Bullion banking is a commonly used term, but what does it refer to? And who are these bullion banks? This infographic guides you through the shadowy world of bullion banking centered in the City of London. It looks at the paper gold creation process and how the banks use unallocated gold accounts to allow the trading of gigantic amounts of fictitious gold, as well as how the system is being perpetuated, even by the new entrants into the market who claim to offer a competitive alternative.
Even if you escaped college without student loans, you definitely know someone who has them. Student loan debt is quickly reaching crisis proportions in the United States. Student loans can never be bankrupted, yet they are handed out to teenagers like candy. Learn more about student loan debt in this infographic.
Here is a collection of different tactics and skills that were employed during the era of the Great Depression that can be used today to help save money, compiled by TitleMax. Each tactic is compared to some practices that can be done to help you be more frugal.
Gold-backed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are a product class that has grown rapidly in recent years. But what exactly are the mechanics of these products and what do they provide and not provide to their holders? This infographic from BullionStar provides insights into these questions, and graphically illustrates how these products work.
Using your tax refund or bonus to improve your financial future might seem difficult, but following the 50/20/30 formula, it can be simple. I this infographic, discover 5 ways to use your tax refund to establish financial confidence.
The cost of living is going up all over, but in certain cities it is downright hard to get by if you aren’t a millionaire. This infographic compares the cost to live and work in some of the most expensive cities around the world–from San Francisco to Hong Kong.
Millennials are notoriously known for being on of the hardest markets for businesses to target. This could be because of their frugal spending habits, or more likely because they have significantly different priorities compared to virtually every generation before them.
When you don’t earn enough money to pay for your expenses, you may need to borrow a certain sum of money from time to time. Taking a credit or a loan often implies risks and responsibilities. To plan your budget correctly, try to follow the tips Viva Loans provides in the following infographic.
This infographic from Cashfloat.co.uk will give you a little glimpse into the lives of those who struggle to make ends meet and have to take out payday loans. Find out who uses payday loans, and how much they know about them. You might be surprised!