Category Archives: Financial Issues

London Faces Finance Fallout from Brexit

Last year, the UK shocked many observers by voting to exit the European Union. For months, analysts have speculated about the possible effects of the move. In Ireland, it seems, the effects are already being felt in the finance sector. … Continue reading

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The Federal Reserve Bank Plans To Increase Interest Rates Every Quarter In 2018

Interest rates in the United States are low and they have been low ever since the 2008 financial meltdown. The Federal Reserve Bank wanted to keep interest rates low for several reasons. Americans needed to recover some of their losses, … Continue reading

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Proterra Incorporated Raises $140 Million in Its Fifth Round of Funding

Proterra Inc. is a Silicon Valley manufacturer of electric buses. The company recently announced that it had raised $140 million. They aim at manufacturing and operating in the U.S. by the end of the year. Ryan Popple is the Chief … Continue reading

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The Bank of Mexico Intervenes to Help Prevent Weakening of Peso

On Thursday, the Bank of Mexico sold $1 billion in New York and Mexico. The purpose of the action was to try and reduce the rate at which the peso was fluctuating. The peso’s value recorded a new low last … Continue reading

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German economy slows in the third quarter

The third quarter saw Germany’s economic growth slow down due to weaker exports. The improvement of foreign trade had a downward impact on Germany’s economic growth. However, domestic demand, both household and state spending had a positive impact on the … Continue reading

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Saving on Student Loan Debt

In a recent article published by CNN Money, one student shares her personal success story in paying off her student loans at a much faster rate than her peers. Her most important words of wisdom are to start paying off … Continue reading

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Financial, Emotional Health Are Tied Together More Than You Think

Have you ever considered there might be a link between your emotional health and your financial health? Many people understand that debt or unpaid bills can lead to stress, but have you ever considered how the principals of investing can … Continue reading

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Three Commonly Held Assumptions About Personal Finances Debunked

Some of the most common assumptions in personal financial strategy are now being seriously challenged. Recently, a group of financial professionals took a cold hard look at some of the most popular phrases related to personal finance strategies and analyzed … Continue reading

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American Credit Card Debt On The Rise Again

Balances owed on credit cards issued in the United States are once again climbing, but the situation is not as dire as it was in 2008. According to forecasts published by the Federal Reserve, debt levels are clearly on the … Continue reading

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A Woman Recovers From $10,000 Debt in Less Than A Year

Growing up, Andrel Harris watched her grandmother destroy her credit cards. Additionally, she advised Andrel to avoid credit cards. For a significant part of her life, the memories kept Miss Harris from credit cards. While studying in cosmetology school, Andrel … Continue reading

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