Family Saving

Looking for a company well-positioned for solid gains? Check out Norsk Hydro (NHYDY)

08/11/2014
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It happens to a lot of investors. They see a stock that they believe will be a winner and stand out in the long term but, rather than make a purchase quickly, they hold off to “see what happens”.  In the interim, other investors swoop in and make their purchases, pushing the stock out...

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Maximizing Your Family Savings

04/29/2014
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Saving money these days is harder than it has ever been. Nowadays, food, bills and clothing are costing us more than they ever have before and, because wages are not necessarily rising alongside this, some places are now experiencing a ‘cost of living crisis’. With saving becoming harder than ever, it is incredibly important...

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CFDs and The UK Stock Exchange

12/11/2013
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The ability to make money from both increasing and decreasing stock prices has made the contract for difference (CFD) increasingly popular over recent years. And while they are illegal in some countries – including the USA – CFD markets are now utilised throughout the world through providers. However, they first rose to prominence at...

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Managing Money: 5 Retirement Expenses to Budget For

11/06/2013
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You may have heard people tell you that it’s never too early to start saving and planning for your retirement. With the economy being the way it is, saving and investing for your retirement while you’re young is a good idea, especially if your company doesn’t offer pension plans. Being aware of what to...

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3 Smart Family Business Ideas that Everyone Would Love

08/20/2013
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Starting a business based on your sole hobby, skill, or interest is one thing – starting one which the entire family loves is a whole different deal. Bringing the family together in one united goal to create a successful business not only strengthens the bonds between each individual, it creates a valuable asset to...

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Child Trust Funds Explained

07/25/2013
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If you’re thinking about how you can save for your child’s future – and with the prospect of high university fees to pay and having to help them with a mortgage deposit, many parents are – then you may have heard the concept of a child trust fund (CTF) being mentioned. These can be...

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3 Effective Ways to Save Money Around The House

05/07/2013
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Ask yourself, could you save more money around the house than you usually do? The answer is yes! Anyone from Texas to New York to California can save a nice chunk of the money from simple yet effective measures taken around the house. This money can then be used productively for other important things,...

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What Savings Account Scheme to Apply to Save for a New House

02/27/2013
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When one plans to buy a new house or a property, there are many aspects that they need to start working on. After all, the decision of buying a house can not be as instantaneous and casual as most of the other purchases that people make on a regular basis. The first important task...

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How to Send Money to Your Grandchild/Niece/Nephew’s New York 529 Plan as a Gift

09/21/2012
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How to Send Money to Your Grandchild/Niece/Nephew’s New York 529 Plan as a Gift

Don’t you hate how Christmas shopping is coming earlier and earlier? I’ll forgive you for answering “Yes,” because I’m already planning gifts and coming up with wish lists for my two pre-preschool aged accountants. This year I’m planning something special for Little Girl and Little Guy; I’m adding NY 529 plan gifting to their...

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Yes. Parents Should Open a 529 Plan for Their Children

09/19/2012
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Yes. Parents Should Open a 529 Plan for Their Children

The perfect is the enemy of the good. For a long time, the perfect kept me from opening a 529 account. I struggled with my reservations and uncertainties about making that type of commitment. College for my children seems so far away and 529 Plan was far, far down my list of financial imperatives....

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