According to Mint, the average professional athlete in the US makes more money in one season than the average American does in a lifetime. So why are so many pros going bankrupt?
This infographic explores some of the possible reasons.
Hat Tip: Business Insider
“Credit is a system whereby a person who can’t pay gets another person who can’t pay to guarantee that he can pay.”
— Charles Dickens
Where do your priorities stack up against other Americans?
Source: USA Today
Should you be concerned about the way Apple’s shares have been trading lately? Here is an annotated version of a nice infographic (original posted on SplatF) that highlights some of the most important Apple stats and trends which may help explain why investors are worried.
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
— Vince Lombardi
I heard this great quote today and it reminded me that one must be ready to take advantage of opportunities when they present themselves.
Here are some charts, courtesy of the Wonkblog, to help put the recent jobs report (gain of 157,000 jobs) in context:
The below chart shows how job sectors were affected by varying degrees: