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4 Methods to Accelerate Compounding
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4 Methods to Accelerate Compounding

Compounding builds value. Its usual domain is finance, but compounding applies to other things, too. Isaac Newton said this: “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Compounding grows value – whether the value is denominated in knowledge or in financial terms. Isaac Newton compounded his knowledge with the…

International Women’s Day 2019: Where We Stand, Where We’re Going, and Those Who Have Inspired Us Along the Way
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International Women’s Day 2019: Where We Stand, Where We’re Going, and Those Who Have Inspired Us Along the Way

Today is International Women’s Day. Today, as we should every day, we celebrate the many achievements of women from all over- whether it be social, political or financial achievements. The theme this year is Balance for Better. Imagine that, a gender-balanced world boasting equality, awareness, and no bias. While we know we still have a…

7 Ways To Make Your Money Work For You in 2019
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7 Ways To Make Your Money Work For You in 2019

Let’s say you just came into some money- an inheritance, a bonus, or maybe this year’s tax refund was more than you expected. Now what? Don’t blow it. This is your chance to make that money work for you! This goes beyond stashing your cash away in a regular old bank account. We’re going over…

4 Ways To Catch-up On Your Retirement Savings
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4 Ways To Catch-up On Your Retirement Savings

Ah, the daunting thought of saving for retirement. Am I on track? Will I have enough? Will it last long enough? These are all questions everyone needs to address and plan for. While, ideally, these questions should be addressed sooner rather than later, there a few ways to play catch-up and boost below-average retirement savings….

The Rich Get Richer- Here’s  How You Can Too.
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The Rich Get Richer- Here’s How You Can Too.

  It’s no secret that the rich keep getting richer. Listed below are habits and strategies that the wealthy all possess- use these strategies and adopt some of their attitudes and you can also be on your way to building wealth like the 1%. The 1% Have Multiple Income Streams. The wealthiest people do not…

What to Consider When Deciding Your Investment Amount
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What to Consider When Deciding Your Investment Amount

Investing is a big deal. It takes careful planning, research, and patience. When deciding an investment amount, follow the below guidelines. When deciding on an investment amount, one of the first steps you should take is to create a balance sheet showing how much you make and how much you owe. Once you know what…

Women who invest in stocks perform better than men. So why is there a gender gap in investing?
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Women who invest in stocks perform better than men. So why is there a gender gap in investing?

Women who invest in stocks perform better than men. So why is there a gender gap in investing? You’ve probably heard that women earn a smaller salary than comparable men. But did you know there’s also a gender gap in investing? Men tend to have more money saved for retirement than women. Fortunately, there are…

Are alternative investments good for your portfolio?
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Are alternative investments good for your portfolio?

Are alternative investments good for your portfolio? Alternative investments, or “alts”, can add diversification to your portfolio, which reduces your investment risk. They don’t have to be complex, though they certainly can be! Key takeaways: – Alternatives include any investments outside the traditional stocks, bonds, cash, and mutual funds. They include private equity, hedge funds,…

The Truth About Millennials Investing in Real Estate
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The Truth About Millennials Investing in Real Estate

Millennials and investing in real estate has been a hot topic for a while now. You hear jokes like….Millionaire to millennials: Lay off the avocado toast if you want a house. Millennials tend to get a bad rep. The common perception of the Millennial generation, which refers to people that were born between the years…