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Financial Advisor Compensation Insights

A financial advisor is generally compensated through fees, commissions, or a combination of both. For example, a financial advisor may be compensated in one or more of the following ways:[3] An hourly fee for advisory services A flat fee, such as $500 per year, for an annual portfolio review or $2,000 for a financial plan [...]

Manufacturing PMI Signals Marginal Worsening of Vietnam’s Operating Conditions

The HSBC Vietnam Manufacturing PMI signalled a further worsening of manufacturing sector operating conditions during September, although the rate of deterioration was only slight. This was highlighted by a rise in the headline index from 47.9 to a five-month high of 49.2. September data showed that manufacturing output was little changed since the month before, [...]

Internet Scam Artists Target Kids and Money

Internet Scam Artists Target Kids and Money

The Internet is the land of opportunity for online scamming and kids are natural targets. Although there is greater public awareness and reputedly hi-tech security measures, during the first four months of this year more than twelve million segments of information were stolen by the Internet thieves. This statistic was supplied by a primary credit [...]

FSA Statement on Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Limited

FSA Statement on Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Limited

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) was responsible for regulating Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Limited (KSFL), the UK based subsidiary of the Icelandic banking group Kaupthing Bank Hf (KBHf), prior to the failure of the Icelandic parent company, and the UK subsidiary being placed into administration on 8 October 2008. The parent company, KBHf, was regulated [...]

Fundamental Reinvention of Life Sciences R&D Model

The global biotechnology industry showed a second straight year of increasingly stable financial performance in 2011, according to Ernst & Young’s 26th annual biotech report, Beyond borders: global biotechnology report 2012, with established biotech markets registering more than 10 per cent revenue growth for the first time since the start of the global financial crisis. [...]

Budget 2012: Gambling – Treasury Shortens Odds on UK Tax Collection

David Prestwich, Head of Tax for Transport and Leisure at KPMG comments: “At the moment most UK gambling spend is placed with offshore groups and the move to a consumption tax is a neat way of bringing that spend under the visibility of the UK treasury whilst at the same time rendering redundant certain benefits [...]

Budget 2012: Hope for More Airport Capacity in South East, Says KPMG

Dr. Ashley Steel, KPMG’s global chair for transport comments: “At long last pressure from business and lobby groups appears to be weakening the government’s previous resolve to oppose airport capacity in the South East. “Finally there is hope for a third runway at Heathrow as the Government said it will ‘confront’ the lack of airport [...]

Business Continues to Cut Costs As Recession Hits Europe

A survey of leading executives across Europe and the Middle East has shown that businesses are continuing to cut costs and focus on efficiencies – in the face of persistent uncertainty over the global economy and the future of the Eurozone. KPMG’s Business Leaders Survey polled almost 3,000 senior executives across 31 countries. The survey [...]

Budgeting Finances for the New Year

Budgeting Finances for the New Year

Getting your finances in order could be crucial for many people, as a successful start to the New Year. Consumer debt is one of the major problems, faced by many countries today. Many everyday people find themselves in a challenging financial position and make a New Year resolution to rid themselves of those long-standing debts [...]

Understanding Your Financial Cash Advance Options in Case of an Emergency

Understanding Your Financial Cash Advance Options in Case of an Emergency

When you have an emergency situation, unfortunately some of the first questions asked by most average people relate to the costs involved and how they are going to be paid!  For many of us it is fortunate that there are cash advance options available to us. They can help you in a variety of situations [...]

Quick Payday Advances Provide Assistance Between Pay Days

Quick Payday Advances Provide Assistance Between Pay Days

For many people, the time between paydays can seem long and sometimes are too far apart, to prevent any problems on the horizon, suddenly materializing. This is where a payday advance can make the difference; enabling you to gain access to cash you need, without the barriers and stress factors of traditional lenders. A payday [...]

Financial Relief for Unexpected Events

Financial Relief for Unexpected Events

An old saying is known as “Murphy’s Law”, which shows that if any upset or drama is possible, however unexpected could happen, it will! This could have been designed for the financial problems that befall many people at various times. Plans are made, either to buy a new item, go on vacation or many other [...]

Solution for New Year Finances

Solution for New Year Finances

The celebrations have finished and the bright New Year has arrived. The only cloud on the horizon is how to manage financially until the next payday, which appears so far away. For many people this is a situation they will have to consider, possibly created by unexpected expenses through accidents or other mishaps, or perhaps [...]

Caught in the Cash Trap

Caught in the Cash Trap

A financial stepping stone is needed by so many people today, for that carryover between paydays. Fortunately there is a solution, which will take about two minutes of your time to complete. The answer for you could be and online cash advance, which could provide you with temporary finance up to about $1500. Generally, there [...]

Great Solution for Holiday Financial Strains

Great Solution for Holiday Financial Strains

Convenience or Desperation It is a fact of life that many intelligent and aware people are either unable to conduct their finances capably, or for one reason or another, find themselves in debt. It is easy to spend more than you should on an item, or an occasion, or just be plain extravagant and put [...]

A Cash Advance Could Save the Day

A Cash Advance Could Save the Day

Emergency or Over-Spending Governments do it! Corporations and businesses do it and the ordinary person, the world over does it; at one time or another, for whatever reason, they spend more money than they have. In many instances, it is a situation caused by an emergency or an investment that went wrong, but on other [...]

Pay Day Loans Online for the Holidays

Pay Day Loans Online for the Holidays

Application With Even a Poor Credit Record Holidays, special occasions and emergencies can all contribute to a need for payday loans. If there is not a cash reserve or facility to fall back on, then for many people this is the only option. It is of special advantage to those who have a poor credit [...]

UK’s First Financial Reporting Lab Launched

UK’s First Financial Reporting Lab Launched

The Financial Reporting Council has launched the “Financial Reporting Lab” which brings together companies and investors to identify practical solutions to today’s reporting problems, such as the length and complexity of reports and accounts. It is the first time the Lab concept has been used to help solve corporate reporting problems which, for many years, [...]

September Retail Sales Higher Than in August

September Retail Sales Higher Than in August

UK retail sales values were 0.3 percent higher on a like-for-like basis from September 2010, when sales had risen 0.5 percent. On a total basis, sales were up 2.5 percent, against a 2.2 percent increase in September 2010. Food sales growth was similar to that in July and August. Non-food sales improved a little but [...]

Economic Crisis Sends CFO Optimism Falling

Economic Crisis Sends CFO Optimism Falling

The persistent drumbeat of negative economic news is taking a toll on CFO optimism as finance chiefs who are more pessimistic about their own company’s prospects outnumber optimists in the third quarter of 2011 for the first time in the history of the Deloitte CFO Signals survey. According to the survey, CFOs are substantially cutting [...]