Adam finally finished buylisting the collections he bought last month. Along the way he learned a lot about making the process efficient and profitable, which he shares today.
Gold-bordered cards provide a budget alternative in casual formats for Reserved List cards like Gaea’s Cradle or Grim Monolith. This week Sig examines these underappreciated gems.
We’ve all been guilty of resisting new ideas, but to do so in MTG finance is to leave money on the table. This week Sig discusses five “must-dos” for maximizing value from the hobby.
For years, vendors marked down older, heavily-played cards dramatically. Now, changes in the market surrounding Old School is leading to player demand in excess of supply.
When you’re flipping a collection for profit, balancing the gains and time invested can be challenging. Adam shares his approach regarding a collection he bought last week.
Just one week after writing about dropping buylists, Sig noticed another drastic move at ABUGames. He explains the scenario and thinks through the implications of such a move.
There’s been concern over the market’s health lately, but is a correction really bad for the market? Sig explores why panicking is not the best strategy in this environment.
At Gencon last weekend, Sig had the opportunity to profit from an Insider tip about a store’s booth. The result caused Sig to reconsider how he approaches some of his buying.
In this article, Eddie puts reader feedback into action. He also provides a new section to give us real-time insight to reflect on previously mentioned cards.
On older cards, Sig has observed how a single vendor’s actions can be the catalyst for price shifts. Today he looks at the recent history and makes predictions for corrections to come.
Brian’s here to break down what we can learn from examining a card’s spread – the difference between the buylist and retail prices of a card.
“What’s this card worth?” It’s a question Sig gets quite a bit. Pricing a rare or obscure card isn’t rocket science—it just takes some effort and reflection. Sig lays out his method.
Sigmund’s article this week about MTG Finance on a Budget really resonated with me, partly because many of the techniques he described are things that I have been doing over the past couple of months. Using easy arbitrage opportunities and taking advantage of store credit bonuses for trade-ins are how I have extracted full value […]