Lebanon’s banks enjoy healthy performance despite challenges

Lebanon's banks enjoy healthy performance despite challenges

Lebanon’s banking sector is proving remarkably resilient in the face of ever-growing political and economic pressures affecting the country, brought about in the main by the civil war raging in neighbouring Syria. Although the current climate surrounding the vibrant finance sector is a tough one, the banking sector appears bang on the money, weathering the instability with a great deal of success, even despite experiencing a slight fall in profits.

According to the Economic Research & Analysis Department of Byblos Bank, Lebanon’s central bank projected real GDP growth in the country at between 2% and 4% in 2013. This compared to average growth rates of 2% between 2011 and 2012 and 8% between 2008-2010. Continue reading “Lebanon’s banks enjoy healthy performance despite challenges”

Helpful tips for buying real estate

Helpful Tips For Buying Real Estate

It is the American dream to own your own piece of real estate that you can call home. However you will find that once you start looking for a new home it is a big task. Below I will go over a few tips to help you find the right piece of real estate.

The first tip is to first determine how much you can spend on a piece of property. Many banks and mortgage companies will pre approve you for financing and will generally tell you how much home you can afford based on your debt to income ratio or DTI. Continue reading “Helpful tips for buying real estate”

How to secure venture capital money

How to secure venture capital money

Securing venture capital is not the easiest thing in the world for the average business to do. Literally hundreds of business pitches are received each year for venture capital, and it is very easy to become lost in the sea of businesses that are interested. How do you manage to secure venture capital in this sea of investment seekers? Continue reading “How to secure venture capital money”

The talent of spread betting

The talent of spread betting

Financial spread betting is a type of trading strategy which is available to all investors in retail section that require a small business accounting software. If the strategy is followed properly and correctly then it will help you to achieve a good understanding on the trading alternatives. It is a best practice to have a check on your needs in trading and also about the goals that you are trying to achieve. Spread betting grants you to stake on any option you believe a financial market will act in future. Through spread betting you will gain more when the market starts moving in your favour. On the contrary when the market proceeds away from your expectations then you will lose more amount of money. But if you have a good and right tool for Risk management then you can find the future loss in advance. Continue reading “The talent of spread betting”

Preparing for a life insurance exam

Prepare for a Life Insurance Exam

Before you can buy a life insurance package from an insurance company, you will need to undergo a life insurance exam. A life insurance exam is a medical exam that is very similar to a regular annual checkup. Insurance companies perform these exams in order to assess your past, present and future state of health and assess your risk of death at any given moment. This exam will allow the company to decide if they want to accept you as a client, what kind of policy they will give you and how much they will charge. Continue reading “Preparing for a life insurance exam”