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Archive for the ‘Athletes’ Category:

NFL Players are Taking Out Loans to Get Through Lockout

{ Posted on Apr 19 2011 by Marcus Alston }
The NFL lockout by team owners against the NFL Players Association began on March 12 and it has been billed as Billionaires (Owners) against Millionaires (Players).  However many of these Millionaires are already feeling the financial pressure as the lockout ...Read More »

Tiki Barber is Jobless and Broke after Infidelity; Announces Return to Football

{ Posted on Mar 26 2011 by Marcus Alston }
Retired New York Giants Running back and former broadcaster, Tiki Barber violated one of my  top financial tips for athletes that I created originally for Allen Iverson (which by the way I recommend for everyone).  He was unfaithful to his ...Read More »

Andrew Luck Turns Down Millions – A Wise Financial Move?

{ Posted on Jan 10 2011 by Marcus Alston }
Andrew Luck recently announced that he has decided to return to college for his senior year next season instead of entering the 2011 NFL draft.  Many experts believe the Stanford University Quarterback would be the top NFL pick of ...Read More »

Cliff Lee’s Decision – It Was Not All About The Money

{ Posted on Dec 19 2010 by Marcus Alston }
I could not believe my ears on Tuesday, December 14.  I was listening to the radio on the way to work to get the scores of 2 Monday night NFL football games when I found out that Cliff Lee had ...Read More »

My Top Blog Posts from September and October 2010

{ Posted on Nov 10 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Just in case you missed any of my blog posts from September or October 2010, I have gathered my favorites and put them in this article below for your convenience.  I will continue to write "Top Blog ...Read More »

A Case of Financial Greed – Jillian Michaels?

{ Posted on Oct 15 2010 by Marcus Alston }
The LA times has exposed Jillian Michaels, a trainer on The Biggest Loser, as a fraud and greedy.  An unqualified trainer and sloppy supplement endorser at best or an actress, opportunist, and greedy con artist, who puts people’s lives at ...Read More »

3 Financial Success Stories in Sports

{ Posted on Oct 08 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Jamal Mashburn is a successful businessman, Baby Jordan never has to work again in his life, Curtis Granderson shops at Target.  My faith in the average professional athlete has been restored somewhat by these 3 stories (aka "M2G"). In the last ...Read More »

Tiger Takes out $54.5 Mortgage to Build Mega Mansion

{ Posted on Sep 04 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Tiger is in the news again!  According to several sources, days after finalizing his divorce with ex-wife Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods took out a $54.5 million mortgage for a mega- mansion he is having built on his 12 acre waterfront ...Read More »

Tiger’s Infidelity Is Impacting Many, Costing Billions

{ Posted on Jul 22 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Ever since Tiger Woods was forced to come clean and admit his marital infidelity on December 11, 2009, I have been wondering how much we would all suffer financially. First, his image and reputation took a huge hit. He was ...Read More »

LeBron James’ Big Financial Impact

{ Posted on Jul 07 2010 by Marcus Alston }
What lucky team and city will NBA Superstar and free agent LeBron James announce he is going to on ESPN on Thursday night, July 8?  I say the Cavaliers of Cleveland, Ohio, his current team and hometown.  But it could ...Read More »