What Is SolarCity Stock Worth Today?

SolarCityOne of the hardest things to do in the solar industry is value solar stocks. Companies are increasingly moving away from making quarterly income by selling goods outright and shifting towards owning and financing solar projects over years or even decades. Owning projects is something SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY  ) has focused on in its short history as a public company.

So what are all of those solar systems worth, and what should you be willing to pay for SolarCity stock? I’ll try to answer that below.

How SolarCity wants you to view their business
One of the complexities in valuing a company like SolarCity is that it doesn’t have straightforward financial statements. Since it installs most of its solar systems with long-term power purchase agreements or leases, its revenues are spread over 20 years or more, resulting in low revenue and large losses short-term.

As a result, SolarCity has created concepts like retained value to estimate the present value of the leases it has signed. As of the end of the second quarter SolarCity had $3.3 billion in contracted payments from customers and $1.8 billion in estimated retained value. As this figure goes up, SolarCity is creating more value for shareholders — and that’s what management wants you to keep your eye on.

But the retained value model makes a lot of assumptions about SolarCity’s business that likely won’t come true. That’s why I think there are better ways to look at value in SolarCity’s business.

How investors should view SolarCity’s business

The problem with valuing SolarCity based on retained value alone is that it makes assumptions — like the renewal of a lease in 20 years and very high rates of lease transfer to new homeowners — that should be taken with a grain of salt. But the bigger challenge is that the lease model is likely peaking in popularity, and even SolarCity is transitioning to selling solar systems with loans. This will fundamentally change where SolarCity’s value will come from, and makes valuing SolarCity on retained value over the long term almost a moot point.

To adjust to this, I think the correct way to look at SolarCity’s value creation each quarter is to take contracted retained value (this excludes a renewal assumption built into reported retained value) plus gross margin of product sales (think loan sales in the future) minus operating costs. This would be analogous to EBIT — or earnings before interest and taxes — in present day dollars.

Over the last year, SolarCity has added $881 million in contracted retained value in 546 MW of booked projects, which is the point when retained value is booked, leading to $1.08 per watt in contracted value per watt booked. Of course, that value doesn’t become real value until it’s installed, which is the measure I’ve used below. This table attempts to show the amount of value SolarCity will install in the next three years based on its own projections for deployments and my assumptions for value created.

So, why have I projected that value per watt booked will fall over time? The simple answer is that SolarCity is in a highly competitive market with falling costs. Today, it may be able to generate $1.08 per watt in contracted value, but it’s moving into the lower margin loan market and competitive system pricing. If it costs $1.90 per watt to build a system in 2017, as management predicts, a 5 kW system would cost just $9,500 to build. It’s unlikely SolarCity would be able to sell that system for nearly $15,000, which would be a more than 36% gross margin. Competitors would flood into the market and offer lower costs.

SolarCity has also generated a lot of retained value in the last year by securitizing future cash flows. In its retained value model it discounts cash flows at a 6% rate, but securitization deals have been as low as 4.03% interest. The difference has added to retained value, but if interest rates rise over the next 20 years (which is almost guaranteed) securitization deals may not have the same boost to retained value.

It’s far more likely that margins will fall to 10%-20%, or closer to $0.50 per watt over time. That’s why the net value per watt booked falls over time in my analysis above.

So what is SolarCity worth?
Based on the assumptions above, you can see that value added annually grows each year despite the fact that value per watt falls. This is because SolarCity is growing so quickly.

The question now is that multiple to put on these value added figures? Remember that this is an approximation of the present value of EBIT, not net income, so a lower multiple should be used than you might use for a P/E ratio.

Using the 2015 estimate, I think a 6x-8x multiple of value add is appropriate, giving SolarCity a value of $5.4 billion to $7.2 billion. I think this gives investors some upside potential if value added ends up being higher than I predicted, while accounting for the very real possibility that prices and margins will be squeezed long-term.

With all of this said, it’s difficult to value a company like SolarCity which is changing rapidly and still reporting massive losses quarter after quarter. But there’s definitely value there, and this is one way to put a figure on what investors are getting in SolarCity.

5 Real Estate Mistakes Retirees Make

real estate mistakesMost people heading into retirement inevitably make some sort of real estate decision—whether they downsize, relocate to a different community or make renovations to an existing home that makes the place more accessible to live in as they get older.

So, not surprisingly, there are numerous real estate mistakes people in this group make.

“Real estate is usually one of the biggest assets retirees have, but it’s the area with the most emotional attachment—and a place where it’s very easy to mess up,” said Larry Luxenberg, managing partner with Lexington Avenue Capital Management, a financial advisory firm in New City, N.Y.

Below are five common retiree real estate stumbles.

Not downsizing soon enough

Big homes come with big energy bills and large lawns to mow—not to mention sizable real estate taxes and homeowner-insurance premiums. The longer you delay a move to a place that better fits your current needs, the more savings you’re missing out on.

“You don’t necessarily need to wait until the last [child] gets out of college to pull the trigger,” said Thomas Scanlon, an adviser with Raymond James in Manchester, Conn. “Lots of folks wait until post-college, and then children boomerang into the basement—it could be an eight- to 10-year run of having more home than you need.”

Not investing the downsizing proceeds

When downsizing, not everyone walks away with cash at closing—some people buy a smaller home, but it doesn’t come with a less expensive price tag. If, however, you are able to purchase a home and bank some cash at the same time, it’s crucial to invest that windfall, Luxenberg said.

“People have a tendency to look at that as found money,” finding a way to spend it quickly, he said.

