Author: Elliot John Bigelow

Elliot John Bigelow is from the great state of Texas. A lifelong lover of sports, John has a Master's in Personal Finance. He was an athlete in his younger years, and he still enjoys playing basketball and other sports whenever he can. John is currently a financial advisor, and he loves helping people achieve their financial goals.

You should look beyond your credit score to build financial stability. There are approximately 30 million Americans who are considered credit invisible, meaning they have no credit score or recent credit history. In addition, there are approximately 60 million Americans who are considered thin-file, meaning they have five or fewer credit accounts. Finally, about 30% of U.S. consumers who do have active credit files are subprime, with credit scores below 620. When it comes to loans, housing, and even jobs, those in the following categories often start at a disadvantage. But there are still ways to achieve financial stability. Here’s…

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In Now In Sports’ annual ranking of the most valuable soccer teams, Spanish rivals Barcelona and Madrid swap places, with the former now in first and the latter in second. Manchester United holds onto its third-place position. European soccer competitions generate a lot of money, which is one of the reasons why Real Madrid is now worth $5.1 billion. This is 7% more than last year, and it makes Real Madrid once again the top of the world’s most valuable soccer teams list. Real Madrid is set to have a record-breaking season, with estimates of over $100 million in earnings.…

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Fully Guaranteed Player Contracts NFL

Quarterback Deshaun Watson is set to receive a massive payday from the Cleveland Browns, angering other NFL teams and drawing interest from players’ unions. Top players around the league are licking their chops at the possibility of following suit with these massive, fully guaranteed player contracts. Deshaun Watson will take the field for the first time this Sunday as the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. His presence alone has already changed the financial landscape of the National Football League through the fully guaranteed player contracts. As one of the most lucrative and fully guaranteed player contracts in NFL history,…

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Do you love watching or listening to sports games? Whether you grew up hearing the background sounds of soccer, baseball, or basketball, or your friends are rabid sports fans, everyone can appreciate the excitement of tuning in to watch the Masters or the British Open. There’s no denying that money plays a big role in sports. From the salaries and debt of professional athletes to the cost of tickets and gear, it’s hard to escape the financial side of things. But have you ever stopped to think about just how much money is involved in sports? From the billions spent…

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It’s no surprise that professional athletes make a lot of money but they also spend a lot and sometimes find themselves in a position where they can’t pay off their debts. The stars of each league earn far more than most of us ever will – but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them. We can learn important personal finance lessons about dedicating ourselves to our goals and working hard to achieve them. Pro athletes can teach us a lot about personal finance, from budgeting to planning to side hustles. They’ve experienced it all and are usually willing to…

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There’s nothing like a good sports movie to get you fired up for your favorite sport. Whether you’re a fan of football, basketball, soccer, or any other sport, there’s sure to be a great sports movie out there that will keep you entertained. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the top 10 sports movies of all time. These are some of the best and most entertaining movies ever made about sports, and they’re sure to get you pumped up for your next game or match. So without further ado, let’s take a look at the top 10…

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What Is the Best Financial Planning for Professional Athletes? Professional athletes need to be smart about their money. They may make a lot of money in a short amount of time, but they need to plan for their future. Many athletes go into “big-time” debt and go broke after they retire because they don’t know how to manage their money. Financial Planning for Professional Athletes is key. Many professional athletes find themselves in difficult financial situations due to making the same mistakes that others often do – helping out struggling friends and family, buying too many luxury items, purchasing more…

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As you go through the process of getting divorced, you and your spouse will need to agree on how to handle debt and finances. Although debt may have been part of the marriage, it’s best to try and pay it off before or during the divorce. This can be difficult, but it’s usually the best scenario. So what happens to debt in divorce? After a divorce, you and your former spouse will need to figure out how to divide up all of the financial assets and liabilities that you built up during your marriage. This can be a complicated process,…

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Are you one of the Americans gambling with their finances? Are you one of the 51% of Americans living paycheck to paycheck? It’s a tough way to live, always worrying about money and never being able to save for the future. But it doesn’t have to be this way. There are things you can do to get your finances under control and start putting away money for the future instead of joining the club of Americans gambling with their finances. How Americans are Gambling with their Finances Photo Credit: Number1411 As many as 42% of Americans would be unable to…

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NBA

The average NBA team values is now $2.86 billion, a 15% increase from last year. This is an impressive feat, considering that the stock market has decreased by 15% over the same period of time. The Golden State Warriors, who are worth an eye-popping $7 billion, have contributed greatly to this growth. The NBA is Golden. The Golden State Warriors have the highest NBA team values, according to Forbes. This is the first time in over two decades that a team other than the Knicks or Lakers has taken the top spot. The Warriors are worth $7 billion, which is…

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