Snowball

Snowball is a French personal finance newsletter offering practical advice on managing finances, including savings, investments, and salary negotiation. It features a mix of expert opinions, tools for financial management, and insights into economic trends. Topics range from personal investment strategies to understanding complex financial markets.

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1886 implied HN points 21 Jan 24
  1. Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC) is a major tech company that manufactures chips for various devices.
  2. Experts and global leaders predict risks that could cause crises in 2024 like environmental issues and technology advancements.
  3. The internet's evolution to omnipresence due to smartphones raises questions about implications and opportunities.
1965 implied HN points 14 Jan 24
  1. Investing in a Monaco monopoly like SBM can be interesting due to its history and unique position.
  2. The French government agency SISSE has the power to block international investors; exploring its role can be informative.
  3. The SEC's approval of Bitcoin ETFs marked a significant moment, raising questions about the future of decentralized finance and traditional finance.
1100 implied HN points 22 Jan 24
  1. Buying an income-building property requires thorough preparation and attention to details before making the purchase.
  2. Investing in buildings with multiple rented units can offer advantages like lower price per square meter, increased yield, and centralized management.
  3. When visiting potential properties, it's crucial to ask the right questions to sellers, observe key elements on-site, and gather essential documents for further evaluation.
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1395 implied HN points 09 Jan 24
  1. Some credit cards offer unique benefits like free Amazon Prime or cashback in the form of investments.
  2. Revolut cards come with various advantages based on the subscription level, like free currency exchange or cashback on accommodations.
  3. American Express cards provide a range of benefits, from purchase guarantees to access to exclusive events. The higher-tier cards offer even more luxurious perks like worldwide lounge access.
727 implied HN points 04 Feb 24
  1. Apple announces mixed quarterly results, with higher iPhone and wearables sales but lower revenues in China.
  2. ESG funds' popularity drops due to rising interest rates.
  3. Startups like Perplexity and Arc are reshaping internet search with artificial intelligence, possibly challenging Google's traditional method.
314 implied HN points 11 Feb 24
  1. Sprouts Farmer Market, an American supermarket chain focusing on healthy products, saw its stock increase by over 250% in 3 years due to a new CEO's strategy.
  2. Artificial intelligence has the potential to disrupt consumer behavior and economies, as explored through a study by the investment fund a16z.
  3. Events like the Super Bowl can indicate economic trends and provide insights into the financial health of companies through their marketing spend.
471 implied HN points 23 Jan 24
  1. Learn about the Crédit Municipal de Paris, an institution with over 380 years of history providing various financial services.
  2. The Crédit Municipal offers services such as quick loans against valuable items, financial counseling, auctions, and ethical savings options.
  3. The institution aims to innovate and modernize its services, while maintaining a focus on social impact and financial empowerment.
1631 implied HN points 19 Sep 23
  1. Yoann shares his personal investment journey and the various assets he invests in.
  2. He emphasizes the importance of financial education from a young age and personal budget management.
  3. Yoann highlights his passion for investing in different assets like stocks, real estate, cryptocurrencies, startups, and collectibles.
157 implied HN points 09 Feb 24
  1. Snowball Daily is a French newsletter covering news in finance, tech, business, and web3 in under 2 minutes.
  2. The newsletter offers a 7-day free trial for full access to post archives.
  3. To subscribe, click on the 'Start trial' link and follow the instructions.
157 implied HN points 06 Feb 24
  1. The Snowball Daily newsletter provides the latest updates in finance, tech, business, and web3 in under 2 minutes.
  2. Featured in the newsletter are articles about Palantir's rise and Atos' decline.
  3. Readers can access the full post archives with a 7-day free trial of Snowball.
2614 implied HN points 29 Mar 23
  1. Snowball+ is a new collective of newsletters focused on personal finance in France, featuring various experts and tools.
  2. The launch price for Snowball+ is 9€ per month or 80€ per year, offering additional content and a diverse range of financial topics.
  3. Existing subscribers to Snowball will experience a price increase soon; new content will be added regularly to Snowball+.
137 implied HN points 09 Feb 24
  1. Snowball Thérapie offers insights on optimism for financial well-being.
  2. The content includes in-depth knowledge on optimism, managing optimism in different situations, and self-assessment tests.
  3. Readers can access the full content by subscribing to Snowball and enjoy a 7-day free trial.