If you find yourself, like me, scared to invest in yourself and in your future, here are some tips on letting go and getting started.
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Do you feel like you have more to do than time in the day? If so, here’s how to get organized as a busy college student.
I’m enjoying the new season of Shark Tank, a reality show where entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to venture capitalists who decide whether or not to invest in a business. The show provides some great investment lessons from very successful business leaders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. Here are just a few reminders that Shark Tank gives […]
When you know it will take several years to get out of debt, it’s easy to lose momentum. Here are tips that can help jumpstart your payments.
Everyone makes mistakes. But if you learn from those mistakes, it never a bad thing. However, it is even better if you can learn from others’ mistakes and avoid making them in the first place. Here are six common investing mistakes that you could be making right now! Read up, and try to avoid them […]
Here is a look at why Wall Street has started hating utilities. And, are utility stocks still a good investment? Utilities are like bonds.
Building momentum in personal finance is essential to being able to achieve a financial goal. Learn the simple behavior of building momentum.
The best self-employed retirement plans include the SEP-IRA, Solo 401(k), and the SIMPLE IRA. Here are some details on each!
Here is why Costco is great for college students. The perks of Costco can offer great savings, even though there is no student membership.
In an article we published last week, we dove a bit into the console manufacturers and Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) in our article. EA is the best performing of the major game producers up over 60% YTD while Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) and Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ: TTWO) are up 22% and 33%, respectively. All […]
College is a learning experience but it’s also a time to be thinking about the future. Here are six things every college student should know.
Were you overpaid due to a bank, paycheck, Social Security, or unemployment benefit error? Here is what you need to do to fix it.
Most financial advisers, television shows about money, and even colleges teach people to invest money in the stock market. Real estate is rarely mentioned as a vehicle to invest your money, except when buying a personal residence rather than renting one. I feel investing in real estate with rental properties is one of the best […]
Every fall EA Sports (NASDAQ: EA) releases its latest game in the Madden series and the other video game developers prepare for the holiday season. These stocks have all outperformed the market this year. Both Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ: TTWO) and Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) are up 32% year-to-date while EA Sports is up over 60%. […]
Have you ever asked yourself, “I wish I could ask Robert something today?” You know, beyond the usual he posts on his site. Well, today is your lucky day. For the next 24 hours I’ll answering any questions you have, similar to Reddit’s popular AMA (Ask Me Anything). It’s your chance to ask me anything you’ve […]
In recent months we’ve dug a little deeper into the world of peer to peer lending. We’ve come to the consensus that the Peer to Peer Lending Market is going nowhere but up. In fact, it seems like there are new companies to check out every week. But what makes these companies really stand apart […]
Do you know if you need life insurance? Here are three considerations that can help you decide. Do you think life insurance is important?
There are several different types of education savings accounts that can be used to save for your child’s future education expenses. The two main education savings account vehicles are Coverdell Education Savings Account and a 529 College Savings Plan. Many individuals also create Uniform Gift to Minors Act (UGMA) custodial accounts and provide funds directly […]
Private student loans are much riskier than Federal student loans, and many students get into financial trouble with private student loans.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) stock has performed well over the past year. The PC forecast has improved. Should investors buy Microsoft stock now?
Here is an overview of the riskiest investments you can make, including leveraged ETFs, penny stocks, and initial public offerings.
This is an easy way to find companies and stocks to invest in, without doing diligent research — just invest in what you know.