If you bought $5 of Bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be $4.4 million richer

ADVERTORIAL  Bitcoin completely dominates over the USD after increasing almost 800,000 times in the last eight years. Ever had a case where you wished you had bought something in the past that eventually went up significantly in value? Perhaps a plot in a low-value district which is now worth ten times more? Does that ring […]

Cryptocurrency

What is a Cryptocurrency? A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of this security feature. A defining feature of a cryptocurrency, and arguably its most endearing allure is its organic nature; it is not issued by any central authority, rendering it theoretically […]

Digital Currencies Deciphered

I’ve approached digital currencies with the mantra, “If you can’t explain something simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” I’m not a programmer and my tech language fluency is minimal. I’ve studied markets, trends, and bubbles though, which gives me a healthy dose of skepticism. Over the time it’s taken me to decipher the subject, I’ve been frustrated by […]

What is Bitcoin, What Affects its Price and What is it Used For?

Few technologies have the ability to stir passionate online debate and baffle the vast majority of the population as Bitcoin. The virtual currency has been a constant source of interest and confusion since it thrust itself into the mainstream more than five years ago. But interest in bitcoin is now greater than ever. Its value has […]

Dollar or Euro: Which currency should you invest in?

Brexit was the first key event that surprised the foreign currency markets back in late June, with sterling the obvious casualty of the Yes vote. Before the vote, one pound bought nearly $1.50, but now you would be lucky to get $1.25 . Interestingly, the pound did not reach this year’s low point until the […]

Europe’s Economic Forecast in 2017

Growth in the euro area will be slightly stronger this year than previously forecast, the European Commission said, adding that some risks to the outlook have eased following the defeat of populist parties in France and the Netherlands. The commission sees the 19-nation economy expanding 1.7 percent this year — up from 1.6 percent forecast in February — […]

The Latest Insight: 26-year-old Joburg millionaire buys a R58m penthouse in the world’s most expensive city.

By: Mindy Parr – Weekly Report Article Published: Monday 15 May, 2017 The Latest Insight: 26-year-old Johannesburg millionaire buys a R58m penthouse in the world’s most expensive city. Andre Pretorius is going viral all over social media with over 40,000 Instagram likes on his latest photo after an exclusive news interview revealing his story. He’s been sharing his […]

Business Owner Compensation: Marathon or Sprint?

I recently participated in an entrepreneurial rally where start-up business owners were each able to spend 25 minutes at four round tables and ask questions of those of us with more established businesses. Sharing some of my relevant experience was a lot of fun. One interesting thread I noticed was that many of the startups […]

Why Business Owners Need a Succession or Exit Plan

For decades, vast wealth has been created for millions of Americans through growing private businesses. As Baby Boomer business owners reach the later stages of their careers, a 2016 U.S. Trust Wealth and Worth Survey shows that nearly two thirds have no formal succession plan or exit strategy. Since most business owners rely on their businesses for income, the lack of […]

5 Success Strategies for Business Owners

Being a business owner is radically different than being an employee within a business that belongs to someone else. You tend to watch the business like a hawk, often sacrifice your personal needs and spend so much time running and planning for the business that you can lose sight of your personal goals and plans. […]

Financial Planning for a Special Needs Child

Parents of children with special needs have a lot to think about. You are your child’s greatest advocate and the strongest support system. Financial planning may be the last thing on your mind at the moment, but your preparations will significantly impact your child’s entire life. A key to supporting your child’s development and future […]

If you bought $5 of Bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be $4.4 million richer

ADVERTORIAL  Bitcoin completely dominates over the USD after increasing almost 800,000 times in the last eight years. Ever had a case where you wished you had bought something in the past that eventually went up significantly in value? Perhaps a plot in a low-value district which is now worth ten times more? Does that ring […]

5 Tips for Getting Into a Startup Accelerator

Do you have a new business idea? Have you already started on your new business? Then you probably are in need of professional help and money. Enter the startup accelerator. Startup accelerators have only really been around for about 12 years, with the first startup accelerator being Y Combinator, which started in Cambridge, Massachusetts and later […]

If Your Business Doesn’t Sell, Can You Still Retire?

After investing thousands of dollars and multiple years in their companies, many owners have the dream of one day selling their business. Yet most will never be sold. How Many Businesses Actually Sell? An article published in The New York Times (September 4, 2014) reviewed the number of businesses listed for sale each month on the website, […]

Fired Employee Bought the Business a Year after he Got Fired

Using a simple strategy to make smart investments saved Andy Abrahams’ future: A year after he began investing, his life was forever changed when he bought the business that laid him off.

The World’s Most Expensive Cities

City living can be expensive at the best of times but there’s something about it that just keeps drawing people in…the lights, the action, the hustle and bustle. For some this cost is so high they are literally spending money standing still. Here are the top ten most expensive cities in the world according to […]

The 3 Keys to Achieve Consistent Profit from the Stock Market

In recent years, trading in the stock market became accessible to anyone who wants to become a day trader. Every day we hear stories of folks who took an interest in how to do better with their money and made it. But, we also hear stories about beginners that got beat up by trading, losing [...]

Warren Buffett’s 10 Inspiring Tips for Young People

Advice from One of the World’s Wealthiest Men…and Wisest I know the article title mentions these tips are for “young people,” but hey, I did not realize the value of self-development until I was in my late twenties and early thirties.  Imagine right now you have received a special meeting with Warren Buffett. Here are [...]

10 Reasons Why You Should Invest In an Online Business Today

The advent of the Internet has created a new and exciting economy, which by its sheer scope and size has changed our perception of traditional ways of doing business. Multinational companies like Amazon and E-bay have come up thanks to the Internet and now dominate areas where, just few years ago, traditional brick-and-mortar companies once ruled. [...]

10 Actions You Can Take to Get Rich at an Incredibly High Speed

Do you want to be rich? Many people believe that being financially successful is pure luck, but there are many things that anybody can do to become rich. From changing your mentality to extra learning, check out 10 actions you can take to get rich at an incredibly high speed. 1. Think of four ways [...]

4 Reasons You Haven’t Invested in The Stock Market Yet

We all know that we should not only save money, but invest it every month. There’s more to building wealth than collecting a paycheck and spending it wisely. Still, barely half of Americans trade in the stock market — why are so many people working hard for their money, but not making their money work hard for [...]

How to Make Money from Ebay and Amazon without a Product to Sell

For as long as I can remember, I have been around professional sellers on Ebay and Amazon. They have been selling 6 to 7 figures worth of items every month for the past few years.They generally purchase products from China, label them with their own brands and sell it on Amazon. Some of them now have well-established brands. [...]

The Secret to Financial Success: Financial Education!

What does a retiree, an MBA student, a soccer mom, and a surfer, have in common?
They all understand that making money is not a matter of luck – it’s a matter of owning it!

4 Apps to Turn You into a Stock Market Pro

The stock market is changing, and not by its own accord. Just like nearly every other industry, the stock market is experiencing disruption. From access to information, to easier, cheaper trades, it seems the traditional barriers and learning curves to investing in stocks are disappearing. Here’s four very different apps that’ll turn you into a [...]

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