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The 10 Worst Cars of All Time (Backed By Science)

Whenever I’m at a car event (too often), I hear the other automotive writers talking excitedly about cars. They want to restore cars, they want to own cars, and they even, inexplicably, want to drive cars. I feel envious of their passion. I have a semi-career as

Investment Tips for a Bear Market

A bear market is a term for a market condition where prices decline for a prolonged period. Normally, it refers to conditions in which the prices in the market drop by 20% from the high points it has achieved recently.  Bear markets refer to market

Of Minimalism and Saving Money

Does minimalism mean more savings? An increasing number of people are getting interested in minimalism. They are attracted to the lifestyle for various reasons. Some are turned off by the blatant consumerism of modern culture. Others like the idea of making fewer choices. Then there

Not So Crazy Now: How to Do Financial Prepping

In the past, preppers were seen in the same light as conspiracy theorists. People considered them to be one step away from being full-blown crazy. With the pandemic now affecting everyone, preppers are now more like prophets. Prepping actually makes a great deal of sense.

Corona Beer Reports $170M Loss Following Coronavirus Pandemic

Anheuser-Busch In Bev, the company that owns world-famous beers like Stella Artois, Beck’s, Budweiser, Bud Light, Hoegaarden, and Corona, reported that it had suffered almost 10% drop in sales. In the first quarter of 2020, the company forecasted a loss of about $170M in earnings

Insuring Against the Coronavirus

The pandemic caused by the coronavirus is ravaging the world economy. Unfortunately, with cases rising in Europe and the United States, the worst is yet to come. Supply chains are being disrupted, orders are being delayed or cancelled, and employees are working remotely. Various industries

Corona and Cash: Should You Be Afraid to Handle Dollars?

With the fear of the coronavirus spreading through contact with surfaces, some people are afraid of handling cash. They are afraid that they can get infected because of the virus found in the dollar bills. Is there a basis for this fear? Should people refrain

Pay Off Your Debt Or Save?

Do you have some extra cash right now? It’s understandable if you are wondering as to what you can do with your money. Should you pay off your debt or is it better if you save it?  When you try to do the math, it