Individual circumstances will determine exactly what to do with the cash, said Scott Bishop, director of financial planning with STA Wealth Advisors, in Houston. In some situations, it might be best to live on the home equity money first, which would allow you to leave retirement funds untouched for a while, allowing them to grow for a longer period. (Doing so might also enable you to wait longer to claim Social Security, thus entitling you to larger benefits.) Also consider the tax implications when deciding which pot of money to tap for expenses first, he said.

Not researching an area before relocating

Those with dreams of relocating to a sunny locale need to research the place before moving-and early, Bishop said. Know how your taxes will be affected, the cost of the living in the new area, and generally how you’ll fill your days there.

But also be mindful about your health-care options, Bishop said. Research doctors and make sure the ones you’d choose are accepting new patients-and that they’d be in your insurance network. Those with specific health concerns should make sure there are specialists in areas they need.

“As you age, even if you’re healthy now, you may need to visit hospitals more frequently,” Bishop said. That might not be top of mind for people when they’re moving, say, in their 50s and 60s.

Maintaining two homes

Maybe you’re a snowbird, who likes living part-time in two locations. Maybe you’ve purchased a second home with the intent to retire there someday, thinking that you’d save money by buying at today’s prices. Either way, maintaining two homes is a drain on your finances, Scanlon said.

If you’re a snowbird, make sure both homes are small, with manageable running costs, Scanlon said. And if you’re buying now to live in later, reconsider, Luxenberg said. Buying now may end up not being that much of a savings, after factoring in the cost of running two homes-and may even cost more in the long run, he said.

“My own experience owning a house is that everything costs more than anticipated beforehand,” Luxenberg said.

Having a mortgage in retirement

Yes, mortgage rates are favorable, and owners can deduct mortgage interest when filing their income taxes. But most retirees live on Social Security, IRA distributions, their savings and portfolio, and for many, the tax deduction isn’t very significant, Scanlon said. Also, not having a mortgage can keep expenses down, perhaps allowing a retiree to delay taking Social Security distributions early, he said. When you wait until full retirement age, Social Security distributions are larger.

Scanlon also advises against taking out a mortgage if you downsize to a new home-despite low rates. “If someone is 50 years old, he’d have the mortgage until he’s 80,” he said.

Join us at 2 pm ET Friday on Facebook to talk about retirement strategies for real people and the money mistakes you shouldn’t make in the crucial years before you retire. We’ll be chatting with Yahoo Finance’s Mandi Woodruff, the AARP’s Jean Setzfand and Money editor-at-large Penelope Wang.

Is This Your Portfolio?

PortfolioInvestment portfolio come in all shapes and sizes. Some are big and some are small. But regardless of their size, there’s a common thread. What am I talking about?

All portfolio, regardless of whether they are a 401(k) retirement plan, an IRA, or a brokerage account, have defining characteristics.

Certain portfolio, for example, are an over-diversified mess of everything held everywhere. Other portfolios are heavily concentrated in just one asset class like gold (IAU), a few stocks (JAVLX) or one industry sector like bank stocks (KBE) or biotechs (IBB). Does your portfolio have these attributes?

In either case, the construction of many investment portfolio rarely meets the true objectives of the investor. Why? Because the portfolios contain major structural flaws that restrict or threaten performance. And unless these defects are identified and eliminated, they will hamper financial progress.

In my latest video titled, “Which of these 3 Portfolio is Yours?” I examine three common types of portfolios. These are the investment accounts I’ve executed personalized Portfolio Report Cards on over the past few months. Since May, I’ve already analyzed and graded more than $15 million in portfolios.

The Portfolio Report Card method I invented for analyzing and grading portfolios uncovers most of the investment problems that afflict people. The simple grading system of A, B, C, D, or F helps you to understand the financial condition of your investments in the only five areas that matter; risk, cost, taxes, diversification, and performance.  Does your portfolio pass or fail?

Sim Box and GSM Gateway

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Business Concepts for a Basic Business Plan

Business ConceptsThese are the most basic elements for a basic business plan:
The business concept, rather than the product itself
What matters is not what you want to sell, what matters is the “business concept” let me explain with an example. Most people think McDonald’s is a hamburger business, others believe that the business is to call the attention of children with the Happy Meal and sell hamburgers to stop, this is only part of the concept.  The true concept of business from McDonald’s “Real Estate” is the company that has more commercial properties in the world, their approach is to buy land with little commercial value, they put a McDonald’s, in a few years the property rises in value and sell the rest of gains ground.  Franchise dealers pay most of the construction and equipment also end up paying rent for the facility over the franchise royalties. Everything is owned by McDonald’s, the point here is the local income and sales of inputs.  The same with Burger King, Estartbook and other franchises, notes as the concept is more important business to market the product.

The market investigation
Depending on the size of the business is the research carried out to know the market where it intends to make inroads.  The time and money set aside for that purpose, should be in proportion to the magnitude.  The better you know the market behavior will be more shielded against problems and failures as well as preventing and dealing with any contingency.

The economic investment
Each type of business determines the amount to invest, however it is common to fall into the mistake of starting business with the wrong budget, either more or less.  The concepts are to invest, the building and machinery, raw materials, salaries, marketing and advertising, just to mention the most used.  Remember always be more important than a good idea for a big budget, good business ideas actually reduce the amount to invest and increase the chances of success.

In times of recession, many employers neglect the business plan motivated by desperation prints their economic problems and end commercial digging its own grave.  All the time you invest in a business plan, will save time and money, and secure better results.

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5 Common Misconceptions about Marketing

Misconceptions of Marketing5 Common Misconceptions about Marketing – Everybody seems to know Marketing. The world is full of Marketing gurus. We all talk about with a remarkable ease and confidence, though most of the times we are not Marketing professionals and not even close. What are the most frequent mistakes in understanding Marketing practices and theories?

