Staff Picks

  • Isaiah Goodman
    Published 26 days 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 11 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 11 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 12 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 12 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 12 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.
  • Brayden Simmons
    Published about a year ago
    Ways to Get Kids into Investing

    Ways to Get Kids into Investing

    In 2017, CNBC reported that 46 percent of young adults had nothing in their savings. An additional 21 percent had less than a thousand dollars. These young adults, from ages 18 to 24, are preparing to start their lives. But parents now are looking for ways to get kids into investing so they won't run into the same problems.
  • Patty Ramsen
    Published about a year ago
    What to Look for in a Financial Advisor

    What to Look for in a Financial Advisor

    If the words "personal finance" give you a headache, you're not alone. But the process of finding an honest person who can help you with your financial planning is even more stressful—especially if you don't know what to look for in a financial advisor. If you don't know what to look for, you could end up with someone who doesn't work in the client's best interests. It happens all the time.
  • Joseph D. N. Kendrick
    Published about a year ago
    Things You Didn't Know About 'Wall Street'

    Things You Didn't Know About 'Wall Street'

    Among the best Wall Street films to watch, the classic 1987 film Wall Street is considered to be the archetypal image of the wealth, surplus, and success of the 1980s. Despite critical and financial success, leading to a lukewarm sequel in 2010, the film had more than its fair share of behind-the-scenes drama. Between this drama between stars Charlie Sheen and Michael Douglas, burgeoning technologies, and historical relevance, here are some things you didn't know about Wall Street.