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Robin Renford

Robin talks about a wide range of financial topics, from macro-economics to personal finance, and investment portfolios to proprietorship. He focuses on providing financial advice to his readers as part of the FinancesOnline team. He is also working on a book about wealth management for the average American, using his more than a decade of experience and exposure to the business sector as inspiration.

Top 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Sneakers Ever Sold: Michael Jordan’s Flu Game Shoes Top The List

Any pair of basketball shoes that carry the iconic Jumpman logo is bound to be expensive. The signature sneaker line of Michael Jordan, probably the best basketball player ever to play the game, the Air Jordan Brand has embedded itself …

10 Most Expensive Sunglasses In The World: Cartier, Dolce & Gabana And Other Fancy Brands

Some use it as a necessity. Other wear it as an assertion of their individuality. In some cases, sunglasses combine functionality and fashion. But for those whose pockets are deep, wallets are thick, and those who have an attachment for …

The World’s 10 Most Expensive Desserts: Diamond Fruitcakes & Gold-encrusted Ice Cream

Indulging in desserts after a nice meal is pretty much a normal course to take. But how much are you willing to spend just to enjoy the costliest sweets on the planet? An ice cream sundae sounds tempting. But will …

10 Most Expensive Police Cars In The World: Fast Justice on Wheels

The police force is an important part of any government, which is why it is not surprising to see modern countries beef up their police with the latest equipment, weapons and the skills and knowledge needed to keep criminals behind …

10 Really Expensive Foods Infused With Gold: Luxurious Bacon, Burgers and Bagels

Precious. Expensive. Elegant. Luxurious. These are just some of the adjectives one can use to describe gold and for good reason. People appreciate gold. But how would you react if someone offers you gold that you can eat? Edible gold? …

10 Most Expensive Leonadro DiCaprio Movies That He Didn’t Get An Oscar For

Considered to be one of the most recognizable actors in modern cinema, Leonardo DiCaprio has proven himself time and time again with a string of blockbusters since he entered the showbiz fray in 1991. His first movie, Critters 3, may …

Top 10 U.S. Athletes with Highest Income Taxes in 2013

Sometimes it’s not how much you earn but it’s where you earn it.
When Sports Illustrated came up with its Fortune 50 that lists the top paid U.S. athletes, Zack Greinke of the Los Angeles Dodgers is among the top ten …

8 Most Expensive Supercars of 2014: Ferrari, Lamborghini and Bugatti Rule The List

What makes a vehicle a supercar? Most will agree that speed and power are what sets them apart from the cars that we, mere mortals, drive. To achieve that, the technology that goes into supercars is beyond cutting edge. Some …

10 Wealthiest Cities in the World: It’s Not New York or London at the Top

What does make a city rich? Is it the people? Is it the culture? Or is it a combination of a lot of things? In most cases, state of wealth at the city level is measured by its Gross Domestic …

Learn How To Code: 5 Reasons Why It Can Help Your Career

Thinking of learning a new set of skills to enhance your chances of success?
Consider learning how to code, a skill that allows you to create basic to complex programs that help companies to run their business more efficiently. We’ll give …

10 Most Luxurious Hotels in America: Stunning Surroundings & Breathtaking Interiors

Traveling in style can’t get any more luxurious than checking-in in any of these hotels. They made the cut by sitting guests on the lap of ultimate luxury that only a few get to experience.  For the rest of us, …

Social Media Marketing Tips: When Is The Best Time To Post on Facebook

Paul, one of our readers, asked me the following question:

Help! I’m trying to work on marketing for my business, but I have budget constraints. How can I use social media to help bring in customers and money?

These days, everyone knows …

Top 10 Startups of 2013: From Pebble Smartwatch to Snapchat Selfies

Here are the ten best startups of 2013. From language learning to Minority Report-style computer controls and hook-up apps to new chat formats, they’ve found success! Unsurprisingly, nearly all of the apps either are in the tech sector or dependent on it.

