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How to Create Your Personalized Investment Roadmap
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How to Create Your Personalized Investment Roadmap

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry If you are like me and many other people, you probably enjoy traveling. The first thing I do when I decide to go on a trip is figuring out the destination. Once I have picked a destination the next step is to…

Recession-Resistant Investments That Can Protect Your Portfolio
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Recession-Resistant Investments That Can Protect Your Portfolio

You can’t seem to escape it—everyone keeps talking about the next Great Recession or how the stock market is up one day and down the next. This can leave investors on edge and looking for ways to protect themselves, and their portfolios! We will start by saying that no investment can be 100% “recession-proof.” However,…

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…

Women & Investing: Where We Stand and Where We’re Going
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Women & Investing: Where We Stand and Where We’re Going

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…

Catching Up On Retirement Savings Is Possible. Here’s How
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Catching Up On Retirement Savings Is Possible. Here’s How

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….

How to invest like the rich
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How to invest like the rich

  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…

Investing Guide: Deciding How Much Should You Invest
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Investing Guide: Deciding How Much Should You Invest

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…

Why Is There A Gender Gap In Investing?
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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…