Did you hear about the guy that bought a bathtub for over two million dollars? It sounds like the opening of a joke, but celebrity Mike Tyson didn’t think so. And at the time, Mr. Tyson was 35 million dollars in debt. Which makes the decision even stupider. Related article: 22 Fun Things You Could […]

Don’t you just hate those days when you brain is as slow as a three-legged turtle? Chin up. You can boost your brainpower with ways you’ve probably never thought of before. What’s more – they’re scientifically proven. So strap on your thinking cap and flex your muscle memory by following these tips. 1. Increase Your […]

It slips through your fingers as quickly as sand. Money. Kids seem to believe there’s a magic fairy that dispenses dollar bills to mommies and daddies everywhere. It doesn’t matter how often you explain that it doesn’t grow on trees, kids just don’t seem to understand. Related article: How to coach your family to be good […]

Have you wondered what the person across from you is thinking? Believe it or not, if you’re smart enough, you can to read body language like you read a book. Taking the time to learn these skills could be invaluable when it comes to that big interview, or an important business transaction, or when negotiating […]

It’s the American dream – financial freedom. For some, that dream is an emergency savings and retirement fund. For others, it’s a house and a steady income with no debts. Whatever it means for you, you want it and can’t imagine not working toward it. For many Americans, breaking the bonds of debt to achieve […]

Have you heard about the child that has their own line of flip-flops now sold in Nordstroms? Or the junior high school student who invented a way to infuse water with the essence of fruit?  Or that kid who launched a startup from the money he made from Bitcoin? It’s a little mind-boggling to think […]

It’s the worst feeling in the world: you use your credit card and it’s declined. Not only that, you know you haven’t reached your limit or gone on any shopping sprees, so what gives? These days thieves don’t wear masks and they don’t arrive on horseback totting guns; they do their dirty deeds from the […]

That old patio furniture, the copper pipes from your kitchen remodel, those old necklaces sitting on the bottom of your jewelry box. You might be sitting on a small fortune. There’s a reason why you see so many commercials asking for your old clunkers, appliances, and junk. Commodity metals like steel, aluminum and copper are extremely […]

It really is true – a friend in need is a friend who needs chocolate. Why, you might ask?  Because that friend could receive a boost of serotonin from eating that little chunk of heaven. That’s right, friends, there is documented proof that chocolate can make you smarter, look younger and stay healthier. We wanted […]

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We’ve all heard the saying “be smart with your money,” but how many of us actually practice what we preach? These days it takes more than cutting back on expenses and watching your wallet to make ends meet. You have to be proactive and take those smarts to a whole new level. Improving your financial IQ […]