Selling options short is a method used to put the odds in your favor. You can improve those odds even more by defining your risk.
I have used TurboTax over 15 years for my business and personal taxes, so I can tell you about it's benefits and what version you need. Updated for taxes due April 2018.
Learn Why and How it's important to have a personal budget and set and achieve your financial goals: short, medium and long term. Following a budget will benefit your life in remarkable ways.
Bonds or bond funds should be an important part of every investors portfolio. They offer a steady return on your investment without the volitality of the stock market.
Being poor can sometimes be more advantageous to you on your road to financial success. Learn about the advantages of being poor, the disadvantages, and how you can leverage your financial history to becoming financially successful, maybe even become a millionaire.
In less than two years after my bankruptcy, I’ve brought my FICO score up to 730, which is in the ‘good’ range. In this article, I will outline the five simple steps I took to get a good FICO score after bankruptcy.
Don't have a credit card but still want to buy products online? Here are ten (often safer) alternatives for you to try!
Robert Lichello's Automatic Investment Management system for timing the stock market is explained with buy/sell examples. Additionally, the system is tested using over 10-years of price history of the S & P Depository Receipt ETF (ticker SPY) and compared to buy and hold strategy.
Financial child abuse describes the abuse of a child’s identity, credit report or financial resources. What leads to financial child abuse? What are the signs of financial child abuse?
Whether the annual income for an American family is $20,000 or $200,000, they are likely to spend most, all, or more of what they earn.
Bitcoin is not only the first cryptocurrency, it is also the leading cryptocurrency by any current measure, but will Bitcoin be the leading digital currency in the long run?
In today’s low-interest environment for investments, there is an alternative to the low rates, that is, high quality high yield dividend paying stocks.
Certain red flags that the IRS looks for can put you at risk for a tax audit. Stay out of trouble by reporting all of your income and only taking credits and deductions that your are entitled to and can support with proper documentation or receipts for all expenses.
A comprehensive analysis focused on how to use the AIM system to manage a small portfolio of multiple exchange traded funds. Includes 15+ years of data to perform a detailed empirical analysis.
It doesn't take a lot of money to open an investment account. Start making your money work for you today.
Robert Kiyosaki, the financial writer best known for "Rich Dad Poor Dad", is more of a philosopher and motivator than a financial adviser. Learn why his books should not be taken literally.
Learn what you need to know about earning, spending and investing money so that you can make it work for you instead of you working for it!
Anybody can start producing their own bitcoins, the experimental digital currency. But this legal "printing" of money is more complicated than it first appears. Can bitcoin mining be profitable?
Investing in different asset classes can help you reduce risk without reducing return and gives you tools to help you make your investment portfolio meet your goals.
A brief explanation of stocks and shares and how they work and what their good and bad points are for investors. A short description of the pros and cons of equity investing and considerations relevant to retail investors.
Combining family finances when you remarry can sometimes be a challenge. Here are a few tips and tricks for how to develop a family budget takes into account your blended family's unique needs.
To assess the true value and potential gains ahead for various cryptocurrencies that are alternatives to Bitcoin, it is important to research how various cryptocurrencies derive their valuations.
If you are looking for job opportunities in Malaysia or already working here as an expatriate, these list of issues & Q&A on tax law in Malaysia LHDN will help you understand your tax exposure better.
Don’t get frustrated with all the information on stock market charts and tables. Learn the basics so you safely and profitably buy and sell stocks.
Are you interested in earning money online but have issues with PayPal or Payoneer? Maybe you've considered accepting bitcoin? If so, there's a world of possibilities open to you.
A detailed analysis of the AIM algorithm when varying the check frequency, % initial investment in equity, and high/low/medium beta ETFs. Concept of internal rate of return is used for comparison.
Having a hard time figuring out how to withdraw your Paypal money to your own bank account? This is a comprehensive guide to help you out!
What is with all this hype regarding Prosper.com and other peer to peer lending networks? Can you really get a personal loan at a reasonable rate from a group of complete strangers? Well I will try and explain all you'll need to know and hopefully...
