Stocks – one of the most popular and widely discussed investment opportunities in the world. If you are new to the world of investing, you might have heard the term “stock” but may not know exactly what it means or how it works. Simply put, stocks represent ownership in a company, and buying stocks means buying a piece of
First, yes buying insurance is important. Nobody likes to think about things going wrong. But as Mike Tyson famously said: “everybody has a plan before getting punched in the face.” The real question in life isn’t whether things will ever go wrong, but what will happen when things inevitably do. Buying insurance is one of those facts of life,
The Covid-19 pandemic was a strange time for the stock market. You probably heard about it.  Maybe you even bought a few stocks yourself. The years since lockdowns sequestered billions of people in their homes with little else to do has seen a massive boom in interest in passive income and investing strategy. “Meme stocks” and the online forums
Despite numerous rate hikes by the Fed and various national banks around the world, inflation is still projected to run at nearly double the rate that the US Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicted a year ago, with current predictions suggesting that it will amount to about 4% for the year. So how can you save during inflation? While it’s significantly
Retirement planning can be daunting, but it’s a necessary step towards financial security in your golden years. With the right plan in place, you can enjoy your retirement years without worrying about running out of money. In this article, we’ll discuss what retirement planning is, why it’s important, and we’ll provide you with a step-by-step guide to help you
Saving money while shopping? That sounds too good to be true. But there is a way to get money back on your purchases: Cashback.  Cashbacks are a marketing tool that is becoming increasingly popular and offers benefits for both consumers and retailers. But how does cashback actually work and is it really worth it?  In this article, we’ll explain
The advent of ChatGPT and its many competitors certainly puts younger workers in mind of automation and its effect on their careers in the near future. In 2023, it’s unclear to most people under 40 how automation is going to affect their jobs going forward. Today we’re going to give you a brief overview of the most important short
Finally traveling again. After three years of COVID-19, it’s possible to go on vacation this season. Financial experts reveal their tricks to keep it affordable.  Here’s How to Save on Vacation in 2023  It’s spring 2023, and high time to plan – and finance – this year’s vacation. Unfortunately, though, now that the Covid 19 pandemic is under control,
Today may well feel like one of the worst times imaginable to buy a home. Indeed, interest rates are the highest they’ve been in decades, and the prices of homes in most developed regions are out of reach even for the average middle class buyer. That’s why millions of people are currently struggling to find an affordable property and wondering
Debt is a reality for many of us. While it can be a useful tool for achieving important financial milestones like owning a home or completing a college education, it can also be a significant source of stress and worry. Especially in times of inflation, when prices for daily necessities are sky high and financial insecurity is severe. If you
The year 2022 was a year of staggering financial uncertainty. Inflation reached record highs, and fears of recession, i.e., a decline in economic growth and resulting job losses, leaves consumers wondering when will prices go down. In January this year, record levels of inflation continued to batter consumers, as everything from food to rent to energy continued to climb.
For millennials and Gen-Z, especially in western countries, the meaning of work and a happy life have changed drastically in recent years. Especially in America, the promise of opportunities and financial stability with the help of budgeting that came with a college degree or technical education has evaporated for many of us. The cost of education has grown completely
Today we live in a culture of consumption and waste. Consumers are encouraged to buy the latest, shiny new device or piece of clothing, usually at discounted prices, in bulk – the opposite of sustainable shopping. The problem is that fast fashion and other cheaply made consumer novelties are usually not made to last. Not only this, but what
We could pick any arbitrary number of reasons why you deserve a raise. The simple fact is that you probably deserve one just because you’re awesome. Otherwise why would you be here?  But seriously: the proper functioning of the free market requires that workers constantly press for the best possible conditions from their employers. Not only is it ok
Inflation is slowing – but prices for energy, especially natural gas and crude oil, are still at record levels in early 2023.  Many economists agree that most of the increase that we have seen in energy prices can be attributed to simple supply and demand. The world is highly dependent on fossil gas to meet its energy needs, but

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