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How Money Transfers Work

Sending money online is a technology that most of us take for granted, even though the ability has only been with us for a few years. Today, we accept at face value that money we send in one part of the country will arrive safely in another part of the country in a matter of hours. Even sending money around the world is possible, making international payments as simple as filling out a form? How does this international payment system work, though? More importantly, why do banks trust it? The Lowdown on Money Transfers There are a number of ways to send a wire transfer, however, you want to be able to do it in the most convenient way possible for both parties. Veem is a platform for business to business payments in the most simple and inexpensive manner. This platform currently runs across 60 countries, and is continuing to add countries to make payments even that more convenient for businesses. The term wire transfer stems from a bygone era when financial transactions were transmitted via the telegraph. The telegraph wires transmitted the instructions and details of the transaction, which authorized the receiving institution to act. Today, the process is ...

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4 Areas of Business You Should be Investing In

Though you may be able to start a business with little to no capital, the only way to keep it running is to invest in its development. As the saying goes, “you get out of it what you put in”, if you want to have a successful business, you must be willing to invest in quality products, services, and processes.  This often requires a clear understanding of which areas of your business will yield the highest return on investment. There are phases of running a business where cash isn’t readily available to invest in growth and development. During those times, companies looking at both offline and online business financing options from banks and online lenders to tide them over. Financial resources like small business loans, credit cards, and lines of credit, essentially provide organizations with the upfront cash they need. While the amount you can borrow will depend upon your personal and business financial background and ability to repay what’s borrowed. When approved many take the funds and invest in areas of business that include: Marketing Marketing is an area of business that should be continually invested in. Essentially, marketing is the ability to advertise your products and services to ...

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Paving Your Road to Retirement – 5 Easy Effective Tips to Retire Comfortably

Planning for retirement isn’t a task reserved for tomorrow. It’s a subject that should occupy your mind today. No matter what stage you are at in your career, it’s never too soon to begin preparing and saving for that age when you trade in the workplace for time spent checking items off your bucket list. Preparing for the future concerns every generation from Baby Boomers to Millennials. They all have similar goals in mind before retirement appears on the horizon. Still, it’s a personal finance journey. Strategies for building retirement savings can vary based on what stage you’re at in your life and career. The problem is that retirement planning can get lost in the shuffle. Other daily responsibilities can crowd it out. Life can throw a financial curve ball with accidents or illnesses. Major purchases like a new home or car can draw away money earmarked for retirement. Planning for that part of life doesn’t need to be a source of stress. You can take a few simple steps to pave a better road to retirement. Build savings in small steps It isn’t practical, or even possible in most cases, to try to accumulate all the funds you need for ...

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Earning Extra Money: Should You Work Overtime?

Earning Extra Money: Should You Work Overtime?

Working overtime is something Americans do more than any other country according to a recent article by ABC News. Yet at times it seems we still can’t get ahead financially. Do you fit into this group? If you work overtime on a regular basis but still have trouble keeping up with your bills you might wonder if you should even bother. Perhaps you have thought about getting a second job instead. But when it comes to earning extra money, should you work overtime or get another job? When you compare the two, which is the better option? In today’s post, I’ll share the benefits and drawbacks of working overtime. Next week I’ll share the other side of the story, the benefits and drawbacks of taking on a second job. Benefits of Working Overtime There are some obvious benefits of working overtime. You might, if fact: Make More Money One advantage working overtime has over getting another job is that the pay may be higher in most cases. The reason for this is because you should be getting at least 1.5 times your normal rate of pay for overtime at your current job. Getting a second job may not pay you ...

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5 Top Personal Finance Tips

Managing the finances is not an easy task. Many people think that they can simply outsource a task to someone else and be rest assured that they will get the desired return out of it. With this being said, one should be careful about the choices we make concerning Personal Finance. Remember that there are some points that can change the way we think about money and should be captain mind always. We have shortlisted specific points, and we hope it will help you in improving your financial management system at a personal level. 1. Financial calendar Creating a financial calendar will help you in ensuring that you do not spoil your credit report. You can make a note of the dates on which quarterly taxes are to be paid, and other loan amounts so that you do not miss out on anything. Remember that credit repair is not an easy process and you should try to get a clean chit in every case in order to maintain an ideal credit report.  2. Track your net worth If you have an idea about your current financial standing, it will be easy for you to incorporate the necessary things in your ...

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