8 Luxuries You Can Have If…
Aug26

8 Luxuries You Can Have If…

Ever wanted to walk in the shoes of the rich and famous, even if just for a day? I’m sure you can’t help but wonder what it would take to collect vacation homes around the globe, slick, sporty luxury cars, extravagant yachts, and private jets. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have the hollywood smile, killer jump shot, or entrepreneurial genius that can catapult us to riches, so us mere mortals have to get a bit...

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Game Of Thrones Financial Reality Check (INFOGRAPHIC)
Aug18

Game Of Thrones Financial Reality Check (INFOGRAPHIC)

The average American spends $1,092 on Starbucks a year. If you do the math, that’s over $4,000 you could have saved since The Game of Thrones launched their TV series four years ago, and $19,656 you could have saved since the book series began. All for coffee you could’ve made at home. It’s easy to unconsciously spend money. We do it more than we think... The problem is, when house mortgage and debt begins to pile up, or when your...

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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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