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) and Masters Limited Partnerships (MLP) are investment vehicles that typically return a higher than average dividend.
The Ripple XRP cryptocurrency appears to have distinct advantages over other cryptocurrencies, including the most widely known and leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin.
Investments with higher expected returns come with more risk, and safer investments generally pay less. Understanding this, and how much risk you are willing to take, is important in managing your investments.
Having problems making purchases online? Tired of relying on other people to buy things for you? Well now you can do it yourself, with VCpay. This is a guide to setting it all up.
How to remove medical debt collections from your credit and improve your credit score. How to deal with debt collection agencies.
How do you save money every month? Don't spend, live below your means, and do without. Examples of how I have saved!
This hub will walk you through the process of mining for Bitcoins using a GPU and the program CGMiner. It also explains the process or joining a mining pool to increase the amount of coins earned.
Tax time doesn't need to be a stressful event if you maintain records throughout the year. Follow these tips to make filing your taxes a breeze.
Acquiring precious metals can mean picking between gold and platinum. To make the right choice, you may want to read on for more information about their pros and cons.
In this article you'll find a step-by-step guide to purchasing Bitcoins using Coinbase. Coinbase is an easy and secure service for buying bitcoins using a bank account.
Investors often fork over thousands of dollars for capital gains taxes that they could defer indefinitely with 1031 exchanges. Learn the basics about how IRS code Section 1031 can preserve wealth.
Procedures while developing a budget including estimations, identifying priorities and financial resources, purpose and benefits of identifying priorities evaluating and justifying costs, income
You’ll handle your investments better when you view your trades objectively and avoid falling victim to being subjective.
With all the talk in the media about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, many people are wondering just what these new computer traded currencies are. Develop an understanding of cryptocurrencies.
Throughout the world, the American Silver Eagle one-dollar coin is considered the most beautiful. It is the preferred 0.999 silver coin for bullion and for numismatic coin collection.
With the rocketing bitcoin prices mining the cryptocurrency seems very appealing. Don't! There is simply no way you will make any money.
A short overview of how to calculate fees for money transfers by bank or PayPal. Article shows how to calculate which method will be cheaper.
Credit unions and certain other financial institutions are ten times better than national banks and credit card companies. Pay fewer and lesser fees.
The American Silver Eagle one-Troy-ounce silver coin is a very popular coin with silver collectors and investors. Tables list quantities minted by year and likely eBay prices.
Work for Medicaid coverage proposals and how sole proprietors and independent contractors might be affected.
Many banks no longer offer safe-deposit boxes. Here are some alternatives and the kind of valuables you should be storing in them.
Managing a budget is a critical skill for any businesses that involves monitoring, controlling, recording expenses, minimising costs, and identifying situations for corrective actions.
Credit cards are promoted for their convenience. There are downsides to using them, however. Here is a list of reasons why credit cards can be a bad thing.
Find out the pros and cons of debt consolidation, one of the most popular forms of debt reduction. You will also learn which debt consolidation companies are the best for 2016.
Fiat systems of paper money currency (like nearly all in the world today) have a flaw that makes them, in our time, more volatile. Since our money cannot be exchanged for gold and silver, panic can set in.
Sometimes you need a second job. Maybe you don't make enough money at your full-time job or maybe you need some extra cash for the holidays. It is possible to work two jobs at once and not go crazy.
Investing in OTC stocks is risky business as it is, but if you head to iHub for advice, you may take your investment from risky to suicidal.
A stock always just has a 50/50 chance of going up or down from where it is. Your success can be improved well beyond 50% by using this method.
There are many reasons why you should NOT get a private student loan. If I can warn you about one thing, avoid Sallie Mae's private student loans at all costs! And here's why...
Tax Clearance is required if you retire, resign, or leave Malaysia for more than 3 months, and for the deceased. So how to apply for a tax clearance letter (TCL) and get your last month's salary ASAP?
When you donate something that isn't straight cash, you are responsible for recording its value if you want to get a deduction for it when you file taxes for the year. Because much of what we donate is used, we cannot record its original value,...
