These days, you’re likely well aware how the major players like Facebook and Google — among very few others — make tremendous amounts of money on the internet. The services of these web giants are free, but by using these web giants, average people like you and me offer up an enormous amount of data […]
All the news about NFTs has got you thinking What’s up with that? The truth is, non-fungible tokens — shortened to NFTs — are shaking up the world of art and finance. But what are NFTs, how do they work, and — here’s the million-dollar question — how do you make money with NFTs? In […]
Even though most people own no cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency still matters to the average person. That’s because crypto (or cryptocurrency) is transforming the world of money and finance, and everyone has a stake in that world. The average person therefore needs a basic grasp of crypto and why it is important. It’s not enough, however, simply […]
Whether you’re moving cross country for a new job opportunity or you’re just ready for a change of scenery, picking up your whole life and transporting it 2500 miles away is a pretty big undertaking. It should come as little surprise that this undertaking can also be quite expensive. From packing supplies and shipping costs to fuel and professional moving companies, expenses can really add up. For some idea of what all of these expenses might add up to, check out this handy Moving Calculator from Moving.com. This is a useful tool for determining how much your move could cost. But you should only consider this estimate as a starting point in your research. While you may not be able to control things like the cost of gas, there are actually a lot of factors that you can control. Any combination of the tips below could lower your overall cross country moving expenses at a time when every penny counts.
The chances of striking it rich with the purchase of a lottery ticket are quite low indeed. But that doesn't mean it’s impossible. Perhaps even more encouraging—there are actually a few ways that you can improve your chances of winning. While we wouldn’t necessarily advise basing your future financial plans on buying the proverbial golden ticket, we recognize that playing the lottery can be fun. And there are steps you can take to improve your odds of winning the lottery. For most people, this will generally mean improving from terrible odds to merely bad odds. But hey, at least it’s something.
Share This Graphic! Source: Expensivity The US Consumer Price Index rose 6.8% in 2021 Inflation At A Glance An Increase In The Price of Goods or Services Due To Weakening Currency Caused by: Surge in product demand Production cost increases Supply chain breakdowns Changing house prices Two Major Theories Cost-Push Inflation Higher costs raise prices […]
Inflation is the watchword of the day. But what does inflation mean, and how is it likely to impact you? A perfect storm of events--including hiccups in the supply chain, shortages of essential goods, rising fuel prices and the economic fallout of the pandemic, as well as the various corrective tactics used to manage this fallout--is causing a spike in consumer pricing across the board. And as prices continue to rise, anxiety over inflation has spiraled into full-fledged fear. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) seems to bear this fear out, as do recent indications from the Federal Reserve that interest rate hikes will be coming in the New Year. But is actual inflation or just a short-term spike in consumer prices?
A fixer-upper can be a great investment as long as you know what you’re getting. Here, we discuss the best strategy for finding the right work-in-progress home along with a look at the Pros and Cons of Buying a Fixer-upper.
Getting a new home is a pretty big decision, so you obviously want to consider all of your options first. You’ve probably also noticed just how competitive the housing market is these days. If you find your dream house on the market, there’s a pretty good chance that dozens of others also think they’ve found their dream home. So wouldn’t it just be easier to build your own home? Well, if you’re looking for a home that checks off every box on your wishlist, it might be preferable to design, contract out, and build your perfect dream house. But it might not necessarily be the most affordable option and certainly isn’t the easiest way to get a new home.
There are many possible gifts that are generous expressions of love: for instance, twelve drummers drumming (kind of noisy), or a partridge in a pear tree (does that make a good meal?). But those with little to no budgetary limits might be inclined to think (though lesser mortals know they’re wrong) that nothing says “I […]