At least that is what 60% of Millennials think. Some Wall Street traders, big brokerage houses, and financial advisors have done their best to cultivate the perception that stock ownership is only for the affluent or the elite. They want to keep the rest of us out of the conversation so that there is more for them.… Keep reading.
Working on your financial fitness can be dealt with in the same way as physical fitness. You set goals, splurge occasionally, and automate where you can. And just like getting fit physically, bad habits can quickly creep in. So, shaking up your finances once in a while to make sure that it’s in great shape is a must.… Keep reading.
The stock market can be an intimidating machine if you’re just getting into it. If you’re looking to buy a share in a successful company like Apple or Google, it might be disheartening when you see that just one stock of Google costs over $1,000 (as of December 2017).… Keep reading.
If you ask someone if they know what Bitcoin is, they will probably say yes. But if you ask them to explain it, they may suddenly remember a vital dentist appointment. Even seasoned investing professionals are often reluctant to start buying crypto because they’re not sure what it is or how it works as a part of cryptocurrency investing. … Keep reading.
It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority, or to make investments in yourself. We have been trying to make a more conscious effort to live a well-rounded and balanced life. We are trying to invest in ourselves from the ground up.… Keep reading.
When we say black swan, we don’t mean a large, rare waterbird with a long neck or the movie starring Natalie Portman. Nope, we’re talking about an unpredictable, unique event that significantly shapes the world. Black swan events are unexpected moments in history and are considered anomalies, meaning that they deviate from the norm.… Keep reading.
If choosing a book is like picking out groceries, then finance books are like the kale that you bought and then hid in the back of the fridge. You chose it with the best of intentions, and you still really plan on getting to it.… Keep reading.
Blaming everything wrong with America on Millennials has become so popular that you expect to see it added as an Olympic event in 2020. But instead of turning the tables and blaming Baby Boomers or Generation X, let’s focus on one of the areas where Millennials are light-years ahead of previous generations: investing.… Keep reading.
With all of the money flowing through Wall Street, a few bad apples among company executives is inevitable. But there are bad apples, and then there are these five guys who are rotten to the core. Although their schemes have varied, they all found a way to game the system and live a lifestyle of luxury and excess before ultimately being brought to justice.… Keep reading.
The Walt Disney Company is one of the most iconic brands in American history. Beyond the colorful chaos of the studio’s animation and theme parks lies a solid foundation for investors. Understanding how Disney rose to prominence should make you more comfortable in deciding whether or not investing in Disney stock makes sense for you.… Keep reading.
When most young professionals think about investments, their minds generally turn to the financial markets. But as the years go by, life will throw you more than a few curveballs, requiring you to look at the concept of an investment in a whole new light.… Keep reading.