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What You Should Know About Buy One Get One Free

We’ve all seen “Buy One, Get One Free” advertisements. It’s the single simple word “free” that allures us as consumers to buy a certain item or shop at a particular store. Be clear that these sales tactics are not due to the charitable nature of corporations … [Read More...]

Investing

The Positives and Negatives of Credit

Some people have short memories or perhaps they are just born optimists. The level of debt in the USA is growing at the fastest rate since the recession hit. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has reported that the current level of consumer debt is $11.52 … [Read More...]

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European Economic Crisis – Midweek Infographic

In 2008, financial institutions in the US began to drop like flies. Lehman Brothers - gone, Bear Stearns - gone, Washington Mutual - you guessed it, gone. Four years later, what condition are we now in? The US banking system has regained much of its strength … [Read More...]

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Building Wealth Is Easier Than You Think

Building wealth isn't exactly easy, but it definitely doesn't have to be hard either. It’s more about discipline and routine than intelligence. Intelligence and knowledge help once you get to the more advanced stages, but when you're starting out, all you … [Read More]

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What Are Professionals Overlooking In Their Portfolio?

You probably have a 401k and some protection that is available to you through your employer. These are all great ways to get your feet wet in the financial planning world. Some who have done individual research might have even opened up an IRA or 529 plan on … [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]

Exciting Samsung Deals This Summer

The summer of 2018 is sure to be a very interesting summer as other smartphone competitors are gearing up production to meet the demands of the consumers. But with Samsung Electronics, this summer will be one with new production, exciting smartphones, and some … [Read More]

Is Bitcoin Still a Great Investment Today?

Bitcoin had a wild run in 2017 when its price increased from just over $1,000 at the start of the year to a whopping $19,000 by December. This naturally led to an increasing number of people investing in the cryptocurrency. But with its meteoric rise came its … [Read More]

4 Out of 5 with Student Loans Can’t Buy a Home

New Survey Shows the Impact of Student Debt on HomeownershipFinancial aid in college can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. It can lead to an advanced degree that leads to a better job with higher pay and superior benefits. It can also be a … [Read More]