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Investing is one of the most sound ways to take your money and watch it grow. It’s not as easy as depositing it into a savings account and just watching the number slowly rise, but it’s a lot more profitable than relying on bank interest rates. Property is probably one of the most common things to invest in if you want to increase your bank balance, but it’s an industry dominated by giants who aren’t willing to give you a slice of their pie. So in order to get into investing, you have to know where to place your money. You need...

Image Source Hindsight can be horrendous, that very thing that says we should have followed our gut instead of panicking and pulling out. However, there are two sides to every coin, and hindsight can also be a beautiful thing. Looking back at last year, we can safely say it was an eventful year for those in the business of investing. It is a turbulent industry at the best of times, but 2016 saw several massive events take place, all of which didn’t help what was already a slowing economy. In China the stock market bubble finally burst,...

What’s the better way to sell my home? Through real estate agent or privately? We often hear people asking this question, but they get varying responses. This is because there is no definite answer to this question and a variety of factors need to be taken into account to decide what one should do, such as time, energy, finances, reliability etc. However, the trend of growing private sales tell us that, overall, people are increasingly opting to not take help of realtors while selling their properties. And they have their own legitimate...

Image Source Insurance companies can help cover those unexpected emergency life costs. However, more often than not, the insurance companies get the better end of the deal by asking more money from us than they ever end up paying out. Fortunately, it is possible to play the insurance providers at their own game. Here are few ways that you can stop being ripped off by insurance companies and start taking back control. Make use of multi-policy discounts Some insurance providers will provide multiple policies for a discounted price. For...

  Image Source There are plenty of people out there who would love the opportunity to build a home themselves, custom- made to every single requirement. But many of these folks feel like it is something of an impossible dream – the costs involved are often enormous, and then there is the time it takes to build to consider. However, despite the fact it is not a simple task, building a home is not as difficult as you might think. And in this guide, we’re going to take you through some of the basics of the process, and help you work...

You don’t have to be an economic genius or a trading expert to make smart, wise investment decisions. There are few simple choices that will lead to a great investment. First, you need to make sure that you have a thorough understanding of what you’re trading. For instance, there’s no point in investing in stocks if you don’t know anything about the stock market or the companies you’ve invested in. Second, you need to make sure that if you lose you can at least break even. You don’t want to turn an investment into a gamble....

In the modern world, there are loads of ways that money can be made. The Internet presents chances to invest in things that wouldn’t have been possible just 20 years ago. With all these options, though, it can be hard to know where to be looking to make the best money. And, of course, it’s hard to know what you want out of your investment. So, this post is going to be going through three investments, that yield small returns at a high frequency. This will help you to build your money one step at a time. Image Source One of the best...

Image Source Contrary to popular belief, investment isn’t all about avoiding risk. In fact, investing anything at all is always a risky strategy, and there are no 100 percent guarantees you will get a positive return on your initial investment. It’s managing your risks that you need to focus on – and we’re going to take a look at the six steps you need to take to do just that right now. Read on to find out more in our guide to managing your investment risks like a pro. Understand the concept of investment risk As we mentioned...

One thing that may increase your quality of life is purchasing a vacation home. This can allow you to have a place to go and relax while you’re off of work. You can also make income by renting this property to others throughout the year when you aren’t using it. Studies do show that the average annual income for a rental property is $26,000. It’s important to know what to look for to enable you to enjoy this decision and not regret it. Knowing certain things you can do that will allow you to be prepared to make the best vacation...

As an earning adult, you should think about the future and secure yourself financially for emergencies. Any income that is not spent is saved or invested, but it is up to you to decide on what and how much. The trick is to find the balance between saving and investing. The Indian government encourages money investments by giving tax benefits. So, you can find many options of tax saving investments waiting for you when you start earning. The Difference Between Accumulating and Investing Most of the Indians primarily save their income,...