  • Defining MarketingThere is clearly a general tendency in employing the notion of Marketing within a confusing mix of Public Relations, Advertising, or Media Planning. Regardless of the degree in evolution and growing of Marketing, many of us still cannot understand what Marketing really is and only see the its extreme manifestations. Many believe Marketing is a useless, fancy field, eating up budgets and giving little in return. Others see Marketing as an artistic field, where all you need is creativity to develop a memorable ad.
  • Marketing is still confused with CommunicationThis common mistake is, again, the result of sufficient understanding of Marketing. Marketing professionals are often thought to be responsible for creating advertisements, logos, slogans. What people usually see is the mere top of the iceberg, forgetting that there is a product, a price and a distribution strategy to be developed before even thinking of advertising.
  • Under- or overestimating the role of the marketerOn one hand, the marketer is often seen as a must-have within a company, but (s)he has an indefinite role and ends up doing a little of everything (Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Customer Care, Account Management etc.) On the other hand we might be faced with the other extreme, where the marketer is an omniscient, all-powerful creature eclipsing everyone else.
  • SegmentationIn spite of the abundance in resources and consulting services aimed at researching the consumers base, segmentation is still done intuitively at least at small-business level. Large companies might have whole departments assigned to work on segmentation research and strategy, and still not be fully failure-proof.
  • Marketing for the sake of itThis is an attitude I have met in too many occasions not to mention it. People (and again, small-business owners are the usual culprits) do marketing because everyone else does it, because they heard they should do it, because it is a fashionable thing to do.

Surely, the list above is not exhaustive, and it only points at several attitudes leading nowhere on the Marketing battlefield. Marketing is surely not an art, thought it does employ a certain flaire and creativity. Marketing is not a science either, but it operates with precise instruments. Marketing is not for everyone and not to be performed regardless of the conjuncture around the business.We should keep in mind that Marketing operations have a clear objective: increasing the profitability of a business. To bring money, to be more clear. Marketing is therefore just as important as everything else in the company: if a product has functional faults we would blame the production department, but when a product does not sell for reasons beyond production it is usually the Marketing department to take the blame.

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5 Investing Myths May Stop You From Retiring On Time

Investing MythInvestors are battered daily with an avalanche of financial information. Much of it is wrong. The securities industry spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually sponsoring all forms of financial media, a great portion of which is little more than an infomercial for its services.

The consequence of so much sponsored media content masking as financial journalism is quite predictable. Investors accept many myths propagated by the securities industry, and have harmed themselves significantly as a result.

The full truth is even more insidious. The securities industry has figured out how to subconsciously trigger knee-jerk responses that encourage bad investor behavior. It does so largely by instilling fear and anxiety, and playing on the appeal of greed.

Here are the most common investing myths that, if believed and acted upon, may prevent you from saving enough to retire.

1. You are in control. Technically, you are the one who makes the ultimate decision about how to invest. But you may not be aware that the securities industry, through powerful advertising methods, may be sending you a message that causes you to subconsciously act in a way that is not in your best interest.

Brain images taken of investors as they watch a stock that is rapidly increasing in value are remarkably similar to scans showing the brain activity of people addicted to drugs or alcohol. According to CNN Money writer Jason Zweig, it’s this dopamine rush that causes us to “play lotto, invest in IPOs, keep too much money in too few stocks and invest with active portfolio managers instead of index funds.”

The next time you read about a hedge fund with a huge return, try to picture what that information is doing to your brain.

2. Positive personal traits are indicative of investing skill. The name “Bernie Madoff” is all you need to hear to understand the subtle “halo effect” that plagues investors. We have a tendency to form an overall opinion about a person or circumstance based on our perception in one area. Madoff had an appealing personality and an aura of respectability. Investors assumed that investing with him was a safe and prudent decision, notwithstanding numerous red flags.

Don’t be deceived. Just because your broker or advisor is good-looking and glib doesn’t mean the advice you’re receiving is in your best interest.

3. “Investment pros” are skilled in “beating the market.” Of all the myths, this one is the most pervasive and widespread. One peer-reviewed study, “False Discoveries in Mutual Fund Performance: Measuring Luck in Estimated Alphas,” looked at the 32-year record of 2,076 stock mutual funds. The authors used sophisticated statistical testing to differentiate results attributable to luck from those based on skill.

The number of fund managers who beat their benchmark over time was “statistically indistinguishable from zero.” The few that did were simply lucky. Wall Street is extremely proficient in one area: confusing luck with skill.

4. Investment clubs are a source of sound investment advice. Investment clubs serve a useful function, like providing a place for networking and socializing. However, the very nature of the group’s activities (stock picking, market timing, trying to select the next “hot” fund manager) will likely result in lower returns.

An exhaustive study, “Too Many Cooks Spoil The Profits: Investment Club Performance,” by Brad Barber and Terrance Odean, showed that 60 percent of investment clubs underperform the market. The average club underperformed a broad market index by 3 percent per year.

5. Alternative investments are good choices. Many investors believe hedge funds and private equity funds are good investments, and bemoan the fact they don’t meet the minimum qualifications necessary to invest in them. The hype surrounding these investments is not supported by the data.

For the past decade, the index used to measure the performance of the hedge fund industry underperformed indexes in each major stock asset class and even three Treasury bond indexes. It accomplished this remarkable feat by charging obscene fees, typically 2 percent of assets under management plus 20 percent of profits.

Larry Swedroe analyzed the performance of private equity funds. He concluded that investors would be better off in a passively managed small-cap fund that is far more diversified.

