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Can You Get Cash Back on Personal Checks?

Can you get cash back on a personal check? This was once a fairly common practice, but it has fallen by the wayside with the more common use of debit cards. However, if you still desire to use a personal check for shopping, and you want cash back on it, then … [Read More...]

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Real Financial Advice from a 3×5 Card

Harold Pollack, a University of Chicago Professor wrote a 3x5 card that gave real financial advice. Most of this information is well known to most people. The problem is that although we have the information, we rarely use it. Going over financial advice may … [Read More...]

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High Frequency Trading: Man vs. Machine

High frequency trading has existed for several years, but recently the trading strategy has come under a lot of added scrutiny. Traders utilize computer algorithms and lightning fast data connections to receive data and place trades at intervals quicker than … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More]

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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 … [Read More]

Personal Financial Update June 2020

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 … [Read More]

Pope Francis

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 … [Read More]

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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 … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]