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If you want to reach your dreams of financial freedom faster, better let your money work for you by investing in something worthwhile. Learn everything you need to know about investing and how to be successful in it with these awesome posts. Fully equip yourselves with investing knowledge before getting into the business!

7 Stocks Who Recently Raised Dividends
  • 7 Stocks Who Recently Raised Dividends

7 Stocks Who Recently Raised Dividends

By |September 21st, 2017|

There is no greater feeling to a dividend investor to get than the news that one of the companies you invest in is raising their dividend. Every time these companies do this, it is more money in your pocket. But just because a company raised dividends doesn’t mean their stock is worth buying. Yes […]

Commercial Mortgage Basics
  • Commercial Mortgage Basics

Commercial Mortgage Basics

By |September 20th, 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 consider, but it is more difficult to get qualified for a commercial mortgage. If you are wondering how to qualify for a […]

Diamonds And Gold As An Investment: Worth It?
  • Diamonds And Gold As An Investment: Worth It?

Diamonds And Gold As An Investment: Worth It?

By |September 19th, 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 universally agrees that precious metals are, well, precious. However, given the current market conditions, are diamonds are strong investment option? […]

Understanding 401k Plans
  • Understanding 401k Plans

Understanding 401k Plans

By |September 19th, 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 with some of the details. 401k plans require a plan administrator and use some terms that are unique to the […]

What Is Holding PPL Stock Back From Growing?
  • What Is Holding PPL Stock Back From Growing?

What Is Holding PPL Stock Back From Growing?

By |September 19th, 2017|

PPL (NYSE: PPL) is an electric utility company whose stock price has been treading water the past year. While the market as a whole is up over 12%, PPL stock has managed to just eek out a 2% gain. And earnings are not an issue.

So what could be holding this stock back from growing? […]

Three Crucial Factors to Determine If You're Ready to Invest
  • Three Crucial Factors to Determine If You're Ready to Invest

Three Crucial Factors to Determine If You’re Ready to Invest

By |September 17th, 2017|

Whether you are deciding to do it yourself or hire a financial planner to get it done for you, investing can be intimidating. But the reality is unless you plan on winning the lottery your retirement plan will more than likely include some sort of investment strategy. This could be anything from real estate, […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA): A Dividend Aristocrat Held by Bill Gates
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA): A Dividend Aristocrat Held by Bill Gates

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA): A Dividend Aristocrat Held by Bill Gates

By |September 15th, 2017|

With 41 straight years of dividend increases, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) is a favorite among many dividend growth investors and a member of the select group of 51 dividend aristocrats in the S&P 500.

The stock is even a holding in Bill Gates’ dividend portfolio here.

Let’s take a closer look at what has made Walgreens such a great business, […]

Is Timeshare a Good Investment?
  • Is Timeshare a Good Investment?

Is Timeshare a Good Investment?

By |September 14th, 2017|

A timeshare is many things, but a financial investment it is not. Timeshares purchased directly through resort developers like Westgate, Bluegreen and Hilton usually lose about 50% of their value the second they are purchased. With the average timeshare costing about $20,000, that’s a massive loss to take on as an “investment” before you […]

Building Relationships with Banks and Lenders
  • Building Relationships with Banks and Lenders

Building Relationships with Banks and Lenders

By |September 14th, 2017|

Owning investment real estate is a great way to build cash flow and personal equity. When you are looking to get into investment real estate, it is important that you follow several tips that will help you build better relationships with lenders to ensure you are able to raise the capital you need.
Pros and […]

4 Momentum Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio Now
  • 4 Momentum Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio Now

4 Momentum Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio Now

By |September 14th, 2017|

When I review the market at the end of each day, I see a general trend up as the bull market continues to forge ahead. But when I look at my individual holdings, I see much greater variation. Some holdings have gains, others have losses and still others barely treaded water for the day. […]