2 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Securing a Commercial Construction Loan

Posted on: 3 March 2018

All construction projects need financing, and banks are the most common lenders people turn to for money. However, banks have been taking a more conservative approach to making construction loans, which means you may have a hard time securing funding for your project. Here are two things a bank may take issue with your project and what you can do to improve the odds of getting approved. It Doesn't Appear the Market Supports the Project [Read More]

What To Do If You're Planning On Taking A Trip To Europe To Play Poker

Posted on: 23 January 2017

If you're a recreational poker player and you want to head over to Europe to play in one (or several) of the large tournaments, then you need to prepare ahead of time. You should not expect to just fly over and sit down in the casino and start playing. You need to organize entry fees, currency exchanges (very important for side (cash) games), and hotel rooms. Here's a quick guide to get your started. [Read More]

Building a Coin Collection for a Return on Investment

Posted on: 16 January 2017

If you are looking to collect coins simply because you enjoy them or because there is something about a particular set of coins that you love, simply collect whichever coins work for you. But if you would like to collect coins because you are looking for an investment, there are certain coins you may want to collect that you will be the most likely to get a great return on investment for. [Read More]

Selling Stocks At A Loss To Offset Taxable Income

Posted on: 29 December 2016

Most investors strive to cultivate investments that will result in a gain when sold. However, an investment loss is not necessarily a total and complete loss. Individuals can strategically sell stocks at a loss to offset certain gains otherwise included in taxable income. Effect of a stock sale loss  You may have some stock holdings that have declined in value over time. If the stocks are sold by the end of the tax year, you may utilize the loss to offset gains realized on other investment transactions. [Read More]