Don't get duped when it comes to buying and selling silver bullion. Do it the right way - just like to pros do.
These are the top 10 mutual funds that are running in the Nepali market. See their latest net asset values, total funds, and major stock market indicators.
Did you receive a certified letter saying you are being sued by a credit card company? Don't despair. Fight back and answer the letter following the instructions below.
Online banking is an easy way to manage your money. There are a few minor drawbacks but these are outweighed by the time and money you save.
Do credit cards lead to unnecessary buying? This author thinks they do, and explains why, and the pitfalls of the system.
A peek into what life is like for people after they leave the world of work that can help readers prepare for their own retirement.
Frequently, cash flow problems occur because you have wittingly or unwittingly mismanaged your financial portfolio.
For those who are not familiar with stock and option pickers, also called advisory services, these are online services that offer to pick stocks or options for clients.
Lost my house, my business, my car, my bank account is empty, now what? Yes.. this really happened to me - and more.. I had a bad year in 2009 - to say the least - the week that they towed my car away, I received the official foreclosure notice in the mail, along with a...
Read this complete review of FreeTaxUSA before you start your taxes. How do they match up against TurboTax, H&R Block, and other providers? Can they handle your complex tax return. Read more...
A guide on how to set and achieve SMART financial goals and track your progress. What's keeping you from getting rich?
What is a hedging strategy? How can binary options be used to for a hedged position? Can binary options be used in a hedging strategy?
You can't profit when you trade on emotion. There is a way to avoid the pitfalls of emotional trading, as I'll explain.
Social Security statements delivered online or by mail sometimes have missing earnings for years you know you worked. Do you know how to fix your statement?
Ethereum is a big name right now in the world of cryptocurrencies. The electronic currency has recently overcome potential threats to gain record highs!
A personal analysis of how gyrations of the market can make losing trades into winners, and the understanding of why it's not a sure thing.
Saving money for a major purchase like a car is perfectly possible. There are many ways in which you can save money on a daily basis to reach your goal.
Do you want to take advantage of financial benefits (lower taxes, business tax credits, in-state college tuition, etc.) by establishing residency in another US state? Here's what to do.
Receipts a mess? Organize them in 4 simple steps so you find what you need and are ready at tax time.
Trading options on futures has advantages. Risk can be controlled; improved odds of success; and gains are taxed less.
What are the pros and cons of owning physical gold? It is a complex question this hub tries to address this question and present both sides of the issue.
An easy introduction for merchants to start accepting payment in Bitcoin online or in-store, and a 10 ten list of the best payment processors for Bitcoin.
What is the difference between investment income and capital gains? After all, they are both ways of getting a return on your investment. This article explains the difference and why it matters.
I discovered an interesting event with day trading. Most of my trades would go against me. Here’s my solution to the problem.
Contrary to what you might have heard, investing is not the realm of the rich and powerful with lots of expertise. No, everyone can and should learn about investing.
A step-by-step guide to paying off the debt you can and brining your credit score up 200 points over the course of a year.
Flat tax success stories are fairly easy to find. A number of countries have seen impressive economic growth after adopting the flat tax idea. This is especially true since the fall of the Soviet Union. As countries formerly under Soviet communist...
Learn about laws that already have been passed in 30 states that require adult children to pay the bills for aging parents who can't pay their bills themselves.
Viable solutions for making money quickly and legally. Effective methods, some free, some that don't cost too much. These techniques utilize capital and personal property that you already own.
If you're just starting out on a path to financial independence, it can seem scary! This guide will help you plan a realistic budget, and stick to it.
Money invested in stocks is 100% at risk. There is a way to limit your risk with options, when done right.
The world's love affair with gold continues after five thousand years. Gold is rare and beautiful, but, where does it come from and what do we use it for?
Find out whether the price of the Drawn Blank series of prints by Bob Dylan on the secondary market has gone up - or down - the key factor in whether it is a good investment.
Do you need to transfer money from your credit card to a checking account, but don't want to pay ridiculous wire transfer or cash advance interest and fees? Read on to learn about an amazing money hack.