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 […]


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 […]


50 Unbelievable Things You Can Buy For $5

Five dollars doesn’t go as far as it use to. Or in the words of Yogi Berra, “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” But it turns out that you can buy (and sell if you are so inclined), some unbelievable stuff for just $5. The following list of 50 items for sale for $5 […]