On April 5th, 2012 Congress passed the JOBS act of 2012. With the stroke of a pen everyday people gained access to private investment markets that had once been the domain of “accredited investors,” people with incomes greater than $200K or assets greater than $1Million. Since the new law has been signed into place, real […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Millennials are a strange generation. They are diverse, savvy, and large in number. They entered adulthood just as the American economy was hitting its lowest ebb in a generation. They earn less than their parents and grandparents, but many of them save a lot more. 30% of them work in the “gig economy”, well outside […]
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 […]
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 […]
We compare the most popular solo 401k options from providers such as Fidelity, Vanguard, Schwab, Etrade, and more to show you the best prices.
One of the common “main stream media” myths about why millennials aren’t investing is because they are scared. They’re scared of losing money in the stock market. They’re scared of not know what to do, what tools they should be using, and don’t think they can learn the Wall Street jargon. They’re scared of shady […]
Real estate has traditionally been one of the most sought after investment vehicles for its passive income potential, appreciation, positive cash-flow, and tax reducing deductions. However, real estate investing is also viewed as one of the more difficult investments to start due to the high risk and high up-front costs required to start. I want […]
The Fraud Research Center estimates that Americans lose $40-$50 Billion dollars to fraud every single year, and up to 17% of the adult population falls victim to some form of financial fraud in a given year. Most of us believe that we’re too smart to fall prey to financial fraud, but successful fraudsters trick smart […]
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