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Gerson Santillana

Benzinga Contributor

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I like to write about finance. I am also interested in medicine, pharmaceuticals and biomedical research.
September 24, 2013 11:03 AM
I read a lot of articles about saving money and they either tell you to cut coupons or to shop for specific items during certain holidays. To me that ...
September 12, 2013 10:50 AM
We all fantasize about receiving large sums of money either through the lotto or any other act of luck.  What figure do you dream of: $50,000, ...
September 03, 2013 4:08 PM
Feeling out of ideas? Getting to know people can be a good way to get new ideas. Even if you work very hard there is always something that can be ...
August 30, 2013 11:01 AM
Failure is something we look down upon.  It usually starts in school when we raise our hand if we say the wrong answer we feel bad and probably ...
August 23, 2013 10:48 AM
Growing up in the city I remember at an early age believing that money was the ultimate valuable object one could possess.  A funny thing happe ...
August 19, 2013 1:20 PM
It all starts with a plan whether the goal is to become wealthy or to live cashless.  Anything is possible you just have to learn to be re ...
August 12, 2013 10:04 AM
When you buy a stock it is called going long which is what most people are familiar with, buying and holding stocks for the long run.  There is ...
August 05, 2013 2:13 PM
Although inflation rates have been rather low people should not put down their guard. The inflation rate for last month was 1.8%.  In 2012 the ...
August 05, 2013 12:30 PM
During The Great Depression George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. was making a yearly salary of $80,000. In the early 1930s a reporter asked Babe ...
July 29, 2013 1:40 PM
When I was a teen I felt attracted to the stock market but I didn't have any money to invest and I had no clue about how to invest. Growing up i ...
July 29, 2013 11:06 AM
Fortunately, I met this young lady (wolf whistle) who would come to see me at work so I told her my plan. She encouraged me and that was the push I ne ...
July 22, 2013 1:03 PM
I think people have a hard time saving and investing due to the fact that they don't write down what they have and what they spend. If you write ...
July 18, 2013 11:40 AM
The U.S. inflation rate for the month of June was 1.8, 1.4 in May and 1.1 in April.  When it comes to protecting your money you need to get int ...
July 15, 2013 10:50 AM
Most people dream about being able to travel and do what they really want to do and never having to worry about money and their financial situation. ...