Generating a passive income is hard to do, but there are many ways to do it (here’s a list of 20 different ways to generate a passive income). But today I specifically want to talk to you about how to invest to generate a passive income. It is important to note that most income is […]
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Here’s our mega guide to crowdfunding investments, including equity crowdfunding, real estate crowdfunding, and the due diligence needed.
The key to investing success is finding asymmetric risks and rewards. Over time, if you consistently invest your money into assets with small downside potential but huge upside potential, you will see huge returns. It is a well documented fact that finding asymmetric risk through the stock exchange is a struggle. Professional fund managers who […]
We review Quicken 2017 For Mac and look at the new features, but honestly are still left with a lot to be desired in investment management.
How to get started investing in your 30s if you’ve never invested before, with a look at life events, financial balance, and more.
Our complete guide on how to start investing after college, specifically crafted for millennials that are 22 to 29 years old.
Kickfurther is a crowdfunding platform that connects individual looking to earn money to small business owners with inventory funding needs. Kickfurther screens the companies that need inventory but is open to all individuals, also known as “Buyers.” This platform is another example of how powerful crowdfunding can be for both the business and individual. If […]
I celebrated my first Father’s Day this past weekend. I had a great day celebrating with my family, but the entire day I was stuck thinking about the future and how my life has changed. Am I providing well enough for my family? Am I preparing well enough for the future? Are we saving enough for […]
Opening a 529 plan to save for your child’s college expenses can be a great way to build savings while reaping tax benefits. Remember, some of the benefits of a 529 plan include tax free growth and tax free withdraws if the money is used for “qualified education expenses”. But one thing that stops many would-be 529 […]
Trading commodities is complex and requires a lot of upfront work to make sure you fully understand the underlying concepts. You purchase and use commodities every day, but do you understand them as an investment? What forces drive commodity prices? What are the different varieties of commodities? What are the risks of trading them? Commodities […]
Robert’s note: We don’t typically discuss trading, because for many of our readers, a long term, ETF-based investment strategy makes sense. However, trading stocks is a path to wealth, and many people have been successful at it (we’ve spoken to Timothy Sykes before). But today’s guest post is great, because it’s thorough, and it acknowledges […]
Students looking for new ways of earning money to pay off their college debt is a commonplace; however, many a times students fall for risky ways of making quick cash and end up losing even more money. Online CFD trading is one of the most sought after ways and yet the simplest of them all […]
I want to discuss my personal investment strategy for my own benefit as much as yours. I am a far stretch from a financial expert, and I am confident that I can learn from the College Investor audience when it comes to developing a solid investing strategy. With that said, I believe that many in […]
Funding your retirement is a challenge with so many different options and a prevailing environment of low interest rates making savings accounts an unattractive option, which is why some investors are looking into the potential of a precious metals IRA. Keeping tabs on the price movements of precious metals like gold and silver is a […]
No matter how hard some people try to make personal finance all of the concepts are pretty darn simple. You don’t need to be a certified financial planner and you certainly don’t have to hire one to come up with your own financial plan. In fact, over the past years I have found that three […]
You’ve likely heard that investing is important. You’ve probably hear that investing is the best way to grow your money over time. But what exactly is investing, and how do you get started? According to the dictionary, here’s the definition of investing. Investing: to expend money with the expectation of achieving profit or material result by […]