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Significant life disasters can come out of nowhere and sideswipe you from a position of comfort and progress into financial and emotional turmoil. They can come in the form of household damage, car crashes, job losses and personal bereavement, and so there’s a range of different ways to deal with the huge life setbacks that might come your way. The first rule of damage limitation is to have a plan for the worst eventualities.Here are four such plans that’ll help you avoid the spiralling damage to your wallet and your mental health...

Everyone wants to be rich. Everyone wants to avoid the worry of putting food on the table and paying his or her monthly EMIs and bills with the money he or she earns. Does everyone become rich? We know the answer that only those who invest become rich. The obstacle in investing is the fear of investment. Losing money after investing hard earned money is a nightmare that we tend to avoid. Warren Buffet and Rakesh Jhunjhunwala are two names that are arguably the best in the field of investment. They have given the world the best investment...

If you’ve managed to save up some capital over years of toil and financial management, it’s not a good idea to leave it languishing in a bank account, where it accrues minimal interest while banks make money on their investments. Instead, it pays to consider the range of options available for investments that go beyond the traditional stocks and shares that previous generations will have considered. Here are a few ideas for investing your money that’ll expand your financial power without risking losses on volatile markets. Art It...

Saving money can be a difficult aspect these days due to the fact that the cost of living is constantly increasing. However, there are certain instances when the hardest part is just the beginning. When it comes to saving money, setting goals can motivate you to begin the whole process. People are more likely to overspend or withdraw money for various reasons when they are not putting it in a saving account. First of all, one has to consider their goals. Then, they need to develop a realistic saving plan and stick to it for as long as...

 When it comes to managing your finances, there is this very beautiful quote that sums the crux of everything. It goes something like this, “If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail”. And this is truth for almost everything that comes in our life. It is very important to be well advised and well informed in the matters of finance management and the economics of it all. This might seem like something really complex but all of it just needs a different perspective and core understanding. And once you get through it, there is...

Running a home and raising a family is expensive. However, it doesn’t have to cost as much as you may think. Shopping around for the best prices for services and everyday items is an important step towards getting more for less. Bundling Services If you are like many people, you have cable, cell phone, and Wi-Fi services. Unfortunately, if you have these three services with separate companies you are paying more than you need to. Instead, shop around and bundle the services with one or two companies. For instance, you may think...

Being a successful player in the financial sector requires having a lot of ambition, self-confidence,and a bulletproof plan. But when it comes to deciding which strategy will work best, you will find that accounting for all the possible variables in the game is difficult. To give you a helping hand, here’s what’s actually predictable and unpredictable about forex trading. The Predictable Risks are something that can be predicted in FX. Although it is true that the market changes in the blink of an eye, keeping a clear head and knowing...

Investments come in all forms and shapes. A priceless painting, beachfront property, and jewelry all appreciate in value as time goes by. But what about diamonds? Does it make sense to invest in diamonds too? It does look like it could be a great idea – diamonds are small and can be transported anywhere-imagine doing that with an expensive painting. The stone doesn’t require high maintenance and care – no humidity controlled rooms etc. a good safe, or a vault in a bank will do just fine. They have great value, with some...

Instead of letting your cash stay in a saving bank account, why not put it where it can fetch high returns? A liquid fund is such an option which not only helps you grow your money, but is also asa useful investment avenue to reap the benefits of market returns in a short period. The risk is less, though not negligible. Let’s discuss what is liquid fund and what it entails. What is Liquid Fund? A liquid fund is a type of debt oriented mutual fund which primarily invests in investments like treasury bills, commercial papers, term deposits...

Your home is not just the place that you eat, sleep, and watch television; It is also an investment, and like any other investment, it’s important that you protect it as much as you can. Throughout winter, the temperature drops, and wind, rain, and snow wreak havoc, putting your home at a great deal of risk. If you don’t plan ahead and take precautionary measures, then a disaster could strike at any moment, which is the last thing that you want to take into the new year. If something bad happens, you will not only lose many memories,...