Finance

Google Finance – The Good and the Bad

Google Finance – The Good and the Bad

For understanding the financial health of a publicly traded company, Google Finance is one of the best platforms on the internet. The tool was launched in March 2006 and provides insightful data based on historical trading volumes and prices. The website also leverages Google’s proprietary Trends software, allowing users to view theRead More

Bitcoin Currency: Origins, Benefits and Regulations

Bitcoin Currency: Origins, Benefits and Regulations

What is Bitcoin? This is question thousands of people are asking today. This new, virtual currency is taking the financial world by storm, and we are going to talk a little bit about it here. What is Bitcoin? – Its Origins Satoshi Nakamoto – the nickname an unknown person usedRead More

The 2008 Global Economic Crisis Explained

The 2008 Global Economic Crisis Explained

The global economic crisis was kick-started by the collapse of one of the biggest global financial services firms; Lehman Brothers in September 2008. The Lehman Brothers collapse almost brought down the global financial system. It took billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money to keep the world’s financial system running. Nevertheless,Read More

Tips for Gay Couples Considering Filing Tax Return As Married

Tips for Gay Couples Considering Filing Tax Return As Married

If you are a gay couple, legally married in a state or country that performs such marriages, can you file your federal income tax return as married even if the federal government refuses to acknowledge your marriage? General Answer: Because the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defines marriage for federalRead More