Ways to Cut the Cost of Running a Car

So far, 2022 has seen the cost of living reach record highs and fuel costs at their peak. For many people, a car helps to pay the bills by getting them to their place of work or is essential for their business. With more people trying to save money where they can, you may be wondering how you can help to reduce your costs when running a car. There are a number of ways you can be smart about managing your money when it comes to owning a car, from shopping around for your car insurance to keep on top of servicing and maintenance, our guide below has been designed with you in mind! 1. Shop around for car insurance rates … Read more

The Pros and Cons of CFD Trading

Contracts for difference (CFDs) are financial instruments that allow an investor to speculate on the direction of an underlying asset without the need to purchase, own, or store the asset. CFD trading was initially introduced about 30 years ago, allowing hedge funds to use margin to enhance their gains on trades using these financial products. One unique aspect of CFD trading is access to leverage. Leverage allows traders to improve their profits using a similar concept to borrowed capital. You can use CFDs to trade multiple markets, using several differential trading strategies. Not only do CFDs provide access to Forex trading, but you can also trade commodities, indices, individual equities, as well as cryptocurrency. There are several pros and cons … Read more

Bespoke Development – From Cocktails to Careers

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The following is a guest post by Julie Winkle Giulioni, author of Promotions Are So Yesterday. If you’d like to contribute a guest post to Money Q&A, be sure to check out the site’s Guest Posting Guidelines. I recently visited a trendy new restaurant with friends. Arriving a bit early, we decided to grab a drink, but there was no menu insight. The mixologist (James) explained that this was by design and offered to create the perfect cocktail for each of us. He began by ‘interviewing’ each of us about our likes, dislikes, and how we were feeling that evening. Then he proceeded to whip up a tray full of cocktails that my friends and I could never have ordered … Read more

The Role of Blockchain in the Evolution of Financial Tech

The traditional financial system has been in existence since the beginning of humankind. However, this system is currently experiencing a shift. The rapid rise of blockchains and cryptocurrency has forced financial institutions to rethink their old methods of transacting with each other. A lot of fintech startups have adopted cryptocurrency to build products that are more convenient and secure. It also helps these startups to get new customers who otherwise would have not invested in such products. The cryptocurrency industry is evolving, and more innovations are expected to emerge in the near future. With Bitcoin and other altcoins coming into existence, the blockchain technology is revolutionizing fintech. This technology brings trust to the financial industry because it ensures that each … Read more

Business With a Capital B: 5 Types of Business Capital You Should Know

Capital is essential for running a business: you can think of your business capital as both the engine driving your enterprise and the gas in your fuel tank. Not only does robust business capital fund your business’s everyday functions, but it enables you to bring your business across new horizons in the future.  Capital is an asset the company has to cover company expenses and needs. That said, capital goes beyond cold hard cash. There are many assets a company can consider capital and use to their advantage to increase valuation. Readers wishing to learn more about business capital can reference online resources like this one from Divvy (https://getdivvy.com). For readers interested in the basics, below is an overview of … Read more

Top US Cities to Invest in Real Estate for 2022

The best way to make money as an investor is through real estate investing. It has essentially stayed the same for centuries and will most likely be around for a long time. This article gives your insight into the top U.S. cities investing in real estate in 2022. Real Estate in the U.S. attracts a lower cost of living when compared to California and New York and higher living standards. Though most of the analysis of real estate in the U.S. is focused on the coasts, most of the country’s population lives in the central and southern regions of the country. According to recent National Association of Realtors studies, Texas cities are expected to see population growth quickly. They will … Read more