How to Stay Calm in the Financial Storm

How to Stay Calm in the Financial Storm

January 18, 2016January 18, 2016

This year hasn’t delivered us a ton of good news so far via the markets. Stock Markets are down. China is down. Oil is down. Not the exactly the start to 2009 we were hoping for. Wait 2009? It’s 2..

Modest Moneys Top 3 Investment Magazines

Modest Moneys Top 3 Investment Magazines

January 15, 2016January 15, 2016

To be a good investor, you must marinate your mind in investment information. The world of investment is impossibly complex. It is linked to every facet of worldwide economic and political realities. ..

Taking It to the Next Level

Taking It to the Next Level

January 13, 2016January 13, 2016

I have named 2016 as the Year of ACTION! In order to do the things and be the person you want, you must ACT. And, when it comes to having the life you want, having the monetary resources to execute is..

Why You Should Add Real Estate to Your Portfolio

Why You Should Add Real Estate to Your Portfolio

January 13, 2016January 13, 2016

Although across history, real estate was primarily used as a tactical investment, it has more recently become popular as a long term core strategy as a result of increasing concerns about the future v..

Investment Lessons from The Big Short

Investment Lessons from The Big Short

January 2, 2016January 2, 2016

The Big Short is a recently released movie about several outsiders in the world of high-finance who predicted the credit and housing bubble collapse of 2007. They decided to take on the big banks for ..

Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

December 18, 2015December 18, 2015

Real estate investing affords certain tax benefits when it involves the direct ownership of a property. For example, investors are able to deduct the value of mortgage interest as well as certain exp..

3 Reasons to Consider Adding Dividend Growth Stocks to Your Portfolio

3 Reasons to Consider Adding Dividend Growth Stocks to Your Portfolio

December 15, 2015December 15, 2015

There are a lot of different ways to slice and dice stocks. You have growth, value, momentum, blue chips, small caps, sectors, industries… The list goes on and on. Dividend growth stocks aren’t me..

A Lenders Guide to Prosper

A Lenders Guide to Prosper

December 14, 2015December 14, 2015

Most of us remember what it was like when the market crashed in late 2007. A chain of events led to one worst economic collapses since the Great Depression. Many people were getting laid off, and ther..

Are Personal Capital’s Financial Advisors for the Small-Time Investor?

Are Personal Capital’s Financial Advisors for the Small-Time Investor?

December 8, 2015December 8, 2015

With its many powerful and user-friendly tools, Personal Capital makes it easy to manage all of your financial accounts in one place. And many of them are free. You can track your income, your expense..

Extreme Sports and Investment Risk Tolerance: a Shaky Analogy

Extreme Sports and Investment Risk Tolerance: a Shaky Analogy

December 7, 2015December 7, 2015

It occurred to me while watching professional trick skiing over the holiday break, “How in the world does someone learn how to do this?” Sure, I’ve skied before, but my journey from the top of t..

401(K) Basics For Your First Real Job

401(K) Basics For Your First Real Job

December 5, 2015December 5, 2015

Many of our readers are “Millennials” and people who are even younger than that. For people in this age group, everybody knows that the economy they entered in their young adulthood was not the be..

Forex vs Stocks: Which is a Better Investment?

Forex vs Stocks: Which is a Better Investment?

November 27, 2015November 27, 2015

One thing that everyone considering trading Forex is whether it’s the right choice. There are other options that you’ve heard a lot more about – especially if you have watched financial ..

Market Makers vs. ECN Brokers

Market Makers vs. ECN Brokers

November 25, 2015November 25, 2015

Many Forex brokers advertise themselves as ECN brokers. ECN is an automated system that matches buy and sell orders for a variety of different investment vehicles. An ECN connects major brokerages and..

Learn the Ropes of Investment with Binary Options

Learn the Ropes of Investment with Binary Options

November 24, 2015November 24, 2015

The basics of investment have stayed the same for many generations. At its core, investment is as simple as selling something for more money than you spent buying it. But investment culture and practi..

What Lies Ahead for Real Estate Crowdfunding in 2016

What Lies Ahead for Real Estate Crowdfunding in 2016

November 19, 2015November 19, 2015

In the three years since the passage of the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, crowdfunding has become a force to be reckoned with in the investing arena. Though relatively new, the real estate..

The Value of Dividend Stocks

The Value of Dividend Stocks

November 18, 2015November 18, 2015

Entrepreneur, investment guru, and television personality Kevin O’Leary says the choppy financial markets in North America shouldn’t cause investors to run away. Instead, he says, stock in..

What You Need to Know to Invest Wisely

What You Need to Know to Invest Wisely

November 9, 2015November 9, 2015

Investing can be an intimidating financial process, especially when you’re not an investment advisor expert.  But if you follow the steps outlined below you will be well on your way to creating an ..

Investing In Real Estate: Condominium

Investing In Real Estate: Condominium

November 6, 2015November 6, 2015

Real estate has more to offer than simply finding a place to call home. It is very common for anyone to be interested in owning a piece of real estate, and according to stats collected in the last 50 ..

Here’s one Asset Allocation that Billionaires Recommend

Here’s one Asset Allocation that Billionaires Recommend

November 6, 2015November 6, 2015

 “This stock is hotBuy this right now!It’s going to go higher. ”  Sound familiar?  If you watch TV or read the news about the stock market that’s pretty much what jour..

Importance of Hiring Contractors in Real Estate Investing

Importance of Hiring Contractors in Real Estate Investing

November 3, 2015November 3, 2015

Let’s face it: Real estate investing isn’t easy. In the beginning, we try to do everything ourselves. Finding deals, administrative work, building teams—real estate investors do it all. ..

Should You Pay Off Student Loans Before Investing?

Should You Pay Off Student Loans Before Investing?

October 31, 2015October 31, 2015

Millennials who have been out of college for a few years are starting to wonder if they should start investing before they’ve paid off their student loans. There is no one-size-fits-all answer to th..

Investment Trend Forecast for Real Estate in 2016

Investment Trend Forecast for Real Estate in 2016

October 30, 2015October 30, 2015

The Emerging Trends in Real Estate report makes projections in both commercial and residential real estate for the next year. A highly respected report, it surveys more than 1,400 people in the real e..

So You Think You Know the Stock Market

So You Think You Know the Stock Market

October 29, 2015October 29, 2015

By Charisse Conanan Johnson, CFA. Charisse is a T.V. personality, financial wellness expert, entrepreneur, writer, and speaker. Charisse is the creator of the Charisse Says Show. You can follower her ..

Invest Wisely

Invest Wisely

October 29, 2015October 29, 2015

Excerpted from The Business of Family: How to Stay Rich for Generations by Linda Davis Taylor Though this is easier said than done, the numbers don’t lie. Over 30 years from 1983 to 2013, the St..