Are Brokers Called BROKErs Because They Make You Go Broke?

This post should perhaps have been titled How to Choose a Broker or maybe asked the question Do You Really Need a Broker? While it is indeed about the best practices surrounding your choice of a broker, I thought it would be much more interesting to look at it from the point of view of the Mark Hanna character played by Matthew McConaughey in the 2013 blockbuster film, The Wolf of Wall Street, when he was imparting some invaluable broker knowledge to Jordan Belfort’s character, played by Leonardo DiCaprio.  “The name of the game-,” he said, “moving the money from the client’s pocket to your pocket.” Continue reading

Why Budgeting Matters

Since budgeting allows you to create a spending plan for your earnings, and ensures that you have enough money for everything you need each month, learning to create and stick to a budget is important. According to My Money Coach, following a budget or spending plan is also the best way to keep you out of debt or help you work your way towards paying off your loans. Continue reading

Five Reasons Why Citibank Should be your Banking Option

“You’ve been scammed!”

When it comes to hard-earned money, nobody wants to hear this statement. That’s why wise people go to reliable banks. But how can banks prove they are reliable? Be in the banking business for more than 200 years! Just like Citibank. Well, aside from the number of years, Citibank was also involved in some breakthroughs in the banking industry.  One of the first few banks to use ATMs and they also started the very convenient All-Day All-night PC banking.

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