Banking

Beat The Bank

The bank are not necessarily there to be your enemies. But sometimes, when you are needing a loan, or a mortgage, help with debt, or anything they can offer you, you need to see them that way. You need to do all you can to make them say ‘yes’, because if you don’t, and they […]


China planning to curb Internet finances

The growing Chinese Internet finance industry has been imposed with strict regulations by the Chinese authorities in line with the alleged fraud in the industry over the recent years. The online peer to peer (P2P) industry in China has over 3800 operators, of which above 1200 such firms are allegedly involved in illicit dealings with […]


How to Protect Your Online Bank Account from Cyberthieves

Cyberthieves using an email virus have been raiding British bank accounts, so far stealing 20 million pounds, equivalent to about $31 million, the National Crime Agency disclosed. The virus, known as Dridex, Cridex or Bugat, invades users’ computers by appearing as a document attached to legitimate-looking emails. If users open the document, the virus installs […]


Don’t Fall Victim: Understanding & Avoiding Phishing Scams

Of course you want a million dollars or a job where you can work from home and make $10,000 per week. It is human nature to hope for that big windfall in the form of a gregarious African king or long lost dead, but rich, relative. This is the fundamental premise of the email phishing […]


When Banks Don’t Play Fair With Your Money

If you’re like most people, you probably like to think you can trust your bank to help with your finances. All too often, though, we are seeing stories in the news of banks behaving badly. One such story you may have read about is the Libor rigging scandal. That was when banks were found to […]


Managing Exposure for a Dubai Private Bank

Private banking has a long tradition in the international financial world. In Switzerland, private banks have existed since the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. The UK concern C. Hoare & Co. has been a viable business since 1672. Modern investors often look to a Dubai private bank to take advantage of this […]


What Your Financial Planner Sees

What Your Financial Planner Sees

When you first meet with your financial planner, you can expect to exchange greetings with a professionally attired financial adviser. The adviser wants the responsibility of managing some of your assets in order to map a path to your financial security. The information you share will always be treated confidentially. Most financial planner begins the […]


Do It Yourself Tax Preparers Save Time, Money and Stress

Do It Yourself Tax Preparers Save Time, Money and Stress

Most people do not need professional tax preparation. The internet has taken the anguish and arithmetic out of filing tax returns. Using just the information from their W2 forms, approximately two-thirds of working Americans can complete and submit IRS form 1040EZ. One form, about a dozen numbers, a little addition and subtraction, and the process […]


How to Save Money when Going Out

How to Save Money when Going Out

The economic recession has come with its set of hardships and lessons that will stay with us for a while now. Those who lost their jobs realized the importance of savings. So whether it is your proactive nature or tough financial situation that is forcing you to spend wisely, the following tips will prove to […]


The Unexpected Costs of Living

The Unexpected Costs of Living

Life is full of mysterious setbacks and hiccups. Especially when it comes to finances, nothing is for certain and nothing should be taken for granted. A healthy financial plan should take unexpected costs into consideration, because so many times in life we find ourselves paying money for things we didn’t expect. These are called contingencies […]


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