Personal finance

The only states that teach personal finance (and what you’ll need to teach kids yourself)

Photo: worawit_j (Shutterstock) Recently, Georgia became the country’s 13th state make personal finance education mandatory for high school students. According to Next Generation Personal FinanceGeorgia joins Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia in requiring teens to to take at least one semester of personal finance before […]

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JN Bank UK voted UK’s ‘Best Personal Loan Provider’ in 2022

Dean Fensome (fifth from right), Managing Director of JN Bank UK, and Paulette Simpson (sixth from right), Deputy Managing Director, along with members of the JN Bank UK team, celebrate their recognition as Best Personal Loan Provider at UK Bank Awards in London [LONDON, England] – JN Bank UK, the first British-owned bank in the […]

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3 ways to save after buying a car | Smart Change: Personal Finances

Philip Reed Believe it or not, there are ways to improve your car contract even after the ink is dry on the bill of sale. Although you can’t lower the price of your car, you can usually cancel any extras you might have felt pressured to purchase at the finance office. You can also shop […]

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Stand up for your personal development as a woman – Dr. Ibukun

Women encouraged to pursue their personal development The Managing Director of the Chair Center Group, Dr. Ibukun Awosika, urged women to champion their development path to enable the full realization of their talent and potential. According to the seasoned businesswoman, championing personal development is the surest way to unearth the innate talents, skills and strength […]

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May 9, 2022—Rates Rise – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Last week, personal loan rates went up. However, if you are looking for a personal loan to finance a project, the purchase of a vehicle, unexpected bills or to improve your cash […]

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10 personal finance podcasts you should listen to

Most people learn financial literacy in schools. However, you can only learn about finance when you study a business-related course in college. Although financial education is part of the school curriculum, very few teachers want to teach their students financial skills. According to CNBC, most teachers believe that teaching financial education is the responsibility of […]

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3 retirement essentials for your golden years | Smart Change: Personal Finances

(Justin Pope) Planning your financial future is all about strategy — you want to make sure you’re working as smart as possible. Work smart, not hard, as they say. It can mean using the right “tool” for a given job, which I think is underrated in personal finance. It’s not very wise to put all […]

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Personal loan rates drop for 3- and 5-year loans

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders, all opinions are our own. The latest personal loan interest rate trends from Credible Marketplace, updated weekly. (Stock) […]

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Barclays urges customers to beware of energy bill scams | Personal finance | Finance

Britons are currently suffering a double whammy from rising inflation and rising energy bills, putting pressure on households. As it stands, inflation is currently at 7% and energy bills are expected to rise by £693 for this year. Because of this, the UK is experiencing a cost of living crisis which the bank believes fraudsters […]

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Mortgage borrowing up in new figures | Personal finance | Finance

Potential buyers owed £7bn in March, down from £4.6bn in February, according to the Bank of England. But property experts warn the market could slow as people tighten their belts. Andrew Montlake, managing director of UK mortgage broker Coreco, said: “In the coming months people’s borrowing power is likely to decline as lenders factor in […]

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RBI’s increase in redemption rate will impact EMIs of home, auto and personal loans. Check here how

Bombay: In a surprising move that will increase borrowing costs for businesses and individuals, the RBI on Wednesday after an unscheduled MPC meeting raised the benchmark lending rate by 40 basis points (bps) to 4.40% for contain inflation, which has remained stubbornly above the 6% target for the past three months.To read also – ATTENTION […]

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Onyeali-Ikpe urges bankers to embrace integrity, innovation and personal development | The Guardian Nigeria News

Young banking professionals were encouraged to embrace integrity, innovation and personal development to excel in their careers. Fidelity Bank Plc Managing Director, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, gave the advice as a special guest of honor at the graduation ceremony for mentees from Tier 1 of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria mentorship program (CIBN). Delivering his […]

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Personal Loan For Salaried Employees – Forbes Advisor INDIA

Most, if not all, employees rely on their monthly salary to meet household expenses. The monthly salary happens to be the main and only source of income for the average Indian earner. In this case, the cash flow is almost fixed throughout the year for the employees except in the case of one-off profit-sharing or […]

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How to Invest When Interest Rates Rise | Personal finance

(Chuck Saletta) The Federal Reserve is finally acknowledging how entrenched inflation has become and looks like it can take some serious steps to at least begin to address it. One of the main measures is to raise interest rates. Interest rates have been on a downward trend for about 40 years – since the last […]

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How to Invest When Interest Rates Rise | Smart Change: Personal Finances

(Chuck Saletta) The Federal Reserve is finally acknowledging how entrenched inflation has become and looks like it can take some serious steps to at least begin to address it. One of the main measures is to raise interest rates. Interest rates have been on a downward trend for about 40 years – since the last […]

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Why your personal loan repayment schedule is important

Image source: Getty Images Make sure you understand how a longer or shorter term affects your loan. Key points Personal lenders offer a choice of repayment terms. Your repayment term affects total borrowing costs. Your monthly payment is also impacted by the repayment schedule you have chosen. When you take out a personal loan, chances […]