By then TJX will be America’s dominant department store and a pretty good value investment. The experience at TJX proves that retail apocalypse is actually good for some brands. One has to wonder why more retailers are not copying TJX’s business model of deep discounting, and taking over from dying competitors.Read more
Bundle purchases. Most online retailers will give you free shipping if you make an order over a certain amount and many offer coupons for free shipping, which can be found with a simple search. You can either wait until you are ready to buy several items from the same place and place one large order or find that coupon.Read more
You don’t have to buy all of your groceries in the supermarket. You can find many canned items, spices and other groceries in local dollar stores. Discount dollar stores help slash grocery bills quickly with much lower prices on many items.Read more
The hottest and sexiest stock in the market right now is not Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) but the rather boring assetRead more
The volume of Venmo payments increased by 86% during 2017, rising from $6.8 billion in 1st Quarter to $10.4 billion in 4th Quarter, Statisa reported. If those figures are accurate, Venmo’s payment volume increased by $3.6 billion during 2017.
These figures indicate that PayPal might be the most successful payment solution in the world. It might also be creating a Fintech network that will one day rival those of Visa (NYSE: VA) and MasterCard (NYSE: MA).
It might initially seem like exercise negatively impacts your finances since you have to pay for your gym membership, workout classes, athletic clothes, personal trainers etc. However, if you really consider all the ways exercise positively affects your mind and body it starts to make sense that working out and staying healthy can have a positive influence on your finances.Read more
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) was founded in November in 2008, by 2010 it was already available in 250 cities and had 35 million registered users. In 2014 Groupon Getaways was launched, an app that is used for browsing and booking trips.
2016 saw the company sell its 1 billionth promotion.Read more
One habit for a successful saving, and probably the most important of them all, is paying yourself first. Prioritizing yourself doesn’t mean spending your money on inessential things, but actually means putting money into your savings first.Read more
The dividend is troubling in itself because the company simply cannot afford it. The money would be better spent on expansion or better technology. Instead, it looks as if the company is trying to buy shareholders off with a high dividend.Read more
Buffett loves to invest in “toll-booth companies;” such as Coke and Pepsi, that control the gateway to an industry. A gateway company does not have to worry about next-generation competitors; because it can simply charge them a toll, if they want to sell through its market channels.Read more