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  • Giorgi Mikhelidze
    Published a day ago
    How Does Investment Culture Develop in Underdeveloped Nations?

    How Does Investment Culture Develop in Underdeveloped Nations?

    You’ve most likely seen quite a lot of ads about investments and trading, if you’ve Googled “What is a stock” at least once in your lifetime. The bad news is that Google takes this as your desire to enter the financial market, and then proceeds to bombard you with relevant ads.
  • Isaiah Goodman
    Published a day ago
    Becoming Wealthy

    Becoming Wealthy

    When we work with clients, we say that we help with Wealth Formulation. But why should you "Formulate" your wealth? What does this mean?
  • SKYLERIZED
    Published 5 days ago
    "Talking Brook: 'Yaron Brook Show: Yaron Brook Show: Greta, Central Banks & Questions'"

    "Talking Brook: 'Yaron Brook Show: Yaron Brook Show: Greta, Central Banks & Questions'"

    Dr. Brook engages his audience with multiple topics. This decision is an admirable one as the attention span of his viewers and listeners remain with him throughout the entire show. He begins by addressing the comments that people offered concerning his analysis of Greta. He says that more people have become subjective. He points out that the only alternative for folks like this is for them to “shoot” people with whom they disagree. No arguments, no reasoning, no debate, just force. His sarcasm is laced with a keen awareness that some members of his audience may be hostile to facts in someway. He shrugs all of that off and keeps the show rolling despite their subjectivity.
  • Brian Anonymous
    Published 5 days ago
    My Personal Finances Are a Result of My Own Vanity

    My Personal Finances Are a Result of My Own Vanity

    Recently, I've had mechanical issues with my car, and the cost of fixing it has become astronomical! I then started to debate whether I should buy a new car or get the car fixed. My insurance cost would stay low if I stuck with my current car, but will it break again? It took me eight years for my car insurance to gradually get this low, am I going to start from scratch again with another car? Then I realized, why do I need such a fancy car? I don't need all the bells and whistles, it just needs to go from point "A" to point "B." If this was truly the case, why don't I buy a super cheap economical car and save on insurance as well? Then it dawned on me, I spend more than I really know because of my own vanity. Some of those economical cars are pretty ugly, and I couldn't be caught dead in them. Is my economic well-being worth sacrificing to fit a certain lifestyle? The money I spend on my car could be spent for a better life.
  • Isaiah Goodman
    Published 9 days ago
    Becoming a Lender

    Becoming a Lender

    Pretty much everyone has that friend or family member who is always asking to borrow money (or maybe YOU are that friend or family member). Maybe it feels nice to be recognized as doing well enough for yourself that you can spare some cash and borrow it to someone else—I mean, people have to think that you are doing well financially in order to ask for money. And maybe you like helping people who need it! You have probably considered the risks, and what could happen if you borrow someone money. Loaning money to others can be cause tension in relationships, but it can also be very beneficial in certain situations if it is executed correctly.
  • Casey Chesterfield
    Published 9 days ago
    Should I Pay for Home Renovations by Refinancing?

    Should I Pay for Home Renovations by Refinancing?

    Homeowners should always keep updated records of their personal finances. Keeping financial information up to date and having a financial plan mapped out enables homeowners to more easily adjust their budget in the event that expected or unexpected events take place. Should a homeowner experience events including, but not limited to, moving to a new home or making home repairs, changing their marital status, welcoming a new addition to their family, becoming responsible for caring for elderly or ill family members of friends, retiring, or getting a job promotion and increase in their salary, they would have to change the way they save and spend their money.
Staff Picks
  • Isaiah Goodman
    Published a day ago
    Becoming Wealthy

    Becoming Wealthy

    When we work with clients, we say that we help with Wealth Formulation. But why should you "Formulate" your wealth? What does this mean?
  • Lester Lee
    Published 10 months ago
    Yield Curve Inversions and What It Could Mean for Your Portfolio

    Yield Curve Inversions and What It Could Mean for Your Portfolio

    If you’ve been a follower of financial news you have been hearing about all this talk about the so-called yield curve. In fact, it was fears of a yield curve inversion that have sent the Dow and S&P 500 indices tumbling from their recent highs just before the New Year.
  • Patty Ramsen
    Published 10 months ago
    10 Best Investing Books for Teens

