Savings

Explanation of the six-year CGT rule: real estate investment

Have you ever wondered how you could be a real estate investor and avoid paying capital gains tax? The “six-year rule” might be your answer. To paraphrase the late Kerry Packer, anyone who isn’t trying to minimize their tax bill should have their head examined. Depending on your level of income, capital gains tax or […]

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Inflation and retirement savings | ThinkAdvisor

What do you want to know Many clients struggle to save enough for retirement. Fewer have put in place defenses against inflation. Some annuities offer features that can help owners increase their income over time. Inflation is a major concern for many people lately. As the consumer price index hits 40-year highs, your customers might […]

Insurance

UNITED INSURANCE HOLDINGS CORP. – 10-K

The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements and related notes appearing in Part II, Item 8 of this Form 10-K. The following discussion provides an analysis of our results of operations and financial condition for 2021 as compared to […]

Savings

Series I Savings Bonds or Family Business Fund Notes

Between inflation that soared to 7.9% in February 2022 and a stumbling stock market, investors lack confidence in where they should invest their money. The stock market has been very volatile during the first part of 2022 due to a plethora of uncertainties. Investors looking for a more reliable source of income often turn to […]

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The Russian economy is collapsing – here’s how to protect your savings

The Russian economy has fallen into turmoil as the West applies economic sanctions, the value of the ruble plummets and global companies sell their stakes in Russian companies. Markets fell as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine spooked investors around the world. Many British savers suffered a blow to their Isa and Sipp portfolios, with the FTSE […]

Spending

Next administration urged to improve spending and tax the rich

Reuters By Jenina P. Ibanez, Senior Reporter ANALYSTS push to target spending and a tax on the rich like the the government is preparing a tax consolidationdation plan to deal with the growing debt of the Philippines. “In general, a fiscal consolidation plan should involve raising taxes and reducing public spending. However, both can lead […]

Income

Inflation Impacts People Differently: Short-Term Low-Income Families Are Hardest Hit | Opinions

It’s time to write about inflation again, even though I devoted three columns to it in 2021. In April, I argued that inflation was a distant threat to the still slow economic recovery. As the months passed, new data confirmed that the economy was in worse shape than it appeared then, but also that inflation […]

Savings

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: NS&I leads… now rest must follow savings

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: NS&I continues to do what most banks and building societies currently refuse to do, which is to give savers a fairer deal By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, February 19, 2022 | Update: 21:50 GMT, February 19, 2022 Savings giant NS&I continues to do what most banks and […]

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Prices rising from April include gas, electricity, national insurance, council tax and Sky

Families who feel the pressure now will feel the pressure even more in a few months. Millions of households will find it harder to balance their family budget in April as they face a series of increases in household bills. Interest rates have also risen, putting pressure on those with certain types of mortgages or […]

Spending

Tampa tenants spend nearly half their wages on rent as inventory dwindles, study finds

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The scale of the problems American residents face finding affordable housing has grown to the point that not only is it bad in the United States, but a new study indicates that prices are bad in the whole world. To top it all off, Tampa is one of the top cities […]

Income

Production expenses up, net farm income down

The most recent USDA farm income forecast, released Feb. 4, projects a slight decline in net farm income for 2022. Net farm income in the United States, a broad measure of farm profitability, is currently forecast to $113.7 billion, down 4.5%, or $5.4 billion. , from $119.1 billion in 2021. If realized, it would represent […]

Insurance

2 strong insurance stocks to add to your portfolio this month

The Fed’s hawkish tilt, with interest rate hikes on the horizon, bodes well for insurance companies, as higher interest rates will help them generate better revenue. Higher bond yields increase risk-free returns, which benefits insurance companies, which invest in them to achieve the returns promised to policyholders. Yields on U.S. Treasury bonds have been up […]

Savings

DMO opens February 2022 FGN savings bond for subscription

The Debt Management Office (DMO), on behalf of the federal government, has announced the subscription offering of the February 2022 Federal Government Savings Bond to investors. This disclosure is contained in a circular issued by the DMO and can be found on its website stating that there are 2 and 3 year savings bonds, with […]