All of these disseminated myths share a common goal. They are calculated to get you to take action based on short-term information. In addition to creating fear and anxiety, the securities industry has another way to get you to trade. They tempt you with new products that promise increased return without additional risk.

Prioritizing Savings, Mortgage, and Retirement

savingsLet me give you my example. My wife and I are young. Our financial lives are coming together as we get our careers in order for the first time. We bought a house last year, on the very low end of what we can afford. It’s a major fixer-upper; we lived on a mattress in the kitchen for the first 6 months we lived here while we finished the upstairs. But it’s becoming more livable everyday and our mortgage is pretty low.

A big part of me looks at that $30k or so that’s left to pay off and wants to kill it dead as soon as possible. Imagine actually owning a home with nothing to pay off. I’ve been slogging away for the better part of the past year, throwing everything I can at it. Meanwhile, we’ve been setting money aside to start an IRA, as well as our own personal savings. Looking at the interest rates, something slowly dawned on me.

Because our interest rate on our mortgage is 3.35% and our expected return on an IRA is 7%, it actually makes more sense to just pay the minimum mortgage payment each month (as much as it pains me) and set aside more money for the bigger gain later. Here’s why:

The average US annual inflation rate is in the neighborhood of 2-3%. That means your money is worth 3% less each year than it was the previous year. If the interest rate on my mortgage is barely higher than that of the inflation rate, the bank is, in some ways, nearly letting me borrow their money for free. There are other ways to look at it, but basically I’ll see so much more of an increase from a retirement savings plan like the IRA than I will from killing my mortgage faster than the 15 year plan I signed up for.

This is a good principal all the way around, setting your savings money up to grow at a faster rate than your debt will grow. We don’t have a lot of credit card debt, but we have some. At an interest rate of just over 17% on the one card where we carry debt, that debt will eat a hole in my finances at a much faster rate than my mortgage will. It also depletes at a faster rate than any gains from savings or investment is likely to fill it.

You finances probably don’t look just like this, but lets just lay it all out by way of example. In order to minimize my losses, I’ll pay $200 a month to knock out my credit card debt by the end of the year. We’ll start an IRA during that time in order to accrue as much interest as possible as soon as possible. And we’ll just hold back on the mortgage. We secured a great rate. It’s not hurting anybody. And while it pains me to let it just sit there when I fantasize about the day it’ll be gone forever, I know that the extra money is better spent going into other things.

I hope this has been helpful to all the young people dealing with these realities for the first time. I use easy invoice and expense tracking with my business, and I’d recommend the equivalent for personal finance. It takes all of the guesswork out of these issues. Make the money you have go farther than it is now. Chances are just taking a close look at it will show you how you can make it grow faster.

Jessica Alba’s Startup Raises $70 Million At A Nearly $1 Billion Valuation

Jessica AlbaJessica Alba and Brian Lee’s startup The Honest Co. is making some moves in preparation for an initial public offering.

The Santa Monica, California startup, which sells natural and eco-friendly baby products, just raised $70 million, according to The Wall Street Journal, and they are valued at almost $1 billion.

The Series C round of funding comes from several VC investors including Wellington Management Company, Institutional Venture Partners, Iconiq Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and General Catalyst Partners along with some anonymous public financial institutions.

Prior to this round, The Honest Co. had secured $52 million in funding. The company currently employs 275 people.

Not only that, but the company is expecting to make $150 million in revenue this year, three times the revenue it brought in last year. According to one of The Honest Co.’s early investors Jeremy Liew, about 80% of that revenue comes from customers who receive a monthly delivery of diapers and other products.

Since founding The Honest Co. in 2011, Alba has been able to leverage her celebrity to throw the company in the limelight, garnering attention for her environmental and social goals. Like Toms and Warby Parker, The Honest Co. donates some of its products and revenue, meriting a B Corp certification from nonprofit group B Lab.

“I wanted clean, safe, effective products that were affordable and beautifully designed and I couldn’t find that in the marketplace,” Alba said on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” “There wasn’t really a family brand that spoke to me as a young mom.”

The Honest Co. is also looking to expand to other countries like China, England, and Australia. As of now, The Honest Co. just ships to the U.S. and Canada.

All of these moves are aimed at prepping the startup for an upcoming IPO, which has yet to be scheduled.

“We believe being a public company is the best path for us going forward and it’s good to get that validation early on,” Lee told the Wall Street Journal. “I can’t say when that will be, but we are definitely starting to think and act like a public company.”

Buffett backs Burger King deal with $3 billion

Warren BuffettWarren Buffett has been a vocal supporter of higher tax rates for the wealthy but when push comes to shove the Oracle is all about the bottom line. As you know yesterday Burger King (BKW) shares soared when word leaked of a potential tax inversion – inspired bid for Canadian donut shop Tim Horton’s (THI). Now it’s being reported that the deal will be funded in part by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B).

The Wall Street Journal says Berkshire will put $3 billion into the $10 billion bid for Tim Horton, likely in the form of a purchase of preferred shares.

Related: Buffett’s advice leads to $5.5 billion pop in this index fund

So what’s in this for Warren? Billions. This isn’t about taxes, but endorsements and relationships. Burger King’s majority owner is 3G, a Brazilian PE firm led by 74 year old billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann. Last year 3G and Berkshire partnered to buy Heinz. Berkshire laid out $8 billion for preferred shares that will pay back $1 billion a year and another $4.25 billion for Heinz common stock. There aren’t any terms being leaked on this BK deal yet but Buffett has never been shy about demanding a premium. Expect Berkshire to get at least 10% on the $2.5 billion investment.

