5 The main difference being super rich and being wealthy

Being rich is great, but being wealthy has more enduring value. Let’s understand how to move from being rich to being wealthy.

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All of us dream of a stable life for ourselves, where there is enough money in our account to meet all our expenses. Some of us have a lot of money in our hands at intermittent points of time, but this does not mean that we are wealthy. Let us examine the difference between the two concepts: Continue reading “5 The main difference being super rich and being wealthy”

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Savings accounts, and the trend of annual interest return

As more and more Indians get access to banking, they are also looking to create wealth by the simple expedient of keeping their savings invested for longer periods of time.

It is safe to assume that India is in the midst of a banking revolution, the likes of which has never been seen before in the country.

The World Bank estimated that up to the year 2014, the penetration of banks in all segments of India increased from 35% in 2010 to 53% in 2014. When the ruling political parties at the Centre changed in 2014 and the present Government floated its Jan DhanYojana Scheme, a further proliferation of savings bank accounts took place. The scheme aimed at financial inclusion for all classes and masses of society – and by January 2015, over 125 million new bank accounts had been opened.[1] Continue reading “Savings accounts, and the trend of annual interest return”

I wish my dad had bought a Personal Accident Insurance Policy!

Last Sunday, when my mother told me that I look like my father, there was a quick flashback of what we all had to endure in the past few years. A few years ago, a truck coming from the wrong direction hit my Dad’s car. A passerby took my father to a hospital where he was admitted for 20 days. His legs crippled forever! As I was quite young at that time, my mother did not tell anything about my father’s accident. Continue reading “I wish my dad had bought a Personal Accident Insurance Policy!”

What Are the Best Resources for Learning About Day Trading?

While rising debt levels and the return of 100% mortgages may be interpreted as portents for another global recession, neither of these are as concerning as the words of Wall Street trader Steve Eisman. Eisman, who shot to fame by short-selling supposedly A-rated mortgage securities after successfully forecasting the decline of America’s sub-prime housing market, has emerged as one of the most prominent day traders in the world and has recently predicted that Europe’s banks may be about to collapse and trigger a further period of sustained austerity. Continue reading “What Are the Best Resources for Learning About Day Trading?”

Personal Finance Traps That Affect Entrepreneurs

If you have recently started a business, you know just how much time and energy it takes to make a business succeed – or even stay in business. Keeping a business financially afloat is one thing; keeping your personal finances afloat at the same time is another. If you are running a business, make sure you do what it takes to avoid these common personal finance traps that afflict entrepreneurs too often. Continue reading “Personal Finance Traps That Affect Entrepreneurs”

Four Tips For Funding And Starting A New Business In The New Year

It’s time to make New Year’s Resolutions and yours may just be to start your own business. Maybe you are tired of making money for someone else while struggle to make ends meet, or maybe you simply have a great business idea and want to put it into action. Whatever the reason you want to start a business you’re going to need some money. Continue reading “Four Tips For Funding And Starting A New Business In The New Year”

3 Ways to Make Your Business More Equitable in 2017

As a business in operation, there are a lot of things to be attended to ensure that things are being done and money is being made. The idea might be simple, but entrepreneurs find that the acting out of those ideas becomes increasingly complicated as the business grows. In business, the number one concern is that the company is equitable and that the cash flow statement reflects positive numbers. Continue reading “3 Ways to Make Your Business More Equitable in 2017”

The Different Ways Good Portfolio Management Can Help You in the Long Run

Regardless of whether you’re investing in short- or long-term opportunities, having good control over your investment portfolio is still a must. A strong portfolio with healthy investments will have a much better return, especially when you start looking at your portfolio as a way to grow wealth in the long run. Continue reading “The Different Ways Good Portfolio Management Can Help You in the Long Run”

5 Reasons Tax Regulations Challenge American Businesses

American businesses, both small and large, face a lot of challenges, especially in their infancy. Arguably, one of the biggest challenges that they face is tax regulations. Often times, these regulatory obstacles can be a silent killer that cripples an otherwise growing business to the point of no return. In other cases, it presents an on-going mission to find ways to dodge regulations and pay less taxes to ultimately improve profits. Continue reading “5 Reasons Tax Regulations Challenge American Businesses”

EasyJet Profits Fall in Response to Economic Uncertainty

Budget airline EasyJet has seen its profits fall by 28% amid tough economic conditions. Chief executive Dame Carolyn McCall said that the company would remain “resilient,” despite the setback, which has largely been attributed to the economic uncertainty associated with Brexit as well as the new-found threat of global terrorism affecting what were previously popular holiday destinations. Continue reading “EasyJet Profits Fall in Response to Economic Uncertainty”