Sales Prices Aren’t Final – Negotiation Skills Are Important

I have experienced two citywide blackouts in New York City. It puts people on edge, makes them afraid, and desperate. When they go to the local store, what happens? The tenets of conducting fair business go out of the window. Storekeepers make up prices as they go along, raising prices as much as they want, treating regular patrons, people they

By |June 7th, 2019|Categories: Economics / Politics, Life|Comments Off on Sales Prices Aren’t Final – Negotiation Skills Are Important

Earn Extra Money Fast With $idehusl

I recently got into a situation where I needed to come up with $1,500 quickly. Bills just seem to snowball out of nowhere. Then, I had to have minor emergency surgery. There are many times when I miss being a young person. When we are young, we don’t have to worry about making a living. Sometimes, problems and expenses have

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |Comments Off on Earn Extra Money Fast With $idehusl

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

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

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life|Tags: |Comments Off on Beginner’s Buyer Guide to Antique Rugs – Worthy Investment?

Establishments Offering Memorial Day Discounts to Military Members

I think that we all lose sight of what Memorial Day really means. We don’t truly appreciate what it means or why we celebrate it. Wait. I won’t project, so, I will speak for myself. For far too many years, I have treated Memorial Day like it was any other holiday. A long, three-day weekend holiday to relax, grill out,

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Life|Comments Off on Establishments Offering Memorial Day Discounts to Military Members

Why One Day Gas Station Boycotts Won’t Influence Prices In Your Favor

I’m from New York City, where people have paradoxical, near non-sensical relationships with cars. There are about 9 million inhabitants, and it seems like every person has two cars. The city has rush hour traffic jams that turn the streets into parking lots. Every car owner seems also to leave their car at home during working hours to take public

10 Big Ideas from Seth Klarman and Margin of Safety

One name from the investment world that you should know about is Seth Klarman. Klarman is a reclusive hedge fund manager and investor. In 1991, Klarman managed over $400 million in assets. Klarman is now the CEO and president of the Baupost investment firm, headquartered in Boston. Baupost manages over $27 billion in assets. Klarman himself is estimated to have

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Comments Off on 10 Big Ideas from Seth Klarman and Margin of Safety