As someone intending to send money abroad – either to your loved ones or for business purposes – you would desire to get most, if not all, of the funds to your recipient. But if you don’t research about money transfer companies and compare rates, you can end up enriching the companies rather than enriching your recipient. Let’s admit the obvious: sending money from one country to another is no small thing. As such, no one should expect the service to be free of charge. However, the abundance of money transfer companies means that you can always switch between platforms to get the best deals. Some of the frontline companies that help people with sending money abroad include WorldRemit, Western Union, Payoneer, PerfectMoney, PayPal, and […]
If you’re looking to sell your home, surely you want to get the most money out of the deal as you can, right? Well, as the old saying goes, it takes money to make money. Getting more from a house than you paid for it requires at least a little work to increase its value. That said, the cost of selling a house shouldn’t leave you broke. One of the most effective and cost-efficient ways of increasing a property’s asking price is improving its curb appeal. Here are five simple ways to do just that: A fresh coat of paint The exterior of your house suffers a lot of wear and tear over the years. From the harsh, hot sun to the sloppy, wet storms […]
Self-catering holiday homes across the length and breadth of the UK attract many thousands of visitors each year. The tourist board Visit England regularly inspects more than 30,000 of them, for example. With demand so buoyant, there is a sound case for investing in holiday let property. To support any such investment, you may typically need a holiday let mortgage – and this guide helps to spell out some of the issues. Finding a holiday let mortgage While you might be overwhelmed by the sheer number of lenders offering regular residential mortgages, when it comes to holiday lets, your search may be more of a challenge. By no means are all lenders are prepared to advance a mortgage on such properties. Holiday lets are very […]
When you want to invest, you must invest smartly. It is the closest to being sure that you will never lose money in an investment. There are many types of investment you might want to opt for. When you want to invest, some tips can help you invest smartly. Some of these tips are discussed subsequently. Choosing the right type of investment There are many types of investment you can go for, considering that some are more viable than the others. However, a major factor that would determine the investment you can opt for is the amount of capital that you have. Fortunately, for any amount that you want to invest, there are always different types of businesses you can invest in. Furthermore, there is […]
Unemployment, medical emergencies, unexpected car repairs, natural disasters, and a million other things could be the makings of a horror story in the life of an average working adult. However, do they really have to be? Often, because of their unexpected nature, these emergencies are more than most people’s budgets can handle. Building an emergency fund is one of the best ways to cover, or at least reduce, their damage on your financial situation. The sooner you start tucking away money for a rainy day, the more secure you’ll feel facing future troubles. What is it not? The first thing to remember is that your emergency fund is not your savings. Yes, you do save money, but only specifically for emergencies. As a measure of success, your […]
It is clear to almost all managers that overseeing your company’s change requires change management. It is also common in management to have a less tangible concept of change management, to have an intuitive understanding without being able to convey your comprehension in the words necessary to facilitate strategic development. This article will briefly outline what company change management is, in a way that hopefully gives you a jumping off point for strategic development.
There has been a huge hike in property prices over the last 10 to 20 years, while salaries have not had the same increase. Is it really that surprising, then, that so many young people looking to own their first property look to their parents for help?