Paychex Stock: Will This Company Pay Off Your Student Loans?

Finding a publicly-traded company that will help pay off your student loans requires determining which industry will thrive in the future. That is certainly proving to be the case for the staffing group, now at $100 billion and growing. Prominent in the staffing sector is Paychex (NASDAQ: PAYX), which provides payroll and other administrative services. […]

Netflix Stock: Is This a Growth Stock or Actually a Bubble?

After a very strong year, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has seen its share price surge over 250% YTD and over 445% in the past 12 months as of today, positioning itself as the fastest-growing stock in the S&P 500. What’s more, if you had invested $10,000 in Netflix five years ago, your stake in Netflix […]

Laurie Itkin Made a Million Before Becoming The Options Lady

Today I wanted to share an interview that I had with Laurie Itkin, who also goes by the name “The Options Lady.” I love Laurie’s story because she works in financial services, and was a millionaire before she turned 40. She started investing when she was 24 years old, and kept it simple though her […]

Bruker Stock: New Product and Improvement Will Drive Growth!

Bruker Corporation (NYSE: BRKR) makes scientific instruments and should have earnings growth rates ahead of its peers. First, it is in the early phases of trying to aggressively expand margins to average industry levels. The potential upside to earnings from operational improvements is large — the operating margin would double if it achieves margins in line […]

ConocoPhillips Stock: Invest to Help Pay Down Student Loans?

As detailed in many other articles on this site, big oil and small oil stocks are excellent long-term investments. With so many having significant amounts of student loan debt now, investing to pay off the loans is a primary financial goal. ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is a major oil and natural gas company that can do […]

3 Key Financial Ratios for Investing to Improve Your Skills

When I first started looking at investing in stocks, I really didn’t know much about them. I basically looked up local companies that I had heard of and then looked at the historical graph to see if their value had been consistently increasing. If it showed growth in the past year or two, I invested. […]

9 High-Paying Jobs You Can Land Without a College Degree

If you have plans of scoring a good-paying job but aren’t ready to rack up a mountain of student loan debt to attend college we’ve got you covered. Not every lucrative job requires a college degree. In fact, many of today’s young self-made millionaires accumulated their riches from street-smarts — not book-smarts. If you’ve been contemplating your next career […]

How Much Money for Retirement Do I Really Need?

Many people wonder just how much money they actually need to retire. In fact, it’s actually one of the most common questions people ask in regards to retirement. However, it may not be the easiest question to answer, as there are so many variables. On top of that, not all of the variables are always […]

What You Should Consider Before You Cosign a Student Loan

I was recently talking to some family friends, and they were running into a dilemma. Their daughter was going to be starting college, and they didn’t qualify for any type of financial aid. They were looking at private student loans to pay for college, but they were concerned about having to cosign the loans. Beyond […]

How Your Personality Type Dictates Your Investing Style

What if I told you a crucial key to your investing success is something you never expected? It’s not a breakthrough stock-picking formula. It’s not a special brokerage account. It’s not a cutting-edge tax shelter. It’s your personality type. Now, bear with me: I’m not talking about astrology, newspaper horoscopes, or those scammy online tests. Those […]

Why You Really Shouldn’t Ignore Pink Sheet Stocks!

“Pink sheet” stocks have long had a bad reputation in the financial markets. Typically, this term is associated with companies with little in way of assets, even less revenues, and absolutely no reason for a long-term investor to ever buy one for their portfolio. But due to listing requirements of the major exchanges, there are […]