Want to Get Out of Debt? Sell Your Structured Settlement and Win One Battle Now

Posted on August 26, 2015Categories Economy   Leave a comment on Want to Get Out of Debt? Sell Your Structured Settlement and Win One Battle Now

Whether it’s a structured settlement, insurance annuity, or lottery winnings, selling these types of policies might be just what you need to begin your escape from the black hole of debt. This might seem counter-intuitive; why would you want to get rid of a guaranteed source of income for the foreseeable future if you are already clearly struggling? According to Newser.com, however, a new study from Texas AandM indicates this could be your best option. While the study does not … Continue reading “Want to Get Out of Debt? Sell Your Structured Settlement and Win One Battle Now”

Mobile Ad Spending Higher Than Ever, According to Recent IAB Survey

Posted on August 24, 2015Categories Business   Leave a comment on Mobile Ad Spending Higher Than Ever, According to Recent IAB Survey

A new report has been released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) stating that mobile advertising grew exponentially over the past year — not just in the U.S., but on a global scale. According to AdWeek and Marketing Land, global mobile ad revenue reached $31.9 billion in 2014, which was a 64% increase from mobile advertising expenditures in 2013. Considering that 67% of consumers are more likely to make a purchase from a business that maintains a good mobile website … Continue reading “Mobile Ad Spending Higher Than Ever, According to Recent IAB Survey”

The Greek Stock Market Just Opened After 5 Weeks of Silence — And It’s Still One Big Mess

Posted on August 12, 2015, Updated November 25, 2020Categories Business, Headlines, Investing   Leave a comment on The Greek Stock Market Just Opened After 5 Weeks of Silence — And It’s Still One Big Mess

The Athens Stock Exchange had only been open for a matter of minutes after its five week hiatus before investors began breaking down into tears as their stocks plummeted. According to USA Today and Newsweek, the Greek stock market fell by a whopping 23% immediately after opening on Monday, August 3. However, it also climbed slightly to 16% by the end of the day, and as economists and investors have noted, it’s unreasonable to expect a market to do well … Continue reading “The Greek Stock Market Just Opened After 5 Weeks of Silence — And It’s Still One Big Mess”

Commercial Real Estate Rates Rise, Says Fed

Posted on August 7, 2015Categories Business   Leave a comment on Commercial Real Estate Rates Rise, Says Fed

The Federal Reserve announced on July 15 that commercial real estate prices have been rising quickly in certain regions of the country, and if the trend should continue, it’s possible that it could jeopardize the country’s financial stability. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Reserve presented its semiannual report to Congress on Wednesday and stated that, in additional to increased property prices, the economy is now seeing that “underwriting standards at banks and in commercial … Continue reading “Commercial Real Estate Rates Rise, Says Fed”