What is Bitcoin and how to trade it online

Bitcoin is one of the most-talked about ‘financial asset’ in the world today. Traders, analysts, regulators, and media professionals are currently looking more into Bitcoin, which is the biggest cryptocurrency in the world. [Read more…]

All they are saying is give thrift a chance

Can living more frugally make you happier? We joined the super-scrimpers’ festival to find out

All they are saying is give thrift a chance

THE first time I went to a festival, I paid £150 for the privilege of camping on what quickly became a quagmire after a torrential downpour. Having forked out a small fortune for the tickets, my friend’s mother had packed us off with Tupperware boxes of soggy chicken nuggets so we didn’t have to pay out even more on pricey festival food for the weekend.

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When Pinching Pennies Isn’t Enough

Over the past few decades, the percentage of the US GDP going to the masses has gone down while that going to the top has increased greatly. Previously, manufacturing plants were major employers. Now, Walmart and fast food restaurants are some of the most common jobs. This has meant a drop in pay for many Americans, and there can be times when penny-pinching isn’t enough to make ends meet. This can especially be the case when people run into unexpected emergency expenses. Here are some options that can help you bridge the gap and meet your financial obligations. [Read more…]

Are You Financially Ready for the Holidays?

While it is true that holidays are the time of the year where you are supposed to relax and spend some time with loved ones, it is also a period of increased spending. All those presents, Christmas decorations and family dinners can be incredibly expensive. This can be particularly troublesome for those who failed to plan their holiday budget ahead of time. Still, all is not lost and there are several tips that could help you get financially ready for the holidays. [Read more…]

Ready or Not, Here Comes Winter

As winter approaches, there are plenty of things to check in terms of making sure that your vehicle is safe and ready for winter driving. Check out the blog on Cars.com for lots of suggestions for keeping your car in tip top shape all year long. Special preparations should be made as winter approaches, especially if you live in a location that experiences cold, snowy and icy weather. [Read more…]

7 Ways To Make Money At Home

The demand for people to make money without leaving their homes has continued to rise over the past years. People are looking for financial freedom while still having time to do other useful things. There are various ways you can make money at home, either as a part-time or full-time job. [Read more…]