with nothing.
This volatility can devastate investors close to retirement. …

Careers, Economy, Headline, Online Income »

How To Use Social Media To Find A Job

Finding a job in the middle of a recession can be tricky, but it’s certainly not impossible. Today, access to the internet and social networks provide job searchers with a brand new tool for finding and securing the best work.
Let’s take a look at how you can use social media to increase your chances of finding a new job.
Tell your friends and family on Facebook that you’re looking for work
It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Make your friends and family aware that you’re searching for work by …

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Money Management Stocks–What You Need to Know

Market capitalization includes different money management divisions with stock size and styles. For example, the size can include small cap value, mid cap value and large cap value, while the style can feature small cap growth, mid cap growth and large cap growth.
There are no concrete values that define the difference between small cap and large cap. Instead of using dollar amounts, the cut off values are designed based upon the percentile. Using the percentile model, better valuation in the terms of dollar can also be given since factors like …

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[27 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Roll in the New Year: The Australian Job Market in a Snapshot | ]
Roll in the New Year: The Australian Job Market in a Snapshot

As job postings plummet to a three-year low, joblessness is still expected to be on a downward spin over the coming year. Many factors seem to be playing havoc with the Australian job market and market researchers are hard-pressed to make real sense of it all. The only thing that seems to come with resounding certainty is that the market will improve. Credited with loosening the purse strings for job-seekers is a dropping interest rate that is expected to make hiring a much simpler decision for employers around the country.
A …

Economy, Gold, Personal Finance »

Considering Gold Bullion for Future Investments

Considering Gold Bullion for Future Investments
With the current economy carrying on its rollercoaster of unpredictability, great deals of investors are seriously considering where a safe sector to place their money is. This predicament is especially challenging for novice investors that lack vital knowledge, and who would usually venture down the property route for the best financial gain. Although financial gurus are claiming that the recessions is over, the property market remains as volatile and unpredictable as ever, making investors look to alternatives, one of which is gold bullion.
Is Gold Bullion Right …

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[24 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on The Banking Industry: Past vs. Present | ]

Over the course of the decades that followed, the face of personal banking began to change as banks merged and became national and international entities administered by local branches.

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Middle Class To Save Global Economy?

It seems that in yet another classic example of irony, some investors are expressing the sentiment that in order for the global economy to properly recover it will need the help of the middle class. Or at least that’s what a recent article in the Wall Street Journal article suggested while assessing the dismal state of the international economic situation.
More specifically, the article states that it is the emerging middle class markets in nations like Brazil, China, and parts of Africa that may be able to breathe new life into the global economy. Investors are looking at a wide swathe …