Banking

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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Paper Checks – Headed for the Shredder?

Who still writes paper checks? Technological advancements in online banking are close to cutting off the need for paper checks permanently. At the same time, plenty of consumers still rely on the written vouchers for their payments. It may be that the industry has to wait for the
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5 questions to ask any financial planner before parting with your money

Using a skilled financial planner is a great way to increase your investment returns, and build and sustain a successful portfolio. It can be tricky to find one who is worthy of managing your money. There’s so many of them out there, but not all are capable of helping you reap
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A Local Bank for Local People

No, don’t worry – nothing quite as scary as The League of Gentlemen here! No, instead, we’re going to be talking a little about something much more pleasant – the new advert from that trusty old banking brand, TSB. Think of a few different banking ads – they’re all the sam
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