Fantasy football is a tremendously entertaining, extremely nerve-racking and potentially heart-breaking interactive competition that delivers exactly what the name describes – a fantasy land where you own and manage a team of professional football players. But behind this fantasy, are a few real numbers that might just make you jump out of your seat.
Are you a tech-savvy personal finance fan who’d like nothing more than to get rid of cash and checks? Read on. I’ll examine the most common instances of where money would need to change hands, and what your options are for going cash/checkless. From easiest to most difficult.
It’s easy to dislike change when it happens, like our quickly ending summer, but look at this way: change is a constant. Things will always be changing, much like the financial blunders you see here on the Zing blog: People and corporations will always do dumb things with money, but the means in which they accomplish this is always changing. That’s why this week in financial blunders, we examine three wildly different money mishaps.
This Week in Financial Blunders would like to focus on the bigger failures of organization. See how state benefits and name databases have faltered in the past week.
The next time you withdraw or deposit money from an ATM, be aware that saboteurs may have installed information-stealing devices known as skimmers.
Bitcoin has gotten lots of attention from the press the past few weeks, but what are bitcoins all about? Is it a sound investment? Read on to get a brief overview of the decentralized, digital currency and if it’s worth your money.
The Lean Startup is an approach based on testing and validating your business quickly and efficiently.
There’s been a growing conversation in the news lately regarding the pros and cons faced by businesses when they allow employees to work from home. All of this discussion begs the question, “Is working from home a help or a hindrance to the workplace?” The answer, according to a recent Stanford study, is pretty clear: there can be definite benefits for both employer and employee.
In 2012, the average guy was expected to spend almost $170. Some predict that number could jump nearly 10 percent this Valentine’s Day. Is it just me, or does that seem like a lot of money to spend on what many people consider a “Hallmark holiday?”
The Super Bowl was expected to bring in close to $150 million in revenue for the city of New Orleans. Any idea how much money Mardi Gras generates?