10 Ways to Lose Money in the Stock Market You Should Avoid

There are literally hundreds of different ways to make money in the stock market — but too many people forget all the different ways that you can potentially lose money in the stock market. Just like understanding risk and reward, investors need to understand both how to make money in the stock market, as well […]

Microsoft’s Long-Term Plans Are Making Progress

The shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) are up 25 percent year-to-date, in line with the NASDAQ. This is actually a dramatic shift after years of underperformance. Its share price is up by 21 percent and 18 percent over the past 5 and 10 years, respectively, versus the NASDAQ, up 73 percent and 111 percent. Investors are becoming […]

You Should Max Out Your ESPP Before it’s Too Late!

One of the best ways to accumulate wealth is through investing. Is it any wonder that the richest Americans tend to be heavily invested in real estate and stocks? Since the Bush era tax cuts keep getting extended, investing in stocks has remained subsidized by the government. That’s one of the reasons why people like […]

Universities Suing Students: Could You Be Sued Too?

I recently stumbled across this article about a growing phenomenon in the United States: colleges and universities are suing former students to get paid back on the student loan debt they took out. The article details the actions of Yale, University of Pennsylvania, and George Washington University and their recent increase in student loan litigation. […]

6 Powerful Tips That Will Help You Eliminate School Debts

Attending school today is very expensive. Paying tuition requires loans. Some students also take out loans for housing or use credit cards to pay for expenses like books. This can leave a person with massive bills that are largely due just after graduation. Ignoring debt from school can ruin a credit report. Successfully dealing with […]

Profit from Changes in the Workforce with Staffing Companies

While the United States economy is still struggling to recover from the Great Recession, the staffing industry continues to perform well. As employers do not want to take on the costs of full-time workers, there has been increased demand for companies in the temporary workforce sector. For investors, the companies range from prominent blue chips […]

7 Unique Investing Ideas You Haven’t Considered Yet

Investing should be done responsibly, but responsibly doesn’t always mean boring, right? If you’re looking to add a little bit of excitement to your investing routine, here are seven investing ideas you probably haven’t considered. We discussed alternative investments last week, and that’s precisely what each of these are. There are different risks, but the […]

Here is Robert Kiyosaki’s Best Investing Advice to Heed

I’m the first to admit that I’ve been critical of Robert Kiyosaki at times. But, regardless of some of his business behavior, Kiyosaki has still given us some great investing advice. Today I wanted to take the time to share with you three pieces of advice that Robert Kiyosaki has recently shared, and highlight why […]

Here’s Why You Should Treat College as an Investment

When we think of investments, stocks and bonds are usually the first things that come to mind. But what about investments in human capital? Human capital usually refers to the knowledge or information you’ve acquired over a certain period of time. Most people do most of their investing in human capital early on in life: […]

The Dangers of Being an Idea Man with Business Ideas

For as long as I can remember, I have been labeled as an idea man. I’m excellent at creating theoretical schemes, and proposing grand solutions to problems. In a group setting, I am usually the one throwing out ideas and ways to solve a problem. I have a notebook of business ideas that I carry […]

Here Are Some Great Free Charts for Investing Analysis

A picture is worth a thousand words. The use of a simple picture can tell you the story of a complex topic — and that’s especially true when it comes to investing in the stock market. But for many new investors, it can be hard to find free charts for investing. Many professional investors use […]