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3 Reasons To Avoid the Fitbit IPO

3 Reasons To Avoid the Fitbit IPO

Last Thursday, fitness band producer Fitbit filed for a $100 million IPO backed by some apparently “pretty impressive” numbers.  Q1 sales were up 144% YOY, company revenue in 2015 is at pace to surpass $1 billion, and Fitbit customers have increased by a factor about about fifteen since 2012.  Also, […]

by May 10, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
The Price of Bad Punditry

The Price of Bad Punditry

Sky Sports commentators Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher obviously weren’t hired for their intellect or deductive reason skill sets.  After long, illustrious careers at United and Liverpool perennially spent in the shadow of better footballers like Scholes and Gerrard, both have settled into lofty perches atop studio chairs from which […]

by May 5, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
5 Hot Tips to Dressing like Kim Jong Un this Summer

5 Hot Tips to Dressing like Kim Jong Un this Summer

Our main man, Kim Jong Un, has been sticking it to running dogs of capitalism and fashionistas ever since his ascension to Supreme Leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in 2011. Kim’s taste isn’t your typical human-rights-violating, failed-state, autocrat-chic typically associated with rogue nations and brutal dictators.  In […]

by May 4, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
10 Financial Tips from the Alpha Quadrant for Millennials.

10 Financial Tips from the Alpha Quadrant for Millennials.

Millennial parents are taking a hit.  According to a recent Yahoo Finance article 20% of millennials with children fall below the poverty line, and the overall poverty rate for this demographic has grown 40% over the past 15 years.  Furthermore, millennial incomes are down 10% compared to 10 years ago […]

by April 30, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
4 Things you can buy for the price of a Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Ticket

4 Things you can buy for the price of a Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Ticket

By now it is common knowledge that tickets to the upcoming Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight don’t come cheap.  In fact, the May 2nd bout is likely the most expensive fight to attend in the history of boxing.  With an average ticket price of give or take $4,000, if the match […]

by April 29, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
Which striker is the most economically viable?

Which striker is the most economically viable?

There may not be an answer for who is THE best in the world – though everyone who follows the sport can identify the two individuals in contention – there is an answer for who is the most economically viable in the world.  Taking strikers as an example, below we have […]

by April 28, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
Will the Space Elevator out-Musk Elon Musk?

Will the Space Elevator out-Musk Elon Musk?

Space elevators.  A complete inversion of what humankind has historically associated with what it takes to leave Earth.  Huge contraptions stapled to the Earth that use maglev technology and gravity to haul freight into space.  No rockets, no fire, no astronauts fastened to seats atop a controlled thermal detonation, but […]

by April 27, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
Top Ten Industries Leading to Increase of 126K Jobs for Americans in March

Top Ten Industries Leading to Increase of 126K Jobs for Americans in March

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes a nonfarm payroll employment report around the first Friday of every month. These statistics account for approximately 80% of the workforce, and greatly affects the weight of the US dollar and stock market trends. The last economic news release showed an increase of […]

by April 22, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
5 Things Millennials (Mis)Understand about Spending

5 Things Millennials (Mis)Understand about Spending

1. If it’s not the latest, it’s broken and embarrassing (even if it cost $600 last year). 2. They think they can spend like their parents while making ¼ of their parent’s salary. 3. Luckily, they don’t have to rely on boring 9-5 jobs when they have unique, marketable skills. […]

by April 19, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized
Thoughts on the Top Five Personal Finance Blogs

Thoughts on the Top Five Personal Finance Blogs

We’re back for our final addition to our thoughts on the top personal finance blogs listed on Money Crashers. In part one, we told you what we think about the top five personal finance investment blogs. In part two, we told you what we think about the top five personal […]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized