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Why Does the Interest Payable on a Mortgage Change?

Mortgage interest rates change all the time and this can make life difficult for those of us who have to make such payments. These fluctuations can mean that we sometimes have to pay more money each month on interest – or at a later date if we have a fixed rate mortgage. The fact that the mortgage rate is so unpredictable is one worry that people have when they apply for one. Wouldn’t it be great if there was just one mortgage rate and that it never varied? Unfortunately this isn’t really likely to ever happen.

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What is a Collective Investment Scheme and How does It Work?

Many of us these days are looking for ways to secure our financial future; the recent economic woes around the world have only made this need more pressing. There are many different opportunities to make money and one of these is a collective investment scheme. This is not something that is going to work for everyone and there are certainly some risks involved. The returns though can be high and it is worth considering if this option could work for you. Read the rest of this entry »

What is Meant by Net Revenue and Why is it Important?

Net revenue is another one of those terms that can confuse people when they first hear about it. It is hoped that by the end of this article you will have a much better idea about what is actually meant by this term. The term net revenue is closely related to the terms net profit, net income, net earnings, or the bottom line.

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How to Choose the Best Possible Mortgage?

Owning their own home is a goal for many people. This not only means that they will have accommodation that really feels like theirs but it often makes a lot more sense financially. Paying rent on a house can work out very expensive over a long period and at the end you are left with nothing. Many people also view purchasing a property as a good investment. The vast majority of us will not have enough money to pay for a house out of our own savings so we will need to borrow the money to this; the most popular way of doing this is by getting a mortgage.

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What is Bankruptcy and How Do You Declare Yourself Bankrupt?

These days, with the economy going through a rough patch, you will frequently hear about businesses going bankrupt. The reality is that even in good times there are always plenty of companies going into bankruptcy. You may have wondered though about what it exactly means to go bankrupt and how do you declare bankruptcy?

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What Are The Different Types Of Stock You Can Invest In?

It is likely that only those who have been living on a desert island who haven’t at least heard about the stock market. But what are these stocks and are they a good investment? There are actually a number of different types of stocks including; preferred stock, common stock, and treasury shares. We will look at each of these in turn, but first we will need to make sure that we understand what is meant by stock.

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What Is Predatory Lending And How Do You Avoid It?

As you can probably imagine from its name, predatory lending is an unfair way of lending money. Most people will have heard words like ‘loan shark’ used before and this is a good description of predatory lending. The people involved in this business can make a lot of money for themselves, but they can also make life very miserable for those who are unlucky enough to have borrowed money from them. This is not just something that happens in movies; people do end up with ruined lives because of this type of lending. Even in civilised place like the UK you will find plenty of people involved in this type of illegal business.

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What Is an Investment Broker and Do You Need One?

You may already be aware of the job title ‘investment broker’ but you could be wondering as to what these people do. You might also like to know if there is anything that these people offer that could be advantageous to you; could they help make you money? There is a common misconception that investment brokers are only the concern of the big investor but this is in fact far from the case.

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