Blockchain for Good

Blockchain for Good

November 19, 2017November 19, 2017

The technology of a “chain of blocks”, built on the principle of decentralisation and working on the basis of distributed computing – blockchain – is being used in an increasin..

Here’s What Young Professionals Need to Know About Investing

Here’s What Young Professionals Need to Know About Investing

November 16, 2017November 16, 2017

Once you’ve started your career and are bringing home regular paychecks, it’s time to start thinking about investing. The sooner you start putting money away for the future, the sooner you’ll re..

Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant?

Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant?

November 16, 2017November 16, 2017

People who have never owned a home before tend to wish for homeownership more than any other group of people. Why? Owning a home comes with many responsibilities and potential financial risks. Plumbin..

Essential Orders Type All Investors Should Know

Essential Orders Type All Investors Should Know

November 15, 2017November 15, 2017

As a trader, placing an order looks simple because all you have to do is click on the buy button or sell to enter a trade but it’s not quite that simple with all of the order types available and..

Advantages of Trading Small Cap Stocks

Advantages of Trading Small Cap Stocks

November 7, 2017November 7, 2017

Small cap stocks are a company with a market capitalization within the range of $250 million to $ 2 billion. Over the past few decades, small cap stocks have received a lot of negativity. This is attr..

The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here’s What to Do

The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here’s What to Do

November 4, 2017November 4, 2017

Landlord evictions are never a fun task to handle. It generally involves some conflict and animosity on both ends of the spectrum and realistically it can be a long and tedious task to evict a tenant...

Making Financial Plans for Retirement

Making Financial Plans for Retirement

October 31, 2017October 31, 2017

As we journey through our working years, we typically have two major financial goals: To provide for ourselves during those working years, and to set aside some money for after we retire. The budgetin..

Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio

Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio

October 28, 2017October 28, 2017

When people envision the stock market, particularly those who are not well versed on the subject, they tend to think of growth stocks. They think of the story of that one person who made a fortune off..

Motif Investing – Getting Beaten At Its Own Game

Motif Investing – Getting Beaten At Its Own Game

October 25, 2017October 25, 2017

For several years, we’ve enthusiastically recommended Motif investing for new and experienced investors for its affordable approach to social portfolio building. However, it’s important for us to ..

How to Become an Investment Banking Analyst with No Experience

How to Become an Investment Banking Analyst with No Experience

October 24, 2017October 24, 2017

Goldman Sachs, Apollo Global, JP Morgan, Bain Capital, BlackRock, Sequoia. All high powered firms that most people can only dream about. Recently, there’s been an unusual increase in lesser qualifie..

Being ‘Human’ Won’t Beat Robo Advisors

Being ‘Human’ Won’t Beat Robo Advisors

October 23, 2017October 23, 2017

By David Miller, founder & CEO of PeachCap Are robo advisors here to stay? Yes – absolutely. Not only are they here to stay, but they are gaining value and are likely to continue winning over co..

How to Find Rumor-Related Opportunities in the Market

How to Find Rumor-Related Opportunities in the Market

October 23, 2017October 23, 2017

Rumors happen all the time in the market. While rumors are generally looked down upon, savvy traders find themselves searching for rumors as they have the potential to lead to massive movements in the..

Who Is the Best Tenant for Your Rental Property?

Who Is the Best Tenant for Your Rental Property?

October 19, 2017October 19, 2017

When you’re renting property, it’s important to conduct thorough background checks in order to successfully vet a potential tenant. A background check that includes rental and employment reference..

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Maximizing Your IRA Contributions

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Maximizing Your IRA Contributions

October 19, 2017October 19, 2017

Most people are notoriously bad at saving for their retirement. In fact, over 45% of people have nothing saved for retirement. Despite the fact that the sooner you start saving the less you will need ..

Protect Your Rental Property for the Highest Return

Protect Your Rental Property for the Highest Return

October 17, 2017October 17, 2017

You’ve invested a lot of money into owning your rental property, and whether you currently have tenants occupying it or you just bought it, you’ll need to act to protect your investment. The only ..

How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

October 13, 2017October 13, 2017

The profitability of rental properties in the US is affected by interest rates. Usually, when a central bank decides to tighten monetary policy it slows down economic activities because businesses rel..

5 Tips to Successful Investing in Stocks

5 Tips to Successful Investing in Stocks

October 13, 2017October 13, 2017

Investors can use different strategies and styles to pick up stocks and build portfolio, but to become successful investor no matter what strategy you use, you have to build and follow rules that lead..

How to Handle Retirement Withdrawals

How to Handle Retirement Withdrawals

October 6, 2017October 6, 2017

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to retiring and drawing down the money from an investment portfolio. One common practice is called the four percent safe withdrawal rate. The other,..

The Limitations of Trading Options

The Limitations of Trading Options

October 5, 2017October 5, 2017

I’ve always been a fan of options trading. In fact, I still use covered calls as a tool in my investing arsenal. That being said, options, when not used correctly, can pose a serious amount of r..

New Services Make It Easier to Start a Crowdfunding Platform

New Services Make It Easier to Start a Crowdfunding Platform

September 28, 2017September 28, 2017

One of the things that hinder many from carrying out their dreams in real estate is the lack of sufficient funds. It is not easy to acquire loans from banks, and if you are lucky to qualify, you might..

Real Estate Investment Strategies for the New Investor

Real Estate Investment Strategies for the New Investor

September 25, 2017September 25, 2017

Investing in real estate can be an effective way to make money both actively and passively. While some may believe that they don’t have the time or money to get involved in real estate investing..

Commercial Mortgage Basics

Commercial Mortgage Basics

September 20, 2017September 20, 2017

The commercial real estate market is strong in many areas of the country. Investing in commercial real estate is much different than residential real estate. Not only are there more variables to consi..

Diamonds And Gold As An Investment: Worth It?

Diamonds And Gold As An Investment: Worth It?

September 19, 2017September 19, 2017

We teach our children the value of gold and jewels from a very young age. Whether it’s letting them dress up in mom’s pearls, or reading them fairy tales about dragons and treasure, everyone u..

Understanding 401k Plans

Understanding 401k Plans

September 19, 2017September 19, 2017

Since the first 401k became available as part of The Revenue Act of 1978 they have become a mainstay in retirement planning. While most people are familiar with the 401k plan, many people struggle wit..