    10 Best Investing Books for Teens

    Today's teens are expected to know what they want to do with the rest of their lives by the time they graduate high school. Consequently, many strive for the highest paying job possible. But this doesn't have to be the case. If we teach teens to invest early, they can build enough of a nest egg before adult life kicks into full gear that they'll be more comfortable choosing a career for passion rather than income. Whether you're a teen looking to get started early or an adult striving to guide someone younger in your life, the best investing books for teens can help any up-and-coming investor take their allowance and turn it into long-term gains.
  • Roland Barnes
    Published 11 months ago
    Best Udemy Courses for Value Investors

    Best Udemy Courses for Value Investors

    Udemy was founded on the premise that “the world’s best teachers aren’t always found in classrooms.” They offer courses in a variety of topics and in over 50 different languages, so there’s definitely something out there for everyone.
  • Riley Raul Reese
    Published 11 months ago
    I Tried Qapital's App, and It Wasn't What I Thought It'd Be

    I Tried Qapital's App, and It Wasn't What I Thought It'd Be

    I need to work on being more fiscally stable. Being a writer often means having to weather the highs and lows of a gig economy, and in many cases, you may need to save money in the high times just to make ends meet in the low.
  • Morgan E. Westling
    Published 11 months ago
    10 Reasons Why Investing in Commodities Is Dangerous

    10 Reasons Why Investing in Commodities Is Dangerous

    The argument for avoiding commodity investments continuously outweighs any argument which encourages investing in commodities. Commodities are raw materials such as crude oil, natural gas, precious metals, and other natural resources, which people invest in and trade through the stock market. Investing in commodities is dangerous for multiple reasons, and this raw material should be dealt with wisely. The commodities market is a hard one to understand, and some of the risks involved include high commodity prices, long term returns, and unpredictable supply and demand.
Advice
  • Isaiah Goodman
    Published 23 days ago
    Becoming Protected (Part 2)

    Becoming Protected (Part 2)

    What would happen if you were to suddenly become injured or ill and were unable to work for several months? Would you be able to make your mortgage payment? Would you be able to continue paying off your credit card debt? Could you afford to cover your child’s daycare
  • Walter Rhein
    Published 26 days ago
    How to Prepare for the Trump Recession

    How to Prepare for the Trump Recession

    Obama turned a very strong economy over to Donald Trump in 2016, and we have now experienced a record 10 years of steady growth. However, Trump has made a habit out of printing money and running up debt, and it's not hard to see that the good times aren't going to last forever.
  • Popular -BIZ
    Published about a month ago
    Get Paid to Save!

    Get Paid to Save!

    Disclaimer, Popular-Biz is NOT a financial advisor, nor a broker. All information within this article is just methods free to use for saving and educational purposes. We suggest going to a financial advisor if you need more info.
History
  • Brett Tortorello
    Published 8 months ago
    10 Must Read Economics Books

    10 Must Read Economics Books

    Economics can be, admittedly, a pretty boring subject to casually read up on. Not everyone is a fan of how the US economy—or any economy for that matter—works.
  • Fred Eugene Park
    Published 9 months ago
    What Is the Origin of Bull Market and Bear Market Terms?

    What Is the Origin of Bull Market and Bear Market Terms?

    With its global financial epicenter in New York City, the stock market has long been a source of curiosity for many Americans. With numerous popular films like Wall Street and The Wolf of Wall Street uncovering the unsavory side of investment, people are often skeptical of the financial industry. Though few truly understand the inner workings of the world economy, they are fascinated by the culture around it and are envious of those who thrive off of trading in the stock market. If you have an intermediate or advanced knowledge about the world of finance or investment, you have at very least probably heard the terms bull and bear markets. These terms are used to describe the performance of the stock exchange in terms of stock prices and subsequent investor confidence. There are few factors more important in the fluctuations of the market than the state of investor confidence. The state of the market hinges greatly on the confidence of the investor, meaning that high confidence is good for the market and low confidence is obviously bad. In fact, before the Great Depression, many of the large economic collapses in history were referred to as "panics," occurring every few decades, despite the general upward trend of the nineteenth century. The origin of bull market and bear market terms still stands today, though, as vocabulary has evolved to describe trends in the market, and are exceedingly important for anyone with a vetted interest in the stock market to know.
  • Vidello Productions
    Published 9 months ago
    15 Expensive Houses Owned by Billionaire Wall Street Bankers

    15 Expensive Houses Owned by Billionaire Wall Street Bankers

    15. Fifth Avenue Fortress - Bruce Kovner
Investing
  • Giorgi Mikhelidze
    Published a day ago
    How Does Investment Culture Develop in Underdeveloped Nations?

