North Carolina is taking a beating in the press in recent days. After the state legislature passed a bill some say is prejudicial against the LGBT community, many national brands asked the governor to repeal the law. Now, Starbucks has joined them. Continue reading
Busy professionals may not be tied to their desktop all the time. Useful apps can really help mobile users stay on top of their finances even while they are on the go. Mobile users on the go will appreciate these helping apps. Here are some tips for remaining on top of your finances while being mobile. Continue reading
The total cash investment that shareholders and debtholders have made in a company is called Invested Capital. Investing capital into a business or stock is always a risk for shareholders, but with savvy business maneuvers, finding investments with the least risk and the most return can nearly ensure return on the invested capital. Continue reading
One of the most serious issues that many people face in their lives is retirement. For some people, the idea of retirement is always a far off situation that they do not think about until retirement time is directly in front of them. However, retirement changes the way many people live because they do not plan for retirement. Many people retire and discover that they do not have enough money to live the way they have been living before retirement.
If you want to keep up with the latest financial news and analysis, Twitter can be very useful. This social network allows you to browse through tweets and click on links that interest you, which is more efficient than surfing many different websites. Fortunately, many of the world’s top financial experts and organizations are on Twitter. The following are the five top accounts to follow on Twitter if you want to increase your financial savvy.
Is gaining control of, and successfully leveraging finances to best advantage, one of your New Years resolutions for 2015? If so, here are some ideas that may help.
Financial derivatives are tools associated with a particular investment vehicle, index or commodity. Deals in financial derivatives are executed as trades stemming from larger asset classes in the market. For example, a derivative investment in housing may be linked to indexes that measure housing pricing and other data trends.
As a lover of coffee and finance; coffee futures, present the perfect intersection for me. The history of coffee trading has roots in global trade spanning a bevy of continents. From Africa to Asia, the trade has shaped nations and the living habits of people. Prices in coffee have grown considerably from 2005 through present times.
You don’t need to accumulate a massive amount of wealth to live well during retirement. You don’t need an amount equal to your pre-retirement income to live on either. Most people retire on significantly less and live well. These are a few practices that might put you well ahead when the time comes that you want to pull the plug on work.
Given the ramifications of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, it’s somewhat understandable if people have taken a different approach to investing in real-estate. However, while that crisis was indeed detrimental to the housing markets worldwide, those same markets have started to recover. That recovery has once again demonstrated that buying appreciating assets and leasing depreciating assets is still as a basic principle of solid money management.
Stockbrokers have been portrayed in many ways in film and media. The most recent example is The Wolf of Wall Street. The job might look glamorous in one depiction and then cutthroat in another. The reality is somewhere in between. You should know the pros and cons of being a stockbroker today.
If you’re dreaming of working from home and you think you have a knack for investing, day trading may be for you. How do you become a day trader, though? Read on to find out.
The financial stock market seems to be where the action is due to the tremendous growth of wealth in the country. New York City is the primary banking capital of the world. Here is information on getting an investment broker license in NYC.