In 1962, a young portfolio manager named Warren Buffett bought a textile mill company in Massachusetts named Berkshire Hathaway. Instead of using the cash generated from the business to expand or pay out a dividend, Buffett started buying stocks with the cash. The rest, as they say, is history, as the Oracle of Omaha has […]
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Wouldn’t it be nice to earn an extra few hundred dollars per month? Especially if you’re on a tight budget? Well, you can – and you can easily do it in your spare time. The internet is full of opportunities to make money that a lot of us don’t know about. One of this is […]
A lot of people have a hard time deciding which brokerage to use for their investing. Some of the ones you see on the television charge outrageous commissions. For the reasons below, I like both Scottrade and Sharebuilder, but each for something different. The Pros and Cons of Scottrade Scottrade is an online discount brokerage […]
I’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback from my post on Selling Textbooks on Amazon, so I decided to give another great strategy for starting a business online that anyone can do on nights and weekends. Before I begin, I would like to disclose that I do have affiliate links in this article. However, I […]
thinkorswim is a great trading platform for options, futures, and forex. This post gives a great how-to on using the platform.
It’s that time of the year – back to college. Need some extra cash? Sell those old textbooks! What are you planning to do with those old books anyway? Unless you need them for future classes (such as a sequence), there is no reason to keep those old textbooks lying around. They are just taking […]
Many college students and 20-somethings shy away from Costco because who really needs to buy 100 rolls of TP at once, right? While many families can easily spend over $300-400 on one trip, this does not mean that Costco is not a great place to save money – even for singletons. Executive Membership Why would […]