Saturday , 23 March 2019


Finance

Taxes on "Rich" Vary Dramatically by Country – Take a Look

There is a lot of debate these days about the extent at which the "rich" among us should be taxed. That is an argument that no one is going to win but the findings of a study comparing the tax rates of such individuals on a comparative basis by country is most enlightening. Take a look to see how your country's tax rates on the "rich" compare with other countries. Some of you will read this article and be quite displeased while the majority of you should realize that you have nothing to complain about (relatively speaking, that is). Words: 455

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Will U.S. Gov't Eventually Mandate that 'x' % of IRA/401K Funds Be In Treasuries?

The notion of government raiding personal retirement accounts for funds may seem extreme...but other governments have done it. Argentina did in 2008, Ireland has indicated it might [and the U.S. might well do so as it's] financial crisis worsens. This article puts forth reasons why it is possible they would undertake such a grab or 'confiscation' of your retirement accounts and how they likely would go about implementing such an event. Words: 700

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What Does the Latest Rent vs. Buy Index Have to Say?

If you have been on the fence trying to decide if you should rent or buy, the market may be in your favor. According to Trulia's Winter 2012 Rent vs. Buy Index it is now cheaper to buy a home rather than rent in 98 of the 100 largest U.S. metropolitan areas. How can that be? Take a look!

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How Smart Are You At Keeping Your Smartphone Safe from Identity Fraud?

Studies have shown that identity fraud has risen 13% since 2010 which can be attributed, in part, to the growing popularity of 'smart' cell phones. This infographic illustrates just what our phones reveal about us and offers precautionary tips to keep your phone safe from prying eyes and what to do if your phone is lost, stolen or misplaced.

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The Surprising Side Effects of Rising College Costs

The rising cost of college tuition translates into many students re-evaluating higher education, their future professional careers as well as other major life decisions. Find out more in our very enlightening infographic on The Surprising Side Effects of Rising College Costs.

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Save Time & Stay Informed: Read These Financial Article Summaries

We all live extremely busy lives and often fail to keep up with the most informative articles posted on the internet. Below are links, with introductory paragraphs, to 20 very informative articles as posted on www.FinancialArticleSummariesToday.com (an associate site). The articles are related to Investing (gold/silver, the stock market, crude oil), the Economy (global/US, unemployment, debt and the money system) and Personal Finance (retirement, extra income and employment opportunities). You’re busy so just click on the title of the articles of interest to read them in their entirety.

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Valentine's Day: Will You Spend More – or Less – Than the Average American?

This year, the average person celebrating Valentine's Day is expected to spend $126.03 (women $85.76; men $168.74; spouses $74.12) or 8.5% more than last year, according to the National Retail Federation's 2012 Valentine's Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey. This total, which is 8.5% more than last year, is the highest in the survey's 10 year history. Read on for more on this year's Valentine's Day spending patterns and to learn just where you place amongst your peers.

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