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CDs Still Have Value in Today’s Investment Strategies

Diversification is important, and yet modern investors seem almost weary of CDs (certificates of deposit). They have become an often-overlooked short-term investment strategy, but why? Despite low rates, CDs yield a steady return and are safer than stocks. Even a sub 2 percent CD interest rate is 5 – 10 times higher than money market […]
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7 Ways To Make Your Business More Efficient

The world is getting faster and business is becoming increasingly competitive. Technological innovation and the expanding rate of knowledge are pushing the pace of advance in every industry. In this battle between chaos and higher levels of order, a business that is not efficient will be eclipsed by businesses that have a better grasp on […]
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Disadvantages of Using Credit Cards to Finance Business

A business needs fund. When you are just starting to establish your own business, it means you don’t have business credit yet but a personal fund of your own. It’s hard to get a bank loan and investor funding when you’re just starting up. But when you have this hot idea on what business to […]
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Top Financial Planning Tips for 2012

There are creative ways to get yourself together financially. Many people that are in debt need planning help. It isn’t always easy, but there are some wonderful ways to easily take better control of your future with financial planning tips for 2012. Money Management Apps One of the best things that people can do is […]
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Understanding Buy to Let Mortgages

For many middle class families and individuals, there is an untapped financial opportunity waiting to be utilized. More and more, banks and financiers are willing to set up loans specifically for this unique investment method. While there is not as much “strike it rich quick” upside, there is generally a steady, strong investment potential that […]
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Spread Betting Strategies

Financial spread betting is spread betting on financial markets, which could be shares or indices. Spread betting is the placing of a wager on the degree of something, movement in a financial market in this case or even conceivably the number of sips of water taken by chancellor, George Osborne, during his budget speech. The […]
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Should You Consider a 50 Year Mortgage?

The local newspaper produces a weekly periodical which is given to everyone for free, and it’s filled with all sorts of advertisements. I read it because there are usually grocery coupons in it and I can save a couple of bucks every week. I saw an advertisement for a local mortgage company who was now […]
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Can You Recover from Bad Credit?

If you find yourself turned down for a loan or a credit card, it’s likely that it’s because your credit rating is bad, or at the very least, not as good as it could be. Although it might seem devastating at first, all is not lost. You can recover from bad credit, but just like […]
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Why The World Won’t Let Greece Fail

The world market has seen some incredibly turbulent times in the last few years. AS things have started to level out the countries begin to pick up the pieces of a shattered market, some road bumps have proven to risk throwing everything back into a downward spiral. Spain and Greece’s economic woes have risked throwing […]
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Steve Jobs’ Appearance At WWDC Fails To Rally Apple Stock (NSDA: AAPL)

Shares of Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) tumbled on Tuesday as CEO Steve Jobs appearance at the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference failed to rally the stock. Tuesday’s decline continued a late sell-off that began yesterday during the midst of the conference, shares finished lower $6 or 1.8 percent to $132.08. Jobs took a leave from his current […]
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General Motors (NYSE: GM), Ford (NYSE: F) May Auto Sales Hold Up Better Than Foreign Competitors

The major automakers released U.S auto sales results for the month of May on Wednesday.  As expected, they all posted a decline as widespread parts shortages due to the Japanese earthquake on Mar 11 caused inventory shortages for dealers. However, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Ford (NYSE: F) held up much better than their foreign […]
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Apple (AAPL) Sets Guinness Records

The 2011 Guinness Book of World Records Gaming Edition has confirmed what most gamers already know- Apple is a serious contender in the world of gaming. As stated recently on Apple Insider, “Apple’s success with the iPhone 4 and the App Store has earned the company several impressive records in the 2011 Gamer’s Edition of […]
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Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) Sets World Records

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has made the news yet again. To the delight of Apple fans around the world the company is receiving lots of recognition for making it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Fans should be excited to know that they didn’t receive just one recognition, but several. Rewards went out for the […]
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New Movies Coming To Netflix (NFLX)

A new multi-year agreement with Miramax will increase the number of movies in the Watch Instantly category by several hundred titles. According to the press release, this is the first time a digital subscription service will have access to Miramax titles. For U.S. Netflix subscribers, this will add to the number of movies which can […]
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YouTube (NASDAQ: GOOG) Competes with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX)

Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) YouTube is attempting to take on Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) by streaming full-length movies through collaborations with Hollywood movie studios like Sony Corp., Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate. About 3,000 movies will be offered on Youtube, available for rent by United States viewers, at about $3.99 each. YouTube is most known for […]
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