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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 […]




SoftBank’s Son pledges $50 billion, Foxconn eyes U.S. expansion as Trump woos Asian firms

Two of Asia's biggest technology companies said they were looking to expand investment in the United States, as President-elect Donald Trump pushes to bring manufacturing and jobs back home. Billionaire businessman Masayoshi Son, also the head of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , pledged a $50 billion investment in the Read more from the original source: SoftBank’s Son pledges $50 billion,... [Read more]


OPEC, U.S. begin ‘cat and mouse’ oil game as producers pounce on hedges

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – As far as one of the world’s biggest commodities traders, Glencore’s chief Ivan Glasenberg, is concerned, the oil market will be at the mercy of “a cat and mouse game” between OPEC and its U.S. shale rivals in the coming year. A 16 percent price rally over the past week has delivered U.S. frackers a golden opportunity to hedge – or sell forward... [Read more]


U.S. mortgage rates rise to highest levels in over two years: MBA

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Interest rates on U.S. fixed-rate mortgages rose to their highest levels in more than two years, sending weekly home loan application activity to its weakest since early January, Mortgage Bankers Association data released on Wednesday showed. See the original post here: U.S. mortgage rates rise to highest levels in over two years: MBA  Read More →


Trump defends Boeing tweet, says companies shouldn’t worry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his direct interventions with companies, including making statements on Twitter, saying businesses will benefit from his actions and his upcoming term in office. Originally posted here:  Trump defends Boeing tweet, says companies shouldn’t worry  Read More →


Exclusive: In mammoth task, BP sends almost three million barrels of U.S. oil to Asia

Oil major BP is shipping almost three million barrels of U.S. crude to customers across Asia, pioneering a lengthy and complex operation likely to become more popular after OPEC last week announced deep production cuts. BP's efforts, involving one of the world's longest sea routes, seven tankers and a series of ship-to-ship transfers, underscore a desire among oil traders to develop new... [Read more]