How often to you make a decision because of a recent event? For example, how likely are you to buy snow shovels and salt after a blizzard? Not because you ran out and need these things, but because the last blizzard influenced your decision? The answer is most likely more often than you are aware […]

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How to Estimate Your Portfolio Performance

Posted by Don on August 11, 2016

When it comes to your investments, do you know what your return is? Many people rely on the annual return of the mutual fund itself, assuming this is their return as well. But this is not the case. Your individual return varies based on when you bought the investment as well as if you have […]

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A Quick Guide to Successful Investing

Posted by Don on August 2, 2016

Do you want to be a successful investor? Do you want to know how to earn a decent return and grow your money? We all want this but many of us have a hard time investing successfully. How do we do this? Is there a secret that we are missing? The truth is that investing […]

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Is Dividend Investing Overrated?

Posted by Don on July 26, 2016

More and more I hear about the benefits to investing in dividend paying stocks. The idea is to invest in solid companies that pay a decent dividend. The more shares of the company you own, the more dividend income you will earn. For some, the goal is to have dividend income replace their work income […]

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Brexit and Your Investments: What Should You Do?

Posted by Don on June 30, 2016

If you’ve watched any financial news lately or opened up a newspaper, you know that the United Kingdom has voted to remove itself from the European Union, also known as Brexit. If you are like many people, you don’t fully grasp what this truly means. As a result, you rely on the news to provide […]

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We all want to become overnight millionaires. There are get rich quick infomercials on just about every late night television channel. Some people turn to the stock market in hopes of picking the next Apple or Google, but many times, this effort fails miserably. Yet, the allure of a penny stock still draws in many […]

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Motif Investing $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on January 29, 2016

Have you take advantage of the Motif Investing $150 sign up bonus? I was busy logging into all of my investment accounts to download tax documents and I saw the $150 offer is still available! If making some extra cash is on your priority list this year, this one is relatively easy. I covered how […]

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When it comes to investing, there are all sorts of options to invest your money. You could go with mutual funds or stocks or exchange traded funds. From there you have countless online discount brokers, full-service brokers, and even automated investing services. The only problem is that many times when you invest, you have to […]

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How Diversification of Income Can Change Your Life

Posted by Madison on May 11, 2015

Most of us are familiar with the concept of asset allocation, or diversifying our portfolio. However, just as important is your ability to diversify your income. Diversifying your income streams reduces risk and positions you against the unknowns: job loss, a downturn in the market, business failure, and more. It also gives you the chance […]

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Do you know the difference between an ETF and a mutual fund? When it comes to investing, there are many options for what type of investment to invest in. Your options include: Stocks Bonds Mutual Funds ETFs REITs Commodities Alternative Investments Most investors are familiar with the first three on that list. ETFs have become […]

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