Why You Need a Side Hustle

Why You Need a Side Hustle

August 14, 2019August 14, 2019

Have you heard of the phrase, “side hustle” before? There’s a good chance you have, but if you haven’t, it’s time to learn. A side hustle is something that many North Americans have, and it..

How We Make Money Swing Trading Stocks

How We Make Money Swing Trading Stocks

August 13, 2019August 13, 2019

My wife and I make extra money by trading stocks online. We started trading stocks as a side hustle when we needed to make extra money a few years ago. We had some luck early on while the market was m..

Roth IRA Conversion Ladder for Early Retirees: Decoded

Roth IRA Conversion Ladder for Early Retirees: Decoded

August 7, 2019August 7, 2019

There are several options available to you when it comes to taking care of personal finance for when you retire, especially if early retirement is the plan. For example, you can choose to use a tradit..

Which Cryptocurrency to Buy: Top Three Bitcoin Alternatives

Which Cryptocurrency to Buy: Top Three Bitcoin Alternatives

August 5, 2019August 5, 2019

The first thing to say about cryptocurrency investment is that it does not provide a guaranteed windfall in the short term. There was a time when cryptocurrencies could seem to do no wrong but the sto..

My Favorite Stock Trading Patterns

My Favorite Stock Trading Patterns

August 1, 2019August 1, 2019

I have been a part-time stock trader for about 5 years now. I have made tens of thousands of dollars swing trading small cap stocks (usually buying and holding for 1-4 days). These stocks are highly v..

Do Forex Traders Really Make Money?

Do Forex Traders Really Make Money?

July 23, 2019July 23, 2019

Trading currency is one of the main market trading options, along with stocks, commodities, and real estate. Each of these is unique in some way, but what unites them all is that there’s a buyer..

4 Critical Things to Know About 401k Vesting Schedules

4 Critical Things to Know About 401k Vesting Schedules

July 22, 2019July 22, 2019

What is a 401k? A 401k is an employer-sponsored retirement account where employees can contribute a set amount or a percentage of their wages into an investment account which can then be used later fo..

The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need to Know

The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need to Know

July 17, 2019July 17, 2019

The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need to Know Most investors probably know about the S&P 500 Index, the go-to index for large-cap stocks. They may also be aware of the Dow Jones where they can ..

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

July 3, 2019July 3, 2019

Life insurance is one of the biggest purchases of your life. You need it to make sure your family is protected in the event that the unexpected happens. The insurance payout should allow your family t..

The Advantages Of A Social Trader

The Advantages Of A Social Trader

June 21, 2019June 21, 2019

Investing money in the stock market requires a number of key skills. Indeed, becoming a successful trader, whether you’re dealing with stocks, bonds, ETFs, cryptocurrencies or forex, requires a grea..

Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA vs. 401k

Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA vs. 401k

June 11, 2019June 11, 2019

Congratulations! Landing on this page means that you are likely planning your retirement. While it might sound like an ordinary thing to do, most people don’t pay nearly as much attention to their f..

Dive Into Investing With Alex Freys A Beginners Guide to Investing

Dive Into Investing With Alex Freys A Beginners Guide to Investing

June 4, 2019June 4, 2019

Taking your first steps into the world of investing can be scary, confusing, and overall intimidating, so one of the first places many people will turn to is a good book on the subject.  The only pro..

The Pros and Cons of Trading Penny Stocks

The Pros and Cons of Trading Penny Stocks

May 31, 2019May 31, 2019

If a company is too small to be listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ stock exchange, it can trade through the Bulletin Board or Pink Sheets electronic quotation systems. The equities that are traded are known..

A Review of The Truth About Money by Ric Edelman

A Review of The Truth About Money by Ric Edelman

May 31, 2019May 31, 2019

Ric Edelman is consistently rated as the top independent financial advisor in the country by well-respected publications. He also hosts a weekly radio show where he talks about the economy and answers..

What Happens When Your Term Life Insurance Matures?

What Happens When Your Term Life Insurance Matures?

May 29, 2019May 29, 2019

Is your term life insurance policy about to come to an end? While it is actually designed to do just that, it may mean you have a decision to make about what to do: Do you keep it? Do you replace it? ..

First-Time Investors: 7 Steps to Getting Started

First-Time Investors: 7 Steps to Getting Started

May 29, 2019May 29, 2019

Here’s a tip to help you become rich: you need to start investing in stocks to enhance your earnings and generate long-term wealth. The monthly salary from your job is essential, but how you invest ..

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 30 Somethings

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 30 Somethings

May 27, 2019May 27, 2019

Even after graduating from college, you have an excuse for not having your finances in order because you are still figuring life out. But by the time you pass 30 you realize you have to get better wit..

PE Ratio: The Best Market Timing Tool of All?

PE Ratio: The Best Market Timing Tool of All?

May 23, 2019May 23, 2019

The price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is considered an essential valuation indicator and has been historically associated with “value investing.” Simply put, the PE ratio defines how much an investor ..

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 20 Somethings

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 20 Somethings

May 23, 2019May 23, 2019

How do you know which is the best personal finance blog for you? You don’t. Making smart financial decisions is about handling your money situation in all areas of life. Therefore, you’ll benefit ..

Review of A Random Walk Down Wall Street (by Burton G Malkiel)

Review of A Random Walk Down Wall Street (by Burton G Malkiel)

May 21, 2019May 21, 2019

Depending on who you ask, Burton G Malkiel classic investing book should be the first on the list of any ambitious investor. Having devoured the first edition in college, I decided to tackle the revis..

How to Set Up Your Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

How to Set Up Your Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

May 15, 2019May 15, 2019

Cryptocurrencies have truly risen to fame over the past few years, with many traders joining in the altcoin race. But mining and trading cryptocurrencies are not the only way to make good money in the..

Home Flippers: Which Renovations Add The Most Value?

Home Flippers: Which Renovations Add The Most Value?

May 15, 2019May 15, 2019

By: Zoocasa House flipping has become almost a sport in some cities around the world. Bolstered by HGTV reality shows, the DIY-reno business is booming. It’s especially hot in the Toronto real est..

Tips for Managing Your Budget Like an Adult

Tips for Managing Your Budget Like an Adult

May 9, 2019May 9, 2019

My parents did try to teach me the value of money when I was a kid. They set up a savings account for me and I was encouraged to put some of my allowance away each month. But, I didn’t always sa..

You’ve Managed Your Latte Factor. Now What?

You’ve Managed Your Latte Factor. Now What?

May 7, 2019May 7, 2019

You’ve followed all the great advice out there on how to manage your latte factor and have cut back on overpriced treats and unnecessary subscriptions, and are getting more mindful with cashless pay..