Accountancy, Banking & Finance

Consumer Information, etc.

 
See also
 
Money in history     Money in fiction Financial scandals
 

Accountancy

Bean Counting 101
A free multi-media accounting course for non-cccountants by Arnold S. Grundvig, Jr.
 
Accounting Terms Defined
Confused by accounting terminology? Don't be. Here's an explanation of common accounting terms and what they mean, by Susan Honea.
 
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
ACCA claims to be the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body, with members in 160 countries.
 
Find a Chartered Accountant
Information provided by the ICAEW. It includes an online directory of accountancy firms.
 
Is an online degree in accounting right for you?
A guide for students thinking of studying online for a degree in accounting at university or college in the United States.
 

Banking

he London Institute of Banking & Finance
Founded in 1879 as the Institute of Bankers, the aim of the LIBF is to advance banking and finance by providing outstanding education and thinking, tailored to the needs of business, individuals, and society.
 
The Building Societies Association
The trade association for the UK's building societies. The site contains details of members, answers to frequently asked questions, facts and statistics on building societies, and copies of press releases and newsletters etc.
 
Bank of England
The official web site of Britain's central bank.
 
British Bankers' Association
A source of information for consumers, businesses, the media and researchers.
 
What is the Fed?
Information about the history and functions of the Federal Reserve System compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The Bank's website contains a range of resources for teachers and the pages on the FED are among them.
 
Canadian Banks
Thid site focuses on the Canadian banking industry, featuring articles about Canadian financial institutions, mortgage, credit and debt.
 
International Monetary Fund
The IMF is an international organization of 185 member countries. It was established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.
 
World Bank
The central bankers' central bank.
 
The Central Bank Hub
This is part of the website of the Bank for International Settlements. The Hub includes a directory of the world's central banks with links to their websites, copies of speeches by senior central bankers, and research publications from central banks and other international financial institutions, and articles from the International Journal of Central Banking.
 
Debunking the Federal Reserve Conspiracy Theories
Articles by Edward Flaherty answering common allegations made against the Federal Reserve System.
 
British Bankers' Association
This website provides you with information about the BBA and also offers access to more information about the banking industry.
 
Bobsguide to Financial Technology
An online showcase for technologies and services in the banking and finance industry.

Consumer Information, Personal Finance, Stockmarkets etc.

10 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Money new!
When it comes to our financial health, it is vital that we understand money. But not everyone wants us to. There are those who encrypt money with jargon and unnecessary complexity. In this forthcoming book, which can be pre-ordered from Amazon, Linda Davies helps people understand money better and apply what they learn.
 
The Pain of Financial Stress, and What You Can Do About It
This resource for tackling the problems of financial stress has been produced by the University College London School of Management. It deals with the causes of financial insecurity and how financial stress can have negative physical and psychological effects. Also explored is how widespread issues of financial difficulty is in the UK and ways financial stress can be managed, reduced, and prevented. /dd>
 
The Definitive Guide to Your Legal and Financial Lifetime
A detailed guide to the sort of legal and financial decisions that people in Britain are typically faced with at all the important stages of their lives. The guide was created and is maintained by Wright Hassall, a legal firm based in the Midlands.
 
LendingExpert new!
A price comparison website for a wide variety of different types of loan, including mortgages, peer to peer lending,bridging loans, secured and unsecured loans, business finance, development finance, etc..
 
Forces Compare
A price comparison website helping soldiers and veterans save money on everyday insurance and credit.
 
FINANCIALADVISORY.com
A major source of information on all aspects of finance, arranged by topic and by country.
 
Credit.com
Led by a former Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Credit.com provides consumers a unique perspective on the financial world. Credit.com empowers consumers with easy-to-understand information about money, credit, loans and more. Credit.com is partnered with trusted financial experts and select companies in order to offer insightful tips, helpful tools and excellent deals.
 
Choose Money
This site provides the latest news and guides for people in the UK on a range of money matters all authored by a team of specialist financial journalists. It also allows you to compare popular credit cards, loans, bank accounts etc.
 
The Investing Site - Personal Finance and Investing made Simple
Among the features of this site UK high street bank finder for each town with the opening hours, facilities, address, telephone number and map of local branches.
 
Absolute Assigned Policies
A British website for people thinking selling their endowment policies.
 
uSwitch UK Loans
A service for finding the UK's cheapest personal loans.
 
Octagon Capital
A bridging loan broker based in London which helps developers and investors secure specialist finance across the UK.
 
MT Finance
A Bridging Loans Provider, named Best Service for a Bridging Finance Provider 2020 by Business Moneyfacts.
 
