How to Stay Calm in the Financial Storm
January 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
January 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. ..
Why You Should Add Real Estate to Your Portfolio
January 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..
3 Reasons to Consider Adding Dividend Growth Stocks to Your Portfolio
December 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..
Are Personal Capital’s Financial Advisors for the Small-Time Investor?
December 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
December 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..
Forex vs Stocks: Which is a Better Investment?
November 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
November 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..
What Lies Ahead for Real Estate Crowdfunding in 2016
November 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..
Here’s one Asset Allocation that Billionaires Recommend
November 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
November 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?
October 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
October 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
October 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 ..