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Debt Settlement – The Positive Side

Debt Settlement – The Positive Side

Bad liability is a problem faced by people all over the world. If these liabilities are not handled in a proper manner, legal charges can be brought against you. Some financial companies will help you to find a solution to these problems through debt settlement. . Debt settlement is the process where you agree to […]


Bad Credit Cards and Their Usefulness

Bad Credit Cards and Their Usefulness

If you have poor credit history, then you have no choice but to resort to a Bad credit card. Unfortunately this is a, minefield in terms of financial safety, to get into. Bad credit card companies are notorious for their high and quite often unfair interest rates. They have very low standards when it comes […]


The Different Types of Bankruptcy

The Different Types of Bankruptcy

Debt is an unfortunate facet of life that some people have to face. Sometimes it becomes impossible for a borrower to pay off the debts that are owed. To protect the individual or the company to a certain extent, the government has made available bankruptcy proceeding that they can resort to. This helps them avoid […]




Your credit score

Your three digit credit score will determine how much a lender is willing to loan you and at what rate. The higher the score, the lower the rate a lender will charge you for your car loan, insurance premium, revolving credit such as credit cards and your mortgage. There are three major credit bureaus that […]


Impact of a loan default on your FICO score

If you are considering defaulting on your mortgage, consider the impact of such an action on your FICO score. We looked into the impact of this action on FICO score and here’s what we learned. FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation) score is the well-known and widely used credit score in the U.S. FICO score is based […]


What to do if your credit or debit card security has been breached

The Atlanta based Global Payments, a credit and debit card processor recently revealed that up to 1.5 million accounts in North America have been hacked. Master Card issued a statement asking card holders to contact their financial institution if they have any concerns and Visa said their cards are not impacted by the hacking. Here’s […]


Fixing Credit After a Divorce

Divorce is a traumatic experience. The end of a marriage can lead to emotional turmoil and the loss of family and social support. Compounding these problems can be serious damage to your finances – including your credit score. Even when a couple’s divorce is finalized, both former spouses may be responsible for joint debts incurred […]


Financial and Identity Security Tips When using a Public Computer

If you’re going to be away from home, you may find yourself using the Internet on a public computer, such as one at a hotel or Internet cafe. While public computers are a good way to stay in touch while on the road, it is not recommended that you use them for any activities involving […]


Differences Between Loan Defaulting, Insolvency and Bankruptcy

By Phin Upham When someone is unable or unwilling to repay their loan, the courts may step in to enforce some form of repayment. A loan is a legal contract between two parties. It outlines the responsibilities that the borrower has to repay his loan, including the interest rate that the lender is allowed to […]


Importance of a lower debt-to-credit ratio

Lowering your debt-to-credit ratio will help when it comes to opening new credit lines, paying off your debt and your quest to become debt free. Debt- to-credit ratio is derived by calculating how much you owe and your total available credit limits. For example, if your credit limit total $10,000 and you owe $3,000, your […]


Phin Upham speaks at Global Conference about The Future of FinTech

By Phin Upham Phin Upham was joined by a panel of financial experts from various capital groups and banks to discuss the future of financial tech. The current climate isn’t sustainable. Big banks are servicing the equivalent of 40-60% of the population, which ignores a large chunk of people that could potentially join the middle […]




Oil prices down on profit-taking after two-day jump

Oil prices dropped on Friday on profit-taking, after rising 7 percent in the past two sessions, amid doubts that OPEC's first planned output cut in eight years would make a substantial dent in the global crude glut. NYMEX crude for November delivery was down 8 cents at $47.75. Both Brent and NYMEX Go here to read the rest:  Oil prices down on profit-taking after two-day jump  Read More →


Judge takes over questioning ex-AIG chief Hank Greenberg

The New York judge weighing whether ex-AIG chief Maurice “Hank” Greenberg should be liable for accounting fraud on Thursday pressed the 91-year-old executive about why AIG had created an offshore entity for losses from a failed automotive warranty program. Greenberg was on the stand for the third day for allegedly engineering the offshore entity, known as Capco, to hide $200 million in... [Read more]


Goldman feels the heat in Asia as IPO engine slows

By Denny Thomas and Sumeet Chatterjee HONG KONG (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs failed to make it to the upper echelon of Asia's equity market fee earners for the first time in more than a decade, hit by a squeeze in fees that is prompting the U.S. bank to cut back jobs in the region. Goldman has shared dominance of the Asia Pacific equity capital market arena with UBS and Morgan Stanley since... [Read more]


Google rebrands cloud business, adds more artificial intelligence

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it renamed its business-to-business cloud computing brand and enhanced some enterprise applications using artificial intelligence, the company's latest gambit to better compete with Amazon.com and Microsoft Corp. in the lucrative cloud business. Discussing the rebranded Google Cloud, Diane Greene, senior vice president of Google's enterprise business,... [Read more]


Relief arrives for U.S. shale firms as OPEC folds in price battle

By Liz Hampton and Terry Wade HOUSTON (Reuters) – It was a moment U.S. shale oil producers have been waiting on for more than two years: OPEC nations finally agreed to cut production on Wednesday in a move that lifted low prices ravaging their budgets. The agreement effectively establishes a … See the rest here:  Relief arrives for U.S. shale firms as OPEC folds in price battle  Read More →