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What is a short sale?

What is a short sale?

One of the main household bills that people usually fall behind on when they are having financial difficulties is the mortgage. When people realise that they cannot maintain their current mortgage payments, they start thinking about the possibility of their home going in to foreclosure. There are other options besides a home foreclosure, and one of the most popular alternative options is a short sale.
A guide to first time home buyer programs

A guide to first time home buyer programs

Many newly married couples or young adults dream of the opportunity to become a new home buyer, but when the housing market collapsed in 2008, many of those dreams disappeared. With home buyers needing almost perfect credit and a large down payment, it has made home buying more difficult for first time home buyers. Luckily there are first time home buyer programs available to assist someone purchasing their first home.
All about: investing in gold

All about: investing in gold

The yellow metal is making even further advancements by the day and presently, it has become a top mantra for any investment portfolio. Gold can be kept in its physical form and can be kept as a document in form of Exchange-Traded Funds and their likes. It presents great diversification opportunities to a portfolio and allows keeping its liquidity intact. Let us take a look at gold investment.
A guide to free stock price quotes

A guide to free stock price quotes

Free stock quotes, news, reports and ratings can be obtained through various traditional and online sources. Many people still rely on free stock information provided by financial newspapers and business television channels. This article shows that a number of leading financial websites also offer latest stock information and live quotes, along with technical analysis for free to their readers.
How to trade South African currency

How to trade South African currency

In this article, a rough guide to trading South African currency will be discussed and provided. Currency trading can be a profitable business if conducted properly. This article will provide a brief guide to trading South African currency.
All about: Forex

All about: Forex

Forex stands for Foreign Exchange. Forex trading is becoming extremely popular as a way to earn a lot of money quickly. It is similar to shares, where you invest your money, but it is a little easier for those who are just beginning in investments. Learn more about Forex in this article.
A guide to different types of bonds

A guide to different types of bonds

A bond is a form of debt security wherein the issuer is obliged to pay the holder the principal amount plus the interest accrued over a stipulated period. Investing in bonds is a long-term game. A bond normally matures from 10-20 years after its issue. The following article acts as a guide on the different types of bonds available in the debt market.
How to get start in investment analysis and portfolio management

How to get start in investment analysis and portfolio management

The demand for a financial professional specialising in investment analysis and portfolio management is on the rise. This is because the world markets are getting interlinked and global trading and investment is now just a click away. Another factor which enhances the demand is that the developed world is in a financial crisis because of bad financial policies - the world needs good finance professionals. Here's an introduction to an investment analysis and portfolio management course.
How to find the Cisco stock price

How to find the Cisco stock price

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs products and services related to communication technology. The company has annual revenues of $40 billion, and is integral to the smooth working of the internet. Cisco is one of the technology giants that is now considered a blue chip investment, along with Apple, Google and Microsoft. The stock price has been relatively flat recently. The price can be obtained from any full-service broker, online broker or investment information website.
How to day trade stocks

How to day trade stocks

If you buy and sell stocks within a single day, it is called day trading. It is a money making strategy used by many investors to make short term profits on the stock market. It is more of a risk taking investing business than gambling and is usually used by more experienced investors.
How to get the best INR to USD rate

How to get the best INR to USD rate

Finding the best exchange rate for Indian Rupees to American Dollars is a way for British travellers to make a saving when travelling between the two countries. Many currency exchanges or UK banks charge excessively high commissions, apply poor exchange rates and collect the difference or even worse, do both. This article describes how currency-savvy consumers can source out the best available deal by using a variety of means.
How to find the BHP Billiton share price

How to find the BHP Billiton share price

BHP Billiton Ltd. is the world's largest mining company and the third largest company in the world by market capitalisation. Its headquarters are in Australia, but it is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges with ticker symbol BHP. This article will show you how to find BHP Bilton share price.
How to fraud check an investor

How to fraud check an investor

Going into business can be really stressful. It can be made even more difficult if it's your first business venture and you've had trouble finding capital investment. When you finally find investors, it can feel like all your problems are over, but stop and consider who your investors are. If your situation seems to good to be true, it may be a good idea to check your investor's background.
What are stocks and how is the value determined?

What are stocks and how is the value determined?

Stocks are one of the major types of investments available, along with bonds, CDS, and real estate. Stocks are fractional ownership shares in a company. People can own stock in either privately held or publicly held companies. However, stock ownership in a publicly held company is much easier to obtain and the investment is much easier to cash out than stock in privately held companies.
How to purchase stock online

How to purchase stock online

Stock can be a wonderful investment, as long as you know and understand how the stock market works and are educated about what you are buying. Stock shares are small ownership stakes within a company that allow you to benefit from profit and growth of that company. You also, however, share in losses. If you have some basic education investment, it is easy to buy stocks online.