Mystery shopping is a great way to make money on the side while getting a chance to shop, check out new stores and restaurants, and over all improve the quality of service at these locations. The key is to not let them know that you are there evaluating them. If you think you've got a knack for blending in, then check out this video. In it you will learn the process of signing up and becoming a secret shopper, what to expect, and some tips for how to carry out your jobs.
As with any investment, putting your money in foreign markets requires due diligence and the willingness to take risks.
Forex— what is it? Any investor could tell you a complicated description of what Forex is, but the basics of the FX currency markets is— an over-the-counter financial market for trading currencies. The foreign currency exchange market has no central exchanges like the stock market and little regulatory oversight. With this beginner’s guide, learn the trading basics.
You can learn how to use the stock market as your own ATM machine. You can make 500 dollars in less than 15 minutes. Then you can take that 500 dollars and use it to get professional advice.
Unclaimed money, or money that has gotten lost in the financial system but is owed to you, is all over America. If you think there might be money that belongs to you in the state of New York, check out this video made by State Comptroller Mike DiNapoli outlining how to check whether you are owed unclaimed money and how to claim it.
Interested in obtaining an American Express Black or Centurion credit card? This video will teach you how to determine whether you qualify and how to apply for one if you do. For all of the details on how to get your own American Express Black card, take a look.
Law and business are frequently connected more closely than many are comfortable with. Thus, writing business case studies is a big part of legal life in law school and when working at a firm. Watch this video to learn how to write a great business case study.
No one likes paying rent, but for the most vulnerable portions of society it can be crippling. Watch this video to learn about some of the steps you can take to get rent assistance if you are low-income, elderly, or disabled.
The video shows you how to calculate capital budgeting with a Texas Instruments BA2+ financial calculator. Capital budgeting will help you determine cash flows for given investments for a certain number of years in the future, thus helping you determine if the investment is worthwhile. The buttons you will use are the CF (cashflows) button, the NPV (net present value) button, and the IRR (internal rate of return) button. The video uses the example of a $10,000 investment that will return $5,0...
This video is teaching you how to have proper Risk Management when trading. Not managing your risk will eventually kill your capital, whether you are trading stocks, forex, futures or indices. After explaining the concepts instructions are provided for you to adopt the principles mentioned.
Business owners and marketeers are diverting from traditional marketing techniques, including billboards, radio and TV advertising, brochures, and any other outdoor promotions, to cheaper but effective Internet marketing strategies. Under the new arrangement, business owners reach out to the final consumers through advertising on the World Wide Web.
The foreign exchange, or forex, market is a relatively safe place to invest money, but like with any investment research and understanding indicators are key to making profits. Watch this video to learn how to use forex trading spreads to read the market and make sound investments.
In terms of cold hard capital, Shawn Carter hasn't reached Warren Buffet status yet. But the rapping mogul is one of our country's wealthiest Americans, and Forbes predicts he'll make the top 400 in 2015. In anticipation, the magazine put the unlikely pair together to dish on the philosophy of success for this year's issue. Read the full interview here; video below.
The 'net present value' is the difference between the initial cost outlay of making a product or an investment, and the present value of expected cash flow. Using the equation given in this video, you can start with the initial estimation and determine the net present value for your endeavor.
High finance and statistical analysis are too complex for most people once they forget what they learned in high school. If you are an investor or small business owner, you can't afford to forget this stuff. This video will teach you how to value an interest rate swap, good info for financial professionals and students.
In this tutorial, we learn how to know what standard deviation is in your portfolio. Standard deviation is the amount of risk you have inside your portfolio, this will show you how much fluctuation you have in your portfolio. Depending on the expected return of your portfolio over an amount of time, you could have a different range of standard deviation. Knowing what your standard deviation can help you do the math to see what your chances of a return or loss will be for certain. This will he...
In this video, presented by the experts at the St. Louis Community Credit Union, learn how to prevent thieves from stealing your identity or account information. These days, between paper bills, Internet banking, social networking and all the other ways we interact, there are many ways for crooks to get into our private lives.
In this video from the ID Theft Center, learn exactly what identity theft is and how to prevent it from happening to you. Identity theft can happen to anyone - young, old, living, dead - thieves do not discriminate. This helpful video will tell you exactly what to look out for and how to avoid scams. Your host will explain how identity thieves operate and how to cut them off at the pass.
Identity theft typically occurs when someone uses your personal information such as social security numbers, credit card numbers or account information to perform various misdeeds, and you are left to clean up the mess.
When you decide its time to retire, you will most likely need to cash in your Social Security benefits. In this official two part tutorial, presented by the American Social Secuity Administration, learn exactly how to use their website and apply online. Applying online is very easy, and takes a lot less time than applying in person. By applying online for social security, you will bypass all of the long lines and waiting that usually happens in one of the offices. Plus, you won't ever have to...
You should watch this video if you want to improve your credit score with just 3 steps. To improve your credit score: Check your credit report. It is where your score comes from. You can also get a free copy of your credit report once a year at Annual Credit Report. Check it for errors. Timing. If you're going to apply for a loan as the application month approaches, stop charging because if your balance happens to be reported while it's big, it will temporary lower your score. Don't close you...
Having a website people can easily navigate is common sense. It can save taxpayer dollars & help your agency achieve its mission. Here's how to dramatically improve your website by focusing on your customers' needs & adopting some basic usability techniques.
Preserving the environment is not only the right thing to do—it can result in significant cost savings for your business.
Don't hide in a cave when the market is down. Find stocks that will pay off when the bull makes its return.
This is an interesting way to "play" the stock market without really playing it. Basically, it's a hypothetical way to learn a little bit before you start investing. Use Google finance.
Watch this video to learn what you should consider when picking bottoms for oversold stocks.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad author presents commentary on how money can manipulate or be manipulated. Make money work for you.