Free Share of Stock from Robinhood

Posted by Madison on September 29, 2017

Robinhood, the brokerage account that offers free trading, is giving out free shares of stock! This one is easy, it took me just a few minutes to set up my account and claim my free share! You’ll get one share of stock when you sign up for a new account using a referral. The share […]

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Can You Have a 401k and an IRA at the Same Time?

Posted by Madison on August 31, 2017

A common misconception about IRAs – if you have a 401k at work, you can’t open an IRA. It’s false. You can contribute to an IRA and a 401k at the same time! Let’s take a closer look at investing in both an IRA and a 401k at the same time. Can You Have a […]

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This is an interesting time in the United States. We have a sitting president with no political experience leading the country in a time when our national debt is out of control, our infrastructure is crumbling, millions of people are not earning enough money and yet the stock market is at an all-time high. Oh, […]

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Investment Advice for Recent College Graduates

Posted by Don on May 9, 2017

Congratulations, you are a newly minted college graduate! Now that college is over and you are being pushed into the real world, it is time to think about your future. In order to do so, you need to think about investing. I know, investing can be confusing and therefore overwhelming at times. Investment Advice for […]

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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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