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Category: Finance

Getting Some Perspective On Your Avoidance Habits

It is quite natural for human beings to avoid discomfort. Our brains are wired that way. Without thinking about it, we’ll rush in from the cold. Of course! Without really thinking about it, we’ll steer clear of somebody we don’t particularly like. Of course! Without thinking about it, we’ll bypass the ________ section of the […]

How Secure are Your Bank Account and Assets?

But are you really safe? In the last few years, laws such as the Patriot Act in the US have been approved that effectively take your rights to privacy and financial well being away. These same laws that were meant to protect us are now instead being used as a loophole by high power lawyers […]

Factoring. Cash Without Borrowing

How to Increase Cash Flow Without Borrowing Cash flow is one of the main reasons businesses fail. At one time or another, every business, even successful ones, have experienced poor cash flow. Cash flow does not have to be a problem any more. Do not be fooled — banks are not the only places you […]

Why Asia Owns America

The Forgotten Benefits of the Gold Standard One of the benefits of the gold standard, long forgotten, was that it acted to regulate imbalances in trade. Under the gold standard, trade imbalances between countries were unsustainable because they would self correct over time. Here is an example of how that worked: When a country would […]

Debtors’ Payments: Fuzzy Approach to Planning

The financial aspect is essential to any kind of business. How a company receives funding and incomes determines its overall welfare. For any B2B company, one of the major concerns is the control over the payments of the non-bank debtors, i.e. the payments resulting from sales of goods and/or services. Indeed, this inflow enables the […]

It Was Not That Long Ago

It was not long ago when in 2001 when we had 2 million lay offs. Two million Americans lost their jobs. That is not very bad considering the enormity of the employment base in this country, but it is still too high for my blood. It is a travesty when the greatest nation in the […]

3 Steps to Personal Financial Success – Part III: Save Some Money

Obviously, you cannot be a financial success if you don’t have any money or are not living the lifestyle that you envisioned. Question: Do you know what your net worth is? Many people don’t and are afraid to even try to determine what it is. It may just be the one thing to get you […]