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Polyester Tie - Synthetic Fashion Steel

Polyester Tie - Synthetic Fashion Steel

by Mark Ward February 16, 2017

Polyester tie fabric is the basis of our wallets and other accessories, the history of this remarkable cloth has made it an industrial powerhouse.

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Death of the Checkbook

Death of the Checkbook

by Mark Ward January 25, 2017

People like to talk about the death of the checkbook, and from initial perceptions, they’d mostly be right.  The check book has been on the decline for many years now and a new generation has determined it’s not the vehicle they want to use to dispense their money.  But despite the decline, the death of checks will be slow and arduous…and likely will stay in a coma, but never truly die.

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Do we still need cash?

Do we still need cash?

by Mark Ward January 23, 2017

We’ve talked many times in our articles about the need to keep a small amount of cash in your minimalist wallet.  Overwhelmingly there are more reasons why we still need cash as individuals, economies, and yes, even governments.  So do we still need cash?

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5 Must and 5 Never Things to Carry in Your Wallet

5 Must and 5 Never Things to Carry in Your Wallet

by Mark Ward January 20, 2017

Easy enough, these top 5 “must” and “never” carry in your wallet lists are all you need.  Making a conscious choice every day in what you carry brings dividends in knowing what you always have available and what you could lose.

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7 1/2 Best Minimalist Wallets. Period.

7 1/2 Best Minimalist Wallets. Period.

by Mark Ward January 17, 2017

Here are the best 7 and 1/2 minimalist wallets we see on the market.  THESE ARE IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER, because we love wallets so much, that it’s hard to tell your children who’s your favorite.  You can try and debate us, but we’re not going to listen.

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Spectacles, testicles, wallet, and watch

Spectacles, testicles, wallet, and watch

by Mark Ward January 11, 2017

Thank goodness that style or fashion hasn’t had a chance to displace a man’s testicles, but if we’re talking about castration, then culture has done a fine job of making men wussies and father’s some kind of bumbling idiot.

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Top 3 Reasons Men's Wallets are Important to Fashion

Top 3 Reasons Men's Wallets are Important to Fashion

by Mark Ward January 08, 2017

Unlike bracelets, cufflinks, ties, rings, or even watches, wallets are a necessity.  Many like to call it an accessory, but accessories are optional.  They can be left at home if desired.  Wallet’s cannot.

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Mens Wallet Alternatives

Mens Wallet Alternatives

by Mark Ward January 04, 2017

One of the first things we should define is what an alternative wallet is.  Honestly, anything beyond the traditional leather bifold or trifold could be considered alternative.  Those iconic wallet designs have stood the test of time, but have become tired, and with the continued advancement of payment technology, have opened the door for more designs and ways to carry what’s important than ever before.

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RFID Blocking Sleeve Usefulness

RFID Blocking Sleeve Usefulness

by Mark Ward January 02, 2017

Early on as credit card and other companies were experimenting with various methods for payment, the ability to have a “contactless” payment form was created....security researchers proved quickly that the RFID technology had its weakness in the close field transmission convenience it provided to users.

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Psychology of Purchasing a Unique Wallet

Psychology of Purchasing a Unique Wallet

by Mark Ward December 29, 2016

Wallets have been around in some form or another for several hundred years.  Actually longer if you include the bags and cases which were used for carrying heavier coins or exchangeable items, prior to the broad acceptance of paper notes.  To this end, as money has evolved, so have the means to carry it.  The evolution is easy to see why.

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Uncommon Wallet Types [Infographic]

by Mark Ward December 17, 2016

The following infographic represents some unique wallets, which are cool, but are not seen much anymore.

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Performing a "Wallet Audit"

Performing a "Wallet Audit"

by Mark Ward November 24, 2016

As we move into the buying season (which frankly is ALL the time) it’s time to lighten the load in our wallets...perform a wallet audit to understand what goes in them.

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