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Debt levels are now back where they were when Jim Cramer had his prophetic TV meltdown 10 years ago

• <b>It's nearly the 10th anniversary of Jim Cramer's epic "they know nothing!" rant about bank illiquidity on CNBC, so we're looking at what's changed since then.</b>• <b><br>It's not good.</b>• <b><br>US corporate debt may be so high that it's a threat to global stability, according to the IMF.</b>• <b><br>The UK</b> <b>has high unsecured consumer</b> …

Jim Cramer

Want To Keep Some Cash On The Sidelines? Read This First

Instead of sticking your money in a savings account, here's a better idea.<p>There are several good reasons you may want to keep some cash on the …

Personal Finance

14 passive income ideas for earning money as you sleep

Passive income is defined by Wikipedia as “income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis, requiring minimal to no effort by the …

Small Business

Staples Easy Rebate on MasterCard Gift Cards (April 23-29, 2017)

Staples is giving a rebate on the purchase of MasterCard gift cards next week. If you buy $300 or more of MasterCard gift cards in store between …

Personal Finance

Florida Lawmakers Want Bitcoin Covered Under Money Laundering Law

Florida lawmakers want virtual currencies like bitcoin covered under the state’s money-laundering statute, a change that supporters claim would …

Money Laundering

10 Unprofessional Habits That Could Kill Your Career

If you're like most people, you've put a lot of time, energy, and money into your career. And you know that getting ahead in that career takes …

Personal Finance

Low rates, tight margins: the mortgage market looks worryingly familiar

Eye-catching new loan deals are attracting first-time buyers in larger numbers: but the parallels with 2007 are growing increasingly uncomfortable<p>One way to help homebuyers overcome the affordability gap is to cut the cost of borrowing. At a time when the mortgage loan-to-income ratio is back at …

Budgeting

I’m all shook up by my Miele washing machine’s vibrations

The 1600rpm spin cycle shakes the whole house but the company refuses to find a solution<p><b>I bought a high-end Míele washing machine last August with a 1600rpm spin cycle through AO.com, which cost £920. I had researched all aspects around cycle times, installation requirements, functions and style of</b> …

Budgeting

The Best Balance-Transfer Credit Cards in April

One way to work on paying down debt is to transfer your debt to a friendlier card. Here are some strong contenders, and a few caveats.<p>Few things are …

Personal Finance

How Floyd Mayweather Spends His Money: A Look At The Fighter’s Life In Numbers

It’s no secret that Floyd Mayweather enjoys opening his wallet to make big purchases. One glimpse at the professional boxer’s Instagram account and …

Boxing

I’m concerned that my children are no longer employable

Mariella Frostrup advises a mother how to stop her adult children living off the fruits of her labour<p><b>The dilemma</b> My ex-husband and I have always encouraged our children to pursue their talents and dreams. We supported their learning throughout school and university; we have never pressured them …

Parenting

Theresa May will offer voters a cap on energy price increases, but some firms say it's not "a magic bullet"

Prme Minister Theresa May looks set to offer voters a new cap on increases to energy prices in the Conservatives election manifesto, but some firms …

Budgeting

Seven ways it helps to have rich parents

<b>From unattainable house prices to disappointing pay rises, the financial challenges faced by young adults can seem daunting.</b><p>How much wealth your parents have is likely to matter more than it did for older generations. Here's why.<p>1. Income growth has stalled<p>It used to be the case that young adults …

Budgeting

Would you pay £184.58 an hour for financial advice?

High and murky fees charged by financial advisers have been put back under the spotlight by the City watchdog.<p>The banning of commission payments between advisers and financial services firms in 2013 was intended to boost transparency for consumers.<p>But City watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority …

Personal Finance

Energy bills: what's the difference between Tory cap and Miliband freeze?

