I was never taught how to manage money when I was growing up. So most of my life has been spent in total chaos and poor. Working raising a family and paying bills were a major challenge for me.
Let's start with the basics; what's the difference between recession and a depression? I'll start with the more colloquial definition.
In the 1990s, the Madoff name was associated with the man who helped create the NASDAQ index, brought computers into Wall Street practice, and acted as a major player on finance ethics boards. Saying you had an account with Madoff was the same as saying you had it made.
We all know that 2008 was a terrible year for many of us.
Thanks to today's longstanding Bull Market, there are plenty of reasons to be mystified by the allure of Wall Street. Whether you have friends that are literally working on Wall Street or acquaintances that simply like watching the movie of the same name, it isn't hard to find people who are highly interested in the financial world. With the holiday season upon us, what better way to celebrate than buying gifts for your friends on Wall Street?
If there was one thing that I yearned to learn when I was younger, it was how to trade stocks profitably. For years, it was a skill that remained elusive, and seemingly only available to those who were "born into it."
The options market is different than the stock market. Stocks give you a piece of ownership, while options are simply contracts that allow you to buy and sell a stock in the company by a certain time. This means that options traders work on a completely different platform than stock traders, and options trading strategies must be learned separately. Thankfully, there are many books about option investing on the market today that provide step by step instructions for buying and selling options and easy to understand information on market conditions.
Real estate is one of the best alternatives to the stock market, and Udemy is an excellent place to find online courses for real estate investing. If you want to get real-world advice on investing in real estate, you don’t need to go sit in a classroom anymore. You can get all of the expert information you need from the comfort of your home. Online courses are becoming the best way to learn for the cheapest price. If you have the entrepreneurial mindset, you can join other real estate investors in this growing business and start earning today. All of the knowledge is waiting for you on the internet, you just need to know where to look. Just know if you're ready to invest or not before you do move your money elsewhere.
I was in a very rare category of children. I experienced both public and private middle schools firsthand, and I'll be honest—there's a stark difference in the way that people teach kids in each.
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.
I remember the first time I decided to start investing.
I remember the last time my car broke down. I was living paycheck to paycheck, and the ball joint of my Mitsubishi Lancer had snapped. It cost around $900 cash to fix. Had my mother not bailed me out, I'd have been out of luck and out of a job.