If you have dabbled in Forex, then you know that there are a few things that make a trader particularly successful on a consistent basis. These include factors such as experience, risk management, knowledge and even a little bit of luck. However, the tools at the disposal of the trader are also very important […]
The last payment on a large credit card debt that has held you down for years is an incredible feeling. Getting into credit card debt can be done in a few short weeks, while getting out of it takes years. Those years are often filled with intense budgeting, meeting with debt experts, side jobs, […]
One of the best financial goals to shoot for in this life is that of financial independence. Many people think that their whole life that they will be happy if they can just become rich by a certain age. While this isn’t necessarily a bad goal, it is often one that leads to disappointment. […]
There is no doubt that technology companies are some of the fastest growing on the S&P. However, they also tend to be the most expensive on a PE basis. There is also concern about how the policies of President Trump will impact on the sector. However, one would ask if it was possible to […]
Forbes published a story recently about a famous pianist who died and left her daughter a significant amount of money in her IRA. The daughter wanted to purchase real estate with the money she inherited, but was terrified of the tax implications. Imagine how happy she was to realize that an IRA could actually purchase […]
Many jobs offer bonuses at the end of the year for stellar performance. Some even offer bonuses for just about any performance.
It is most people’s natural reaction to immediately start thinking of different ways to spend that bonus check. Vacations, new TVs, or even new cars are all ways many people tend to spend […]
It seems unfortunate that the best way to learn important lessons in life is through experience. Experience usually involves something bad happening because those memories tend to last forever.
With finances this method of learning is largely the same. It is the sad fact that millions of people lose various amounts of money on the […]
Recent surveys show that less than half of eligible people in America actually own stocks. Obviously, there are a variety of reasons for this statistic. Some people simply don’t have any money in savings that could be put towards stocks. Others choose to put their money in safer havens such as bonds or CDs. […]
If you have ever sold a home before then you know that closing costs can be pricey. A large part of that price is realtor costs for both yourself and the buyer. Many home sellers fail to see the value that the realtor brought to the table. This is primarily because the seller is […]