Archive for February, 2013

Professional Athletes Going Bankrupt [Infographic]

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 Leave a comment

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


Quote of the Day

Monday, February 25th, 2013 Leave a comment

“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

Americans’ Priorities

Sunday, February 24th, 2013 Leave a comment

Where do your priorities stack up against other Americans?


Source: USA Today

Investors Worried About Apple’s Stock (Infographic)

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 Leave a comment

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.


Source: iClarified

Quote of the Day

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 Leave a comment

“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.


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US: Employment Numbers in Context

Monday, February 4th, 2013 Leave a comment

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:


Source: Wonkblog

Sunday Political Cartoon

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 1 comment
Credit: Walt Handelsman -- Newsday

Credit: Walt Handelsman — Newsday

Source: Time