Posts Tagged“money”

Today, it’s certain that anyone who spends at least an hour or so on the internet has at some point come across the term ‘bitcoin’. Whether you are one of those who just came across this concept while surfing the net or if you are fully adept in cryptocurrencies, the recent rise of bitcoin in value has made everyone rush to get hold of this ‘special’ digital currency. A brief bit of research into bitcoin history shows how they are created by a process called mining. Bitcoin mining involves the use of sophisticated software to solve complex mathematical models and, in exchange…

The UK continues to favour a gig-style work culture following the recent wake of events and current trend in the economy. Since 2010, it has been reported that the number of individuals running jobs in UK’s gig economy has risen by almost 72%. This survey performed by New Economics Foundation, thinkthank also revealed that self-employed workers in London, in the storage and transport sector increased from 38,000 in 2010 to over 65,000 in 2016. How does this affect the overall worker’s protection policy? Are there significant benefits to workers in a gig job? This are pertinent questions for discussion, but…

Whether you’re about to go on a no-frills backpacking trip to the mountains, a road trip across the America or you’re traveling to a wedding two states over, you need to consider what to bring with you – more than the usual items. As Franz Kafka rightfully said “Better to have, and not need, than need, and not have.” You will find thousands of guides that will instruct you how many shirts you must bring for a weeklong trip or which items you should bring if you will travel to the mountain ridges. The fact is that all of this…

Photo by CC user stevendepolo on Flickr The feel good feeling you get when you do something for charity, doing something selfless is something that is hard matched. Knowing that you raised money for a good cause or helped someone out is something that makes us all feel good, knowing that we helped the greater good! So it does seem odd that research shows that 42% of people in the UK would lie about how charitable they were. Looking at figures from CAF in 2014 the average donation in the UK was £14 and the average monthly amount given by…

Introduction To Trading CFD At XTrade Are you looking for an easy tradable instrument which is quite easy for you to understand, trading CFD with XTrade is one of the best options for you. They are very transparent instruments and their pricing and contract sizes are very simple. So what are CFDs exactly and how do they work? Let us have a look on the definition and working of CFDs. What Are CFDs? A CFD stands for a contract for difference which is an agreement with two parties a trader and a brokerage company. The agreement stands for exchanging the…

For some people college offers a unique challenge. With crazy work schedules, class schedules, and odd commute routes, sometimes it is hard to find someone to share a ride with. You do not want to be waiting three hours after your class for your carpool partner to get done with their class. Likewise your carpool buddy may not like the idea of leaving for their job two hours earlier so you can get to your first class. It is for this reason that many college students commute alone. When this is the case, there are some helpful and important tips…

Many people married and single alike struggle at times with keeping the grocery bill under control. There are simple yet effective ways you can go about cutting back on groceries and saving money with the weekly runs to the food mart. Watch the Expiration Dates Try to buy perishable food that has the longest time left on the expiration date. Unless you know that you and your family will go through a gallon of milk in less than a week you will want to select a longer expiration date. This helps avoid waste from not using food before it goes…

Many families dream of taking a once in a life time trip to the most exotic, romantic, exciting, or relaxing places. The one thing that keeps more people at home is the cost of these dream vacations, but it does not have to be that way. Here are some helpful tips that can make saving for your bucket-list vacation easier. Set your daily budget Without a budget in mind to govern your day to day spending, how can you save up for a dream tip years down the road? It is next to impossible, so you must have a strong…