6 Elements of a Solid Personal Financial Plan

September is Life Insurance Awareness month and this post is in partnership with TermLifeInsurance.com, which helps spread awareness of the importance of term life insurance. Learn more about how you can protect your family and your finances. Are you ready to take control of your financial future? You don’t need a financial advisor to develop […]

Fall Savings Ideas for Full Time Students

Going to college can be one of the best experiences of your life. You’ll make friends you won’t forget, and you’ll create a ton of memories that will last a lifetime. While having fun, you’ll also get an education that will help prepare you for the career you want to enjoy. But while college can […]

Overcoming The Fear Of Losing Money In The Stock Market

It’s a scientific fact that people will do irrational things to avoid loss. And one of the biggest fears people hold to is the fear of losing money. In fact, studies have shown that the pain of losing is twice as strong as the joy of winning. So, losing $100 hurts twice as much as […]

Does Reinvesting Dividends Matter? Yes!

Even with the fiscal cliff approaching and tax rates on dividends having the potential to go up, dividend paying stocks can still be a good investment.  When you buy an individual stock, most brokerages offer you two options: pay dividends in cash, or reinvest the dividends.  This can be an interesting choice for first time […]

5 Benefits of Investing

Investing is something that everyone should do. There are so many benefits of investing that it makes no sense not to get started. If you want to build wealth and financial stability investing is what will get you there. Still not convinced? Here are five benefits of investing. # 1- You Stay Ahead of Inflation […]

The Definitive Guide to Making More Money

A few years ago I was struggling. I was dealing with massive student loan debt and cobbling together work on a part-time basis. It was one of the hardest times in my life and I scaled back everything. I have always lived on a pretty minimal budget, but this was the definition of a ‘bare […]

Should You Subscribe To Investing Newsletters? Nate’s Notes Newsletter Review

Whether you’re new to investing or are an investing buff, there’s a lot to keep up with when it comes to the stock market. Buying and selling can become cumbersome, and if you’re not careful to do your own research before investing, you could potentially lose a lot of money. What if there was an […]

Amazon Student vs. Amazon Prime – Which is Better?

Amazon Student is a game-changer for college students who are looking to glean the benefits of Amazon without having to pay the high yearly fee that comes with Amazon Prime. Amazon Student costs $59 per year, a 50% discount from the normal Amazon Prime fee (which is $119/yr). Amazon Student has roots from back in 2010 when the e-commerce […]

You Won’t Lose All Your Money Investing (If You Take This Advice)

I’m a big believer in starting to invest early. It’s one of the smartest ways to build wealth. But when I talk to millennials, fear is holding them back from starting to invest. The #1 fear I hear almost every week is this: I’m afraid to start investing because I’m afraid of losing all my […]