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Investing 101

When Should I Talk to a Financial Advisor

Financial planners are professionals who are trained in providing relevant, specific, and beneficial financial advice for a fee. A good financial planner would have a statutory duty towards their clients…

April 2, 2021

6 Reasons You Should Have an Investing Strategy

An investment strategy is the way you select the investments within your portfolio. The investment strategy you pick impacts everything from the institutions and platforms you invest with, what asset…

March 30, 2021

Private Market vs. Public Market Investing

Whether you’re jumping or dipping into the investing pool, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the terminology to ensure you fully understand where your hard-earned money is going and how…

February 26, 2021

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 have probably learned some basic financial concepts—opening a bank account, paying bills, having…

Advanced Investing

10 stock market crashes from history, explained

Beginning with the start of the 20th century and through to the coronavirus, here are 10 stock market crashes that shook investors, economies, and sometimes the world. To better understand…

February 2, 2021

Why Wealth Inequality is a Problem for Everybody

In the US, almost 85% of the wealth is owned by just 20% of the population, and the bottom 40% own just 0.3 percent of it. In 1960, a chief…

January 22, 2021

Should you follow your gut when it comes to investing?

You’ve seen the movies and heard the anecdotes — a stock market genius goes against the status quo, despite constant skepticism and disbelief, and ends up making millions of dollars…

January 15, 2021

Does the 60/40 portfolio still work?

Traditional investing advice has been through a revolution in the last decade. A lot of deeply held beliefs that were challenged by the best — and the worst — stock…

Personal Finance

The gender investing gap by the numbers

While women make up nearly half of the American workforce, they still earn just 80% of the wages of men, according to research from The Ascent. This statistic continues to affect…

April 8, 2021

7 Ways to Use Your Tax Return to Build Wealth

While the debate of whether receiving a large tax refund just means that you paid too much in taxes throughout the year still goes on, there’s no denying that a…

March 30, 2021

What to do with a Cash Windfall

It can be tough figuring out how to make your money work for you, especially if you’ve recently received a large sum due to an inheritance, a settlement, or a…

March 26, 2021

Women’s Equal Pay Day

March 24, 2021 was Women’s Equal Pay Day. This day is dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap and symbolizes how far into the year the average woman…

Real Estate

Best performing real estate sectors this year

Each real estate sector—whether residential, commercial, or industrial—comes with varying levels of risk and reward. With a bit of research, investing in one (or a combination of) of these sectors…

May 19, 2021

Metros with the biggest housing price cuts

There has never been a better time to sell a house. While many worried the coronavirus pandemic would put an end to the real estate market as we know it,…

January 8, 2021

Types of real estate investments

Investing in real estate can be a rewarding experience and a boost to your financial portfolio. Billionaire Andrew Carnegie famously said that 90% of millionaires got their wealth by investing…

August 21, 2020

Should you rent or buy in the current housing market?

The decision of where to live is almost always based on personal circumstances or emotions. Where one lives is often attached to where they work, where their community or family…