Posts Tagged ‘smart money’

Loanio Roundup – P2P Lending and More

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

What investments are you making?

Good morning readers and welcome to another edition of Loanio’s weekly roundup. Below you’ll find several great articles under the categories of small business, the economy, p2p lending, and investing. We hope you find them helpful and interesting.

The Economy:

  • Smart Money says Traders are Cautious After Mixed Economic Data.
  • Is business truly the business of business? Debates the Economist.
  • Kiplinger writes about Safe Havens in Real Estate.
  • Market Watch says Stocks struggle for stability.
  • NPR announces ‘Tis Not The Season For Retail Jobs.

Small Business:

  • NY Times on Small Business and the Economic Crisis.
  • FT has Doubts that small business will gain.
  • Arizona Republic says company owners explain how they are scrambling to fund operations.
  • The Chronicle Herald publishes these common sense key to success.
  • Brooklyn Daily News writes Grameen America lending women a hand with small business loans.

Peer-to-Peer Lending:

  • South Coast Today on Peer-to-peer lending: Weighing benefits, risks.
  • NPR writes Peer Lending Spreads In Tight Credit Market.
  • Denver Post says Help from friends boosts loan-challenged.
  • P2P Banking on P2P lending companies by loan volume
  • NetBanker in response to P2P Banking with Peer-to-Peer Lending Volumes Worldwide.
  • Propser Lending Review asks How might an Obama/Biden administration change p2p lending?

Investing:

  • Learn the Stock Market and How to Trade on the Investing Market – 10 Better Things To Do With Your Money.
  • Learn a lesson — before you get one by Market Watch on 10 rules for stock market investing.

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Originally posted 2020-11-23 05:19:07. Republished by Old Post Promoter

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Loanio Roundup – Veteran’s Edition

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Thank you to our Nation's Veterans.

Loanio would like to thank all the men and women who have put their lives on the line to protect America’s freedom and ideals. Your sacrifices and bravery have been beneficial to many and are greatly appreciated.

Below you’ll find links to resources, both blog and news articles on the economy, small business, p2p lending, and investing. We hope you find them helpful in navigating the financial waters of the internet.

The Economy:

Small Business:

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Investing:

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Originally posted 2020-11-16 05:13:56. Republished by Old Post Promoter

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Loanio Roundup – Dia de Los Muertos

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Financial State of the Economy

Good morning and welcome to the Dia de Los Muertos edition of Loanio’s roundup. Dia de Los Muertos is a holiday celebration that takes place primarily in Mexico and celebrates the dead. It goes by Day of the Dead in English and correspondingly it matches the Catholic holidays of All Saints Day and All Souls Day. Below you will find links in easy to manage categories on the following topics: the economy, small business, p2p lending, and Loanio. See what people are saying and have a great day.

The Economy:

Small Business:

Peer-to-Peer Lending:

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Originally posted 2020-11-02 05:24:16. Republished by Old Post Promoter

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Should You Be Worried About the Economy?

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

If you are worried about gas, try carpooling.

If you follow the news, chances are the state of the economy may have you a little concerned. Bad news is rampant, the housing market is shaky and doom appears to be around every corner. While there are some definite problems with the economy right now, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to start panicking. Smart money management is always important, but if you find that you are overly worried about the state of the economy, there are a few steps that you can take to shore up your financial defenses and stop worrying.

The first step is to take a hard look at your mortgage payments, car payments and any other loans that you may have. If they are calculated under a variable rate, now is the time to start allocating a little extra each month to ensure that you have enough to keep up with the payments. If your mortgage payment looks like it is going to be too high, act quickly by negotiating with your bank for either a payment deferment or even a refinance. No one wins in a foreclosure situation and most banks will be willing to work something out with you.

The second step is to think about consolidating your credit card bills if necessary. If you are paying on multiple cards that all have high interest rates, you could be wasting a lot of money each month. Take advantage of a low or no interest card that will allow you to transfer those high balances into one. Just make sure you read the fine print to see how long the interest rate will remain low. Or use Loanio to receive a loan from lenders, this is easy and painless to do. This not only helps you save money on high interest fees, but you can also save time by paying only one bill every month.

Next, you can take a look at what you’re spending and how rising prices are affecting you. For example, the cost of gas right now has many people worried. You may find that you’re spending more to get to work than you may make for the day, or the ratio may have changed dramatically. If this is the case, consider setting up a carpool with other workers to save money, or you may even be able to arrange to telecommute. There are many ways that you can reduce your monthly expenses and free up more money to handle the rising cost of necessities.

This is also a good time to think about setting up an emergency fund. This is a very beneficial type of savings account that can tide you over if you run short during the month, or if you end up with a personal crisis on your hands. When you have the security of a savings account, emergency fund or other means of income, you’ll be in a much better position to weather any economic storm.

While the economy has been better, there is certainly no need to start panicking right now. Simply follow smart money practices, and you’ll be in a position where you can withstand whatever comes.

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Originally posted 2020-10-28 20:01:41. Republished by Old Post Promoter

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Loanio Roundup #1- National Economy

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Roundup #1

Good morning everyone! Welcome to Loanio’s first ever roundup post. We’d like to thank the blog community for their support. You are the best press releases out there. Then lastly before we start with the links we would like to take a moment to wish everyone a splendid weekend. Take care.

The National Economy:

Stocks:

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Originally posted 2020-10-05 05:57:12. Republished by Old Post Promoter

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