How does consignment work?

By |October 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Sell your extra stuff.  If your in credit card debt, sell everything you reasonably can.  There are all kinds of cognitive biases (loss aversion, the endowment effect, and post-purchase rationalization) working together to make you want to keep stuff that you wouldn't buy today, even at the price you could get selling it used. "Have you ever noticed that

How much to budget for auto maintenance

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

photo credit: So, you own a car. You've heard that sometimes these things don't run in perfect condition forever.  Go figure.  So how much should you budget for auto maintenance? The answer is: about 15% of your income. Stuff Everyone Needs As a rule of thumb you should count on changing your oil one to three times per

Pay off your student debt

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Getting rid of this guy. You have to spend less than you earn. If you have $20,000 of student loans you have to spend $20,000 less than you earn plus an additional amount for interest. If you have a high interest rate (anything over 10%) this is an *emergency*. Debt that compounds at 10% or greater will double

Skrill Making Efforts to Become the Main Player as Online Gambling Payment Processor

By |September 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Skrill making efforts to become the main player as online gambling payment processor, which is good news for the people who have managed to get a lot of benefits from using Skrill in the past. The online gambling payment processors and processing methods often do not get the level of positive attention that people will see with many of the

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How to Avoid 4 Common Forex Trading Mistakes

By |September 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Forex trading has the potential to make you huge profits on a consistent basis. Unlike other forms of investing, trading forex is something you can do around the clock and the market is almost always presenting opportunities. Still, there are four common mistakes that are keeping a lot of traders from making the money they deserve. Below, we’re going to

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Shop Around and Get Best Deals

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

No matter you want to buy a simple shirt or a lot of items for home, you don't have to rush for shopping. If you buy something in hurry then there are great chances that you feel bad about this decision later on. Try to be a wise person who thinks before he shops. In case you want to enjoy

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Online Trading Challenges By XTrade

By |September 21st, 2016|Categories: Blog|

What are the typical trading challenges that online traders face? Only companies like XTrade that work in online trading can really understand and tell us their specific brand of problem. Do Internet Ventures Like Trade Have Typical Challenges? Yes. Yes they do. If you had a small shop in an out of the way type village, not on the main

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You’ve Come into Money

By |September 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

So what happens when you suddenly come into a large sum of money?  Perhaps you were on the receiving end of an inheritance, got lucky in the lottery, or you found a bunch of Aztec gold in your basement.  How  you got the money doesn't really matter, but for the purposes of this discussion I'm referring to some sort of

How much should I save by 25?

By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

The answer here is obvious. It depends, or variously as much as you can. Alright.  Probably what you care about is how much your peers have saved by this point? Well according to the US census bureau the median person between the ages of 25-34 has $6,676, in Net Worth.  This is possibly due to a significant amount of student debt overhang.  The problem with

Shell Games

By |August 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Don't give this guy your money. Photocredit: Philip Robins. I was on the street corner near Checkpoint Charlie this weekend and I noticed that some fellows were playing some sort of shell game on the ground.  For those not aware a shell game is played by placing a small ball underneath one of three plastic cups then moving