As newspapers alter their views on energy market intervention, consumers must work out what it would mean for them<p>It’s not what you know but who you know. To prove the aphorism, compare the response to Theresa May’s promise to cap energy bills, and the furore over Ed Miliband’s pledge to do …

Budgeting

Seven Reasons You’ll Fail as a Financial Advisor

By James Pollard via Iris.xyz If you’re a financial advisor, make sure you get The Ultimate Financial Advisor’s Guide to Getting More Clients. It comes with a money-back guarantee, because if you can’t get more clients with the information, I don’t deserve to keep your money. Is being a financial …

Financial Planning

Beginner's Guide to Inverse and Leveraged Commodity ETFs

There are plenty of commodity ETFs on the market today. That includes broad commodity funds as well as ETFs that track specific commodity assets like …

Financial Planning

Amazon, Costco Are Solid Long-Term Stock Buys

The retail space has come under pressure this year, and many are betting that brick-and-mortar retail in particular is nearing extinction — at the …

Amazon

How a short sale can short-circuit your credit score

<b>Dear Liz:</b> In 2010 I was laid off from my construction management position. I was unable to find work for 28 months. The bank tried to foreclose but I was able to arrange a short sale of my home in March 2012. Shortly after that, my unemployment benefits ran out and I was unable to pay my …

Personal Finance

5 Ways to Take Financial Stress Out of “Adult-ing”

By Brad Sherman via Iris.xyz You’ve made the commitment to start “adult-ing,” a very important first step. Don’t start to build from the roof down, though: make sure that you’re laying a strong financial foundation. In our last post we talked about 8 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your 20s and 30s. …

Personal Finance

5 Ways to turn your blog into a money-making venture

Showing <b>1</b> of <b>6</b><p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>+1<p>Shares 0<p>How to make money from your blog?<p>Over the past decade, blog monetisation has gained momentum. What was once just …

Digital Media

InterContinental Data Breach Reinforces the Advantage of Bitcoin over Cards

Credit cards have turned out to be one of the most widely used modes of payment. People use it to pay for everything, starting from groceries, hotel …

Personal Finance

How Can Financial Planners Save You From America’s #1 Killer?

By Ronald Sier via Iris.xyz You probably aren’t aware of this, but it’s true: financial planners are heroes. Yep, it’s the truth. And when you think of the America’s top killer, you might think about smoking, cancer or obesity. Or maybe even a serial killer. But the real story is far more …

Personal Finance

FiOS Internet Deals Help You Get the Best Internet at the Best Price

FiOS internet deals from Verizon are starting to become readily available for standalone services and bundled packages. To determine if this is the …

ISPs

Charlotte Hogg serves her final day at the Bank of England on Friday – leaving the possibility of a tied vote for the MPC

Bank of England deputy governor Charlotte Hogg will leave the central bank on Friday less than two months after she handed in her resignation to …

Budgeting

Single lady wanted to move into flat owned by 'genuine gent' - must be prepared to pay with 'kiss and cuddles'

This is one of growing number of sleazy ads that offers bed and bawd – as long as the “single lady” tenant is prepared to pay with KISSES AND CUDDLES.<p>…

Budgeting

Cat videos and what they say about you - personality quiz

How emotionally stable are you? Find out by revealing how often you watch cat videos<p><b>YouTube cat videos have amassed over</b> <b>26bn plays</b><b>. That’s an average of 12,000 plays for every video. How often do you watch cat videos, and what does this say about you?</b><p>(1) Never (2) less than once a month (3) 2–3 …

Budgeting

How to Make Money Blogging like a Celebrity, 10 Tips

10 Ways to Make Money Blogging<p>Wow.<p>The stars were aligned.<p>Talk about convergence.<p>I reached out to Janice to write a guest post for you rocking folks …

Digital Media

160,000 people with mental health issues left behind by Tory benefit cuts

“A couple of weeks ago my diary said that two women helped me get back on a train…. Apparently I was lost, about 18 miles away from home.”<p>For Shannon …

Budgeting

Saturn Walk In Shower Enclosure with Hinged Return Panel 8mm Tray (1400 x 900mm)

<b>Shower waste not included</b><p>Interest Free Credit<br>• Buy Now Pay Later<br>• Classic Credit<p>How do I finance my purchase?<p><i>1</i>Add the items you want to add your basket …

Personal Finance