If you are graduating college this spring, you are donning your black gowns and caps and walking the stage in a few weeks (or maybe you have already) to receive the diploma you have worked so hard for. Congratulations! I know this is an exciting time for you – you are finally done with college. […]
Here are the ten best short term investments right now for young investors looking to invest cash in the stock market or other place.
For some people, growing your net worth by $5,000 per month might seem crazy. For others, it might seem normal. Growing your net worth by $5,000 per month means seeing your net worth rise by $60,000 per year. That sounds like a lot, but if you’re looking to retire and live comfortable in the future, […]
I love survey and reward sites. This might sound crazy coming from me, but I find them to be a great way to earn a little extra income. I like survey sites for a specific purpose: when I’m bored or have nothing to do, it’s great to be able to spend a few minutes doing […]
What differentiates gamblers and investors? Math. In particular, investors have statistical expectations on their side. They know that upside potential outweighs the downside risk. If they make the same “bet” over and over again, investors will see a positive return on their money. Active trading is a form of investing that allows investors to arbitrage […]
At the onset, real estate investing sounds like an expensive venture costing thousands of dollars in initial investment. And in the past, it used to be! Fortunately, you don’t need six figures in the bank to be a real estate investor today. It really starts with a solid financial plan. Many people who have reached […]
How to use crowdfunding to pay for college, including what platforms to use and how to craft a campaign that will get funded.
Bitcoin is a new form of currency that has been a hot topic for debate recently. Is it safe to invest? How do you spend it? How do you know how many you have, and how does it make sense to spend a fraction of a coin on a purchase? These questions are natural first […]
Since the dawn of time (or at least the early 2000s), Quicken has treated Mac users as second class citizens. As a result, MacHeads everywhere lacked access to the best personal finance software on the market. Enter Banktivity (or at that time iBanks). Banktivity works exclusively with Macs and Apple products. For the last 18 years, […]
Once you graduate or resume paying your student loans after a period of forbearance, you may find that your student loan servicer has changed. Unfortunately, the task of finding and paying the proper company rests on the borrower, along with other facts you probably didn’t know about your student loans. If you don’t know where to […]
We put together a list of the best investing blogs of 2017, along with why they are amazing and what insights they bring to investors. We also have a full list of investing blogs this year to read about.
DAY-TRADER, n. See IDIOT Lauded Wall Street Journal columnist, Jason Zweig doesn’t pull any punches. He believes that active trading is a fool’s errand, and that value investing is the only intelligent approach to stock market investing. In general, day traders make brokers rich while leaving themselves broker every day. We know this, so we tend to […]
Our list of 15 different tactics that you can use to save an extra $500 or more each month and boost your savings.
Clarity Money has the story right. Managing checking and credit accounts, bills and more is time consuming. Inconsistent incomes and lumpy bills turns financial management turns into a nightmare. And many people are struggling with it. The Clarity Money App wants to be the technological advocate that streamlines your finances. Their platform offers big savings opportunities. However, […]
A lot of the side hustles we discuss require a car, and that prevents a lot of people from doing them. And while it’s true that 95% of Americans own a car, that number has actually been declining in the last few years. With more people biking, using scooters, and taking public transportation, there is […]
There has been a lot of talk lately about the mega backdoor Roth IRA. For a long time, it was an unspoken secret used by retirement planners. However, the IRS released guidance that specifically addressed both backdoor Roth IRA conversions, and the so-called Mega Backdoor Roth IRA. As a result, it has gained even more popularity […]