I remember years ago when I first got into blogging, I had no idea what rewards credit cards were. As I would read, I saw more and more “finance professionals”, well professional bloggers talking about the free vacation they took using a rewards credit card, or the money they saved through rewards programs. I was … Read more
For those of you who have forgotten about Molycorp and rare earths, don’t worry about brushing up on the topic of REE investments. They’re still dead money. And for those of you who happen to be unfortunate shareholders of MCP stock … well, your desi…
I’m starting to really like Mondays everyone! I’ve been reaching out to bloggers I follow to see if they’d like to write a guest post. I think guests give my blog a little more flavor. Today, I’ve got a little treat from Even Steven. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did! … Read more
Video game sales totaled more than $15 billion in 2013. That’s significantly higher than domestic box office sales just shy of $11 billion for the movie biz. That shows Twitch.tv is not just a game for Google, and could be a real revenue driver.
Twitter has struggled to turn a profit, is seeing slowing user growth and faces serious challenges with leadership both in the short-term and in the long run.
As you probably already know by now, most days, I get a start by reading other personal finance blogs. I really get a kick out of reading the fun, touching, inspiring, amazing, sad, and every other emotion you can think of stories across this amazing network of personal finance blogs. Recently, I came across a … Read more
Kudos to the traders who got in to JCP stock before this recent pop. But don’t expect the big gains of today to result in any long-term uptrend for JCPenney.
Until we have consistent retail and consumer data showing a rebound after the recent drawback in spending, and until we get a series of encouraging retail sales or earnings reports, I won’t trust retail stocks.
Gold ETF investing has been stressful over the last few years, as gold prices have gone on a wild ride. Investing in gold across calendar 2013 meant a 28% decline, but this year gold ETF investors have outperformed with a nice 8% return vs. about 2% or so for the S&P 500 since Jan. 1. But […]
Hey everyone, I’ve got some really exciting news! As you may already know from my comments around the blogosphere I recently moved into a new house. Even better news, I finally have a back yard! Why is this relevant? If you’re a personal finance blogger in the Portland area or who plans to be in … Read more