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This Week in Financial Blunders: WWE & For-Profit Schools

College is hard. Getting slammed by a wrestler from the WWE is worse. What do these two have in common, other than the pains they cause? Find out in This Week in Financial Blunders.

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Eight Awesome Facts About the College Basketball Tournament

The men’s college basketball tournament began with 68 of the best college basketball teams in the country. Many upsets and overtimes later, we’re left with just a fraction of the original teams. Here are eight awesome facts about the men’s college basketball tournament that you may not have known.

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Sixteen Basketball Treats You Have to Try - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Sixteen Basketball Treats You Have to Try

It’s March and basketball is in the air! The college basketball tournament season is well under way, and we at the Zing Blog want to make sure you have enough treats to make it through. Here are 16 desserts you have to try during the tournament season.

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Top Five Upsets in College Basketball Tournament History - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Top Five Upsets in College Basketball Tournament History

In honor of all underdog victories past, present and future, here are our top five tournament upsets in college basketball history.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: M.I.A & Tesla

Haters gonna hate, as the saying goes, and that’s perfectly fine. It’s easy for confident people to ignore that hate and prevail. But when you have haters hating on your money, it’s going to turn into a financial blunder for them or you. Let’s read some examples of financial blunders when haters hate hard.

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The Best Types of Motorcycles for Seniors - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

The Best Types of Motorcycles for Seniors

Face it, not many seniors are as fit and strong as guys like Arnold Schwarzenegger or Hulk Hogan. Motorcycles can be very heavy. A new Harley Davidson Dyna Glide has a dry weight of 639 pounds. Drop that and try to lift it up without help! Not gonna happen unless you’re more like the Hulkster than most of us. There are quite a few options that can make motorcycling a bit more adaptable to seniors. Let’s take a look.

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How to Buy a Guitar: A Beginner’s Guide

Seems like everybody plays guitar these days. But are they playing the right guitar? There are a number of ways a guitarist can purchase a guitar and have it be the “right” guitar for him or her. And, these days it can even be done from the comfort of your own home – if you take the proper precautions!

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Six Ways to Get Ahead in the Workplace from "House of Cards" Frank Underwood - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Six Ways to Get Ahead in the Workplace from “House of Cards” Frank Underwood

What elevates the Netflix original series “House of Cards” beyond your run-of-the-mill political drama is that all of us can apply main character Frank Underwood’s ruthless philosophies to our own workplace situations. Here are six ways to get ahead by asking yourself, “What would Frank do?”

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Teenagers

Teenagers can be the worst at times. It’s okay, I can say it because I used to be one. They’re moody, selfish, unpredictable and figuring out who they want to be in life – a very dangerous cocktail when you think about it. The last thing anyone wants is a teenager with any sort of entitlement or soapbox because things get out of hand quickly, as demonstrated in the stories we have in this blog. This week in financial blunders we show how teens can cost you much more money than just child-rearing costs.

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Eight Awesome Facts About the College Basketball Tournament - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

College Basketball Bracket 101

So you’ve probably heard about the Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge, right? Well, if you haven’t, let me explain. Quicken Loans, along with Yahoo! Sports, will give you a billion (yes, billion with a “B”) dollars if you pick a perfect bracket during the men’s college basketball tournament this year. Now, in case you don’t have experience filling out brackets or aren’t even sure what a bracket is, the Quicken Loans Zing Blog is we’re here to give you a quick lesson in “bracketology.”

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