How Much Gold Does the Vatican Have?

The Vatican’s finances have always been shrouded in mystery. It wasn’t until recently that anyone really knew any real details of the Vatican’s business dealings and holdings. Have you ever wondered how much gold the Vatican has? Let’s take a look at what we know. Gold and Other Assets According to an article in the […]

Alternative Heat Sources to Keep you Warm and Save You Money

Winter is in the air here in the Northeast, and it’s time to start thinking about heating the home for the upcoming season. There are many options to keep warm in winter. Obviously, there might be limits where you live and the type of primary furnace you have, but I’m going to run through the […]

Barcode Myths Debunked

Barcodes are everywhere. Almost everything that you buy either in a store or online will more than likely have a barcode printed somewhere on the packaging. Their primary function is to store information about a particular item for inventory tracking, accounting, and the point of sale. Barcodes have been around since 1973. The first one […]

NextSeed Review

Overview Are you looking for an investment outside of the stock market? Do you want to invest in start-up companies? If so, NextSeed could be for you. NextSeed is yet another crowdfunding site. They offer investments to non-accredited investors with a focus on retail, real estate, and restaurant businesses located primarily in Texas and California. […]

Can you Make Money on Wefunder?

Wefunder is a crowdsourcing site that links investors with startup businesses. There are a multitude of investment types and nearly endless startups to invest in. But can you make money from Wefunder? The answer put simply is yes. The more complex answer is it depends on the type of investment that you choose. Here are […]

How Understanding the Rule of 72 Works Can Build You Wealth

Understanding the rule of 72 can help you figure out if an investment is worth putting your money in. It can also help you build wealth by comparing various investments. What is the rule of 72? Simply, it is a formula that will tell you how long it will take to double your money at […]

Personal Financial Update, September 2020

It’s been a few months since I’ve done a personal update. I do have some big financial news to report. We’ll get to that in a bit. It’s hard to believe that summer is over. Today is actually the first day of fall. The nights are getting chilly, and the leaves on the trees are […]

How Much is the Pope Worth?

Have you ever wondered how much the Pope earns or is worth? The facts may surprise you. Here is a summary of the current Pope’s financial status Earnings and Net Worth Pope Francis technically earns nothing. But all living expenses and travel arrangements are covered. Not to say that he never will. His predecessor does […]

Billionaires Who Increased Their Net Worth During the Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused economic and social upheaval likes the which many of us have never seen before. A record single day drop for the DOW at the start of the pandemic. Some 46 million Americans out of work and filing for unemployment. Small businesses forced to close or modify their operations. And, global […]

Should you Tip at Sonic?

  Some of you have probably seen the humorous Sonic commercials on TV and wonder, where are all the Sonics? Well, interestingly enough you should just Google this and you’ll see they are all across the country! Once you’ve got your GPS prepared to dig into one of their savory burgers and thick chocolate shakes, the next […]