Operating costs eat into profit margins, and they’re often grossly underestimated by new business owners. David breaks down some hypothetical numbers for an LGS.
DJ is here today to discuss some of the greatest tokens of all time! How can we make money off these pesky little pieces of cardstock?
Welcome back! As most of my regular readers are aware, I sell a decent number of singles on TCGplayer.com. I vastly prefer the customer support and locally-owned business aspect of TCGplayer over eBay (I live an hour away from their headquarters, and it’s a pretty sweet place), and I have several close friends who are […]
DJ did well vending his first prerelease, but he’s got some ideas for future improvements for all the fledgling vendors out there. Go forth and vend!
It’s easy to look at a price movement on paper and conclude that you’ve made a huge profit. David reminds us that nothing counts until we convert that card back to cash.
It’s easy to forget the costs of MTG finance besides simple card prices, but they can be substantial. Today Sig brings some of these dangerously hidden costs to the foreground.
Hey there! So it’s actually been a while since we talked about Kaladesh. In fact, I haven’t really talked about the set at all since my initial spoiler article talking about the early shown commons and uncommons, and when we went over how the Expedition Effect might impact the lower-desired cards on a Battle for Zendikar scale. Since the Pro […]
Players have been vocal in their dissatisfaction with increasing GP entry fees. David estimates the actual costs and profits associated with running a GP to get an idea of what’s “reasonable.”
Moving into the Modern off-season, Sheridan explores the Taking Turns deck as a hot strategic and financial investment.
David continues the Strong Foundation series with a treatment of cost. Understanding the different types of cost will ensure you don’t get blindsided by the unforeseen ones.
David continues the “Strong Foundation” series with a discussion on value. He explains how investors use the term and how it applies to Magic finance.
For novices and veterans alike, revisiting the fundamentals now and again is crucial. Today David launches a new series on the basics of investing, starting with the concept of risk.
We all know that the Pro Tour causes price movement. In his second article for QS, Tarkan outlines how best to take advantage of this movement.