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The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here's What to Do
  • The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here's What to Do

The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here’s What to Do

By |November 4th, 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. However, it is simply “part of the game” that every real estate investor has to play at some […]

CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures
  • CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures

CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures

By |November 2nd, 2017|

In a news release from the CME Group, the financial market company plans to bring Bitcoin futures to its platform later this year. This assumes all regulatory reviews go through as planned. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade or CME Group operates the world’s largest options and futures exchange. It owns […]

Merck (MRK): A Slow and Steady Dividend Grower, but Do Better Alternatives Exist?
  • Merck (MRK): A Slow and Steady Dividend Grower, but Do Better Alternatives Exist?

Merck (MRK): A Slow and Steady Dividend Grower, but Do Better Alternatives Exist?

By |October 31st, 2017|

Blue chip drug makers such as Merck (MRK) have historically been very popular with income investors because of their defensive nature, meaning that drug demand isn’t really affected by economic downturns.

However, what many investors fail to realize is that, while the pharmaceutical industry as a whole may be recession resistant, successful long-term dividend growth […]

Things Change: Rethinking Our Wealthfront Review for 2017
  • Things Change: Rethinking Our Wealthfront Review for 2017

Wealthfront Review – Rethinking Our Wealthfront Review for 2017

By |October 31st, 2017|

Wealthfront has been a competitor in the pack of robo-advisors which have emerged during the past several years. For a long time it wasn’t clear which investment option would emerge as the true industry leader. For a couple of years we rated Betterment and Wealthfront at the same level, because they both offered similar […]

Making Financial Plans for Retirement
  • Making Financial Plans for Retirement

Making Financial Plans for Retirement

By |October 31st, 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 budgeting process for those two functions is very different. For the short-term, it’s all about prioritization and tracking expenses. For retirement, the […]

Texas Instruments Could Be the Safest Investment Possible
  • Texas Instruments Could Be the Safest Investment Possible

Texas Instruments Could Be the Safest Investment Possible

By |October 31st, 2017|

When it comes to building wealth, nothing beats the stock market. But there are risks of losing your money. Because of this, you need to do your homework before investing in a stock. Over the years, I’ve done a lot of homework on stocks and I keep coming back to Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN).

Whenever […]

Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio
  • Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio

Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio

By |October 28th, 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 a stock and never had to work another day in their life. They think of a high […]

Air Products Stock Popped But Is It A Long Term Play?
  • Air Products Stock Popped But Is It A Long Term Play?

Air Products Stock Popped But Is It A Long Term Play?

By |October 27th, 2017|

Yesterday Air Products (NYSE: APD) released earnings that beat estimates on all fronts. As a result, the stock price jumped more than 4%. But is this stock a buy for the long term investor? The answer isn’t so cut and dry as Air Products has faced a lot of headwinds over the past few […]

Motif Investing - Getting Beaten At Its Own Game
  • Motif Investing - Getting Beaten At Its Own Game

Motif Investing – Getting Beaten At Its Own Game

By |October 25th, 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 constantly reevaluate the platforms we recommend, especially as other services enter the space. Today, Motif doesn’t distinguish itself the way it once did. Other platforms are beating […]

Enbridge Inc Stock (ENB) Struggles to Keep up with the Market

By |October 25th, 2017|

As far as the stock market goes, pipeline companies are about as safe as investors could ask for. The dividends are relatively stable and the Beta is often less than 1.0. Beta is simply a calculation that represents the tendency of a stock’s returns to respond to swings in the general market. It’s determined […]