Large Currency Transactions

For the most part, I only use my credit card these days. However, having worked in a bank, I saw many situations where people needed to carry around large amounts of cash. Knowing how the government tracks cash is important for people that do large transactions with cash.

March 2014 Earnings and Investments Update

I just returned from the first of my wedding related trips, this one to Santa Barbara, and I’m excited for the adventures ahead. I just shared a new post on travel hacking, and have to say I’m loving some of the recent benefits, like waiting for my flight in the United Club lounge instead of … Read more

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Underwrite Yourself for a Loan

Have you ever wondered how bankers decide whether or not to approve a loan?  Have you ever been rejected for a loan?  Are you interested in a new loan sometime in the near future?  If so, you should probably know a bit about how bankers underwrite loans to decide whether to approve or deny prospective … Read more

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Why Small Business Bank Accounts are Important

As you all know, I’m busy outside of my day job. In addition to my full time gig as a financial analyst, I run two companies. I have a blogging and online media company and a flash mob company. To protect myself from personal liability, I have an LLC for each. To ensure my LLC … Read more

How to Avoid ATM Fees

How to Avoid ATM Fees

I rarely use cash anymore, but it is inevitable that we all need cash for something at one time or another. To make sure you don’t get stuck throwing away money on ATM fees, plan ahead or follow these tips.

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