Hela August 13, 2019

Chan Veang holds one of her microfinance loan agreements, which she says she cannot read. (Photo by Shaun Turton, edited by Nikkei) SIEM REAP — Cambodia’s $8 billion microfinance industry, touted by Western aid groups and foreign investors as bringing financial opportunities to the country’s poor, is ensnaring families in crushing debt and could threaten […]

Hela August 10, 2019

In the ever-saturated landscape that is social media, you have to put in extra effort to stand out. In a sea of shiny graphics, immersive videos, and a slew of other compelling content, posting a bland image would definitely not fly. It’s imperative that you get creative to get people to pay attention to your […]

Hela August 9, 2019

FILE – In this Feb. 8, 2019, file photo a pedestrian walks down South Broad Street in Philadelphia. Bounce back from a personal loan rejection by building your credit score, growing your income and paying off debt. Shop around and apply at lenders whose minimum qualifications you meet. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Getting rejected for […]

Hela August 7, 2019

Nikkei slid 0.4 per cent on worries that a stronger yen will put more pressure on its struggling exporters Shares in Asia fell for an eighth straight session on Wednesday on lingering worries over the escalating US-China trade war, but losses and nerves were soothed somewhat by White House assurances that it wants to press […]

Hela August 6, 2019

Indian equity markets have no friend left either domestic or foreign. Domestic investors are miffed about the tax rules, while foreign investors are worried that the latest move on Article 370 will stoke tensions with neighbouring countries. The ongoing trade war between the US and China is making things worse. On Monday, the Nifty index declined 134.75 […]

Hela August 5, 2019

There are specific differences between short and long-term personal loans and depending on your requirement and repayment capacity, opting for the better choice is important. Let us observe some of the differences in order to help you make an informed decision. Loan tenure Short-term personal loans usually come with tenures starting from 3 months. Payday […]

Hela July 30, 2019

Small businesses and MSMEs form the backbone of India’s economy and may hold the key to solving India’s unemployment crisis. To sustain operations and eventually expand, these small businesses require large amounts of capital. However, the sector is facing a working capital crunch, and there is a lack of access to affordable credit. To account […]

Hela July 29, 2019

Life insurance products are undergoing major changes, and mostly to the benefit of policyholders. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) recently released the final product regulations covering term, endowment, Ulips and pension plans. 1. Higher withdrawals allowed in pension plans The maximum withdrawal allowed at maturity under pension plans has been increased […]

Hela July 28, 2019

If you need money fast, a personal loan may seem like the right answer, allowing you to get a lump sum of money within a few days. Before jumping in headfirst, though, you should understand how personal loans work. Personal loans have many uses, including consolidating debt, paying for home repairs, or paying major medical bills. Some […]