A short guide to stock-based loans

Stock trading can sap the resources of even some of the best traders. There is always a desire to go for more and more stocks, so the trader can amass a large portfolio, and that may not leave the trader much money for other things they would like to do. While their trading may pay off in the end, it can take a while for the stock to mature and become worthwhile. As traders wait for profits, they may want to see the world, buy a car, remodel a house or do other things that they were hoping to do with the profits they earned through trading.

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3 Simple Tips to Help You Travel on a Budget

If there’s one thing I wish I’d have done more of when I was younger it is travelling. If I’d known how quickly the years would pass and how many more responsibilities life would bring with it along the way, I’d have recognised just how free and easy I had it and jumped on the first plane to South America in a jiffy.

What would you be willing to sacrifice to buy your own home?

Millenials face many challenges these days but one major challenge is that of getting on the property ladder. With inflation on the up and wages remaining stagnant, house prices still rising and rents seeming to edge higher every year, saving for a deposit is just one of the major hurdles young would-be home buyers face, let alone passing today’s more stringent affordability checks.

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Saving Money while Job Hunting

It is a position many of us have found ourselves in before – unemployed and worrying about how exactly we’re going to be able to get by until the next pay check (whenever that might be). It is important to remind yourself that the situation is temporary, and to not be too hard on yourself in the meantime. However, of course, it is important to be frugal when you are yet to have a regular income again. Here are some tips on saving money during your job search.

Five Essential Ways to Gauge the Performance of your Forex Account

Good and bad forex traders cannot just be spotted from their gains and losses. The figures can be deceptive. Gauging the performance of your account is important in order to understand how your investment is progressing, and also to help you gain financial support from other investors.