What You Need to Know About Forex Investing

forex investing
I have been learning about the stock market, with the ambition of becoming a budding trader, for several years. However, it’s very intimidating. There are innumerable stocks and companies to choose from. The stock market is open on weekdays during business hours and on closed on the weekends. There are limited operating hours to practice. You can trade stocks in different international markets on...

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Grocery Rewards Programs: Deep Discounts or Data Mining Risk?

Grocery Rewards Programs
(Image by Eddie Welker via CC BY 2.0 ) “Thank you for shopping here! Would you like to enroll in our shopper’s loyalty rewards program?” I am always puzzled when I hear this phrase after I pay my groceries at a supermarket counter. There was a time when I had a rewards card, loyalty program or shopper’s appreciation card from all of the major supermarkets. I believed I had to get one. What...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery, Money, Saving Money

Personal Reflection – I Was Financially Unprepared for My First Apartment

I wrote about this topic before, but I wanted to go into greater detail about my mistakes in renting. Owning a home is the American ideal. However, most people settle for renting an apartment. Still, even that isn’t easy for most to do. The average studio apartment in New York City, Manhattan specifically, costs $2,550-a-month. Meanwhile, about 43% of Americans can barely afford their rent and bills. People...

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