The Great Recession hurt most people in some way. While some have manged to rebound and regain their pre-recession financial status, a great number of people are still floundering, living paycheck to paycheck. Some individuals have fallen behind on their bills and no longer have access to credit. While this is difficult throughout the year, it's especially troublesome as the Christmas season approaches. Sometimes a person will need to buy their presents with their last paycheck before Christmas. [Read More]
What Should You Be Doing To Manage Your Newfound Wealth?
If you are someone who has started to accumulate a great deal of money in a new job, you may be thrilled. Having more money than you need is something many people hope for. However, in order to protect yourself and manage your newfound wealth wisely, there are some things you should be doing; use the tips below to ensure that your wealth enriches you and those you care about. [Read More]
Ways To Improve The Management Of Your Checking Account
If you have a checking account, then you are probably using it to withdraw and deposit money, since these are the only ways you can manage it. But, proper management of a checking account requires more than doing these two things, especially if you never want to incur any overdraft fees. For instance, one thing you can do is work on your habit of spending unnecessarily, as this will increase your checking account's available balance. [Read More]
Why Copper Prices Are Seeing Such High Growth
Even as the commodities market struggles in many areas, the last decade has been quite strong for copper. As of December 2014, prices are holding steady at roughly three times the values of 2004, and have seen even higher jumps in the last several years. To where can this boost be traced? Consider this analysis from the International Business Times , first posted in January 2014, wherein they not only predict increased price points in the short term but also lay out a number of reasons for their expectation: [Read More]