Spare Change Investing With Acorns

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Stocks|

No one becomes independently wealthy by investing in bank accounts alone. Bank accounts and savings accounts, especially those with high-yield interest generation, are great places to park your cash. Or, to create emergency funds. However, such returns on parked money are minimal, even at banks with great rates. The average interest range for most savings accounts, for example, ranges between

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Paying $130K to Risk Death on Mt. Everest

By |July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Economics / Politics, General Personal Finance, Life|Tags: |

Most people take a vacation when they just can’t take it anymore. Sometimes, vacation is a way for people to decompress emotionally from the stresses of work. The idyllic image that comes to the mind for most people when they hear the word, “vacation,” is of someone lounging on a beach with sunglasses. Still, other people see a vacation as

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Here Are Some Great Online Fireworks Vendors

By |July 2nd, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance|

When I was a child growing up in the 1980s and 1990s, anyone could play with fireworks. Small children could go to a local corner store and buy small packets of firecrackers, with short fuses mind you, for 50 cents or a dollar. It was a common sight to see small children lighting firecrackers with matches or lighters and then

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Those $20K Mini-Homes Amazon Sells Have Expensive Add-Ons

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life|

“The devil is in the details,” is a useful saying that most of us tend to ignore until we can’t ignore it anymore. As we get older, we want to believe that we have everything figured out. Or, that personal experience, and the lessons learned from such, trumps using a little common sense every now and then. Sometimes, a gut

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Why Treasury Bonds are a Safe Bet for Inexperienced Investors

By |June 13th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

The key to a successful investment is taking advantage of opportunities with potentially high rates of returns with the lowest risk of investment. Additionally, that key must be gripped by a patient hand. Investing is a skill that needs to be honed and perfected over time in order for it to be used properly. Investment isn’t a get-rich-quick scheme and

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Beginner’s Buyer Guide to Antique Rugs – Worthy Investment?

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life|Tags: |

I have had an interest in antique rugs for some time, but I can’t clearly explain why. When I go to the office of a professional businessperson, I notice that antique rugs are prominently displayed. Or, when I watch, “Billions,” I see some character has one in their home. Antique rugs are status symbols and works of art to invest

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