It is clear that you want to know more about online trading and your options in the foreign exchange market, and this is one market in which many companies and individuals work towards success. Forex is the best market to trade because you can find superior conditions for trading, advanced platforms for trading, and the ability to trade easy with some of the most excellent market prices. To truly understand why you benefit from this option, it will help to look into the Forex market and its history as a whole. Forex, also called foreign exchange, is by far the most liquid and largest available around the globe, and the creation of online access has brought its retail part. This development allowed people of all backgrounds to trade using a wide range of trading platforms, the doors firs...
The stock market moves fast, and if you have your money invested in the stock market, that means your money will move fast, too – and possibly right out of your fingers – if you don’t keep a close eye on it. So, what do you do when you want to go somewhere far away, kick your feet up, and just move slowly for a while? Here are some tips for what to do with your stock portfolio while you are on vacation: Stop loss order. This is your protection against significant losses during your absence. Simply place instructions with your broker – in the form of a stop loss order – to sell a stock as soon as it dips below a pre-determined value. Set your stop loss price to an amount that is under the current trading value (about five percent below is a good rule of thumb, unless you are holding onto
Insurance policies aren’t something we usually think of as interesting. What’s interesting about deductibles, monthly premiums, and pages of miniscule fine print? Well for most of us, not all that much. But that doesn’t mean that all insurance policies are boring. Here are 6 unusual insurance policies that you have to see to believe. Holly Madison’s Breasts For $1,000,000 Holly Madison, the reality star of the Girls Next Door and one of Hugh Heffner’s former girlfriends, had her breasts insured for a cool one million dollars. According to Madison, she took out the bosomy insurance policy to protect her income in case something happened to her “assets”. And she means it literally – on her Las Vegas production, Peepshow, Madison often appears topless and indeed, would suffer a si
Money raised through federal income tax is used to pay a variety of programs such as benefits and services provided by the US government for the good and needs of the people. Other important services such as national defense, and federal benefit programs, including Social Security and Medicare, could not continue without the money raised by the federal income tax. While the federal income tax was not established until 1913, taxes in some form have been a part of American history since the beginning. During the years of 1791 throughout 1802, the US government was supported by internal taxes on tobacco, refined sugar, carriages, and even property was sold at auctions. The increased cost of living that took place after the War of 1812 brought about the nation’s first sales taxes on luxury
We all know that life insurance is an important part of any good financial plan. Unless you want your family to pass the hat at your funeral, you need to have life insurance in case something were to happen to you. Life happens, and death happens, and you need to be prepared. But what do you do if you cannot get a regular life insurance policy, due to health or other issues? You may have to get high risk life insurance. The name of the type of policy explains what the insurance covers. It is for people who have a higher risk of dying than others. For example, a 50-year-old male smoker who has high blood pressure is generally going to pay more for life insurance than a 22-year-old healthy female accountant. That is because in this situation, there is much more of a chance that the man wi...
It’s a good idea to organize your medical records and take care of end-of-year finances in November or December. At that time you can sift through the mountains of receipts, bills and paperwork to throw out what you don’t need and organize the rest. Here are some areas to examine. Flexible-Spending Account If you have a flexible-spending account (FSA), the end of the year is the perfect time to check on remaining funds. With this type of account, you set aside a certain amount of pre-taxed money each month for eligible expenses. The downfall is that you will lose any unused money that remains in the account past the end of the year. It’s a “use it or lose it” medical plan. Find ways to use the remaining balance before the end of the year. Most plans allow funds to be used for medica
Setting up in business can be a very liberating step to make but unfortunately a large number fail or experience serious debt problems. And if you run a company which has offered credit or provided services which have not yet been paid for, trying to get the money you are owed can take a lot of time and effort, sometimes to no avail. If non-paying customers are eating into your business time it might be worth starting a formal debt recovery process, as sometimes the mere threat of legal action is enough to prompt payment. Here’s a guide about the process you can follow with the help of a solicitor to try and ensure your customers pay up. Information and research Although you might be keen to start pressing your customers for the cash, the first step that any legal process of chasing
Your credit score determines so much! If you are trying to get a new credit card, buy a house, or get a new car, you credit score will make a huge difference in your ability to do these things… and will determine the amounts of extra money you will be paying back in interest. Your credit scores are supposed to tell potential creditors whether or not you will be able to pay back your bills. But under current credit scoring models, there are many important factors that aren’t taken into consideration. This leaves potential creditors with an incomplete picture of who they are working with. Here are 5 factors that your credit scores don’t currently include (but should!). Some credit scoring models do take into consideration these items, but most, including the FICO scoring model, do
The really great perk about airmiles credit cards is the fact that you can charge money to your card for everyday expenses and earn points at the same time that can later be redeemed for your next trip. Everyone knows how expensive a great holiday can be, from the cost of airfare to the cost of rental cars and hotels, so having an airmiles credit card with the right rewards can make a big difference, and bring that dream vacation closer to reality. When searching for the best airmiles credit cards that you can put to work for you, there are certain criteria that you should consider. Below are some of the things you should look at before applying. Airline-Sponsored versus Bank-Sponsored Cards Airline-sponsored credit cards are geared towards specific airlines, so you may be limited i...
There are many different types of gold that you can invest in. You can have shares in gold, gold bars or coins, sovereigns, exchange traded funds, Krugerrands, gold certificates, gold stocks and shares and jewelry. All of these are types of gold that you can invest in. Of these types, the investments that are actually physical gold and the how to invest in them are what we are going to outline today. 1.) Know your pricing Before you invest in any type of physical gold, its very important that you do your research to make sure you are getting the right amount and quality of gold for your money. This could mean that you either do the research yourself, or hire the services of a dealer who knows the gold market well enough to be able to spot a good deal, negotiate and also make sure