Trading Toward Your Own Financial Freedom

Trading Toward Your Own Financial Freedom

February 20, 2018February 20, 2018

Financial freedom means many different things to different people. For some people financial freedom means the freedom to live a comfortable and simple life without the hassle and stress of working 9 ..

Dollar Cost Averaging: The Simple Investing Strategy That Works

Dollar Cost Averaging: The Simple Investing Strategy That Works

December 18, 2017December 18, 2017

Many times we investors make investing much harder than it needs to be. We spend countless hours researching trying to find the next Apple or Amazon. In reality, we could just deploy a simple dollar c..

Busting Myths on Bankruptcy

Busting Myths on Bankruptcy

December 14, 2017December 14, 2017

Bankruptcy is generally seen as a financial failure, the end of the line, waving the white flag when you have no other options. However, this may be a limited point of view. If we take a closer look, ..

The Sneaky Way Inflation Hurts Your Investments

The Sneaky Way Inflation Hurts Your Investments

December 14, 2017December 14, 2017

I’m certain if you watch any news coverage you have heard about inflation. But you might not know what inflation is all about or even how it affects your investments and your money in general. The t..

Using The Power Of The 80-20 Rule For Larger Returns

Using The Power Of The 80-20 Rule For Larger Returns

December 6, 2017December 6, 2017

When it comes to investing, we all want to earn the highest return possible. There are many strategies out there to help with this endeavor. Some investors use charting tools, while others go by a fun..

Pros and Cons of Early Retirement

Pros and Cons of Early Retirement

August 30, 2017August 30, 2017

If you ask someone about their bucket list, or if you think about your own, odds are a few items on that list involve travel. If you dream of walking the Great Wall of China or seeing the Pyramids of ..

Why You Should Understand the Importance of Compound Interest

Why You Should Understand the Importance of Compound Interest

August 15, 2017August 15, 2017

Do you often wonder how some people seem to gain wealth with little effort? If so, you are not alone.  Saving money is an important part of life but understanding compound interest is even m..

3 Order Types Traders Should Know

3 Order Types Traders Should Know

July 7, 2017July 7, 2017

The world of day trading can be both fun and highly profitable. But before a new trader can start turning a profit or even begin trading, they will need to learn the three basic order types. Each of t..

4 Smart Money Moves for Getting Ahead Financially in Your 20s

4 Smart Money Moves for Getting Ahead Financially in Your 20s

April 21, 2017April 21, 2017

So you have enjoyed your youth, graduated with a degree or earned a professional designation, and landed your first real job. Now it is time to grow up, knuckle down and make something of your life. I..

Investment Diversification: 5 Risky Mistakes to Avoid

Investment Diversification: 5 Risky Mistakes to Avoid

February 17, 2017February 17, 2017

The Importance of Diversification Investors often have a lot to consider. But few investment decisions matter more than asset allocation. A well diversified portfolio is as important for millennials a..

Overrated vs. Underrated: Personal Finance Beliefs We Get Wrong

Overrated vs. Underrated: Personal Finance Beliefs We Get Wrong

February 2, 2017February 2, 2017

What financial advice actually makes a difference? What ideas and strategies do we tend to overvalue? Here’s my take on a few common personal financial beliefs we get wrong: Overrated: Beating T..

Using The Graham Formula to Find Underpriced Stocks

Using The Graham Formula to Find Underpriced Stocks

January 23, 2017January 23, 2017

Table Of Contents Original Benjamin Graham FormulaRevised Graham FormulaThe Formula in PracticeDrawbacks and RisksCustomizing the Benjamin Graham Formula Knowing how to properly value a stock is proba..

How to File Chapter 11 as an Individual

How to File Chapter 11 as an Individual

November 15, 2016November 15, 2016

For those who don’t know, Chapter 11 is a bankruptcy process by which the court oversees a negotiation to establish a ‘plan of reorganization’ between a debtor and their creditors. This sort of ..

How Credit Score Affects Interest Rates on a LendingClub Loan

How Credit Score Affects Interest Rates on a LendingClub Loan

October 1, 2016October 1, 2016

We all know that your credit score can be like an albatross hanging around your neck, as it can serve as a painful reminder of any financial mistakes you have made in the past. Not only can it limit y..

Benefits of Using Personal Capital

Benefits of Using Personal Capital

September 24, 2016September 24, 2016

Founded by Bill Harris – who is the former CEO of Intuit and PayPal – Personal Capital is a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) through the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). It’s designed to..

Risk Management Basics: Using a Stop Loss

Risk Management Basics: Using a Stop Loss

September 19, 2016September 19, 2016

Imagine entering a position where your upside potential is infinite while downside risk is limited. Well it exists in every stock using a Stop Loss Order. A Stop Loss Order is an open order to sell an..

The Internet of Real Estate Property Value – Part 1

The Internet of Real Estate Property Value – Part 1

September 13, 2016September 13, 2016

  When buying real estate, it is important to understand the property value. Both investors and owner occupants are interested in finding out what their property is worth. Fundamentally, thi..

The Life Insurance Policy That Is a Ticking Time Bomb!

The Life Insurance Policy That Is a Ticking Time Bomb!

August 26, 2016August 26, 2016

There is an insurance product on the market that is touted by many financial advisors as the “holy grail” of all financial products.  It is called Indexed Universal Life or (IUL) and it is a very..

How Identity Theft Can Ruin Your Finances

How Identity Theft Can Ruin Your Finances

May 18, 2016May 18, 2016

Most of us don’t think much about identity theft on a daily basis. But of all of the things that we could potentially worry about, it is one of the most worthy of our attention. Let’s compare the ..

How Hard Will It Be to Repay Your Loans Based on Your Major?

How Hard Will It Be to Repay Your Loans Based on Your Major?

May 17, 2016May 17, 2016

If you’re majoring in Psychology, you’re likely aware that you will be making less once you graduate than someone who majored in Computer Science. But you might not be aware of how much mo..

Make Money Your Slave; 3 Major Benefits of Automation

Make Money Your Slave; 3 Major Benefits of Automation

May 3, 2016May 3, 2016

Written By Brandon Anderson So we’ve all heard how automating your finances makes your life easier. That is clear. However, here are three benefits of automation that maybe you haven’t th..

P2P’s Not Dead – The Best P2P Business Loans in America

P2P’s Not Dead – The Best P2P Business Loans in America

April 27, 2016April 27, 2016

So what’s the best way to get a P2P Business Loan? Step 1: Live in Europe. Alas, most of you do not. The reason I say this is because P2P is robust in the UK. Lots of competition, healthy regulation..

Managing Your Finances with Personal Capital

Managing Your Finances with Personal Capital

April 6, 2016April 6, 2016

With your money spread out across many different accounts, keeping track of it can be a challenge. In fact, it can sometimes feel impossible. You’re faced with the reality of being a person with a h..

Top 5 Reasons to Get a Loan through Prosper

Top 5 Reasons to Get a Loan through Prosper

March 23, 2016March 23, 2016

Prosper, like Lending Club, is one of several peer-to-peer lending companies that have given people a cheaper alternative to what is often found in commercial banks. Their credit requirements aren’t..