How To Start Stock Investing – [Rich Dad’s StockCast]

Handling Your Money To Secure Your Future

Every individual, whether a self employed or employed wants to have a good life. Everyone yearns for a comfortable life without stresses. However, financial issues are still the most pressing. Many are the people who work hard for their money, but do not understand how they use it up. When you do not have a plan for the money presently, it can be hard to make any future progress, especially as far as saving for the future is concerned. Living a day at a time can be dangerous. You will find it impossible to handle emergencies if you are not putting anything away as savings.

Currency Devaluation Through Government Debt

Recent Trends in the global Economy – Not many know this, but the US Dollar so far is the strongest currency, however, there are indicators that point to its weakening. The reason is that countries such as China and Russia are beginning to seek other methods of paying for trading goods and services other than the all mighty US Dollar.

5 Tricks and Tips That Help You Avoid Checking Fees

There’s nothing worse than feeling like your money is slipping away from you. Here are some tips to help avoid getting that feeling when it comes to checking fees.

Seven Financial Planning Tips for Single Parents

Most of the single parents strive to accommodate their children to achieve success despite all the challenges and curve balls life throws at them. Here are seven financial planning tips for all the brave and selfless single parents.

14 Steps to Obtain Financial Freedom

As the economy and the markets struggle, there are still ways for you to make money. Starting from scratch may mean a long and tedious road to your financial goals, but, obtaining financial freedom should be a priority. Remember, if you look at your family as a business, you have income and expenses. If we subtract the two, that would be your net profit. Your net profit can increase by either increasing your income, decreasing your expenses, or both. What is financial freedom? It is the ability to do what you want, when you want. It is the ability to make money on your money. It is the ability to make money when you are not physically working, and in other words, the employees are making you money. According to a recent survey, only 23% of American workers plan to retire before they reach the age of 65, down from 50% in 1991. Once retired, 74% of Americans still plan to work. Being prepared for what’s ahead will allow for a worry-free future! Here are 14 steps to obtain financial freedom.

The Psychology of Rewards Programs

Have you ever thought about why most companies seem to offer loyalty programs to their customers? Is this just an effective marketing technique, or is there something more to it than this? People are creatures of habit. They like doing things through repetition. If you notice, advertising will say the same thing over and over again and people will eventually treat it as second nature and automatically do it.

8 Ways to Make Money Fast

Okay, so you have decided that you need to make some money fast. Here are eight ways to make money this week.

8 Ways to Save Money Every Day

They say that a dollar saved is ten dollars earned, so it makes sense that you should try to save money in your everyday life and put that money to work paying off your debt. Here are some painless ways to save money every day that will speed you on your path to debt free living.

How to Validate an Expert Advisor Live Performance

About 5 years ago, the Forex industry produced a new trading method reducing the human trader interaction with the trading platform, although until now this is still limited and not enough alone to process a Forex trading account without risks, but it’s necessary for many traders to perform their work or part of it. Since the launch of Expert Advisors capability on MT4 platforms, many Forex programmers have rushed to create their own automated trading plugins gathering their own experiences into their creations, some gave away their inventions for other traders with no cost, and most have…

A Financial Trap? The Traditional IRA to Roth IRA Conversion

When you convert from a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA you pay income tax on the value converted. The taxable amount that is converted is taxed at your marginal rate. Psychologically how do most investors want to allocate their new ROTH-IRA account? Aggressive, conservative or consistent with their long term financial goals? Regrettably most new ROTH-IRA account owners choose an aggressive investment strategy to make up for the taxes which was paid on the conversion as well as the perceived benefit of tax free growth. ROTH-IRA losses are now more steep, precipitous and harder to recoup because they are tax free. The reason is, taxes! Say your in the 40% bracket, combining federal and state tax rates and your ROTH-IRA loses a $100,000 in value. From an economic standpoint you’ve lost a $167,000 in value, because you need to earn $167,000 to get a $100,000. $167,000 x 40% equals 67,000 in income taxes and $167,000 less 67,000 is equal to the $100,000 loss you suffered.

Growing Wealth on a Small Income

Do you earn far less than you wish could? Follow the simple steps in this article to improve your overall savings over time to have enough with which you can do the things you would like to do in the long-term. Saving requires dedication and these simple steps will allow you to focus on the stuff that really counts – saving!

Help To Buy: Can Anyone Use A Help To Buy Mortgage Scheme?

Help to buy mortgages are now in their second year. We discuss the pros and cons of using a ‘help to buy mortgage and look at what the costs of buying a new home will be for first-time buyers and home-movers. The Help to Buy Mortgage Scheme was started to help struggling First-time buyers to get a foot on the housing ladder back in April 2013. The help to buy scheme is expected to last until 2020 and is available in England. You’ll find similar scheme operating in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Since 2008 home buyers and first-time buyers have needed to find a 25% deposit to be able to buy a home. This means that home-movers needed the same 25% to come from the sale of their home and personal savings otherwise they could not move either. The mortgage market has been in limbo for the past couple of years due to the economic downturn. Read the article to discover the involvement the Bank of Mum and Dad at before April 2013.

The One Part of Budgeting That No One Talks About

The Importance of a Household Budget – No matter if you are a college student, a family of four, just graduated, or you have been in the workforce for any length of time you should have some level of understanding about the importance of money management. The first thing that is considered in the creation of a budget is the present earnings at the time, and secondly, any future earnings.

5 Things to Ask When Starting a Retirement Plan

Many Americans worry about running out of money during retirement, but aren’t sure how to start saving. Finding the right retirement plan can be difficult, but you can simplify the process by asking yourself these 5 questions.

Are Your Activities Generating or Consuming Income?

I realize that the economy’s gone kind of haywire. But at no point have I turned to my fiance and said, “Honey, let’s pull all of our money out of the bank and hide it in a pillowcase.” Apparently, the young adults of America feel differently. According to a new survey from Microsoft, 1 in 5 young adults between ages 18 and 29 said they wouldn’t even deposit money in a bank. Now, that’s just crazy talk, Or is it??

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