Magic finance has a time and place. But for Sig, the practice has effectively ruined the game. This week he reflects on how this happened and makes some resolutions on how he can try and recapture his childhood innocence when engaging with the game.
2020 was one heck of a rough year, and many people’s hobbies suffered in the face of the Pandemic. Joe looks ahead to 2021 and regaining control of his MTG Finance hobby with several MTG Finance New Year’s Resolutions.
You may be tempted to walk away from Magic finance during this time of uncertainty. Sig doesn’t think that’s the ideal strategy. This week he shares creative ways he’s engaging in this soft market in order to refresh his collection and maintain liquidity.
Asset prices are dropping everywhere. Cash is king. This week Sig examines a strategy whereby he’s raising cash from Magic sales to fund investments in other depressed asset classes. The result will be lower Magic prices, so you should be aware of the trend.
Traders and MTG Finance players normally see buying bulk as a waste of time and resources. Join Brady Harrison in his QS debut as he explains why bulk is one of the few untapped markets in MTG Finance, and how you can successfully buy and sell bulk.
Sig has recently accepted the fact that he has a problem: he’s spending too much time on his smartphone, ignoring the world around him. This week, Sig uses Jeremy’s Grab Bag sale as a case study as he explores ways to cut down on time wasted on MTG finance.
Two readers had valid questions about Sig’s ABUGames arbitrage article from last week. They inspired Sig to do a follow-up piece, where he talks about shipping costs and the brutally honest truth about motivations.
Join Sam on his deep dive to get the best bang for your buck on the tournament floor! A few simple tips make grinding much easier on your wallet.
Magic finance and Magic play are two separate hobbies nowadays. They are frequently in tension with each other–an optimal choice in one may be suboptimal in the other. This week Sig reflects on this tension and shares personal anecdotes for how it has impacted his buy/sell decisions.
Have you ever stopped to think about how much time you actually spend on MTG Finance on a weekly basis? This week Sig considers this and makes some personal commitments on how he’ll strategically cut back.
Sig’s “sell” call last week on Ophiomancer was premature. This wasn’t his first error in MTG finance nor will it be his last. This week, Sig recalls some of his previous mistakes and extracts valuable lessons from each one.
MTG finance has been on the receiving end of some backlash recently after rampant buyouts catalyzed by Modern Horizons spoilers. But is it deserved? This week Sig examines this nefarious buyout behavior and explains how it could be harming the broader community.
Last week, alleged Modern Horizons leaks led to a spike in Flusterstorm. This sparked controversy within the community, with much of the blame falling upon “MTG finance”. This week Sig examines the history of MTG finance and shares his stance on how it does (or doesn’t) impact card prices.