Get Indemnity
A london-based insurance brokerage, specialising in cyber insurance and professional indemnity.
 
Bridging Loan Company
Offers fast bridging loans and bridging finance for property professionals.
 
Equipsme
An award-winning insurance provider offering business health insurance plans to organisations with a minimum of 2 employees
 
TechRound new!
A startup news site focusing on stories and interviews of entrepreneurs and founders from all walks of life.
 
ShareCast
A site for company research, news feeds, and for information about markets, funds, and managing your money.
 
12 Personal Finance Facts You Didn't Learn in School
An American website giving basic facts about banking, credit cards and investment..
 
Hands on Banking: money skills you need for life
A guide for people in different age groups, and also military personnel and entrepreneurs.
 
UK Insolvency Helpline
Free advice from a team of money advice workers on all aspects of debt advice, credit repair and insolvency issues.
 
This Is Money
This Is Money is a British portal for current information about financial matters. It is run by Associated New Media, part of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Evening Standard, and Metro media group.
 
Personal Finance - Fair Investment Company
Fair Investment Company is a leading independent UK personal finance portal which provides high quality services through appointed partners and select advertisers for the individual and business owner.
 
Money Extra
A blog about money, dealing mainly with cryptocurrencies.
 
Credit Card Comparison Online
Compare UK credit cards, featuring extensive information, comparison search tools and ask the experts help services.
 
Creative Wealth International
Formerly known as the Money Camp this is American site created with the objective of empowering people, including children, to create financial independence for themselves.
 
Investor Guide
All sorts of information for investors are available from this site which aims to be the leading guide to investing on the Web.
 
Investor Words
A comprehensive, cross-referenced glossary of investment terms.
 
Harriman House
The website of a British publisher of finance, trading and investment books.
 
Gold Eagle
If you are interested in gold, silver or platinum, this is the site for you.
 
Offshore Banking and Offshore Company Formation Services
For protecting your assets!
 
TradeStation
A trading platform for investors.
 
PayPlan
A free information site providing impartial debt advice for individuals in Britain.
 
IVA Individual Voluntary Agreements and Bankruptcy Advice
A website with free advice on problems of getting out of debt from a firm which arranges practical agreements by negotiating with banks and credit card companies.
 
Doctor Debt
An American website devoted to the to the understanding, prevention and treatment of debt.
 
Unravel It
An independent and impartial online price comparison service for UK utility bills and financial services.

Currencies

OANDA Currency Converter
Has up-to-date rates for 164 currencies and also gives figures for earlier dates.
 
Universal Currency Converter
Performs rapid calculations involving any pair of currencies.
 
Pacific Exchange Rate Service
The Currencies of the World section gives details of the currencies of most countries, including their names, symbols, whether they are fixed or floating etc.
 
Currencies of the World
A list of currencies and their abbreviations.
 
MyCurrencyTransfer.com
A price comparison website for finding the cheapest rates for changing currencies and transferring money to other countries.
 
The Word "Dollar" and the Dollar Sign $
An outline of their origins and history.
 
Current Value of Old Money
Information about online and printed sources for determining what would be the equivalent value in today's money of any particular amount of money at some previous date in history.
 
Glossary of Money Terms - Official and Slang
It covers British and American terms and ancient terms for money, and has links to other glossaries.
 
Eurogiro Network
More than 500,000 branches and post offices and more than 4 billion people around the world are within reach for payments between Eurogiro members. Many of these people can also be reached via their accounts.
 
How to pay for holidays when your plastic just won't do
An article about transferring money abroad, the Observer, August 15, 2004.
 
International Money Transfer - a Traveller's Guide
Information about the pros and cons of various methods of sending money internationally.
 
Demystifying Hawala: An Inside Look at the Middle East's Underground Banking System
The Arabic word hawala translates to payment or debt transfer and is the name of an informal money transfer system, traditionally used in the Muslim world, that is both criticised vehemently and relied heavily upon. It has been used to fund terror but remains an essential part of the economies of numerous developing countries. An article published in the Dartmouth Business Journal.

Economics and Business in General

Currency and Money Guide for Kids
A guide for children covering a wide range of topics involving money, ranging from history to games.
 
Careers in Economics
Careers advice from the American University, Washington D.C..
 
Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary
Possibly the most comprehensive business related dictionary on the Internet for students, produced by ITS Tutorial School in Hong Kong.
 
The UNO Center for Economic Education
The aim of The Center is to improve the economic and financial literacy of current and future Nebraska and Western Iowa citizens by providing educational and training programs and materials for teachers of K-12 classes.

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