Category Archives: Financial Risk

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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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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Being Smart with Your Finances About Wedding Planning

Did you know that the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. has now risen to an incredible $26,000? The Huffington Post just published an article on the rising cost of weddings in the U.S. and how those planning … Continue reading

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Gap in Housing Prices Increasing

A recent article posted by CNN Money explains that the inequality gap is still widening. The article explains that the major factor responsible for the widening gap is the relative difference between the rate of increase in value for homes … Continue reading

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How to Save When Buying a Car

Do you know exactly what you’re looking for when it comes to buying a new car? Maybe you want an eco-friendly vehicle or need an SUV with lots of space. Whatever your needs are, there are a few ways to … Continue reading

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American Financial Advisors Praise the Phrase “I Can’t Afford It”

Many American financial advisors want to give the phrase “I can’t afford it” a total makeover. People in the financial community believe that a positive cultural and psychological change in how Americans relate to this phrase holds the key to … Continue reading

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Personal Finance and Taking Financial Risk

As discussed in article on Quartz, successful entrepreneurs usually have enough money to help make their dreams realities and cushion their fall if their risky enterprises fail. Their startup and cushion money commonly comes from family savings, inheritance and investments … Continue reading

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