Three Things to Know about Divorce and Debt

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Getting a divorce is hard enough, getting divorced when you are in debt can be positively devastating. Finances are a major point of contention for divorcing couples. Naturally, when debt is included in the picture, things can get messier than usual. It should be noted that the creditor does not care if you and your spouse are divorcing. Both parties will be responsible for the debt unless it is clearly sorted out during the proceedings. There are specific laws that govern how debt is split up between divorcing parties. These laws differ between the … Read Entire Story

Innovative Approaches To Improve Your CFDs

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This Post was Originally published at Innovative Approaches To Improve Your CFDs on Start Investing Money CFD trading might apparently seem pretty simple. But believe me, without the right approach and the best strategies you can never multiply your profits consistently. So if you’re a newbie in CFD trading, here are a couple of tips and strategies that’ll help you maximize your profits and enjoy amazing returns in the long run. Try to preserve your capital Well, while trying out the CFD, the first thing which you should ensure is to preserve your capital. This was even suggested by Marcel Link who… Read Entire Story

2016: The Year to Invest in Gold

This Post was Originally published at 2016: The Year to Invest in Gold on Start Investing Money One of the first currencies used in recorded history was gold. However, the use of the precious metal as a form of payment or investment dwindled as the years went on. The gold standard was abandoned completely as the Depression of the 1930s occurred. Since then, gold has still had value but greater favor was placed on the currency. This… Read Entire Story

Spread Betting Isn’t Only for the Gambler and the Libertine – Here’s How to Reduce Your Risks and Play It Safe

This Post was Originally published at Spread Betting Isn’t Only for the Gambler and the Libertine – Here’s How to Reduce Your Risks and Play It Safe on Start Investing Money The majority of investors use trading as a tool to subsidize their income, and many enjoy significant successes and a rapidly increasing bank balance. This is not to say that profits are guaranteed of course; speculation will always carry some degree of risk, and this is… Read Entire Story

Five Benefits of Using MetaTrader 4

This Post was Originally published at Five Benefits of Using MetaTrader 4 on Start Investing Money The forex markets are exceedingly tough to control. Volatile, complex, and incredibly difficult to predict, new traders often find themselves overwhelmed by the myriad of factors and terms that they must grasp in order to trade successfully. They ask themselves a thousand questions, and often struggle to find an answer to any of them. With the right help and a little dedication, however, each of these complexities can be unpicked, provided that you’re willing to put in the hours. One of the most important… Read Entire Story

10 Ways To Save So You Can Invest In 2015

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This Post was Originally published at 10 Ways To Save So You Can Invest In 2015 on Start Investing Money The New Year brings a chance for reflection, renewal and a determined approach to the 12 months ahead. Now that most of those resolutions have lapsed, it’s time to start seriously organising your affairs for better financial health in 2015. With many people still finding their feet after Christmas and New Year, the time for making cutbacks is most definitely now. But that doesn’t mean you have to relinquish your standard of living, and with a few simple changes you can be well on your way to saving so you can have more money to invest in a more prosperous future. Try A Few More Layers (Yes, Really). It’s… Read Entire Story

Starting a Home Business After Retirement

This Post was Originally published at Starting a Home Business After Retirement on Start Investing Money A lot of retirees are facing the dilemma of not having enough money to sustain their lifestyles, which forces them back into work. But rather than working for someone else, why not work for yourself? There are different home business ideas you can use to startup your own revenue-earning company. Of course, it comes down to your talents, interests and energy level. Obviously, if you aren’t too keen about young children or can’t keep up with them, then starting a home daycare … Read Entire Story

Commercial Mortgage Lenders Expect Continued Growth

This Post was Originally published at Commercial Mortgage Lenders Expect Continued Growth on Start Investing Money Commercial and multifamily mortgages are expected to increase in the coming year, because lenders are eager to loan money and borrowers want to take out loans. Results of a survey taken by the Mortgage Bankers Association showed that 100% of top lenders projected increases in loan originations of at least five percent in the next twelve months. Survey Findings Some of the specific data revealed by the Mortgage Bankers Association survey included details such as: Loan risk is… Read Entire Story

Start Small, but Start Now

This Post was Originally published at Start Small, but Start Now on Start Investing Money One of the single most important factors in investment is time. If you never start, you’ll never give investments time to grow. This is most important when regarding investments that have a fairly low risk but grow over years and decades. I’m speaking, of course, of products like index mutual funds and ETFs. Using the power of compound interest, you can form yourself a little snowball rolling down a mountain, picking up matter and getting larger, faster as it goes along. This is the exponential growth effect of this form of investment. The problem with… Read Entire Story

Lotto Payout Options: Lump Sum or Annuity?

This Post was Originally published at Lotto Payout Options: Lump Sum or Annuity? on Start Investing Money For 99% of lottery players, hitting the jackpot will remain nothing more than a dream and a hypothetical scenario. Nevertheless, countless people from all over the country have won figures totaling in the eight and nine digit ranges. For the lucky few who manage to defy the statistical odds, there comes the question of whether to accept the winnings in its entirety as a single lump sum or as an annuity paid out over many years. Both options have their pros and cons, and jackpot winners should consult with a financial expert to determine which choice is best for their… Read Entire Story

5 Tips to Bring Up Your Credit Score Fast

This Post was Originally published at 5 Tips to Bring Up Your Credit Score Fast on Start Investing Money Attempting to increase your credit score seems like the end of the world to many people. If you don’t have a history of making on time payments or have been overextending your credit limits, it can seem far-fetched. However, these following five tips can bring your credit score up fast. Review Your Report and Dispute Mistakes After ordering your credit report, check for accounts in collections first, as this could be an error. In case you weren’t aware, some accounts are sold off to other collection agencies after some time. … Read Entire Story

Taking first steps in online trading

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This Post was Originally published at Taking first steps in online trading on Start Investing Money If you’re lucky enough to have generated some spare cash that is sitting in a savings account, you know that the money you have in that account is never going to make a huge difference to your life. The problem is that with the low interest rates available today, your cash has no real chance of growing. Money doesn’t grow on trees. Image … Read Entire Story