11 February 2016
Online banking has become so popular that it's now preferred by a higher percentage of banking customers than those who prefer branch or telephone banking. Today, 36% of banking occurs online and 29% is done by mobile phone. And there's a good reason for this. Online banking is very convenient in comparison with having to drive to the bank and stand in a line. But the trend is not without its risks.
1 February 2016
As a coin enthusiast, you probably know that altering the surfaces of old coins is frowned upon by coin grading agencies, and you've likely taught yourself how to recognize a coin that has been chemically altered. Chemicals aren't the only way dishonest individuals are trying to make coins look to be in better conditions than they actually are, though. Read on to learn about three weird ways crooks are cleaning up coins, and how to spot them.
29 January 2016
Investing in gold Bullion coins is an attractive idea for many people, but when you're just starting out, it's easy to make expensive mistakes. If you are thinking about or just started buying gold coins for investment purposes, check out these five beginner tips so you make the best investment decisions possible and don't end up spending too much. Know What Is Worth Buying Not all gold Bullion coins are the same.
27 January 2016
Teleworking (or working from home) is increasingly popular in the United States, with around 30 million people working in their home office at least once per week. Unfortunately, as this alternative to the daily commute becomes more popular, teleworkers must consider the tax implications of this work style. If you live and work in different states, you may not realize that you could face a higher tax liability. Find out more here.
13 January 2016
If you have old pieces of gold jewelry lying around, you may be thinking of selling them to get some extra cash. However, this is a very competitive field and prices fluctuate often as the price of gold goes up and down. As such, the amount you get from one buyer on one day can vary from the amount you get from another buyer on another day. If you have never sold gold before, you may be wondering how to get top dollar for your old jewelry.
12 January 2016
Illegal immigration is a huge problem in the U.S. and affects the entire nation as a whole. In 2013, both the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made a total of 662,483 arrests. Those who are arrested have the option of posting bail. This gives the defendant an opportunity to hire a lawyer, develop a case and gather up the evidence that they need for their court hearing.
8 December 2015
Perhaps one of the most frustrating things about getting behind on bills is the need to pay late charges and, often, overdraft fees. If you are only one day late on paying a credit card, for example, the company might assess a late charge that is greater than the minimum payment! If that check bounces, your bank will likely institute an overdraft fee. Take a look at some ways to nip the cycle in the bud and avoid paying late charges and overdraft fees.