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So, you worked all summer and now you have some extra cash on hand, maybe $1,000 or more. If so, nice job! Now, do you take that $1,000 and spent it on beer all year? Or do you take that money and invest it? Well, if you spent it on beer, you will drink fine […]
Our complete guide on how to start investing after college, specifically crafted for millennials that are 22 to 29 years old.
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 […]
Don’t wait for the “perfect” time to start investing and stop looking for hacks. Just get started and learn from there!
Start today. But don’t invest in bulk. Invest small amounts every month regularly and accumulate shares over a long period of time. Do not wait for great excitement time to open your account. A bull market is not a suitable place to start your journey. If you want to learn more check out these resources: […]
At this point, you probably know that investing is a good idea. Well, maybe you don’t buy it? If you’re like a lot of millennials, you might not. In fact, a recent UBS study indicates that most millennials are very risk adverse. But that’s not very smart. Everyone needs to learn how […]
Maximize your money. Be prepared for retirement. Create good, sustainable financial habits. You can accomplish all of this by laying out a strong financial foundation in your twenties. Since you’re likely just starting out, developing good money habits now will be a lot easier than trying to change bad habits later. Here are six income […]
I get asked a lot about ways to get started investing in high school. That’s a tough question, because I’m a firm believer that you should start investing as early as possible. However, it’s really a bad decision for minors to own stocks. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t get started investing in high […]
A recent article in the Huffington Post got me thinking about women and investing. More specifically, it got me thinking about why are women afraid to invest? Also, I read a lot of personal finance blogs. A lot. And in general sweeping stereotypical terms, one thing I keep noticing is that blogs written by women focus […]
When you first start your financial journey, you learn pretty quickly that there are many steps between the starting line (college graduation) and the finish line (retirement without poverty). And yet, there are a ton of moving pieces. You have to pay to live somewhere, you have to start paying those student loans back, you […]