The Richest 1 Percent Owns Half of World’s Wealth

The Richest 1 Percent Owns Half of World’s Wealth

October 21, 2015October 21, 2015

A new world’s wealth report released by Credit Suisse Financial Group claims that for the first time in history, the top 1% of the world’s richest now owns 50% of all the wealth. This means the mo..

4 Killer Strategies You Need When Investing For Retirement

4 Killer Strategies You Need When Investing For Retirement

October 16, 2015October 16, 2015

If you have researched investment options for retirement, you’ve certainly noticed the dozens of different strategies and ideologies touted by investment professionals. Too many confusing options an..

For New Forex Investors It Is All About the Interface

For New Forex Investors It Is All About the Interface

October 7, 2015October 7, 2015

Investment brokers all over the world are trying to reach the Millennial generation. As always, traditional investment options like mutual funds and ETFs are there, if you know what to look for. But m..

7 Do’s and 7 Don’ts for a New Forex Trader

7 Do’s and 7 Don’ts for a New Forex Trader

September 30, 2015September 30, 2015

Forex trading is generally referred to as an exchange of currencies (ex. EUR, USD, etc.) or what is commonly known as Foreign Exchange. It is not a game of bet like that of balls gaming or pony racing..

7 Irresistible Tips You Can Use to Invest $10,000 This Summer

7 Irresistible Tips You Can Use to Invest $10,000 This Summer

August 13, 2015August 13, 2015

Have you over woken up one day and realized that you were thousands of dollars in debt? This happened to me, and it could happen to you too. Times are hard, and you end up using your credit cards more..

Is Wine Investment Actually Worthwhile?

Is Wine Investment Actually Worthwhile?

August 7, 2015August 7, 2015

Opportunities for expanding investment portfolios have massively diversified throughout previous decades. In recent times, traditional and popular investments have included property, shares, gold and ..

Investment Opportunities in Canada & Why Choose Binary Options

Investment Opportunities in Canada & Why Choose Binary Options

July 31, 2015July 31, 2015

Canada is blessed with several investment opportunities. For several years now, Canadians have invested in oil, farmland, and small business equity. While these are excellent investment opportunities,..

Betterment: A Better Way to Manage a Trust Fund

Betterment: A Better Way to Manage a Trust Fund

July 17, 2015July 17, 2015

Generally, when I think of people with trust funds, I think of elderly gentlemen smoking cigars and drinking chardonnay behind a desk made of mahogany in an office the size of a small apartment. Bette..

Betterment Continues to Revolutionize the Way Real People Invest

Betterment Continues to Revolutionize the Way Real People Invest

June 19, 2015June 19, 2015

With more than half of Americans not investing in the stock market at all, it is little wonder that investment needs a revolution. People have a lot of reasons for not investing. Some people don’t u..

Why it Pays to Have an Interactive Broker

Why it Pays to Have an Interactive Broker

May 6, 2015May 6, 2015

Many new investors are encouraged to go it alone. If you’ve read more than a few books on investment, you’ve found a general consensus that it’s important to figure this stuff out yourself. Afte..

Why I Would Pay Off My Mortgage Over Investing in the Market

Why I Would Pay Off My Mortgage Over Investing in the Market

April 28, 2015April 28, 2015

This post has been written by Derek Sall, the owner and head writer of Life And My Finances. I am completely debt free. I have no credit card payments, no car payments, no student loans, and as of Dec..

How to Become a Full-Time Investor

How to Become a Full-Time Investor

March 31, 2015March 31, 2015

Would you like to become a full-time investor? It might take years but many people manage it. However, at the same time, others try and fail. So, what is it that sets the successful ones apart from th..

Rolling Over a 401(k) to an IRA

Rolling Over a 401(k) to an IRA

March 20, 2015March 20, 2015

With 401(k) plans becoming less and less useful, many investors are looking for other options to grow their money such as by using Betterment. One of the main drawbacks of the modern 401(k) is it’s ..

The Macro and the Micro in Forex Trading

The Macro and the Micro in Forex Trading

March 19, 2015March 19, 2015

The term “Forex” gets thrown around a lot on finance blogs like this one. But usually, when people talk about Forex, they’re talking about a teeny tiny aspect of a much larger whole. I’m going..

The Best Three Books About Warren Buffett

The Best Three Books About Warren Buffett

February 20, 2015February 20, 2015

Warren Buffett is America’s wealthiest folk hero. A natural investor since his childhood enterprises selling Coca-Cola and leasing pinball machines to barber shops, Buffett grew into the most succes..

The Best Books For New Investors

The Best Books For New Investors

February 13, 2015February 13, 2015

Your very first year as an investor is the most important. The decisions you make your first year of investing will determine a lot about how you will invest for the rest of your career. Make the righ..

An Investing Strategy That Works

An Investing Strategy That Works

January 28, 2015January 28, 2015

Guest contributor, Barbara Friedberg Are you interested in an easy way to take part of your income, invest it, and have tens of thousands of (dollars or more in the future? Do you think you need to be..

3 Reasons to Start Small with Online Investing

3 Reasons to Start Small with Online Investing

December 30, 2014December 30, 2014

Investing in the stock market comes with both risks and rewards. You could have a great investment that can make you a lot of money, or you could have a bad investment that results in you losing money..

Investing with Betterment Makes Investing Easy

Investing with Betterment Makes Investing Easy

December 26, 2014December 26, 2014

Who is Betterment? Betterment is a company that makes it easy and affordable to invest in stocks and bonds while making good returns and minimizing fees. They give you diversity by giving you access t..

Beginners Guide to Penny Stock

Beginners Guide to Penny Stock

December 19, 2014December 19, 2014

Many people are looking to figure out how to build a stock portfolio. Some of the best stocks are $100 or more per stock, which means that it can be very expensive to get started within the stock mark..

Why Dividend Growth Investing Works

Why Dividend Growth Investing Works

December 11, 2014December 11, 2014

Dividend growth investing is not for everyone.  It is a specific style of investing that focuses on finding high quality businesses that have the ability to increase dividend payments year after year..

Is Your Retirement At Risk?

Is Your Retirement At Risk?

December 1, 2014December 1, 2014

Retirement planning is a crucial task. The reality is that most people work for most of their lives in order to save money and be able to survive their golden years without working. However, with curr..

A Review of The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

A Review of The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

November 21, 2014November 21, 2014

The Intelligent Investor is the famous book written by Warren Buffet’s mentor, Benjamin Graham, who is regarded as the father of value investing. Buffet learnt a lot of his skills from Graham when t..

Exclusive Interview with Betterment CEO Jon Stein

Exclusive Interview with Betterment CEO Jon Stein

August 12, 2014August 12, 2014

Last year at FinCon, I was lucky enough to meet up with the great folks from Betterment. Some other finance bloggers and I had a good chat with the CEO Jon Stein. He had some interesting insight into..