Still this is small potatoes for Berkshire which is sitting on more than $55 billion in cash at last count. The real reason Buffett has to be involved is to protect Berkshire’s 9.1% ownership interest in Coke (KO). Burger King is married to Heinz but its drink business is up for grabs. 3G has already pushed for a switch to Pepsi (PEP) in Latin American markets. With earnings flat since 2011 Coke can little afford to lose soda market share, let alone miss growth opportunities for Coke’s non-carbonated products. Right now BK sells Nestle’s bottled water. While a switch to Coke’s Dasani probably won’t be explicitly part of this financing package let’s just say Berkshire’s involvement doesn’t hurt.

Related: 4 lessons from Warren Buffett’s biggest quarter ever

As a kid Warren Buffett bought six packs of Coke for a quarter then sold them to his friends for a nickel apiece. He now owns 9% of Coke, half of Heinz and seemingly all of the U.S. financial system. Buffett is the American Dream. He’s a modern day Ben Franklin and he’s not going to give up billions just because the President calls him names. Does that make Buffett a craven sell-out or does it validate U.S. corporate tax avoidance? Maybe a little bit of both. Ultimately it’ll be consumers and voters who decide. As it stands, Buffett is much more popular than Congress or the President.

InstaMarkets Encourages Rally Champions

Insta MarketsCarrying on the tradition of sports cooperation, InstaMarkets provides the regular participant of the Dakar Rally and other Dakar competitions – the Loprais team – with its permanent support.
The Loprais team is based on the winner of numerous races – the Czech auto concern Tatra, a.s. The team’s leader is Ales Loprais, who has repeatedly taken part in the Dakar Rally and other competitions. The irreplaceable companions of the new team have been the Czech trucks Tatra for several seasons. The trucks are modified in accordance with requirements of top class competitions.

Sports experience, championship ambitions, and sponsorship of InstaMarkets assisted the new team to achieve success. Participating in the Silk Way 2011, Loprais left such serious rivals as Kamaz Master, IVECO, and MAN far behind, and won the championship title.

In the Dakar 2012, the team was among major favorites and showed an amazing will to victory and high professionalism. However, a serious crash accident when Loprais was two stages ahead of the finish snookered it to hold the leading position. Ales Loprais’ Tatra flew off the road and flipped over, and two racers were seriously injured and taken to hospital.

Due to the accident and vehicle breakdown, it was unclear would the Loprais team take part in the Silk Way 2012? But thanks to the drivers’ willpower and InstaMarkets support, Ales Loprais’ team recovered and prepared a MAN truck to the competition in time. After four stages, Loprais was first. After a serious crash and a loss of time, the racers showed their grit and finished fourth.
Ales Loprais fought for the championship title against his rivals at the Dakar Rally 2013.

Unfortunately, problems with new modified trucks Tatra dispelled hopes for victory. Despite this unpleasant fact, team’s leader Ales Loprais was recognized as the best driver of the competition by experts and journalists.

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How Much Money Do You Need to Retire Happily?

Retire HappilyYou don’t want to run out of money before you run out of life. How much money do you need? Great question. Here are others you want to answer along the way to saving for retirement:

How long will I live? Probably the hardest question in all of life – you have to think about your mortality and foresee advances in medical science. A life insurance company might tell you that at 65 you can expect to live about 20 more years. If you’re in good health that number is higher.

When will I retire? If you plan to retire at 55, you need much more money than if you retire at 70. The longer you don’t work, the larger the nest egg you need.

If you hate what you do, you probably want to retire earlier. If you love what you do, retirement might not even be on your horizon. If you’re like most people, determining how much you like the work helps you figure out at what age you want to retire.

Will I work in retirement? If you stop working full time, do you stop working completely? Will you consult a few days a week? Start work in a different industry? Some originally plan merely changing jobs after retirement starts.

If you want to work part time when you retire, you obviously need to save less money. Let’s be clear about this, though: If you plan on working part time and you save nothing today you’ll still run out of money fast in retirement.

Rather than an excuse to dodge building a nest egg, working part time counts as only a way to fill your retirement time and reduce – not eliminate – the amount of money you must save today.

9 Impulse Purchases You Instantly Regret

Impulse PurchasesA new survey conducted by Bankrate.com reported that a quarter of Americans had no savings to weather financial hard times. It didn’t matter if the respondents were relatively higher earners: Folks are spending pretty much what they make. Impulse purchases are definitely a culprit here, along with the refusal to make saving a priority.

The world of retail is exceptionally good at keeping the Rainy Day Fund drier than the Mojave Desert on the Fourth of July, as retailers bank on you parking your money in things that depreciate in value rather than in an account that earns compound interest. Some retailers have adapted to the new challenges of emptying consumers’ pockets by allowing shoppers to order online, then pick up the items in the store where the snares of impulse purchases are set with mercenary skill.

The age-old secret to curbing impulse buys — using cash — might help; and, sure, you can start a slush fund for special purchases. But if you are susceptible to impulse buying, there may just come a day when you succumb to the thrills of buying something you don’t need without knowing why you did it. And if you charge it to a credit card, and that purchase pushes your balance past 10% of your line of available credit, you could hurt your credit score. Why? Your amount of debt accounts for a whopping 30% of your credit score – and charging more than 10% of your available credit can do some damage.

If you hope to avoid the perils of using too much credit by using a debit card, fine. Just keep in mind that a data breach at your favorite e-tailer – or retailer — could lead to your bank account getting drained by the bad guys.

If Yogi Berra were still with us, he might say that the secret to stopping impulse purchases is to stop buying things on impulse. Here are some places to start.

