Banking

Bank branches of the future: how they are staying relevant in a digital age

Our increasingly digital existence means we can do pretty much anything with a secure internet connection and a bit of plastic. We can order groceries to our front door, send flowers to our mother, and transfer money within (and outside) our accounts. Online banking has virtually
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UK Economy Slows With GDP Growing By Just 0.3 Per Cent in First Quarter

There was welcome news for enthusiastic economists recently after the election regarding projected consumer confidence across Britain, but this is still overshadowed by the UK’s economy growing at its weakest rate since the end of 2012. It would seem the trade deficit has
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Forex Trading: Why Volatility Can be Your Friend

There’s no doubt that even for seasoned investors volatility can be scary. It can turn a profitable position into a loss-making one in just a matter of days or hours, so it’s no surprise that a lot of traders will religiously monitor all measures of volatility for the market that
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Forex 101: How to Get Ahead of the Game

Those who are new to the world of forex often carry the misconception that it’s a game of luck rather than skill. Although this makes it infinitely easier to pass off losses as unavoidable, this is not actually the case. Although good fortune certainly has its part to play, the
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Understanding the secrets of successful private equity investing

Private equity is a source of investment capital acquired from institutions or individuals with a high net-worth to invest as well as acquire equity ownership in companies. Money must be invested for four to seven years.
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Older generation 20% debt increase

Latest figures have highlighted how the debt among over-55s has increased by almost 20 per cent in the past year. This goes against previous evidence suggesting that the older generation are actually better off, and it is the younger generation (aged 18-24) most in trouble with
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The challenge to Big 4 banking

This year has been a good one for South Africa’s four largest banks despite an emerging market crisis and an increase in the domestic interest rate, according to a recent report in the Mail & Guardian   The report, based on Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ (PwC) latest
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Britons take comfort in banking by phone

Before we get into the detail of the article, I really want to thank the team here for letting me post here with them.  It means a lot to be able to get something published for my Odd Family Blog at great site like this. Britons are increasingly using the internet and mobile
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Personal and Business Banking: Why You Need to Keep The Two Seperate

When you are a start-up business, you will be met with a huge choice of business banking options. One of your requirements is to ensure that you choose a business banking provider that works for you. Depending on your business circumstances, you may already be using your personal
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Planning Your Finances After Landing Your First Professional Job

After finishing an online nursing degree, you can secure your first position as a family nurse practitioner. You can begin your career at the hospital of your choice with a starting annual salary of over $50,000. Between taxes, saving for a new house, and paying off high-interest
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