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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 […]




Businesses can unlock $12 trillion via key development goals: Davos study

Companies could unlock at least $12 trillion in market opportunities by 2030 and create up to 380 million jobs by implementing a few key development goals, according to a study by a group including global business and finance leaders. Here is the original post:  Businesses can unlock $12 trillion via key development goals: Davos study  Read More →


Allianz’s El-Erian says strong U.S. dollar biggest risk in 2017

Global growth could be better than expected in 2017, though many uncertainties remain that could impact expansion, with the biggest of them being steep gains in the U.S. currency, Allianz's Mohamed A. El-Erian said on Monday. The outlook for the global economy in 2017 will be similar to that for 2016, but with an upside risk, with the world expanding below 3 percent and the U.S. economy outperforming... [Read more]


South Korea prosecutor seeks arrest of Samsung chief for bribery

By Ju-min Park and Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea's special prosecutor on Monday sought a warrant to arrest the head of Samsung Group [SAGR.UL], the country's largest conglomerate, accusing him of paying multi-million dollar bribes to a friend of President Park Geun-hye. Investigators had grilled Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee for 22 straight hours last week as a suspect... [Read more]


Luxottica and Essilor agree 46 billion euro merger to create eyewear giant

By Valentina Za and Sudip Kar-Gupta MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) – Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros, they… Here is the original post:  Luxottica and Essilor agree 46 billion euro merger to create eyewear giant  Read More →


Trump threatens German carmakers with 35 percent U.S. import tariff

Shares in German carmakers BMW , Daimler and Volkswagen fell after United States President-elect Donald Trump warned he will impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported from abroad to the U.S. market. All three carmakers have invested heavily in factories in Mexico, where production costs are lower than the United Original post:  Trump threatens German carmakers with 35 percent U.S. import... [Read more]