    How Does Investment Culture Develop in Underdeveloped Nations?

    You’ve most likely seen quite a lot of ads about investments and trading, if you’ve Googled “What is a stock” at least once in your lifetime. The bad news is that Google takes this as your desire to enter the financial market, and then proceeds to bombard you with relevant ads.
  • Roxanne Hill
    Published 11 days ago
    Debt Investment Options: Valuable Tips to Find the Best One

    Debt Investment Options: Valuable Tips to Find the Best One

    When it comes to investing, individuals always search for many options that can provide them with financial security for a long time. One of the greatest choices that every investor has today is debt investment. Typically, debt investment options call for instances wherein private investors fund debt items usually provided by lenders or banks.
  • Hannah McSorley
    Published 29 days ago
    10 Retirement Accounts You Should Be Investing In

    10 Retirement Accounts You Should Be Investing In

    When it comes to retirement savings, the various options can look into to secure your future can be pretty confusing. Whether you already have a retirement account or you're totally new to the terms and conditions of these kinds of accounts, educating yourself about the options available to you can help you get a leg up on your savings.
Personal Finance
  • Isaiah Goodman
    Published a day ago
    Becoming Wealthy

    Becoming Wealthy

    When we work with clients, we say that we help with Wealth Formulation. But why should you "Formulate" your wealth? What does this mean?
  • Brian Anonymous
    Published 5 days ago
    My Personal Finances Are a Result of My Own Vanity

    My Personal Finances Are a Result of My Own Vanity

    Recently, I've had mechanical issues with my car, and the cost of fixing it has become astronomical! I then started to debate whether I should buy a new car or get the car fixed. My insurance cost would stay low if I stuck with my current car, but will it break again? It took me eight years for my car insurance to gradually get this low, am I going to start from scratch again with another car? Then I realized, why do I need such a fancy car? I don't need all the bells and whistles, it just needs to go from point "A" to point "B." If this was truly the case, why don't I buy a super cheap economical car and save on insurance as well? Then it dawned on me, I spend more than I really know because of my own vanity. Some of those economical cars are pretty ugly, and I couldn't be caught dead in them. Is my economic well-being worth sacrificing to fit a certain lifestyle? The money I spend on my car could be spent for a better life.
  • Isaiah Goodman
    Published 9 days ago
    Becoming a Lender

    Becoming a Lender

    Pretty much everyone has that friend or family member who is always asking to borrow money (or maybe YOU are that friend or family member). Maybe it feels nice to be recognized as doing well enough for yourself that you can spare some cash and borrow it to someone else—I mean, people have to think that you are doing well financially in order to ask for money. And maybe you like helping people who need it! You have probably considered the risks, and what could happen if you borrow someone money. Loaning money to others can be cause tension in relationships, but it can also be very beneficial in certain situations if it is executed correctly.
Product Review
Stocks
  • Jeremy Frommer
    Published 3 months ago
    Reversing Forward

    Reversing Forward

    Reversing to move forward is part of Jerrick's journey from the OTCQB to the NASDAQ Capital Markets.
  • Steven Walker
    Published 5 months ago
    Possible Reasons for Stock Splitting

    Possible Reasons for Stock Splitting

    As an investor, you need to understand all there is to know about stock dilution. Stock splitting is one of the most common ways in which the shares of a company are diluted. When the board of directors of a publicly traded company decides to issue new stock to existing shareholders and lower the value of current stocks, it is called a split. Instead of buying research papers, companies often decide to split their stock for one of the following reasons.
  • nicole clara
    Published 7 months ago
    What the Average Investor Needs to Know About Small, Mid, and Large Caps

    What the Average Investor Needs to Know About Small, Mid, and Large Caps

    When building an investment portfolio, an investor should contemplate asset allocation across the entire portfolio when developing their strategy.