• WTFinance: What is a Credit Score?

    27 days ago - By Mint

    Thinking about buying a house? That new car you've be dreaming about? Opening that coffee shop/bookstore/record store that maybe also sells sandwiches? Having big dreams may also require good credit. To keep your eye on the prize, you need to keep an eye on your credit score, and we're here to help.
    Why your credit score matters
    For starters, your credit score is the number that alerts bankers and lenders of how reliable you are when it comes to repaying debt. This score is calculated from things like if you pay your credit card on time, your credit card utilization and how long you have...
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  • This Crypto Hedge Fund Is Paying Investors' $10,000 Poker World Series Buy-In Fees

    This Crypto Hedge Fund Is Paying Investors' $10,000 Poker World Series Buy-In Fees

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    Crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital plans to reward seven existing investors with free tickets it received to the 49th Annual World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
    Winners will get $10,000 for the buy-in fee and $3,000 for lodging and travel expenses, the firm said in an emailed letter Tuesday. The company received the tickets from Virtue Poker, a decentralized poker platform, as an award for investing in the company's initial coin offering, Pantera President Bill Healy said.
    "As you can imagine, we were ambivalent to this award - it had no bearing on our investment decision in the project...
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  • San Francisco startup changing house flipping in Las Vegas

    27 days ago - By Review Journal

    Eric Wu is a house flipper but, unlike other real estate investors, says he isn't trying to land a profit by selling for more than he paid. The windfall, he said, will come from transaction fees.
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