Category Archives: Just Stuff

Understanding Modern Hedging Tactics

How do you hedge your portfolio? Just as any solid investment strategy is going to include everything from exit strategies, buy and sell prices, and diversity, it is also going to hedge against loss or risk. Though there is no formula for just how much of your portfolio you should protect with hedging, it is safe to say that you should use this sort of strategy whenever it is feasible. After all, not all hedging maneuvers are going to be… Read the rest

I Never Wanted to Be an Entrepreneur But I’ve Changed My Mind

Ten years ago I thought I’d always work a regular job. In fact, I had definite thoughts about entrepreneurship – I was certain it wasn’t for me.  I liked the safety net of working for someone else.  I didn’t like the idea of being solely dependent on myself to make the money.  I felt working a “regular” job would be infinitely more reliable. But in the last couples of years I’ve changed my mind.  I’ve got a taste of what… Read the rest

Why Should You Stop Payment on a Check?

Checks are being used less by ordinary people, but the check business is alive and thriving in businesses. If you don’t use checks a lot, and our younger generations don’t often seem to, you may not know what it means to stop payment on a check.  Well, the phrase pretty much tells you what that means, but I’ll clarify a bit further.  First of all you need to know your check has never been cashed.  Businesses still reconcile their accounts… Read the rest

Points to Consider Before Filing for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy filing offers individuals relief from debt and a much-needed chance to start their financial slate anew. Filing for bankruptcy may be the best step to take depending on certain circumstances and several other factors. If you’re seriously considering filing bankruptcy, here are some things to think about: Is Bankruptcy Right for You? When you’re deep in debt, the idea of wiping out all of your financial woes seems to be the perfect solution. However, not all kinds of debt… Read the rest