According to energy market regulator Ofgem, as of April 2018, the average British household spends £94.83 per month on their gas and electricity tariffs, or £1,138 a year. We’re spending around 4% of our household incomes on energy, a figure that rises to 8% for low-income households. Energy prices have been rising over the last three years and will likely continue to rise, as resources become scarcer and new regulation and taxes are placed on greenhouse gas emissions. Read more
Caption: Working from home is a dream shared by many.
Being able to make money from home, doing something we are passionate about is a dream that many of us share. It doesn’t have to be a dream any longer, however! Whether your hobby is writing, creating art, cooking, building websites or even playing computer games, today’s economic climate means it is easier than you think to transform something you enjoy doing into a potentially lucrative side business. Read more
Day trading consists of buying stock and then turning around and selling it on the same day to make a profit. Knowing how to limit your losses when day trading is essential to minimizing inherent risks. No day trader can turn a profit each and every day but with the right strategies in place, you can enjoy significant earnings and long-term success. You may even find you want to make a full-time career out of being a day trader.
Penny stocks are stocks that are valued at less than $5, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Because there is a lower cost to buy, penny stocks can be a good way to try your hand at trading before investing in stocks that are more expensive. Penny stocks can be considered risky because it is harder to get a large payout from them even when they do well, and because there is not much information available to the general public on the background of each stock. However, they also have the opportunity to quickly grow and give the owner a large gain in a short amount of time.
Everyone’s got a talent. Whether it’s playing an instrument, painting portraits, or designing clothes, every person is good at something.
Nobody is immune in accidents, and as an electrician, your risks are particularly higher than an everyday person. There are plenty of areas of concern that you’ll need to be thinking about, and it’s so important you invest in insurance to make sure you’re covered in the worst-case scenario. Read more
The American Trucking Association recently released its annual report on trucking trends, and it confirms what we all knew already: trucking is an absolutely vital part of this nation’s economy. Among other things, ATA American Trucking Trends 2018 reveals that over 70% of all freight tonnage in America was moved via trucking. That means that over 10 billion tons of freight was trucked across the country. The ATA report also found that there are over 7.5 million people employed in jobs related to the trucking industry, including 3.5 million drivers. And the total revenue for all that hauling? In 2017, the industry generated more than 700 billion dollars.
Financial stability is an issue of great concern for most adults. We all wish that our finances will be in order at all times, and we put in a lot of work to realize this dream. However, no matter how much you dread financial challenges, sometimes you can’t seem to keep afloat and such times can be very stressing.
If you’re a homeowner and you’re in need of a large lump sum of credit, you largely have two options – remortgage your property or take out a personal loan. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options. So, before making a decision on what’s right for you, it helps to know the difference between the two.
After leaping over financial hurdles throughout your adult life, you finally reach retirement. But retirement isn’t always the finish line. In fact, it can be a whole new race with its own set of obstacles.