Finance Globe

U.S. financial and economic topics from several finance writers.

Chris Bibey is a freelance writer and internet marketing professional located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Credit Card Fees: Watch for These

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It doesn’t matter if you’re searching for a new credit card or learning more about the one you already have, there’s an important question to answer: are you familiar with the fees associated with the card?Unless you can answer “yes” with 100 percent confidence, you have some work to do. If you’re uncertain of potential credit card fees, one or more of these could sneak up on you in the near future.An annual fee is a...
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Good points to be aware of. Sometimes the fees can offset the advantages of the card rewards.
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The Many Benefits of a Secured Credit Card

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Are you having a difficult time obtaining an unsecured credit card? Is this the result of no credit or bad credit? Have you given up on the process?While an unsecured credit card may be out of the question for the time being, there’s another option to consider: a secured credit card.With a secured credit card, you make a cash security deposit upfront that protects the credit card company. If you default, they have the right to...
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Home Equity Loan Fees: They Can Sneak Up On You

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There are many reasons to consider a home equity loan. It's a great way to consolidate debt, pay off medical expenses, or take on a home improvement project. However, before you head down this path, you should become familiar with the many fees associated with this type of loan. Should you neglect to do so, you may end up surprised — and that's not a risk you should be willing to take. While every lender is...
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COVID-19 and Your Small Business: How to Best Serve Your Clients

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There is no denying the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken the business world by storm. As a small business owner, it’s safe to assume that you have concerns about the here and now, as well as what the future will bring.When it comes to COVID-19 and your small business, there’s nothing more important than your clients. Even if you’re going through a rough patch, there are steps you can take to ensure that your...
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Very difficult to have a business serving customers in this environment. Serving take-out, delivery or on-line will help many to s... Read More
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Do You Need an Emergency Fund?

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When everything is going as planned with your finances and life in general, you don’t see much reason to have an emergency fund. It’s easy to believe that everything will remain the same into the future. However, don’t be fooled. Things can and will go wrong, ranging from the current coronavirus pandemic to a necessary home repair. With an emergency fund in place, you have money to fall back on should you need it to get...
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How to Handle the Rising Costs of Utilities

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With so much to think about from a budgeting perspective, it’s easy for some monthly expenses to slip through the cracks. For many people, this means utilities.It’s easy to take utilities for granted, as you assume that you’ll always have access to what you need. However, even if this is the case, it doesn’t mean you can ignore the impact on your budget.There’s nothing more frustrating than watching the cost of your utilities rise. If this...
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Is 2020 the Right Time to Start a Business?

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For many, the new year is the right time to make a big career change. And for you, it may be the perfect time to take the first step in starting your own business.As such a big decision – regardless of the process you follow and the path you take – it’s critical to have a detailed plan in place. Here are seven questions you can answer today to help you decide if starting a business...
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Interested in a Personal Loan? Here’s Some Advice from the Pros

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In general terms, a personal loan is a fixed amount of money that you borrow at a fixed interest rate for a predetermined period of time. Furthermore, it’s typically an unsecured loan, meaning you don’t have to put up any collateral in order to receive the funds. Flexible terms make a personal loan an intriguing option, as you can borrow the money you need without concerns about changing terms putting stress on your budget in the...
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Retirement Planning for 2020? Answer These Questions

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With 2019 coming to an end, it’s a good time to turn your attention to the new year. This means many things in regards to your finances, with most people realizing the importance of reviewing their retirement plan and adjusting it as necessary. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to retirement planning. What works for you may not work for the next person, and vice versa. However, if you want to stay the course, there are some...
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5 Ways to Save on Car Insurance in 2020

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With 2019 winding down, there’s no better time than now to turn your attention to the new year. As 2020 inches closer, it makes sense to review your budget with an eye toward saving money. Did your car insurance premium creep higher this year? Are you looking to save money as the year turns? A car insurance premium increase isn’t always directly related to your personal situation. For example, rates often increase as a result of...
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Great Blog as you pointed out the many aspects for personal insurance. In my case, I was loyal to a company for thirty years and... Read More
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