Here’s Why You Need an Emergency Fund and How to Get Started

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Imagine suddenly losing your job one day or getting into a serious accident. Would you be prepared to deal with it financially? When life is good, these are things that we don’t think about. But these uncertainties can certainly happen anytime. We can plan on how to save for them …

Top 10 New Year Resolutions on Saving Money

(Bank Bazaar) 10 New Year Resolutions to save money

Every New Year, you can be sure to find people going on about their resolutions. Saving money is one such resolution that’s on nearly everyone’s New Year Resolutions’ list almost every year. Much like the ones who want to lose weight, the people who decide to clean up their finances …

Achieving Financial Goals: A Simple 7-Step Guide

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Have you ever said you’re going to set aside an X amount of money every month, only find yourself woefully low on funds and hoping you’d get by till the next pay cheque? You can give yourself any amount of excuses you like. Oh, it was your best friend’s wedding, …

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4 Keys to Success When Investing in P2P Lending

4 Keys to Success When Investing in P2P Lending

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has been attracting a lot of attention lately, thanks to its ability to connect entrepreneurs with investors by using big data, digital technology, and advanced analytics. For small, growing enterprises, P2P lending can be a great substitute for applying for a bank loan. On the other hand, …

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4 Ways to Save in the Digital Era

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We’ve all been there before: at first, we were just absentmindedly scrolling through our Instagram feed when we come across a beautifully made travel bag or trendy sneakers posted by a brand account. Next thing we know, we’ve placed our order and we’re ready to make a purchase. Everything happened …

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4 Ways to Manage Personal Finance as Millennials

4 Ways to Manage Personal Finance as Millennials

When it comes to personal finances, millennials often struggle. Older generations sneer, saying that the youth’s money problems stem from their own spending habits, from frequent eating out to coffee shops. That criticism has some merit. A recent survey conducted by Bankrate show that the average millennial eats out or …

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How to Manage Your Investment Portfolio Like a Pro

How to Manage Your Investment Portfolio Like a Pro

Managing an investment portfolio is a lot like managing a business. With a disciplined, patient, and proactive approach, you can preserve and protect your wealth while attaining financial independence. Your investment strategies might differ, but you’ve to begin with some principles that are consistent at its core, which not only …

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8 Principles of Investing for Beginners and Beyond

8 Principles of Investing for Beginners and Beyond

To start, there are no investment hacks and shortcuts. Investing requires time, research, and maintenance. Effort? Depends on the instrument. Stocks, for instance, would need more vigilance than bonds, which is mostly a ‘buy and wait for maturity’ affair. Overall, there is no instant fix to get you high investment …

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5 Reasons to Invest in Peer-To-Peer Lending

5 Reasons to Invest in Peer-To-Peer Lending

If you own a small, growing enterprise, getting funding from your peers through peer-to-peer (P2P) lending can be a great substitute to applying for a bank loan. On the other hand, if you are an investor, P2P lending can be a great way to earn returns while helping out SMEs. …

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Budgeting: Balance Your Spending

Personal Budgeting: Balance Your Spending

“My money keeps spilling out like water.” Many of us have experienced the frustration of having too many expenses to track. We have to pay for housing, utilities, taxes, transportation, food, the list goes on. Sometimes we can’t catch a break despite bringing in a reasonably good income. It’s normal …