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What Different Countries Pay Athletes for Olympic Gold Medals

The value of a medal from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics depends a lot on what country you represent. While all the medals have the same value when it comes to the precious metals that are in the medals (Gold: … Continue reading

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A Sochi Olympic Gold Medal is Worth $25,000, But Can Mean a $10,000 Tax Bill

How much is an Olympic gold medal from Sochi, Russia worth? The gold medals aren’t pure gold (if they were, they would be worth close to $21,500 each), but they are worth approximately $566 when their metal content is taken … Continue reading

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Lessons Olympian Shaun White Can Teach You About Money and Life

By M. Butler Looking for words of wisdom from a professional snowboarder isn’t the place that people think t look when it comes to ways of bettering their finances. Then again, there are a number of things about saving money … Continue reading

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Sochi Olympic Gold Medals Aren’t Gold

When gold medals are handed out at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in February, athletes will receive silver medals plated with gold. The last time the Olympic Games awarded solid gold medals was more than a century ago … Continue reading

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What Sochi Olympic Athletes Can Teach You about Saving Money

Becoming an Olympic athlete is not an easy process and it takes a lot of hard work and perseverance. While training to become an athlete is incredibly different from saving money, they do share some key concepts (you can cheer … Continue reading

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Watch the Sochi Winter Olympics and Play the Medal Money Challenge

While it might not seem so at first glance, being an Olympic athlete has some similarities to saving money. Both don’t just happen. In order to be an Olympic athlete, you need to dedicate hours of training over a long … Continue reading

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