Damian Davila

Damian Davila

Damian Davila is a personal finance writer living in sunny Honolulu, Hawaii. He writes about financial topics because he enjoys helping people save money.

His writing appears on many authoritative websites, such as Time.com, WiseBread.com, Kabbage.com, and BusinessInsider.com. Damian has been quoted in articles for Kiplinger.com, HawaiiBusiness.com, and BusinessWeek.com.

Born in Ecuador, Damian has traveled extensively and held positions in Mexico, Germany, Italy and the United States. He has a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Finance from the University of Alberta, a Masters in Educational Technology from a joint program between the Tecnologico de Monterrey and the University of British of Columbia, and a MBA from the University of Hawaii. Also, he has over 7 years of experience coaching business professionals to achieve their target GMAT scores.

Connect with Damian on Twitter and LinkedIn, check out his work on WiseBread, or visit his website DamianDavila.com

 

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  1. Retirement Savings

    Are 401(k) withdrawals considered income?

    Learn why 401(k) withdrawals are taxable income, and find out when those withdrawals are also subject to an additional penalty ...
  2. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    How can you cancel your Walmart credit card?

    Learn how to close your Walmart credit card or Walmart MasterCard, and read details about the process of closing those credit ...
  3. Virtual Currency

    If You Had Purchased $100 of Bitcoin in 2011

    Your initial $100 of bitcoin is now worth $482,666.67.
  4. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Do FHA Loans Have Prepayment Penalties?

    Learn whether FHA loans have prepayment penalties, and find out the rules governing interest charges when prepaying your ...
  5. Financial Analysis

    Youku Tudou vs. YouTube: A Financial Comparison (YOKU, GOOG)

    Learn what are the similarities and differences between YouTube and its Chinese counterpart Youku Tudou, and find out what ...
  6. Real Estate

    Is It the Perfect Time for Emerging Markets Real Estate? (RWX, VNQI)

    Learn why the timing of an investment in real estate in an emerging economy is now right, and discover the risks investors ...
  7. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    How do you use the FNMA selling guide?

    Learn about Fannie Mae Selling Guide and find out details about how its parts provide support to the business relationship ...
  8. Stocks

    eBay vs. DealDash: Comparing Auction Sites (EBAY, PYPL)

    Learn how the bidding process works at DealDash and eBay, and discover the potential pitfalls when making bids at these auction ...
  9. High Net Worth Strategy

    7 Licensed Products You Wish You Invented

    Learn about some products that have been licensed to big-box stores that any of us could have come up with, and find out ...
  10. Stocks

    Google's 6 Most Profitable Lines of Business (GOOGL)

    Learn about the most profitable business lines from Google, and find out their impact on the company's bottom line and outlook ...
  11. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    What is the average credit score for new homebuyers? (ELLI)

    Learn the average FICO score of approved and denied home loan applications, and find out how your credit score measures up ...
  12. Stocks

    If You Had Invested Right After Berkshire Hathaway's IPO (BRK.A)

    Learn how much you would now have if you had invested right after Berkshire Hathaway's IPO, and find out the classes of shares ...
  13. Forex & Currencies

    Dollar Shave Club Review: Is It Worth It?

    Learn about the business model of the Dollar Shave Club, and find out whether the razor subscription company is a worthwhile ...
  14. Retirement Savings

    Saving $100 Now Is Better Than Saving $1,000 In 10 Years

    Learn why it is better to save $100 every year starting right now rather than $1,000 in 10 years, and find out the benefits ...
  15. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    What Is the Lowest Credit Score?

    Learn about the different types of credit scores available to borrowers, and find out about the lowest scores under each ...
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