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What are the Dividend Aristocrats and How Do I Invest in Them?

When it’s time to create your stocks portfolio, one of the things to decide is if you want to go for value or dividends (stocks). With the first, you choose companies (or mix of companies) that are expected to grow in value, therefore increasing the price of their stocks. With dividends, you typically target companies that are pretty stable, [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Investing|Tags: , |Comments Off on What are the Dividend Aristocrats and How Do I Invest in Them?

CRYPTO20: The First Tokenized Cryptocurrency Index Fund

2017 has definitely been the year of cryptocurrencies. I sensed a strong increase in news and on the streets you could easily find people talking about Bitcoin or the next amazing-will-make-you-reach ico. More and more people jumped on the wagon of cryptocurrency investment, often not even understanding the concepts behind them, and this helped pumping the value to new [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Make Extra Money|Tags: , |Comments Off on CRYPTO20: The First Tokenized Cryptocurrency Index Fund

How to invest in diamonds: crash course

Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend, or so says a famous jazz song by Carol Channing. Diamonds, the gems that have symbolized love and marriage for decades, are beginning to attract wealthy investors as a commodity investment with potentially high returns and have, even more than gold, always evoked a strong charm towards men. Like for gold, diamonds get their value [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Investing|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to invest in diamonds: crash course

Warren Buffett Just Won a $1 Million Bet

What did Warren Buffet get for Christimas 2017 you may wonder? 1 million dollars! As the Wall street Journal reports, in 2007 Warren Buffet bet a million dollars that a low cost S&P 500 index fund would outperform a collection of a Protégé Partners hedge funds over a decade. The bet was basically pitting the basic principles of passive [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Investing|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Warren Buffett Just Won a $1 Million Bet

Mastercard adds fingerprint sensors to payment cards

Do you always forget the PIN code of your credit/debit card? Or maybe you just forget which code is for which card? Or, possibly worse, you just can’t remember you PIN so you keep it on a piece of paper that you have to always carry with you? Well good news for you! Following the trend in smartphones, doors [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Tools|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mastercard adds fingerprint sensors to payment cards

Kakeibo, the art of saving

The 家計簿 (kakeibo)  - literally household finance ledger - is the essential tool used by any money-savvy Japanese to manage the household finances. She would diligently keep up her kakeibo every day, noting down items in each budget category. Kakeibo promises an automatic saving of 35% on the household finances and learn how to use it is pretty simple: record [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Save Money|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Kakeibo, the art of saving