TOUR AT CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE (CME)

TOUR AT CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE (CME)

5 minutes The world of money and investing is pretty mysterious to most of us. One way to make money matters more tangible, and maybe more understandable, is to visit the places where high finance happens. The Second City has a first-class presence in the financial markets. Here is a look at the tours and visitors’ privileges available at Chicago money and trading centers. All times are for Monday through Friday: – The Chicago Mercantile Exchance (CME), 30 S. Wacker Dr. The CME, which Continue

HIGH DIVIDEND STOCKS – MARCH 2019

HIGH DIVIDEND STOCKS – MARCH 2019

65 minutes March 2, 2019 – From Simply Safe Dividends High dividend stocks appeal to many investors living off dividends in retirement because their high yields provide generous income. Many of the highest paying dividend stocks offer a high yield in excess of 4%, and some even yield 10% or more. However, not all high yield dividend stocks are safe. Let’s review what high dividend stocks are, where stocks with high dividends can be found in the market, and how to identify which high Continue

WARREN BUFFETT’S DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO

WARREN BUFFETT’S DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO

72 minutes February 18, 2019 Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway outperformed the S&P 500 by 10.8% per year from 1965 through 2018, generating an overall gain of 2,472,627% compared to the market’s total return of 15,019%. It’s no wonder why investors closely monitor Warren Buffett’s portfolio. He is arguably the greatest investor of all time. You can download an up-to-date list covering all of the dividend stocks owned by Warren Buffett by clicking here. While Berkshire Hathaway itself does not pay a dividend because it Continue

The 12 key principles of financial success in today’s world

The 12 key principles of financial success in today’s world

20 minutes Spread out any splurge expenditure. It is a good idea to establish clear principles to live by when it comes to your personal finance. Some examples of rules to follow are to regulate your ‘splurging’ and to take on a new debt with caution. The goal is to have low expenses, but to also have the money needed to handle any unexpected costs that may arise. Whenever a person makes a thoughtful decision, it’s usually based heavily on a set of internal Continue

THE POWER OF SHARING WHAT YOU KNOW MAKES YOU BIGGER

THE POWER OF SHARING WHAT YOU KNOW MAKES YOU BIGGER

2 minutes The power of sharing makes you bigger than you are. The more you pour out, the more life will be able to pour in. The key to make your life really unique and worthwhile is to share what you know, because sharing has a certain unique magic of its own. The power of sharing If you share an idea with 10 different people, they get to hear it once and you get to hear it 10 times—getting you even better prepared for Continue

EVAN YOUTUBE THE MOST POPULAR KID YOU’VE NEVER HEARD

EVAN YOUTUBE THE MOST POPULAR KID YOU’VE NEVER HEARD

5 minutes EVAN YOUTUBE – This little entrepreneur is big – and he got there without the money or resources of a top-tier network or record label, nor the cachet of Will Ferrell. There aren’t a lot of people with more than 280 million views on YouTube. Katy Perry’s channel has 272 million. ESPN has 328 million. Madonna clocks in at 275 million and Funny or Die is getting close with 266 million. And then there’s Evan Youtube, the 7-year-old behind EvanTubeHD, the kid- Continue

EVAN TUBE 8-YEAR-OLD MAKES $1.3 MILLION ON YOUTUBE

EVAN TUBE 8-YEAR-OLD MAKES $1.3 MILLION ON YOUTUBE

2 minutes EVAN TUBE – What were you up to when you were 8 years old? Probably something less impressive than Evan. He is the kid behind EvanTubeHD, which is a family-friendly YouTube channel where Evan (and occasionally his sister or mom) reviews toys and video games. Evan rakes in $1.3 million a year from posting his toy reviews to YouTube. It started out as a fun project Evan and his dad embarked on together. The pair would make Angry Birds stop-motion videos, and, according to a Continue

BUYING A HOUSE IS FOR SUCKERS

BUYING A HOUSE IS FOR SUCKERS

4 minutes Buying a house – Should you own a home? Unless you have 20 million bucks in the bank, in cash, you have no business buying a house. People think the only way to save money is to buy a house. Suzy Orman thinks you have no way to earn any real money for yourself, so she advises you to buy a house as the only way to get your money. You will get your home paid off when you are old. Who Continue

SALESPEOPLE WE ARE ALL, USE THESE 3 TECHNIQUES TO BECOME A BETTER ONE

SALESPEOPLE WE ARE ALL, USE THESE 3 TECHNIQUES TO BECOME A BETTER ONE

3 minutes Salespeople we are all – You may not have the title of a salesperson, but it’s imperative that you polish up on your skills and become a better communicator to win in business and in life. Whether you run your own company or currently employed by one, there is a good chance that at some point throughout the day you are spending time doing sales related work. All of us, regardless of job title or influence, do some type of sales on Continue