Defining the Terms of the Stock Market

Over the next few months, we are going to be diving into the stock market.  Today, we’re going to talk about the terms spoken everyday on the trading floor.  As the weeks progress, the topic will become more and more advanced.  Hopefully, you’ll have completed a crash course in understanding the stock market, which will […]


25 Factors That Affect Auto Insurance Premiums

There are a lot of factors that affect how much you pay for auto insurance. Some of these factors are in your control, some are not. Auto insurance companies use a process called underwriting to take your information, assess the risk they believe you present, and then quote a premium. While insurance companies do not […]


The Ins and Outs of Becoming a Bartender

If you’ve ever been to a bar and thought the bartender didn’t seem like the bartending type, you won’t be surprised to learn that many bartenders have day jobs.  Some are software designers, others are teachers and the rest have the same jobs you and I work on Monday-Friday.  For many, free time means extra […]


Zap Trade Launched By Zecco

Update: Since this article was published, Zecco has been acquired by TradeKing. For the last ten years, making trades online has been the same old story.  You set up two browsers, one for your online discount broker and the other to check news on the stocks you’re researching.  After finishing up your reading on one […]


Yodlee Review – Online Budget Tool

A lesson I learned early in life was not to judge a book by it’s cover.  Yodlee is an excellent online budget tool that is certainly more serious than it sounds. In fact, you might already have used it because in addition to Yodlee MoneyCenter being a free online budgeting tool, Yodlee was the software […]


Why You Shouldn’t Lie on Your Resume

I’m sure at one point or another in your life, you’ve lied on your resume to increase your chances of nailing the job you’re after.  Some of you make little white lies, which give you snazzy titles or increase your former job responsibilities a little here and little there.  Then there are others who are […]