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Tag Archives: finance

Funny man with calculator / Lustiger Mann mit Taschenrechner

Stake, Yield, Return on Investment (ROI), Profitability – Definitions and Formulas

The terms Stake, Yield (Revenue) and ROI (Return on Investment) confuse many people. We have also noticed many online publications using these terms incorrectly. This article is therefore a definitive guide to put the record straight… Image:...
WikiCommons: Ladbrokes odds for the wedding of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton / Ladbrokes Quoten für die Hochzeit von Prinz William von Wales und Kate Middleton

Top 50 Quotes about Gambling, Luck and Money

This compilation contains some of the best quotes we could find related to gambling, luck and money. Since humans have existed they have gambled away their fortunes, and it is probably the fate of man to continue gambling so long as there...
Businessmen playing rugby with high school maths in background / Zwei Männer im Anzug spielen Rugby mit Matheformeln im Hintergrund

25 Most Notable and Wise Quotes about Mathematics

There is great intrinsic value in maths: Nothing is as straightforward and honest. If you make a mistake at the outset then everything else you build on this false foundation will be wrong as well. Nevertheless, there is no mistake which cannot...
Attractive brunette woman with a mouthful of cash / Attraktive Brünette mit einem Mund voll Bargeld

Top 50 Money Quotes to Change the Way You Think

It usually isn’t what you have or don’t have that makes you feel rich or poor. It is about how you think about possessions or the lack of them. Money does not ensure happiness, nor does it guarantee success. Here are 50 thought-provoking...
Man weighs money on a scale / Man wiegt Geld auf einer Waage

Top 10 Tips: How to Save Money without Living Cheaply

You don’t need to be a millionaire to live an enjoyable life. Here are the top 10 tips on how to save money and at the same time live a good life, and I mean a really good life. Live your dreams without tightening your budget to a point which...
Young woman agonizing over financial calculations in her kitchen / Junge Frau quält sich mit finanziellen Berechnungen in ihrer Küche

Always in the Red? Control your Banking Behaviour!

Recently, an old friend came along and asked me to have a look at his finances. Despite the fact his monthly net pay was in the region of £2,500, his overdraft was constantly rising. He often found it quite difficult, especially at the end...
Cartoon: Businessmen look on as old timer uses divining rod / Geschäftsleute sehen seinem alten Mann mit Wünschelrute zu

What You Should Know About Value for Money & Personal Finances

The crucial importance of truly understanding the concept of ‘Value for Money‘ first dawned on me when I was appointed by a school in England to sort out their finances in 2003. Despite being a well-funded state school their budget...
Man in suit hiding his head in sand / Mann im Anzug versenkt seinen Kopf im Sand

Are You the Architect of Your own Fortune, or Misfortune?

Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire is a luck expert: In numerous surveys and experiments he has researched what luck actually is and he has published various books and publications in which he advocates that luck is merely an...
Cartoon: Zookeepers watch amazed bears working on computers / Tierpfleger beobachten erstaunt ihre Bären wie sie an Computern arbeiten

Top 50 Money Jokes – Short Quick One-Liners

This is a compilation of funny, quick, short one liner jokes and sayings about money. Not all of them have a deeper meaning. This collection is simply intended to bring a smile to your face or brighten up your day… Somehow they figured...
Woman eyes and packs of dollars / Frauenaugen und ein Haufen Dollarnoten

Top 50 Value Quotes and Proverbs – Investment and Money

What is the true value of money in your pocket? Indeed, what is value and what does investment value or value in business really mean? Collage of Shutterstock images; Foreground: Skylines, Background: Alan Poulson Photography To answer these...