4 Ways to Save Money on Cable TV
Jul25

4 Ways to Save Money on Cable TV

Are you tired of paying ridiculous prices for only a few TV shows you actually care about? Well instead of paying hundreds of dollars to watch reality TV on every channel, check out some smart ways to eliminate the cost of cable TV while still having your favorite shows available for immediate viewing. Like most Americans, you’re probably paying for an internet, cable, and phone bundle service that ranges anywhere from $100 to...

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3 Ways You’re Burning Money Without Realizing It
May23

3 Ways You’re Burning Money Without Realizing It

Budgeting is hard. Making one isn't necessarily the hardest part, but sticking to it and disciplining your purchases can prove to be a tall order. Here are some ways that you (and I) are inadvertently burning money and how we can (maybe) change our ways. Let's get started shall we? #1: Combining Car Trips This one's interesting. How many times do you find yourself taking multiple car trips in one day? Going to the grocery store, then...

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Insurance 101: Using Swaps and Options to Lower Your Trading Risk
Apr25

Insurance 101: Using Swaps and Options to Lower Your Trading Risk

While swaps and options have many uses, one of the most important is to reduce trading risk. Using these tools to hedge your trade against loss is analogous to taking out an insurance policy on your position; you pay a little more to get a lot of peace of mind. Swaps Swaps are typically not standardized contracts that trade on exchanges. Instead, corporations and large investors create customized swap contracts to lower borrowing...

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OnDot: The Solution To Credit Card Fraud?
Apr24

OnDot: The Solution To Credit Card Fraud?

In November of 2013, hackers breached Target‘s security system and stole confidential information from over 40 million credit cards during Black Friday weekend – arguably the largest shopping event of the year. A few months later, several other department stores, such as Neiman Marcus and Michael’s Arts and Crafts, also reported similar breaches. Since then, credit card security has become a trending topic –...

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4 Must-Have Gadgets for the Beginning Investor
Apr23

4 Must-Have Gadgets for the Beginning Investor

Technology has made investing in the stock market – if nothing else – a lot cooler. Whether as a gift for the investor in your family or a gift for yourself, there are a range of gadgets and gizmos that make investing faster, smarter and easier. When you’re just starting out, you need every advantage available to give you the edge over the big dogs on Wall Street. Consider these technological wonders when looking at...

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Addicted to Credit Cards?
Mar26

Addicted to Credit Cards?

Know the Signs Credit cards are so easy to obtain, and even more convenient to use. In a 21st century dominated by e-commerce and rapidly-paced, compartmentalized lifestyles, cards have become the most efficient and favored way for people to carry and ultimately spend their finances. But as with anything that produces instantaneous pleasure, it can become an addiction. What are the the subtle signs that credit card addicts begin to...

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