Why choosing an established trading platform makes sense

Online trading can be a great and lucrative career move for those who make it work. However, there are also risks involved. Whether it’s the inherent risk that the value of your investment goes down as well as up, or the risk that you’ll come across a scam broker who will place your capital at risk, there’s a lot to consider. One way to mitigate at least the latter risk is to pick an established trading platform.

Safety and security

The most obvious benefit to choosing an established trading platform, of course, is from a safety point of view. By investing your capital in a more established place, it’s more likely that it will move through channels that are safer to use. For a platform or broker, success and endurance over time tends to lead to higher revenues. That, in turn, means more money to hire quality software architects and other developers who are able to make the platform as safe as possible to use.[Continue Reading…]

Buying property abroad? Top tips to follow

Buying a property in the UK is a hard-enough task and buying abroad is even harder to manage. From the language barriers that spring up when carrying out a transaction in a non-English speaking nation to the risk that standard property due diligence might be hard to secure, there are lots of reasons why many potential international buyers decide not to proceed.

But you shouldn’t let that put you off going ahead with an international property exchange. Just think of all the positives of making a move like that: from breaking into an international market which may well be more lucrative than the domestic one, to ensuring you have a holiday destination on tap for the rest of your life; there are lots of reasons to make the move. With that in mind, this article will share some top tips on buying foreign property.

Think about currency exchange

When buying a property abroad, you’ll have to transfer your cash from the UK to the new destination. You might be arranging mortgage finance with a lender in the new place, for example, or you may be buying directly from the seller. Either way, cash will need to cross borders at some stage in the process.[Continue Reading…]

Portafina Findings on Health Consciousness Could Improve Your Business

Businesses are becoming far more health conscious than they once may have been. This could be because organisations are seeing what implications a healthy workforce could have on the performance of their business. Portafina conducted a survey using … [Continue reading]

8 easy ways to save water in your home

Brexit aside, water seems to be the topic that’s on everybody’s lips at the moment, or more specifically, how to save it. After the hot and arid summer we all “enjoyed” here in the United Kingdom in 2018, awareness around the importance of water and … [Continue reading]

Collecting Football Match programs and How to Profit form it

The popularity of football memorabilia fluctuates over time and at the moment it seems to be popular. However, just picking up random items will not make you a fortune, it is important to know exactly what you need to collect in order to profit the … [Continue reading]

How to keep up with the latest news in the world of forex

The foreign exchange market is as big now as it ever has been. The influx of new traders thanks to the digital transformation that the sector has seen has kept it as the biggest financial market around. Even the London Stock Exchange with its $4.5tn … [Continue reading]

Options to consider when getting into trading

Trading has been a popular investment choice ever since the concept of the stock market first appeared back in the twentieth century. But there’s so much more to trading than simply stocks and shares. Developments in communications and regulatory … [Continue reading]

4 Financial Commitments That Could Put You Into Debt

Life is filled with various financial commitments. While some of them are an inevitable part of life, others are voluntary commitments. It is crucial that before going into a financial commitment, you think about it carefully and weigh out your … [Continue reading]

How to Finance Your First Car

Your first car is always going to be a big deal. Not only is it one of the first big financial investments you will make in your life, it is also a huge emotional investment. This car is what will take you to work, to fun days out, back home, and to … [Continue reading]