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The RealReal Expands into Trading Cards and Comics Grading Services with Partnership with Beckett Collectibles

The RealReal Expands into Trading Cards and Comics Grading Services with Partnership with Beckett Collectibles

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The RealReal (Nasdaq: REAL)—the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods—today announced its exclusive partnership with Beckett Collectibles to provide expedited grading services exclusively for customers of The RealReal. In 2021, The RealReal expanded its business by launching its Collectibles category, selling items from comic books and trading cards, to figures and skate decks. In 2022 alone, search demand within the collectibles category has more than doubled, with consignments increasing by more than 48% since the start of the year. To meet the...

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Enphase Energy Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2022

Enphase Energy Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2022

FREMONT, Calif., July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, announced today financial results for the second quarter of 2022, which included the summary below from its President and CEO, Badri Kothandaraman. We reported record quarterly revenue of $530.2 million in the second quarter of 2022, along with 42.2% for non-GAAP gross margin. We shipped 3,348,553 microinverters, or approximately 1,213 megawatts DC, and 132.4 megawatt hours of Enphase® IQ™ Batteries. Financial highlights for the second quarter of 2022 are listed below. Record quarterly revenue...

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Should You Renovate Before Selling Your Home?

Should You Renovate Before Selling Your Home?

Home renovation is costly, so it should never be undertaken without careful forethought and consideration of costs. If you plan to sell your home soon, doing renovations may be a good way to unlock hidden value in your home and get some higher offers when it goes on the market. What Do Home Buyers Want? You’ll generally encounter two main types of buyers: people who want a move-in ready home and people who want to fix or flip the property. Home buyers looking for a move-in ready house (who are buyers who like to see...

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Purchasing Your First Private Jet

When your biggest problem is figuring out what type of private jet to charter for your next trip, you have probably done well in accomplishing your investing and lifestyle goals. If you aren’t sure which jet type is right for you, here is an overview to get you started. Starting from Small Compact Light Jets, sometimes referred to as VLJs, or Very Light Jets, informal classifications range up to what in industry lingo are called Bizliners, essentially the types of planes you might find being flown commercially by regional airlines and even Boeing...

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Is Real Estate Investing Right for You?

Is Real Estate Investing Right for You?

If you’re tired of the 9 to 5 grind, investing in real estate could be your path to achieve financial independence and retire early. Most successful investors can spend more time doing the things they love. Instead of worrying about deadlines or a pushy boss, they work a few hours every month. Many investors purchase luxurious vacation homes that can also earn money on VRBO and AirBNB. The first step to unlocking this freedom is getting together enough cash for your first down payment on a new property.

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A luxurious home with solar panels

Are Solar Panels a Good Long Term Investment?

Renewable energy is the new thing these days, and with so many investment opportunities, it’s hard to know if investing in something is really going to “save tons of money.” So, do solar panels save money? Is solar worth it? How much do solar panels for the home cost? How Much Do Solar Panels Save? If you want to understand how much money solar panels save on your electric bills, you first need to calculate how much you’re spending on electricity every year. For example, the average annual electricity usage in a U.S. household is...

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What 401K Contribution Level Should You Choose?

When starting a new job, filling out all the forms can be very confusing. Many do not know how much to contribute to their 401Ks. 401K contributions are generally taken out of your paycheck pre-tax and represent a certain percentage of your gross pay. To determine your contribution, simply review your employer’s benefits plan for the “Employer Match %” in the 401K section. If you have trouble finding it, ask your HR rep. The plan will say something like “Employer matches up to x%,” which means you must set your contribution to at...

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