July 15, 2019 1:36 pm

How the Senate Aims To Saddle Us With Further Increases In Gas Prices

The last decade has been brutal on car owners in the United States, in terms of gas prices. In 2005, the average cost of gas was around $1.60 per gallon, a figure that would continue to rise at a geometric rate over the coming years. The gas prices we see at the pump today easily […]

Will Solar Power Be the Next Big Hit For Warren Buffett?

Warren Buffett has long been seen as one of the titans of the finance industry. CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, billionaire and master strategist, when Warren Buffett identifies a good investment, the whole financial community sits up and takes notice. As a result, when Buffett-backed company, MidAmerican Renewables, began snapping up some of the biggest solar-energy […]

Natural Gas: The $400 Billion Marriage Between China and Russia

For the last several months, the crisis in the Ukraine has dominated headlines around the world, a fact that is directly responsible for the worst relations between the United States and Russia since the Cold War. While repercussions thus far have been relatively light, taking the form of sanctions on different individuals close to Russian […]

The Driverless Car: Google’s Bid To Get Into the Auto Industry?

One of the hallmarks of Google, one of the largest and most powerful presences on the internet, is its penchant for innovation in new areas. The list supporting this is wide and varied, including popular products such as Google Glass, the Android operating system and even robots! This makes the recent announcement by Google of […]

The Staggering Economic Repercussions of Online Piracy

Living in today’s modern world means having to navigate all of the pitfalls and traps laid out by criminals looking to make a fast buck. Identity theft, one of the most common forms of online criminal activity, is responsible for untold hardships, ranging from the obvious financial impact to the emotional toll it can take. […]

The Economic Benefits of the Legalization of Marijuana

On January 1st of 2014, something happened that has never happened in any other state in our nation: the first bag of legal marijuana was sold for recreational purposes in Colorado. While medical marijuana has been around for some years now, no state or federal legislative body had ever made the leap to recreational use…until […]

The Pros and Cons of Digital Currency In Today’s Integrated World

If you have any interest in financial matters whatsoever, chances are that you have heard of Bitcoin. Starting with its development in 2009, Bitcoin is considered to be the first true “cryptocurrency,’ in that it has no real-world counterpart and is not regulated by any government. While online purchases made in the same country are […]

Sanctions: How the Crisis In the Ukraine Could Affect Global Finance

Russia’s recent incursion into the Crimea province of the Ukraine has pushed the limits of tolerance of many governments around the world. Leaders of several different countries have either already instituted harsh sanctions on various members of Putin’s elite, or are poised to do so. Not since the close of the Cold War have we […]

The Mint App Shows You Where All Your Money Is Going

Have you ever had the thought: “I really don’t know where all my money is going to”? Yes, most of us do. Mint is an app that might help you giving you more insight in this issue. How does it work? You can create a Mint account in a matter of minutes and link all your personal […]

Are Mobile Payments Safe? Think Again!

Mobile Payment Risks

The current Smartphone revolution has conjoined along with its technological advances for every industry. Its contribution to the consumer financial services sector has been the globally appreciated electronic mobile payment system. Having replaced cards, mobile phones have become modern payment counters that provide personal empowerment and commercial facilitation in all kinds of fields. However, with […]

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