Money

  • 9 Ways To Tade In Or Sell Unwanted Gift Cards

    9 Ways To Tade In Or Sell Unwanted Gift Cards

    It’s June, which means that if you haven’t used the gift cards you got for Christmas yet, it’s time to cut your losses and look for other options. Luckily, it’s 2014, and you have plenty of choices regarding what to do with your old or unwanted gift cards. Here are nine ways for you to […]

  • 9 Richest Russian Billionaires

    9 Richest Russian Billionaires

    You might think that one Russian billionaire is as good as another, but actually they’re a fiercely competitive group. For instance, they’re always arguing about who actually has the most billions – an argument that can thankfully now be closed with the help of the annual list of the world’s billionaires from Forbes (you can […]

  • Google Overtakes Apple As World’s Most Valuable Brand

    Google Overtakes Apple As World’s Most Valuable Brand

    Back in October we told you about how Apple had managed to become a more valuable brand than old stalwart Coca-Cola, but as a sign of how fast things change in the 21st century, that’s already old news, because Apple has lost its spot to Google (at least according to one rubric). The news comes […]

  • Dmitry Rybolovlev Coughs Up Biggest Divorce Settlement in History

    Dmitry Rybolovlev Coughs Up Biggest Divorce Settlement in History

    You might not be familiar with the name Elena Rybolovelva, but as the ex-wife of Russian oligarch and billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, she’s broken a world record that’s more valuable than most. She has been awarded the largest divorce settlement in the history of the modern world—exactly 4,020,555,987 Swiss francs and 20 centimes, which comes to […]

  • 9 Things You Might Not Have Known About Bitcoin

    9 Things You Might Not Have Known About Bitcoin

    For several months whenever I read or heard the word “Bitcoins” I assumed it was a reference to those coins that Mario is always grabbing. But it turns out that actually isn’t the case – Bitcoin is a real currency, albeit one in the very early stages of its existence. So there’s a lot of […]

  • The UK’s Most Expensive Rental Property: $325,000 a Month (Pics)

    The UK’s Most Expensive Rental Property: $325,000 a Month (Pics)

    Rent: it’s a pain, right? Well, no matter how high your rent has gotten, it’s a safe bet that you’re not paying as much as what it costs to live in this penthouse in London‘s Hyde Park neighborhood. That would be about $325,000 in American dollars. For that amount of money you get five bedrooms […]

  • California Couple Finds $10 Million in Gold Coins

    California Couple Finds $10 Million in Gold Coins

    Warning: Reading this story will possibly render you unable to ignore trash you see on the side of the road. That’s because one California couple, walking on their Sierra Nevada property, found some gold coins in old rusty cans that turned out to be worth around $10 million! The couple, who understandably wish to remain […]

  • 22 Things You Can Actually Buy with Bitcoins

    22 Things You Can Actually Buy with Bitcoins

    Up until now, anything you’ve heard about bitcoins has been pretty abstract. Whether you’ve read a news article trying to explain exactly what bitcoins are—basically just a new form of completely digital, non-government regulated currency—or a few stories about how people are making money trading bitcoins, chances are you haven’t taken the new 21st century […]

  • 60-Foot Diplodocus Skeleton Sold for Almost $800,000

    60-Foot Diplodocus Skeleton Sold for Almost $800,000

      Dinosaur skeletons are generally thought to be the province of museums, but a 60-foot diplodocus skeleton recently went up for sale to the highest bidder, courtesy of the family of palaeontologist Raimund Albersdoerfer. The skeleton, nicknamed “Misty,” is one of only six diplodocus skeletons in the world, making its eventual price of almost $800,000 […]

  • Snapchat CEO Turns Down $3 Billion Cash Offer from Facebook

    Snapchat CEO Turns Down $3 Billion Cash Offer from Facebook

    In news that will likely make your head swim no matter how much money you have (or don’t have) in the bank, Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and CEO of Snapchat, the popular (but, it should be noted, completely revenue-free) photo messaging app reportedly turned down a $3 billion cash acquisition offer from Facebook. Spiegel is […]