Daniel Brown

Daniel Brown
Daniel Brown is an experienced and knowledgeable financial advisor at spoolah.com. He has been in this industry since 2008 and has a strong understanding of economic trends, all types of financial planning, ways of creating plans for meeting short-term and long-term financial goals, etc.

What is a Gross Rent Multiplier, and How Do I Use It?

Gross rent multiplier

The world of real estate can be very complicated to navigate through for a first-time investor. However, by using the right resources and tools, you can take a well-informed approach to your investment research and eventually purchase the property that is right for you. When looking for a property, one …

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How to Calculate RevPAR and How to Use It

How to Calculate Revpar

Right now, the hospitality industry is not so industrious. Hotels, in particular, have seen sky-high job loss rates and have driven pandemic-related job losses. In fact, the hospitality industry was one of the industries hit worst by COVID-19. In last December alone, 498,000 individuals working in the hospitality and leisure …

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How to Report Tax Fraud

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Tax fraud costs the U.S. government around $90 billion in revenue every year. That’s bad for all of us. We rely on fiscal revenue to finance infrastructure, health, and education. Those who commit tax fraud or tax evasion make life harder for the average citizen. We all have a civic …

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Top Veteran-Owned Businesses in the US

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There are 18.2 million military Veterans in the United States. Veterans own more than 2.5 million U.S. businesses. This makes up about 9% of all companies in America, according to the Small Business Association. Many have successfully opened up their own businesses and startups all over the country. Their skills …

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Skipping Valentine’s Day? Here’s How Much You’ll Save

A small Valentine's Day gift next to a lot of money.

Valentine’s Day is one of the most significant commercial holidays on the calendar. However, Saint Valentine’s Day wasn’t always an expensive holiday where people gifted their loved ones’ overpriced cards, candies, and flowers. Every year, from Feb. 13 through the 15, ancient Romans would celebrate a festival called Lupercalia.  Lupercalia …

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Traditional vs. Roth IRA

As you start to save for retirement, you will need to choose between a traditional and Roth IRA. There are some big differences. We will help you study your options to make the best decision for your financial future. What is an IRA? An individual retirement account, or IRA, is …

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How Do Credit Card Points Work?

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Credit card points are a form of rewards given through credit card companies. Cardholders can earn credit card points in numerous ways, whether through purchase, referring friends, or simply opening a new credit card. With a points credit card, you generally will earn at least one point per $1 spent …

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The World of Work in 2021

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2020 transformed into the year of remote work, and with that came concerns about cybersecurity, the use of office space, productivity and efficiency, and performance management. While some major tech companies have decided to work from home indefinitely, such as Facebook and Twitter, others feel less inclined to do so. …

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Financial Literacy for Kids: 9 Tips for How to Start Teaching

Financial literacy for kids

Financial literacy is a difficult subject for most adults, even more so for children. It takes time and patience to educate children about how money works, but that doesn’t mean that extra time spent talking to your kids isn’t worth it.  It’s tempting to shield your children from financial stresses, …

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