How to Tell If a Cryptocurrency is Undervalued
August 17, 2017
Over recent years, blockchain technology has revolutionized the supply chain in industry and the financial markets. Today, money continues to pour into cryptocurrencies, both for Bitcoin (BTC) and Bit..
Are Index Funds Wrecking Capitalism? Paul Singer Thinks So
August 5, 2017
Passive investing is all the rage, with more than $500 billion torrenting into companies like Vanguard and Blackrock. Passive investing is typically accomplished with ETFs and/or index funds, which ar..
How Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Helps You Retire Sooner
July 28, 2017
It’s one of the most strongly recommended pieces of advice when it comes to early retirement strategies: You need to pay off your mortgage as soon as possible and become debt-free. While the benefit..
Is Peter Schiff Full of It?
June 3, 2017
Who is Peter Schiff? If you don’t know who Peter Schiff is, feel free to stop here and continue your life blissfully ignorant of his place in the investing and macroeconomics landscape. If you mus..
Top 5 Reasons Why All Traders Should be Copy Trading
May 1, 2017
In a world that has now become more connected than ever, it comes as no surprise that Forex traders are sharing ideas and information. Copy trading, which is essentially the act of one trader copying ..
How Dividends Impact the 4 Percent Safe Withdrawal Rate
April 16, 2017
When I first started looking at planning for retirement and following personal finance blogs, I came upon the concepts of early retirement and the 4 percent “safe withdrawal rate.” I wonde..
Should You Invest in Ethereum?
April 5, 2017
Many people are still getting used to the idea of Bitcoin and the thought of potentially buying another cryptocurrency slightly scares them. Moreover, investors are quite averse to investing in a cryp..
Investing with Significant Others – Brilliant Idea or Bad Times Ahead?
March 31, 2017
Some people get cold feet when saying “I love you” to each other for the first time. Imagine how it can feel making a commitment to long-term investing for the first time! Whether you are newly li..
Revisiting The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville
March 23, 2017
By Ned Hawley A generation ago Warren Buffett delivered a speech at Columbia Business School titled The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville. The title is a nod to the intellectual debt owed to t..
Creating a Balanced Portfolio Using Alternative Investments
March 23, 2017
Investing in Alternative Asset Classes It’s never easy to predict what markets will do in the future. That’s why it’s best to maintain a well-diversified, balanced portfolio to weath..
Be Smart with Your Retirement: 4 Ways to Boost Your Nest Egg
March 14, 2017
This is a post from Pauline of InvestmentZen.com Sometimes, there seems like there is not enough money to do it all. Save for the next holidays, for a new car, to buy a house, send the kids to college..
Why You Shouldn’t Let Student Loans Stop You from Investing
March 2, 2017
By Miranda Marquit It can be discouraging to look at your student loan balance. And when you see that huge number, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. You might be consumed with the idea of paying off ..
Investment Diversification: 5 Risky Mistakes to Avoid
February 17, 2017
The Importance of Diversification Investors often have a lot to consider. But few investment decisions matter more than asset allocation. A well diversified portfolio is as important for millennials a..
Long Term Investing: Understanding Bull and Bear Markets
February 7, 2017
When most of us start investing for the first time, we don’t know what to expect. When we allocate money for investments that are meant to grow over decades, it can be like sailing out into the midd..
How a Catalyst Turns into Dollar Signs
February 6, 2017
Those of us that have been around the block in the investing world know that there are several important signals for investors to watch. One of the most important of these is known as the catalyst. At..
U.S. Shares are Steady as Earnings Continue to Impress
January 23, 2017
U.S. equities are consolidating despite solid share trading in the financial space following robust earnings from the major commercial and investment banks. Goldman Sachs was the latest contributor ..
Wall Street Kitchen’s 4 Golden Rules for Returns
January 19, 2017
Hello Modest Money fans! My name is Victor Chiu, author of the new book, Wall Street Kitchen – The Recipe Behind a Housewife’s 1000% Stock Return. This new book I recently wrote contains the true ..