July 15, 2019 1:52 pm

Can crowdfunding replace artists’ day jobs?

On Feb 11th, 2014, there was an article by Elizabeth Weiss on the New Yorker titled “Can crowdfunding replace artists’ day jobs” that sought to find out whether crowdfunding can be the solution to the artist’s problem of financial challenges. In the article, Weiss gives a vivid account on how crowdfunding has evolved over the years to support […]

Are Home Warranties Worth It?

home shack

If you’re a new homeowner of an old house with not a lot of spare cash — or if you’re an experienced homeowner who is sick and tired of repair costs — a home warranty might be the answer to your worries. Home warranties cover a wide range of common repair problems, from appliance breakdowns […]

Featured Finance Startup: eToro

eToro: Your Social Investment Network Connect with other traders & investors and copy their trades. Our most recent featured finance startup is eToro. eToro is the first global market place for people to trade currencies, commodities, indices and stocks online in a simple, transparent and more enjoyable way. Today, eToro empowers over 2.75 million users […]

The Best and Worst Investments of 2013

2013 Best and Worst Investments

There have been many ups and downs in 2013, and as far as the investing scenarios are concerned, it wasn’t hard to make money in 2013, but there were many losers too. 2013 has been a decent year for stocks and a healthy year for the MFI strategy as well. The best U.S. Large-Cap Stock […]

Is There Money In The Apps Industry?

Money in App Industry

Mobile apps make up our lives. Be it any less or massive task, it is all covered up. And responding to our wants, the apps market is getting cluttered as a number of people rush into developing apps for IOS and Android. But is there money amidst there for app developers? Apparently, Google dominates the […]

Is It Financially Possible To Study Abroad?

Financial aid to study abroad

The answer to this question lies in the realm of what education means to people. Yes, it means good enough to travel abroad in pursuit of a culturally diverse qualification. And even greater is the experience of an educational system and society that is unique to yours. Considering all these possibilities, many ways are carved […]

How To Begin Investing

Investing your money smartly may be the easiest way to grow your wealth over the long term. While you are unlikely to become rich overnight by getting involved in the stock market, you can watch your money grow over a number of years.   At the same time, many of the richest people in the […]

Is A Master’s Degree Necessary?

Getting a Master's Degree

In this time of economic slowdown, have you wondered if it would be worth it to go back to school for a master’s degree to help you get a boost in salary or a promotion? It is a fact that with the sluggish job market, many professionals are either going back or at least contemplating […]

Why You Shouldn’t Invest In Twitter Stock?

Twitter IPO

Twitter Inc.’s rise is an extraordinary story. In spite of all the confusion and being a small start-up company, it somehow managed to become a legitimate and proper business. Recently Twitter made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange amidst a lot of excitement and speculation.  But be a little cautious before you get […]

Crowdfunding Real Estate

Crowdfunding real estate

With the introduction of crowdfunding, the real estate market is set to become more democratic. Thanks to the JOBS Act. This new investing platform will give small-time investors the chance to directly fund commercial properties. Real Estate Crowdfunding is meant for the investor who would like to add the striking returns of real estate to […]

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