The Biggest Banks in UK 2017

Pound coins

There is a sea of banks and financial institutions operating in the UK. Some are of British origin, having been around for many years, while others have only reached UK shores in the last few decades, with yet new players entering the scene! So how to navigate your way around and find the best bank…

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Tips to guide you when moving to a dorm

Move in dorm

Going off to college and moving away from your home to a dorm is exciting. You are probably thinking of all new opportunities that go hand in hand with your new life. You will expand your knowledge and learn new things, you will meet new friends and just enjoy your college life. All of this…

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Managing Your Finances

Most people do not consider themselves to be wealthy. That being said they rarely think about how they would “control” their finances using a third party. This whole idea seems very distant for most and the way it sounds alienates folks even more. This is something we think is natural only to rich people who…

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Scientifically Proven Benefits of Moving House

Fresh Start

Moving into a new home is often viewed as a major life change. That is why it can be quite stressful even when it is carefully planned. In fact, scientists believe that 61% of the people living in the United Kingdom, who have went through a relocation process at least once in their life, rank…

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Hong Kong, the birthplace of HSBC

British Hong Kong

The “Fragrant harbor” has had a fascinating past, that has led to the many factors that motivated Sir Thomas Sutherland to open the HSBC there. Today due to its unusual status it is an attractive home to a flock of companies from around the world. Early history Traces of human activity on the island can…

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Sir Thomas Sutherland – the father of HSBC

HSBC Private Bank

The name of Sir Thomas Sutherland is connected to one of the largest banking empires in the world at the present moment. The prominent Scotsman went down in history as the founder of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking corporation, which, a century and a half after its establishment, is known as the HSBC Holding plc….

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8 Canada Square – the crown of the HSBC

8 Canada Square

HSBC is one of the largest international corporations currently in existence. Logically enough, a financial empire like this deserves equally impressive capital and the 8 Canada Square building definitely deserves the title of global headquarters of the holding. Located in Canary Wharf in London at the address that gives its name to the skyscraper itself,…

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HSBC – the early history

HSBC Building in London

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services companies not only in London, but also in the world as a whole. Today it has offices in well over 80 countries all across the globe and the total assets of the company reach 2.67 trillion US dollars. But becoming one of the largest and…

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