1. Groceries You Don’t Need (or Really Even Want)

Supermarkets and smaller purveyors of foodstuffs are designed to get you in and out in two ways: One is the outer ring where you will find produce, dairy, meats and fish, and frozen foods — and with the exception of the latter, if you stay to that outer ring, you will not see a lot of the things you don’t need to buy. Start spelunking those dastardly aisles on the inner-ring that is the realm of expensive processed foods, however, and the retail-twitchy among us are doomed. Unless you really do need Lucky Charms and Flowers of Hawaii-scented tea…. (You do not.)

2. The Beer Bottle Cap Hat

This is a catch-all for the ridiculously silly or useless things that we occasionally buy while we are out and about, especially with acquisitive children who think cute or novel items are the fruit that grows on the proverbial money tree.

3. Certain Types of Clothing (You Know What I’m Talking About)

Whether you are shopping online or in a store that sells clothing, you should be on high alert. How many pairs of whatever just hit you with the Stun Gun of Extreme Want do you really need? Take a deep breath, and walk away from the re-issued 1950s jeans. Are they really worth $300? Shoes are also a good example of this. Marilyn Monroe once said, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” This may be true, but if you are crippled by debt, expensive shoes are not so much a good buy, as a good-bye to fiscal well-being.

4. Supersizing Everything

How much extra does it cost to supersize something? Let’s say you do that four times a week: maybe it’s $1 today, but if you do that once a week it’s a full $52 a year you could be saving, not to mention the extra trip (or two) to the gym.

5. Gaming

The gaming industry increasingly allows gamers to download new video games for free, but you’re going to pay dearly if you want to get cool stuff that makes the game actually fun to play.

6. Apps

Not much to say here that you don’t already know: It adds up. This financial death by a thousand cuts will not only leave you an angry bird, but the pigs will happily grunt all the way to the bank. Save the money, and the time you spent on being “less productive” (i.e., completely useless).

7. Theme Parks & Midway Games of Chance

While there’s a vague sense of accomplishment to have guided a claw to the perfect spot for it to drop and seize the fluffy blue bunny for the love of your life, it’s also really a lot more expensive than simply buying one. The theme park rides aren’t anywhere near the scariest part of the trip. It’s $100 per person for starters, then there’s parking, food and anything and everything else you buy at the theme park. Camping, anyone?

8. Lottery Tickets

You stand a better chance of being picked by Adam, Shakira, Usher or Blake to be on The Voice than winning these things. ‘Nuff said.

9. Latte & Lunch

Consider brown-bagging it and drinking the coffee at work — or bring a Thermos with you! The average American spends more than $3,000 a year on lunch and coffee, according to a recent study.

While saving money might be less fun in the short run, it gets easier and more rewarding once you decide to do it and see the fruits of your self-control as your bank balances start to lift. Furthermore, if your love of impulse buying is leading you to spend more than you earn, the interest you pay from carrying debt will eat away at your future efforts to save. If you’re maxing out your credit cards, too, your credit scores will feel the pain, which will lead to higher interest rates – and probably less savings – for you in the long run. (You can see how your debt is affecting your credit for free at Credit.com, which gives you two credit scores, along with a breakdown of what’s affecting them.)

If you are rigorous, you can have a six-month cushion in the bank in no time — but you have to take the first step, which in many cases is a non-step. Leave the items on the shelf (virtual or otherwise) and keep your wallet in your pocket.

Buy and Hold Forever Stocks for Young Investors

Young InvestorShould you be below 30, you have a huge advantage over young investors that are 10, 20, or 30 years older. This one advantage can enable a young investor to either contribute less or end up with a secure retirement, or contribute more and end up with luxurious golden years.

This advantage is ridiculously easy. This does not need any additional work on your part, nor does it need any special knowledge. It’s something a young investor gets by default, simply because they’re young.

Yes, I’m speaking about substance attention.

We need to take a look at two imaginary investors. 1 put in $10,50, 000 annually starting up at age twenty-five, and halted following time 30. The next started out investment at age thirty five, adding to $10,50, 000 annually for the next 30 years. Each and every attained a 9% returning. Which would certainly end up with more income?

Want the young investors achieve retirement; they’d possess pretty similar nest eggs. The first investor would have $1. 33 million tucked away, while the young investor would be sitting upon $1. 49 million. It’s close, but the second investor would have the higher net worth.

However , the first investor just led fifty dollars, 000 and used miracle associated with substance attention to turn this in to $1. 33 million. It was a little while until the 2nd investor three hundred, 000 really worth associated with benefits to achieve mainly the same. Which usually placement could you instead maintain?

As soon as young investors obtain substance attention on the part, much more investing in retirement much simpler. The only real some other point they have to be worried about is selecting excellent stocks and shares, businesses they are able to stick aside within their retirement accounts and hold forever, letting substance attention do its point.

One great stock for young investors is Toronto Dominion Bank (TSX: TD)(NYSE: TD), Canada’s second-largest financial institution following Royal Bank.

TD Bank has terrific Canadian retail operations, leading the way with innovations such as opening its branches on the weekend. Its TD Waterhouse capital management business is strong, and the company} continues to grow its share in the mortgage loan industry, without spending a ton level revenue.

Nevertheless the best benefits of buying TD Bank is its bank operations in the us, just where it offers a lot more than $200 billion below deposit and $120 billion really worth associated with outstanding financial loans. This overall performance is even more amazing considering which its U. S. operations tend to be limited to the eastern coastline.

Thinking about how fragmented the U. S. bank strategy is, TD has lots of opportunities to expand its footprint down south. There’s potential within everything from retail to investment bank, using revenue through its rewarding Canadian operations to finance purchases to both the edges from the boundary.

Another keeping for young investors is Suncor Power (TSX: SU)(NYSE: SU), the biggest maker within Alberta’s essential oil sands, that removed a lot more than four hundred, 000 barrels associated with bitumen each day in the latest 1 / 4.

