PPI and Compensation – A Summary

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The UK banking industry has suffered greatly from the ongoing PPI compensation scandal, and with four million people having already claimed – and many more looking to do so – the collective lenders have been forced to set aside many billions of pounds to cover the cost.  The actual cost so far is said to be around £20bn. Many people are still to claim, and there are some who are not sure what...
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9 Creative Ways to Contribute to a Political Campaign

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When most people think of giving to a political campaign, they think about simply donating their money or their time. If both of those options bore you, here are 9 other ways to help your candidate succeed. All of the ideas listed below still count towards your total contribution to a candidate. The reason you may want to consult this list instead of just give cash is because these types of donations...
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How Much is “Enough” to Put Into my 401k Regularly?

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Retirement is expensive. For most it’s hard to imagine saving thousands if not millions of dollars for retirement. It’s also difficult to visualize how regularly depositing money in your 401k impacts the total amount you’ll have when you reach retirement. Most people have wondered at one time or another: how much is “enough” to put into a 401k regularly? 5%? 10%? 25%? At a high-level, The...
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How to Deal with a Dealership

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Here are a few ideas to consider about how to get a better deal with a car dealership. These are five simple tips that may actually save you a lot of money when you get into a car deal in the future.   How to Deal with a Dealership: Research, Research, Research!!! Research, research, research! People get scammed often because they get nervous. Doing your research ahead of time will keep you from...
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The Best Sources for Economic Updates

To succeed in forex, traders need to update themselves on market news and other trading information to arrive at informed decisions and to understand the way market works. Best forex brokers provide information on market commentary, daily economic updates, third party research, and other current information. Since the advent of online trading, it is possible to get instant access on all data needed...
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What’s the Best Free Recipe App?

The Apple Store and Google Play together offer more digital cookbooks than you probably have room for on your mobile device. So which... more →
New tax law might slow down housing market.

What Will the New Tax Law Do to the Housing Market?

The new tax law will have a profound impact on the housing market, although in ways that go beyond the deductibility of mortgage interest... more →

4 in 5 Households Will Get a Tax Cut in 2018

Four out of five U.S. households will get a tax cut as a result of the legislation that President Donald Trump signed into law today. more →
Will bitcoin reach $100,000?

When Will Bitcoin Reach $100,000?

Bitcoin has accelerated its pace of appreciation in recent months, and if the current levels between $15,000 and $19,000 make you itch... more →
The Dow Jones topped 24,000 -- now what?

The Dow Jones Crossed the 24,000 Threshold. Now What?

Stocks appear to be increasing in volatility, yet the markets closed on Monday, December 4 with the Dow Jones Industrial Average is... more →
Peer mortgage

Should You Get a Peer-to-Peer Mortgage?

If you can’t get approved for a home loan from a bank, you might want to look into applying for a peer-to-peer mortgage. more →
Investment gifting is awesome.

4 Things To Know Before You Donate an Investment

While donations of any kind are appreciated, gifting investments benefits both the giver and the receiver. Here are four key things... more →
Are you wondering: What's the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

What’s the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if gains in the stock market could actually reduce U.S. government indebtedness? If that were true,... more →
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How to Avoid Eating out so Often

A lot of people know eating out means unnecessarily spending a lot of money. Some people spend hundreds if not thousands per month... more →