Motif Investing Review to Earn $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 22, 2014

I just finished opening my new Motif Investing account to take advantage of the Motif Investing $150 Sign Up Bonus. Here’s an overview of how it went and how Motif Investing is different than the other online discount brokers we’ve reviewed. Motif Investing Review What is a Motif? A Motif is a portfolio of stocks […]

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Investing in mutual funds can be a challenge when you take into account the fees that are associated with them. As time has passed, some mutual funds have become very sneaky in how they charge you fees. I say sneaky for two reasons: First, they will claim that the fund doesn’t charge a fee when […]

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The Triple Benefit of Municipal Bonds

Posted by Don on July 10, 2014

With the volatility of the stock market and low interest rates, many investors are looking for ways to earn a decent return on their money and also keep their principal safe. While it is common knowledge that you cannot earn a high return unless you take on a higher risk, you can still earn a […]

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New Robinhood Brokerage Offers Free Trading

Posted by Madison on June 17, 2014

Since I have brokerage accounts scattered all around, I’m always on the lookout to find a company that will top our list of Best Online Discount Brokers. Update: When you sign up for an account, you can now get a Free Share of Stock from Robinhood. There’s a new broker rolling out free trading in […]

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Recently, Amanda posted about using flexible CDs to access money quickly. She decided to go this route as opposed to investing in the stock market because: I believe the stock market is going to dip again. I am not an expert by any means, but I do watch the news and quite frankly, the world […]

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Use Flexible CDs to Access Your Money Quickly

Posted by Amanda on May 21, 2014

Since paying off our non-mortgage debt, my husband and I have been in accumulation mode. It’s definitely a lot more fun than debt pay-off mode! We are saving as much as we can every month by first setting aside an automatic withdrawal into our savings and retirement accounts and then by stashing any extra money […]

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3 Ways to Safely Handle Stock Market Volatility

Posted by Don on April 24, 2014

After the great run the stock market had in 2013, 2014 is turning into an investor’s worst nightmare. The volatility in the stock market is back, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 declining and advancing close to 100 points daily. What is an investor to do in order to survive this emotional roller coaster […]

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Kapitall $50 – $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on March 21, 2014

Kapitall is trying to “break the established online trading mold” by adding a gaming experience to their brokerage to differentiate themselves from other online brokers. Sounds bizarre, but since they are offering a bonus to sign up, I’m in! Kapitall is offering a $50 – $200 sign up bonus. It’s this week’s featured deal! How to […]

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5 Popular Crowdfunding Websites

Posted by Amanda on February 26, 2014

Crowdfunding has become quite trendy. In fact, even people with a lot of money like Zach Braff and Spike Lee are turning to these platforms to fund a project that they want full artistic control over. And having full control over your project is just one of the benefits of these sites (aside from the […]

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The calculation for internal rate of return or IRR has many uses. For individuals, the most common use is to find out the rate of return our investments produce. For corporations, internal rate of return can be used to determine which project should be implemented or whether or not a stock buyback plan should be […]

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