Credit cards have the potential to add extra value to everyday expenditures, with very little effort on the part of the cardholder. By spending within your means and paying off your card each month, it’s extremely easy to get a kickback from every single purchase without any negative effects.
Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) companies have transformed the way we make payments online. They offer a fresh alternative to using credit or debit cards and they’ve been adopted by companies from Amazon to your local mom-and-pop store. Continue reading to learn more about what BNPL systems have to offer and why they’re making noise!
The pandemic has disproportionately affected LIDCs across the globe; with LIDCs lacking access to financial capital, they face domestic economic decline and forecast increased levels of poverty. As LIDCs struggle with limited financial capital, can financial markets play a role in helping LIDCs during the pandemic?
As economies across the world have come crashing down due to the coronavirus, Indian consumers are suffering from suppressed wages, mass lay-offs, and reduced economic activity. Yet, while the entire country’s economy has been turned upside down, one sector of the market has silently exploded: Instant loan suppliers, lending money to Indian workers who desperately need the funds to pay off critical bills. These lenders, however, charge gigantic interest rates which enable them to profit off of the backs of economically insecure workers.
What happens when entire countries can no longer pay their debts in the 21st century? Is the international economy strong enough to handle dozens of insolvent countries—especially in the middle of a global pandemic? This article explores how countries became indebted before and during COVID-19 and whether the current strategy of sovereign debt reduction is an effective way to stabilize countries in the midst of a public health crisis.
What is happening in Belarus and what could a new Belarusian economy look like? We take a look at the current state of Belarus and examine some of the possible changes that could be implemented in a Post-Lukashenko economy to promote economic growth and prosperity.