Financial Management

How Many Bitcoins Are There?

Bitcoin (BTC) is still the largest and most valuable cryptocurrency on the market by a substantial margin. The price of one Bitcoin is over $20,000, and its market cap is slightly over $387 billion. To illustrate Bitcoin’s popularity, the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, is priced at $1,380 per…

Multiple Medicare Costs to Drop in 2023

Despite inflation running near a 40-year high, some Medicare costs are set to buck the trend. The premium and deductible for Medicare Part B will decrease for 2023, the federal government announced Sept. 27. The average premium for Part D also is expected to drop slightly. The…

Lessons Learned Since The 2008

With the Federal Reserve determined to hike rates to 4.5%, another global financial crisis might be brewing. The Board Of Governors are all very rich, so they’ll be OK. However, a world of hurt could be coming for the middle class. Thankfully, balance sheets are stronger this…

Why I bought a NEW car

I am 53 years old. Never in my life have I allowed myself to buy a car I truly love…until now. This is the story of how I allowed myself to make a huge purchase just for the joy of it. And it wasn’t even a purchase…

Walmart and Target Are Hiring 140,000 Seasonal Workers

An employee wears a face mask while collecting shopping carts outside a Target store near Brighton, Colo. Target plans to pick up 100,000 seasonal employees for the holidays. David Zalubowski/AP Photo In holiday hiring news, Target and Walmart are planning to add a total of 140,000 temporary…

Checking in on China: A Market Outlook and Sector-by-Sector Update

Investor interest in Chinese equities surged after their stellar performance in Jun 2022, with many Chinese tech stocks at attractively low valuations after a year of surprising regulatory moves. While economic challenges in Q3 added complexity to the picture, we still maintain a positive outlook for certain…

What Is Alimony and How Does Spousal Support Work?

When you go through a divorce, it’s common to feel relieved a dysfunctional relationship is ending. But if your ex was the primary breadwinner, it’s also normal to be concerned about supporting yourself without their income — or about having to pay alimony to a lower-earning spouse.…

Hyatt Status Match: What You Need to Know

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of a complimentary suite upgrade, is there? Hotel elite status can offer this and other valuable perks, including late check out, free breakfast and waived resort fees. Hyatt elite status offers some of the best benefits to its loyal customers, but…

This Is the Worst Interior Paint Color by Far, Survey Says

BearFotos / Shutterstock.com Decorating your home is a subjective process — for the most part. But one thing many people agree on is what colors you should not paint your walls, according to a recent survey from House Digest. The home design blog asked 627 people what…

6 Ways to Lower Car Insurance Premiums for Teen Drivers

Having teen drivers in the house can be anxiety-inducing in more ways than one. Putting a teenager behind the wheel can stress your patience and auto insurance rates. Car insurance rates rise dramatically for young drivers under 25, influenced by factors that increase the risk of an…