Active Expedia Travel & Hotel Coupon Codes

Expedia.com is original online travel site. But with a slew of competitors popping up, the company was smart enough to roll with the changes necessary to keep the site modern, updated, and competitive with innovations on newer travel sites. It …

Best Travelocity Promo Codes And Coupons

Travelocity is committed to the motto “Fun is good!” It is the only online travel company that takes care of business before, during and after the trip. It guarantees not just the price, but the entire travel experience.

How to Save Money on Groceries? 3 Proven Tips for Cheap Food Shopping

Rachel asked us the following question:

“I’m seriously into saving more money these days, and one of my targets is to cut my groceries by half. If I can accomplish that every payday, wow! that’s additional money in the bank. Right …

Payday Loans UK No Credit Check Online Approval: Benefits & Regulations

Time and again we hear debt trap stories about payday loans UK no credit check online approval. Are they merited or a case of misinformation? Julie asks:

“For someone with no access to bank loans, I welcome private lenders who offer …

Direct Lender Payday Loans UK: A Secure Way To Get Fast Cash

Direct lender payday loans UK are more accessible and flexible today, thanks to the proliferation of online application sites. They are your financial solution in times of crisis, or they can trap you in a debt spiral. The best way …

Same Day Loans UK: How To Get Your Loan Approved In Minutes

Mara asked me the following question:

I recently had a bad experience with money recently and I really wish I would know what to do if the same thing happens again. I was supposed to go somewhere last Saturday but I …

Verizon FiOS Promotions & Packages for 2014

This page is updated regularly to reflect the most current deals and promotions offered by Verizon for its flagship FiOS product line. FiOS “brings the power of fiber optics directly to your home.”  Today FiOS enables Internet speeds of up …

Netflix 1-month Free Trial: How to Get It With No Coupons Required

If you haven’t heard of Netflix yet, you’re one among a very few. In July of 2011, after more than a decade in the business, Netflix had more than 25 million subscribers in the U.S. and Canada. For the first …

Expedia Coupons: Best Holiday & Travel Deals

Groupon Getaways
There are currently more than 190 Groupon Getaway deals being offered by Expedia. Most of the destinations offered are within easy reach of most US residents, and offer a wide assortment of climates and accommodations. Here’s a sampling of …

Top 10 Most Expensive Luxury Cars of 2013 (and 10 Ridiculous Ways To Get Them)

They are the ultimate engines for the road. Supercars built not only for speed, but as an ultimate symbol of scandalous luxury. We run through this year’s top ten most expensive supercars, and just for fun, we wonder how the …

World Airline Fleets: Top 10 Aviation Armadas With Most Airplanes

As of this writing, there are 5,193 commercial airplanes in the air in the world. Despite the rise of internet-based communication, businesses continue to find it profitable to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars shuttling people around for face-to-face meetings–not …

Effective Note Taking Skills: 4 Techniques To Use At Meetings

Taking notes effectively is a skill you can bring with you as you climb up from an entry-level job to the dream executive position.  Even if you have a secretary or an assistant to push pencil for you, at some …

Time Management Skills: How To Organize Your Life

How many to-do lists have you started, only to see them grow infinitely long and end up in the dust-bin? Projects to build, assignments to finish, letters to write, friends to call, bills to pay, diapers to buy, and before …

Overcoming Procrastination: You Can Do It With These 6 Simple Tips

Are you having a problem finishing a task like cleaning your room for example? You’re probably in the habit of procrastinating. There’s a way to break this habit and we’ll show it to you in a while.
It turns out ignoring …

Tired at Work? These Simple Workout Tips Will Help You Get Back in Shape

I’m always surprised by how exhausted I can get after a long day at work. After all, I usually don’t do much more than sit in front of my computer and make a few phone calls. I’m certainly not doing …

Time Management Tips: How Not To Be Late

Stay on schedule by working backwards and applying these techniques, and you’ll unlock the key to how not to be late.
We all hate latecomers. In the same breath that we should not come in late whether at work or social …

Public Speaking Tips: How To Give A Great Presentation

Have you ever had to give a presentation or a talk that you knew could make or break your career with your company? It’s a lot of pressure, and many Americans are horrible public speakers. Even worse, it seems that …