Introduction to Contracts For Difference Trading

Contracts For Difference Trading

There are two types of investing that most people deal with – active trading and passive trading. I’ve even detailed the advantages and disadvantages of both of these in a previous post. Even though these are the two most popular forms of investing, there is another form of investing that is gaining in popularity and that is contracts for difference trading. If you never heard of this, have no fear, as this post is an … [Read the full article]

Savings Challenge Update #4 – Keep On Pushing

Savings Challenge April

It's been a roller coaster ride of a journey with my goal of earning $250 each month. I started the year strong, fell flat on my face, and then came back with a vengeance. In April, things went well, but not as good as in March. So just how well did I do? April Savings Challenge At the end of the month, I checked in with an extra $127.50 of side income. Not my best number, but not my worst either. What really threw … [Read the full article]

Monthly Budget Update – May 2015

50/30/20 budget

I can't believe it is May already! Time is flying by and its seems as though we have skipped from winter into spring. This week the highs are in the mid-80s. What happened to spring? We went from cold to hot, just like that. I'm hoping it cools off a bit so we can enjoyed nice weather, but not too hot or cold. I have been feeling under the weather the past few weeks. I have a cough that is really annoying - a tickle … [Read the full article]

Finance Planning For 40 And 50 Year Olds: Start Now!


The basics of financial planning are the same at any age but the strategies that apply to those of us who are 40 or 50 years old are different. Some methods of insuring financial security take too long to mature but there are steps that the over-40s can take to secure their financial future. My friends passed their fortieth birthdays when they woke up to the fact that they had no real financial plan in place, other … [Read the full article]

Have A Financial Plan, Before Life Gets Hard


Budgeting is planning for the best and the worst. It’s what separates us from the beasts! It’s what enables you to start accumulating wealth in a meaningful way. It’s what helps you move from living hand to mouth to a life of relative ease and comfort. A budget is a plan to take every cent that comes into your life, and channel it into pre-planned directions. It’s an important part of fiscal responsibility and personal … [Read the full article]

Three Fast Types Of Loans You Can Get

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When you’re in a bind, sometimes waiting for a bank loan to process isn’t fast enough. Also, if you no longer have items in your home to sell, you’re left in a catch 22 – right? Wrong! There are other means of securing money at the last minute and below are three types of loans you can get fast. Your Credit Card Although credit cards can rack you up in debt, if you use it wisely, this is an excellent way of getting a … [Read the full article]

Investing For Beginners: Three Principles For Success

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The process of investing your money does not have to be intimidating. Here are three principles you should understand to increase your odds at success. Reasons To Invest Investing is not just for those who wish to be unusually wealthy. In this day and age, it has become increasingly necessary to invest in order to retire comfortably. With governments cutting costs and with increased uncertainty pertaining to social … [Read the full article]

Use Private Banking In Singapore For Tailored Financial Solutions

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The growth of HNWIs (high net-worth individuals) has stagnated somewhat in the United States and Europe, in comparison to the explosive growth in Asia where the number of millionaires has grown past 3.6 million in 2015. This trend has led to the growth of private banking in Singapore, where HNWIs can expect tailored services in exchange for parking their considerable funds in a particular financial institution. Banking … [Read the full article]