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Budgeting Tips for Beginners

Budgeting Tips for Beginners

It can feel overwhelming to create your first ever budget, but here are some tips that you can follow to build your personal budget.

Know What You Have

The first thing that you will need to do is to determine how much you have. If you have a checking account, a savings account, an investment account and other such financial instruments you will need to find out how much you have in each account as well as the expenses and interest rate for each one. This – Read more

Trump Enters General Election in Weak Financial Position

Trump Enters General Election in Weak Financial Position

Donald Trump enters the election short of money and staff.

Trump was only able to raise $3.1 million from donors last month, whereas Clinton was able to raise $28 million for her campaign and a joint fundraising committee. She ended the month with a massive $42 million and Trump had just $1.3 million left in his accounts.

During the entire election, Trump has brought in $64.6 million, which includes $45.7 million in – Read more

The West Better Listen as China Makes its Play for International Finance

The West Better Listen as China Makes its Play for International Finance

China has been progressively laying the foundation of an international financial and monetary system that is centered on the yuan.

Over the past two years progress has gained momentum, but they have been hitting speed bumps along the way, which was shown last year in August. If China is able to regain its economic footing then its ambitions might be realized in the next decade.

This development would then – Read more

Department of Finance Report Improvement in Public Finances of over €400m

Department of Finance Report Improvement in Public Finances of over €400m

According to the Department of Finance in the first month of the year, public finances have indicated an improvement of more than €400m.

In January the exchequer recorded an excess of 1.2 billion. This is then up from the €781 million in 2015.

VAT increased by 6.6%, income tax was up to 8.7%, and the general government expenditure was down by 7.6%.

The Minister of Finance, Michael Noonan commented on these – Read more

Paris Climate Conference: Finance Set to be Stumbling Block in Talks

Paris Climate Conference: Finance Set to be Stumbling Block in Talks

Developed nations will not put a figure on the aid that they will be giving for climate action after 2020 as per the agreement at Copenhagen 2009.

The arguing over money has started at the climate change conference in Paris. Developed countries will not be putting a figure on the money that they are willing to give for climate change after 2020. At the same time they are trying to shift some of the financial – Read more

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