Suncor features a huge amount associated with reserves. Based on current production, it offers 34 years’ really worth associated with essential oil just sitting subterranean, waiting to be removed. The company also has a refining capacity associated with 460, 000 barrels associated with essential oil each day, and owns a lot more than 1, 500 service stations coastline to coastline. It is a true energy powerhouse.

Canada’s essential oil sands are going to be an important source of energy for decades to come. Both the United States and China tend to be hungry for essential oil, and the current situation within Iraq shows just how important stability is for all parties involved, from the maker all the way to the consumer. These trends make Suncor a great long-term hold.

Finally, Canada’s telecommunications giants are a terrific choice for young investors looking for solid businesses. They have huge competitive advantages, and are diversified in to every area associated with Canadian media.

After a sacrifice of underperformance, Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI.B)(NYSE: RCI) is by far the cheapest in the group, trading at a P/E ratio associated with nearly 50% less than BCE or Telus. Its shares tend to be somewhat depressed because of weak wireless results and improved investing over the last range public sale, and get exceeded through its competitors.

Consequently, this particular signifies a terrific entry point for long-term investors. Rogers has also rewarded shareholders with a dividend increase annually for the last decade, and currently produces four. 2%. This is actually the ideal stock to purchase right now and stick aside for a few years.

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How to Improve Your Forex Trading Income

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In case you are forex trading as well as faltering, nevertheless, you are generally not producing any cash money from forex trading; you should attempt your very best to master experience faltering. Or else the kind who is able to manage the actual dissatisfaction associated with taking a loss, you ought not buy and sell forex trading. People that buy and sell without approaches are simply just wagering their money apart since they are merely tossing their money within blindly. Here are a few from the stuff that you need to find out if you would like to restore your own forex currency trading profession.

Are you currently knowledgeable within like a currency trader? To make certain that you’re not wagering while buying and selling forex trading, a few you are effectively knowledgeable within buying and selling. Forex trading is actually a energetic market so you should ensure that you discover reasonably priced information regarding that if you have moment. You can learn coming from blogs associated with successful dealers as well as sign-up for newsletters as well as workshops. When you don’t have registered to some agent however you need to discover it which has a totally free forex trading training course such as IC Marketplaces.

If you a new forex trader, you need to find out fundamental conditions utilized in forex currency trading and you ought to understand how to assess chart. When you don’t have learned these items however, you should attempt to get perseverance along with model offers within forex trading process computer software.

Are you currently confident with your own approaches? The next task is to repeat a properly founded buying and selling method in order to construct your individual. You must check out different sort of approaches common simply by dealers as well as assess the actual approaches should they can be utilized that you really need circumstance.

Many individuals get into buying and selling without taking into consideration the method that they can utilize and they also find yourself shedding their money. You must assess your overall method if you already have one main. When moment handed down and you don’t have made anything however, you need to find out experience faltering. You must learn to be patient along with your method due to the fact many of them earn money gradually.

You will find usually brand new approaches within forex trading and you ought to purchase brand new types even though you however they may be merely variations associated with old approaches. Have a very buying and selling routine having any buying and selling schedule is essential. You need to know how to proceed 24 hours a day. This will likely additionally reduce which risks and benefits of having so used along with your buying and selling. Previous ideas ought to be utilized to make smarter choices later on so you should take down your own buying and selling thoughts.



Profitable Business Ideas for Writers

WritersProfitable business ideas for writers – Writing are certainly not for everybody but if you are really a passionate and also experienced author after that you can find fantastic businesses ideas you can begin in this specific extremely profitable field. A writing business not just provides much better spend but additionally the flexibleness to work from home or anyplace you want to.

All you need is your razor-sharp wits, the laptop, the word-processor, and also Internet connection (optional) to perform your research. Here are a few methods to earn money from writing: Business Presentation Services. If you have experience working in the corporate world, you will realize that a lot of people loathe making business presentations.

So why not do it for them and also profit from this specific desperate market? To achieve success in this venture, you have to possess strong computer skills, critical thinking, creative imagination, and also fundamental understanding of business display.

The blog Presentation is a great supply of information. A lot more than showcasing the reality, a highly effective business presentation features a strong overall look and also rational accordance. The good thing is that the majority of small businesses owners as well as skilled experts aren’t skilled in this field which makes it an extremely profitable chance.

Copywriting Services. All fantastic advertising slogans, TV or radio stations advertisements, brochures, web content, and other ads depend on great copy writing skills. Have got the capacity to rewrite terms or maneuver individuals through weaving terms you ought to take this venture seriously. Small business owners usually delegate copy writing to 3rd celebration companies for this get skills and also significant amount of your time to create an excellent duplicate. Set up copywriters cost about $50 or more per hour.

Editing and Rewriting Services. Generally there seems to be a false impression that editing is actually solely intended for book writers and also publishers only. On the other hand, these types of groups represent a tiny fraction of a business ideas for writers. The market intended for modifying solutions has dramatically exploded thanks to the rise of the Internet.

Now, online publishers, e-commerce sites, niches sites, advertising firms and also marketing agencies spend experienced editors to make sure that every word is actually spelled properly and every sentence is actually grammatically correct. As you are already on this small business, offering article rewriting solutions is an excellent add-on to your revenue. Major search engines like Google discourage duplicate content and they penalize Websites doing this. These rules have prompted online publishers to retain rewriters as part of their SEO strategies.

Be a How-to Writer. Every person is definitely an expert on one thing and many of us wish to talk about our skills intended for profit. Why not use your writing skills to help these guys create their own book or an e-book of their experience within a particular subject? For instance, I have a friend who’s an expert on home improvement but has zero skills about writing and also online marketing.

