Global Finance School Blog

Why You Need the Protective Umbrella of Life Insurance
A recent survey carried out by New York Life analyzed life insurance protection before and after the Great Recession. The study revealed that most Americans had life insurance cover equating to three years’ worth of earnings. However, it also found that the gap in protection has widened significantly. The study reported that Americans wanted their...
How To Pick the Right Life Insurance for Your Requirements
Not many people relish thinking about the inevitability of death. Death often comes unannounced and brings with it a host of changes. The situation is even worse if the deceased is the principal earning member of the household. In this situation, the turmoil and the uncertainty that confront the bereaved can be too terrible to contemplate....
7 Bad Money Habits You Should Consider Ditching in 2015
 The end of a year is a time to take stock. It is a time to review the past year– personally, professionally and even, financially. However, it is also a time for planning. This is why making New Year Resolutions can be quite beneficial – especially if they are financial resolutions. The Scores on New Year Resolutions – What the Numbers...
10 Financial Resolutions You Should Make For the New Year
Each December, many people mark the arrival of the holiday season by going overboard on their Christmas shopping. As a result, it’s not surprising that many of them end up busting their Christmas budgets. As the New Year approaches, they realize the folly of their ways. Then, they make various New Year Resolutions for becoming more responsible...
Do You Have What it Takes to Become a Financial Analyst?
Each day, top business enterprises the world over keep releasing or sharing various pieces of information. Other companies monitor these periodic releases of information. Thereafter, they determine whether to keep the companies (and the market) in the green. When it comes to monitoring the numbers and storing them, people rely quite heavily on...
Why You Should Consider Purchasing Property Abroad
Recently, a report mentioned that foreign investments in commercial real estate in the US touched a record $38.7 billion in 2013. Chinese companies alone invested about $14 billion in the US last year. This year, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) forecasts foreign investment into the US to touch $50 billion. Similarly, Asian investors are equally keen...
The Top 8 Countries for Investing in Real Estate
In October, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its quarterly update on the latest trends in the housing market across the globe. Titled “Global Housing Watch”, the report elaborates on the IMF’s Global House Price Index. This index tracks the average real house prices across 50 countries. After a steep decline during the Great...
5 Questions You’ll Encounter in an Interview for a Finance Job
Many people eye jobs in the financial sector because they find it lucrative. Not only do you get to work in one of the most important departments of a company, but also get to utilize your inherent skills at numbers in your job. If you, like many people, keep scanning the stock market during the course of the day, then a job in finance will give...
Top 10 Careers in Finance You Should Know About
Several financial experts have made gloomy predictions for the months ahead. The series of political flashpoints from Ukraine to Hong Kong – not to mention the crisis in Iraq and Syria is not good news for the financial markets. The emergence of the Eurozone crisis is yet another indicator of low global growth. In addition, the outbreak of Ebola...
How to Know Whether You’re Cut Out for Being A Manager
Not many team members would think twice if someone offered to promote them to team managers. A promotion as a team manager does have several benefits associated with it. At the very least, it acts as an affirmation of your skills and abilities, as well as recognition given by the management for your performances as a team member. The promotion...