BBVA USA Bank is fast becoming a worldwide name. Even though the company has branch locations in just seven U.S. states, the online banking world has become BBVA’s oyster. Thanks to a history of innovative leadership and some great products they are becoming a recognized financial name to personal and business customers alike. Of course, […]
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If your investment portfolio is filled with “paper assets” – stocks, bonds, funds, etc. – have you considered adding alternative assets to the mix? If you have (and you should), an excellent choice may be art. Yes, artwork. Don’t dismiss this alternative lightly. High-quality artwork has been a staple investment among the wealthy for centuries. […]
When I think of the name Goldman Sachs, I think of the famed investment bank. I bet you do too. During the Great Recession, you heard the name “Goldman Sachs” a lot. That’s always going to happen whenever there is financial news because they’re one of the biggest investment banks. They have their hands in […]
When it comes to banking products, mainstream banks tend to get all of the attention. But what if you don’t want to go with one of the larger banks? Maybe you can’t. Maybe you dislike their practices. Whatever the reason, perhaps you’ve stumbled onto the ACE Flare™ Account by MetaBank® and are wondering if it’s […]
If you’ve been investing for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of Morningstar. The company is famous for providing ratings on mutual funds, that are widely respected and heavily relied on throughout the industry. But now with Morningstar Premium, you’ll be able to take advantage of the insights and analyses the company provides to […]
Ladder Life Insurance is an online insurance platform designed specifically to provide fast approvals for low-cost life insurance policies. Years ago, before companies like Ladder, getting life insurance was a long process and a big pain in the butt. You had to fill out a long application followed by a call with a life insurance […]
FamZoo is a prepaid card that can help you teach your kids about managing money responsibly. In our FamZoo review, we’ll explain why it’s specially designed with this educational component in mind. Teaching children about money can get complicated. Trying to decide how many piggy banks they should have for saving, spending, giving, what money […]
SoFi made its name as a very fun student loan refinancing company. Why were they fun? Not only did they offer low rates on student loan refinancing, but they also held events throughout the year and even offered career services. They would hold education events that included networking events, happy hours, and other similar “experiences.” […]
Do you know how much an acre of farmland is worth? $3,160. It varies from region to region but nationally, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, it is $3,160 per acre in 2018 (up from $3,100 in 2017). The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that statistic and more in their Land Values 2019 […]
One of the obstacles to purchasing life insurance is the application process. With traditional life insurance, you sit with a life insurance agent, who asks a series of deep and often uncomfortable questions as part of an application process that seems to take forever. Then you may have to wait weeks for an approval, and […]