All of us chose to work together on the task wherever he can clarify everything this individual is aware of house maintenance repairs and maintenance. Discuss would be to try to come up with an extremely educational and also fun-to-read e-book that we can sell intended for $15 each. Profits will be split equally or depending on your agreement.

If you look at online classified ads you will discover that there are so many “experts” out there who want to hire or team up with a author to create something similar to those books intended for dummies series. Press Release Writing and also Submission Services. Do you know that there are more than 500, 000 businesses launched every year in the U. S. alone? This is a fantastic business opportunity to help other small businesses owners and create cash simultaneously.

Writing press release is known as probably the most efficient offline and online marketing techniques these days. Likely too usually talk about the carrier’s recognized release, new releases released, essential notices or milestones arrived at. It is extremely similar in order to content creation but has a much more official strengthen and also syntax. You might too consist of press release distribution as a possible add-on service – Profitable Business Ideas for Writers.

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The primary task of every defense attorney would involve representing for their clients who has been charged with a certain crime. Their job would be to question all of the important witnesses, gather all of the possible evidences and facts aside from asking certain questions during the actual court trial dates. They can also settle your case in court by making negotiations with prosecutors from the opposing party as well. And thus, through the help of these negotiations and with the guidance and support of a professional defense attorney, the charges can be successfully deducted and then you would end up with a lessened penalty rate as well as a lessened sentence period.
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Prospects of Taking On a Criminal Defense Attorney It would be the job of a defense attorney to make sure that you understand the concept of the all good effects of an out of court bargains and settlements. With this, you would have to option whether to take the agreed bargain or not. Aside from that, a defense lawyer would be valuable when you would be alleged with a certain crime in the subsequent cases: You have the right to ask for the presence of your attorney at the police station when you will be detained by the police. After you have been detained by the authorities, you can then have the identification and explanation of your rights by your defense attorney. Your attorney would then make arrangements for bail for you to be able to get out.

Discovering The Truth About Homes

Essential Guides in Investing in the Real Estate Industry Many people are educated that buying properties as their investments is a wise move to make because the value of these properties increase as years passed by that is why the real estate industry became a successful industry because it captured the hearts of many people. Real estate industry have brought new businesses and new employment opportunities for so many people like for example the creation of commercial malls and business process outsourcing companies wherein many jobs were advertised so that they could hire people who are looking for a career. There are many people now a day that would want to invest their money by buying properties or on real estate but because there are so many complexities involved in buying a property some buyers are overwhelmed on where are they going to start with their investment because investing on real estate is very much different compared in investing stocks and bonds. Starting to invest in real estate properties is like starting your own business wherein you have to create first your own business plan to be able to determine your goals and objectives. Requesting a credit report from your banks is another essential factor to consider prior to investing in real estate properties because your objective is to earn more money and to down yourself with so many debts in acquiring another property. The professionals in the real estate industry can help you out in picking the right bank to finance your property for your investment so that you could make sure that you will be given a fair deal for your investment.
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Scouting for the best areas for your investment is another great idea that you should ponder on because not all properties near your vicinity is the best choice of investment and because of this you might want to go further to search for other areas that are new to you. You could also join a group of local real estate investors group in your community so that you would have an idea on the strategies and techniques in investing in properties and you get updated with the latest news in the real estate industry.
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Partnering and building rapport with good and trustworthy realtors is also an important step to take if you want to become a successful investor in the industry because these realtors are the ones who will help you search for best properties in different areas. They say experience is a teacher and this means that you as new investor in the industry can lean from the best based on the experiences of other successful investors.

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Could You Buy A Home Today?

In case you are wanting to know, “can I buy a house?” you’re definitely going to desire some real estate assistance in order to assist you to ascertain if you can afford to pay for a house and how much you can easily afford to invest. The most effective method to have this aid is going to be through a real estate agent.

A real estate broker will be able to sit back with you plus check out all of your financial constraints. They are prepared to review your down payment, how much money you earn every month, and your credit history. They can utilize all of this facts to find out if perhaps you actually are likely going to acquire a home loan. If so, they’re going to help you get pre approved to get a house loan so that you understand precisely what your financial budget will undoubtedly be. From that point, they will help you find houses which will work with your budget, irrespective of how modest it could be. They can take a look at foreclosed houses or perhaps short sale residences to help you stretch your financial budget to the optimum, which means you do not need to settle for a home that is certainly smaller than what you need.

If you are pondering if you possibly can get a property, talk to a real estate agent today. They are going to go over all of your funds along with you and then help you answer this inquiry rapidly. Next, they are going to assist you in finding the ideal property for your personal finances.

Go Shopping For A New Property Intelligently

When you’re enthusiastic about getting your first house, there are many things you will want to know some about prior to starting shopping. Sad to say, there are numerous house buying schemes out there, plus you’re definitely most likely going to want to be careful to ensure you will not fall for virtually any. As an alternative to looking on your own, a good thing to do will be to begin using a real estate broker.

There are lots of grants for buying a home for the very first time, but you will find a whole lot of rip-offs at the same time. This can make it hard for an individual who doesn’t know what to take into consideration if they’re buying their residence the very first time. Even so, real estate agents are aware of what options can certainly provide you with a grant plus the ones that you need to stay away from. This way, it is possible to focus on simply seeking the perfect house for you personally, as an alternative to worrying about getting caught by a gimmick. A real estate broker can assist you to make an application for all the grants also, so that you can possess a greater possibility of getting approved.

If you are thinking about getting the first property, be sure you meet with a real estate agent. They will assist you in finding grants along with other assistance that will help you to buy your dream home cheaper.