Author: Biz India

3 Ways to Protect Yourself from Becoming a Victim of Financial Fraud

By Estrella Ramirez | Medium Photo by Fausto Sandova on Unsplash If there is one thing that’s predictable about a world in chaos, it’s that there will always be people, ready and willing, to take advantage of the vulnerable. Over the past year, people have lost jobs, their homes, and an entire way of life at alarming rates. We, the people of humanity, are in an unpredictable and incredibly vulnerable state. Any opportunities to make quick cash or give us a sense of security we jump all over, even when it may be illogical under other circumstances. Unfortunately, it...

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Why Satoshis Are Now More Important Than Bitcoin

By Jason Deane | Medium Look after the Satoshi and (the) Bitcoin takes care of itself Image: Licensed adobe stock by Serenkonata Recently, I was running one of my light-hearted “Introduction to Bitcoin” events designed, as the name suggests, to introduce the concept of Bitcoin to people who hadn’t seen or understood it before. Having now runs hundreds of these events over the last few years and directly reached many thousands of people all over the world, certain re-occurring questions and objections have consistently come up, exactly as you would expect. Interestingly, however, those questions and objections have actually changed...

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Why the Minimum Wage Is Stuck at $7.25

By Hillary Hoffower and Nick Lichtenberg in Business Insider The federal minimum wage is currently at a standstill. Image credit – Lucy Nicholson – Reuters President Joe Biden campaigned on raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $15. But the $15 proposal was struck from his stimulus plan for not meeting the rules of budget reconciliation. Progressives have long been campaigning to hike the minimum wage, but have met with opposition from Republicans as well as more moderate Democrats. It hasn’t been raised since the last time Biden was in office, as vice president in 2009. At its core, the impasse seems...

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4 Simple Things a Financial Planner Tells His Clients to Do With Their Money To Build Wealth for a Lifetime

By Laila Madan | Business Insider Financial planner Nickolas P. Sanchez. Photo Nickolas Sanchez Trying to plan out your life isn’t easy, especially when it comes to building long-term wealth. At any moment, life can throw you a curveball or your goals and desires can change. And while there’s no way to know for certain where you’ll end up, there are a few steps you can take that could help get you on track to building long-term wealth, whether it’s for retirement or just your future self. Nickolas P. Sanchez, a financial planner at Financial Architects, Inc., shares four key...

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How Much Money Should You Save in 2021 – Amount By Age

By Isaiah McCall Image Credit: Medium Hyperinflation Is Here – You Just Haven’t Realized It Yet Why saving is more important in 2021 There’s one noticeable trend among the rich right now: they’re spending more money on assets. Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and Michael Burry (the legendary hedge fund manager who predicted 2008’s housing crisis) are buying farmland. Mark Cuban and Chamath Palihapitiya are buying crypto art or NFTs. Peter Schiff is buying gold. And Elon Musk and Cathie Wood are betting heavily on Bitcoin. “I’m interested in finding investments that aren’t just simply going to float up and down with...

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