Spending

Here’s what the average American spends on housing today

Image source: Getty Images How do your housing costs compare? Key points Housing tends to be the single largest monthly expense for the typical American. It’s important not to overspend on housing so you don’t fall behind on your remaining bills. When you think of the various expenses that monopolize your income, it is natural […]

Savings

Several polls show that debt and savings are a growing concern for Canadians

Photo: Unsplash/Sasun Bughdaryan Several polls reveal that financial worries weigh heavily on Canadians. The recently released MNP Consumer Debt Index fell seven points to a record high, reflecting declining confidence in the ability to repay debts. Forty-five percent of respondents said they were not confident they would be able to cover their living expenses this […]

Insurance

ACNB: INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. ACQUIRES – Form 8-K

ACNB INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. ACQUIRES MAIN OFFICE IN GETTYSBURG, PA GETTYSBURG, Pa., February 1, 2022 — ACNB Corporation (NASDAQ: ACNB), the financial holding company for ACNB Bank and ACNB Insurance Services, Inc., today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, ACNB Insurance Services, Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire the business and assets of […]

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Budget 2022: calculation of income tax on fixed deposits and other savings must be made as equity

Budget 2022 expectations for bank depositors: Interest on deposits should be taxed the same as publicly traded stocks, expert says. Budget 2022 expectations of bank depositors: Given the low yields on term bank deposits and other savings schemes, many investors are attracted to risky assets these days. Experts believe that the 2022 budget should incentivize […]

Income

From home loan tax benefits to stamp duty refunds, here’s what buyers expect from Budget 2022

Although demand for housing has increased in recent months, given the current state of real estate and in an effort to give new impetus to buyer sentiment, a lot needs to be done. The Modi government is striving to provide “housing for all” by 2022. However, this still seems like a distant dream as the […]

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Home loan growth at fastest pace since 2008

Year over year to December 2021, credit growth reached 7.2%, recording its strongest annual growth in 13 years according to RBA data. This result exceeds the four-year high reported from October. Westpac chief economist Andrew Hanlan said credit growth hadn’t reached those highs since November 2008, before the impact of the GFC. “This represents a […]

Spending

Increase in government spending, measures to improve the ease of doing business in India: what companies want from the 2022 budget

NEW DELHI: India’s ease of doing business ranking has improved significantly from 142 (out of 190 economies) in 2014 to 63 in 2020. This indicates how the measures introduced by the Modi government since coming to power in 2014 helped boost business activities in India. However, the business environment still needs to improve. Setting up […]

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bne IntelliNews – Romanian savings and loans during the pandemic: Two years later (and still ongoing)

In an article published last year on savings in Romania during the pandemic, we pointed out that despite all expectations, the savings held by Romanians, both in Romanian lei and in foreign currencies, had in fact increases. If the current situation is no different from that of a year ago, the savings and credit process […]

Savings

Invest in these programs to get a better return than FD; Know more

Postal Savings Plan: Investing in a good savings plan has always been a priority for the middle class in India, who mainly seek to invest in a policy with a high interest rate and guaranteed returns. While term deposits in banks meet this need, the interest rate and tax advantages are not as high as […]

Income

MARKETS LIVE Spending, income, inflation, sentiment: consumers are singing the blues

Major US Indices Turn: Nasdaq, S&P 500 Now High, Dow Plunges Technology leads the S&P sector winners; lowest energy group Euro STOXX 600 index down ~1.4% Dollar, bitcoin down slightly; rude, gold falls 10-year US Treasury yield slips to ~1.79% January 28 – Welcome home to real-time market coverage from Reuters reporters. You can share […]

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I am currently unemployed, how should I invest my savings?

Can you help me figure out how to save or invest money for my retirement and my daughter’s education. My current loans are: Home loan of ₹59 lakh— NDE of ₹54,000 per month for 15 years; loan against the property of ₹27 lakh—EMI of ₹25,000 per month for 15 years. My current monthly income is […]