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Investing 101

The Cashflow Quadrant: Transitioning from Employee to Investor

Ever since the industrial age, the standard template for a career has been to go to school, get good grades, graduate, and get a nice, high paying job. But more…

January 28, 2020

What is Ethical Investing?

What would you do if you found out that the fund you have money in is invested in companies that produce morally divisive goods? Goods such as tobacco, gambling, weapons,…

January 20, 2020

Double Diversification: Asset Classes and the Options Within Them

When it comes to investing, one thing most would agree on is the importance of diversification. But does it really matter? The short answer is yes, it matters. Diversification is…

December 17, 2019

Investment Choices for Long-Term Investors

Spending the time to build a portfolio of stocks and then actively managing it isn’t for everyone. Nor is simply leaving cash in a savings account where it’ll just gather…

Advanced Investing

SEC-Qualified vs. FINRA Regulated: What’s the Difference?

When choosing investment opportunities, you probably look for indications that a company or opportunity is legitimate. Financial regulations and qualifications are one indication that an investment partner is someone you…

February 11, 2020

The Growth REIT Fund vs. Other Common Funds

The key to an effective investment strategy is to diversify your portfolio. Investing in funds, rather than individual stocks or properties, allows for diversity at an affordable investment level. Allocating…

January 8, 2020

The Bad Times Investment Guide

Sometimes it’s hard to read the economic news. One day you’re sitting pretty, and the next day may include a slight panic attack brought on by news or current events….

January 7, 2020

Three Stock Market Sectors to Focus on in 2020

One of the most difficult tasks for every investor is finding the best sectors to focus on every year. Though many experts suggest that investors should focus on investing in…

Personal Finance

Where Your Tax Refund Comes From and Why You Should Not Waste It

Many people look upon their tax refund as a gift from the government, and that it is nothing more than free money, which gives them the impression that they can…

March 8, 2020

9 Celebrities Who Have Made Good Investment Decisions

Some celebrities are famous for some of their excellent investments in some big-time companies, which you may have come across. It’s not only businesses that celebrities invest in, but there…

March 5, 2020

6 Experts Weigh In On What You Should Do With Your Tax Refund

Tax season is fast approaching, meaning many of you are shaping up to get a sizable income tax refund. Tax refunds generally feel like a windfall, and oftentimes the money…

February 28, 2020

10 Strategies for Using Your Income Tax Refunds Effectively

Income tax season is just around the corner and thoughts of a brand new smartphone, big flat screen TV, or a shopping spree might be dancing through your head. For…

Real Estate

REIT Investors Build Wealth Two Ways: Here’s How

Commercial real estate investors can make money in various ways. The two primary ways, however, are through collecting rents and properties increasing in value over time.  Today, we’ll go through…

February 14, 2020

Why More and More People are Choosing Indirect Ownership of Real Estate for Wealth Creation

“Buying real estate has made me rich,” says Barbara Corcoran, founder of the Corcoran Group and a judge on Shark Tank. Corcoran is not alone in believing that investing in…

February 6, 2020

What Is Wholesaling in Real Estate?

Wholesale is often a term used to describe companies that sell products to retailers. However, this term can apply to the real estate market, too. It is a type of…

February 3, 2020

4 Ways to Invest in Real Estate with Little Money to Start

Maybe you’ve seen the late-night infomercials or have heard the radio ads that promise to teach you how to invest in real estate with no money down. If you’ve been…