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) loan can become a withdrawal taxable income, and find out when those withdrawals are also subject to exceptions ...
  2. Virtual Currency

    If You Had Purchased $100 of Bitcoin in 2011

    Your initial $100 of bitcoin bought in 2011 is now worth $3,357,965
  3. Banking

    Top 5 Reasons Banks Won't Cash Your Check

    Learn the top reasons that a bank won't cash your check, and find out what steps you can take to prevent those scenarios ...
  4. Banking

    Does the FDIC cover business accounts?

    Learn what types of business accounts are insured by the FDIC, and find out how much of the deposits made by a business is ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. High Net Worth Strategy

    Can personal loans be transferred to another person?

    Learn whether it is possible to transfer a personal loan to another person, and find out what happens when you default on ...
  7. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Can a Walmart credit card help you build credit? (WMT)

    Learn how Walmart credit cards affect your credit score, and get five tips for improving your credit with a Walmart credit ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
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