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The top 5 money issues married couples face (and how to avoid them)
  • Marriage and Money

The top 5 money issues married couples face (and how to avoid them)

They say money can’t buy you love, but it can cause stress in a marriage if you and your partner don’t talk about finances regularly.  Nearly one-in-three (30%) couples say finances cause the most stress in their relationship, followed distantly by intimacy (11%), their children (9%) and their in-laws (4%). One would think that couples…

7 First Time Real Estate Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid
  • Investing 101

7 First Time Real Estate Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid

This article originally appeared on The Smart Investor, an online academy helping people invest smarter and make better financial decisions.     Last Updated: August 6, 2019 As a real estate investor, the experience is going to be necessary to get far, but the more you know before you start, the better off you’ll be….

How much money are you really missing out on by not investing?
  • Investing 101

How much money are you really missing out on by not investing?

You’ve probably heard financial planners say that you should invest early and often! But it’s hard to think about the future, especially if it’s decades away. You might be wondering how much you are really missing out on by waiting longer to invest. And if you’re older and not investing, you may question if it’s…

Financial Milestones to Reach by Each Decade of Your Life
  • Investing 101

Financial Milestones to Reach by Each Decade of Your Life

By the time you graduate from high school or college and are starting your adult life, you should have learned some basic financial concepts—opening a bank account, paying bills, having a budget, learning how credit works, understanding how to pay taxes, balancing a checking account, etc. These are the basic financial skills you need just…

How to Create Your Personalized Investment Roadmap
  • Investing 101

How to Create Your Personalized Investment Roadmap

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry If you’re like many people, you probably enjoy traveling. The first thing you may do when you decide to go on a trip is figuring out the destination. Once you’ve picked a destination, the next step is to figure out the directions…

What You Need to Know about Fundrise and DiversyFund
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What You Need to Know about Fundrise and DiversyFund

Investing in real estate, especially through REITS, is a great way for individuals to get their feet wet building wealth through commercial real estate. With a few big players in the space, you may wonder which REIT investment is right for you. The Money Mix is talking all things crowdfunded real estate. You will read…

Invest Your Money So You Can Invest In Yourself
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Invest Your Money So You Can Invest In Yourself

Anna Wood of Brains Over Blonde preaches that there is no better investment than investing in yourself. We couldn’t agree more. But in order to make money so that you can invest in yourself, you’ve gotta start growing the money you currently have. Anna is talking about alternative investments and how they differ from stocks…

5 Smart Money Moves to Make This Year
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5 Smart Money Moves to Make This Year

Did you know that 41% of women wish they had invested more? Managing your money is tough, and it gets even tougher when you are trying to build lasting wealth on top of that. Engineer Mommy is giving readers 5 smart money moves they can implement today in order to build a brighter tomorrow. It…

Wealth Inequality Is Growing And Your Investments Might Not Be Helping
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Wealth Inequality Is Growing And Your Investments Might Not Be Helping

Going from poverty to riches may not be as easy as the inspirational speakers make it out to be. We have wealth inequality and the gender pay gap to thank for this. Another contributing factor is in the way individuals invest. The Finance Twins are taking a look into the investing habits of the wealthy….