Hatchimals find competition from classic toys

Hatchimals find competition from classic toys

If you have kids, you’ve heard of Hatchimals. Undoubtedly the runaway must-have toy of the 2016 holiday season, these little “learning” critters absolutely flew off the shelves pretty much everywhere. But they had some competition from brands that are perennial favorites, proving name recognition and staying power is just as important as being the “it” brand. Continue reading Hatchimals find competition from classic toys

Designer rock becomes the weirdest gift of the holiday season

Designer rock becomes the weirdest gift of the holiday season

Think about the most ridiculous gift items you have seen in Christmases past. Now, think about the most popular “must have” items of past holiday seasons. Really ruminate. Can you picture something you saw that you just couldn’t quite figure out, some item that left you scratching your head … that millions of other people seemed to love … for no apparent reason. Now, think about the pet rock. Was yours better or was it worse? Continue reading Designer rock becomes the weirdest gift of the holiday season

Teaching Kids: How To Teach Your Children About Stocks And Bonds

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Teaching our children about investing is something most parents think very little about. Sure you’ll teach them how to balance their checking account and pay their bills on time, but rarely have you considered walking them through the steps of the long term financial stability they could have by investing. Try these tips to help teach your kids about stocks and bonds. Continue reading Teaching Kids: How To Teach Your Children About Stocks And Bonds

How a Roth IRA Can Benefit Your Child

How a Roth IRA Can Benefit Your Child

Most parents want to prepare financially for their child’s future to increase the amount of opportunities that are available. For those who want to grow their wealth at a steady pace, a Roth IRA is a viable option that can offer financial stability. When considering the investment option, there are a few ways that it can benefit your child. Continue reading How a Roth IRA Can Benefit Your Child

How to be a Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

How to be a Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

Effective money management is an important attribute that every entrepreneur must pick up along the way. Being financially savvy allows you to stretch a thin budget and convert it into visible growth and tangible assets that, in turn, can be used to produce more spendable capital. While effective budgeting and money management aren’t skills you can learn overnight, it’s certainly possible to consciously practice them and turn them into habits over the long run. Here are five tips to becoming a financially savvy entrepreneur. Continue reading How to be a Financially Savvy Entrepreneur

U.S. officially blaming Russia for hacks – but do they have the evidence to back the claims?

U.S. officially blaming Russia for hacks - but do they have the evidence to back the claims?

The news of the hacking of multiple U.S. political sites sent shockwaves through the American public and landed like a smart bomb in the middle of the presidential election race. Immediately, sides started pointing fingers. The GOP pointed fingers at lax DNC security measures, and the DNC immediately started blaming “Russians.” Continue reading U.S. officially blaming Russia for hacks – but do they have the evidence to back the claims?