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What is the Glass Ceiling?

Many of us will have heard the words “glass ceiling” used as a metaphor to describe how people are unable to pass beyond a certain point. In economic terms this glass ceiling refers to the situation where a person is unable to climb any higher in their profession because of their race, gender, sexual preference, religion, or other factor. It is a contentious issue, but there is little doubt that such blocks to advancement do exist in at least some organizations. During the last few decades there has been a lot of effort to make the playing field a bit fairer, but people will disagree about how much this happened – all though few would doubt that there have been improvements.

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What Causes Inflation?

If you follow the economic news you will probably have heard the word inflation, used many times; it has also become part of our everyday vocabulary. Despite the fact that most of us will be familiar with the word, we may be a bit unclear about exactly what this is or what causes it to happen. This is a topic that is much debated and of great concern to economists, politicians, business owners, investors, and others. It is something that may be of concern to everyone as inflation can impact us all in one way or another.

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What is Keynesian Economics?

John Maynard Keynes was a British economist who wrote extensively during the 1920s and 1930s. His work is still considered important today and has since become referred to as Keynesian economics. Up until the 1970s his ideas had a huge impact on government economic intervention in Europe. The economic collapse of 2008 saw Keynes’ ideas once again enter the spotlight, but there has also been a public backlash against the interventionist policies he favored.

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Top 5 Best Financial Investment Books Reviewed

Financial investment is a topic of great interest to a lot of individuals concerned about their future. As the saying goes, ‘knowledge is power’ and knowing more about this topic should be able to help people make better decisions about investments. There have been a lot of books written on this subject but here are just five of the best financial investment books reviewed.

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What are the Biggest Mistakes that People Make When Choosing Life Insurance?

Choosing to purchase life insurance is a great way to protect your family should anything happen to you. Of course, most of us want to think too much about not being around, but knowing that those we love are going to be taken care of can be reassuring. While getting life insurance is often a wise move there are mistakes that people can make when choosing this type of policy.

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Top 5 Best Finance Management Books Reviewed

If you have an interest in finance management then you will find many books available that deal with this topic. Some of these texts are aimed at academics, or people who already have a firm footing in the subject, but there are also plenty of books aimed at the complete novice to the top. Here are just 5 of the top finance management books reviewed.

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What does a dishonest broker do to rip you off?

If you invest money using a broker you may be taking a risk. Not all of these people will be working in your interest, and if you can’t spot when you’re been taking for a ride you could lose a lot of money. It is important to make clear that the dishonest broker is the exception rather than the rule, but there is no doubt that these ruthless individuals exist. The good news is that there are things that we can look out for so that can help us prevent being victim to this type of scam.

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Top 6 Best Accounting Bookkeeping Books Reviewed

Getting to grips with accounting and bookkeeping can feel like a bit of a challenge if this is not something that we have previously needed to deal with. Luckily, there are some great books available on the subject that can explain things in an easy to understand manner. Here are the top 6 best accounting/bookkeeping books reviewed.

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