Sunday , 22 September 2019


Finance

What, and How Much, Should You Tell Children About Family Finances?

We’ve all been told that politics and religion are the most sensitive conversational topics, but if the recent T. Rowe Price 2012 Parents, Kids, and Money Survey study is any indication, perhaps we should add family finances to the list. According to the study, a shocking percentage of parents are routinely deceiving their children about money or, in some cases, failing to instill basic financial skills. Are you acting as a sound financial model to your children? Learn more from the informative infographic below.

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The History of Financial Transactions from Barter to M-Commerce

Throughout history humans have specialized in producing goods and figuring out ways to pay for them. This infographic shows how we began by bartering goods with each other, moved on to more sophisticated methods of payment like metal and paper currency, and finally, today, to making payments with credit cards and smartphones.

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The True Cost of Car Ownership is….OUCH!

We all know that the true cost of a car doesn't end at it's purchase price but most people don't really know what the annual cost will actually amount to. The next time you are shopping for a car consider these additional costs.

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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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