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Common Bitcoin Scams And How to Avoid Them

By , August 16th, 2017

How do you know a given technology has arrived? When the scammers start to show up.  Since the introduction of Bitcoin in 2009, nearly $11 million has been stolen in numerous bitcoin scams. Despite having been prominent in the news, many people are still not familiar with digital currencies and can’t recognize common Bitcoin scams […]


Other People’s Money: Use It Wisely

By , August 15th, 2017

The leverage of other people’s money (OPM) can make you a fortune. However, it can also destroy your wealth if your investment goes south. The trick when investing with OPM is to invest it in things that increase in value. Bear in mind that, when you use OPM, you are essentially renting money. Rent must […]


Asset Classes 101

By , August 15th, 2017

There are multiple types of asset classes, each with its own rules, risks, and types of investors. Before you invest, here are some characteristics of three asset classes and their ideal investors. Stocks: Investing For Growth Stocks are a growth investment, which means they seek to increase your money over time. You can either invest […]


5 Apps That Will Help You Save Money

By , August 13th, 2017

Struggling to keep on top of your finances? These 5 apps will help you make better financial decisions when it comes to budgeting so you can start saving for what really matters! You’ll also be able to live large for less, by enjoying even greater savings with access to a huge range of special offers […]


The Pros and Cons of Investing in Stocks

By , August 10th, 2017

Everyone has heard of stocks, but what are they? They are, essentially, ownership units in a corporation and represent a claim on part of the corporation’s assets and earnings. There are two main types of stock: common and preferred. Common stock entitles the owner to vote at shareholders’ meetings and to receive dividends. Preferred stock […]


Top 9 Debt Mistakes to Avoid

By , August 9th, 2017

From credit cards to student loans, there are dozens of ways to get wrapped up in debt. Look out for these common mistakes to help you get out and stay out of debt. 1. Credit card debt Do not spend beyond your means every month and rely on your credit card to make up the […]


How Much Should You Budget for an Engagement Ring?

By , August 7th, 2017

You’ve been in a relationship with someone you love and really care about for a long time and you’ve decided that it’s time to finally take the next step in your relationship. You’ve decided that you’re ready to ask the question that she’s been dying for you to ask for so long. You’re ready to […]


Advantages of Building Your Own Home

By , August 6th, 2017

A home is undoubtedly the single largest investment that an individual can have. As you look into acquiring one, you should be open to the range of options that are available for you. Is it more affordable to build your own home or to buy? One of the very first decisions buyers need to make […]


What Time Does Sprint Open?

By , August 3rd, 2017

Mapping out what time you should go to the store can make a world of difference. If you’re heading to the grocery store at 5 p.m. you’ll likely run into a crowd, whereas if you head over around 2:00 in the afternoon you may be less likely to run into a storm of people. Stores […]


You Can Be Debt-Free, Let United Debt Counselors Help

By , August 3rd, 2017

If you’ve always dreamed about a life without debt, but always felt like it was just out of reach, stop dreaming. No matter how large or overwhelming your debt might seem, there is a way out. United Debt Counselors has helped thousands of Americans in their efforts to erase their debt over the years. One […]

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