Category: Personal Finance

Do You Have Plan B Ready?

Do You Have Plan B Ready?

Cost cutting is the mantra of the times. The axe of cost cutting invariably falls on the employees. It is either through wage reduction, reduced bonuses, reduction of other benefits, reduced work hours or in a worst case scenario in the form job losses.

Warren Buffet On An Investment News Channel

Warren Buffet On An Investment News Channel

Far from being impractical, Buffett’s success suggests—or even proves—that the only practical way of making money is to do a handful of straightforward things and keep doing them for decades.

12 Personal Finance Lessons To Be Learned From This Recession

12 Personal Finance Lessons To Be Learned From This Recession

Everyone I know is sick of this recession, and sick of hearing about this recession. For one, the media’s attention to the global financial situation is depressing. But as many have pointed out, we are in this situation because of our own devices.

Signs To Watch That The Economy Is Recovering

Signs To Watch That The Economy Is Recovering

Well the stimulus package is finally finished. A tough new bank-rescue plan to boost lending and limit outrageous pay are part of President Obama.. Even troubled homeowners may even get some relief. All said and done, the government could spend more than $3 trillion to help end the recession.

The 10 Tell-All Questions About Investing Scams

The 10 Tell-All Questions About Investing Scams

With Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme foremost in many investors’ minds, how can you tell whether an investment pitch is a scam? Keeping Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme in your mind minds. “It pays to remember...

Fortune Favors The Bold And The Brave

Fortune Favors The Bold And The Brave

Almost all investors are experiencing some discomfort from the recent falls in asset values, yet some handle it better than others.

Oil Falls Below $37 Likely To Gather Pace Next Year

Oil Falls Below $37 Likely To Gather Pace Next Year

Oil fell toward $37 a barrel on Wednesday, tracking global equity losses and ahead of U.S. data expected to show an increase in crude stocks. Stock markets are again in a bearish trend after...

People Giving Up Pets As Economy Falters

People Giving Up Pets As Economy Falters

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have a big job at hand and recently began a program called Help Out Pets Everywhere (HOPE) to provide food, medical care and temporary homes for pets belonging to families with financial difficulties. They received about eighteen applications in the first week, some of those people have never experienced hardship until now, and therefore, neither have their pets.

Top 10 Reasons For A Paved Path To Financial Hell

Top 10 Reasons For A Paved Path To Financial Hell

Leaving your money management to others (and often, the wrong people!). Strangely enough, not many people are too concerned about their finances, thinking that others will take care of it for them. This explains why most of us “jump shelters” from our parents to our employers and maybe the government. We erroneously assume that a “responsible” boss or government would help take care of our finances.