10 Best Brokerage Accounts To Consider When Investing

10 Best Brokerage Accounts To Consider When Investing

When you are ready to start investing your money, choosing the right brokerage account is the key to reaching your financial goals and building the right foundation. Fortunately, you have plenty of options to consider when you are looking for your online broker. This...

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A Letter To Young Investors On This Market Frenzy

A Letter To Young Investors On This Market Frenzy

Dear Young  Investors, This stock market has been fascinating, exciting, and mesmerizing, but I fear a trainwreck is coming. When GameStop’s stock value rises to $34 billion from nearly $279 million a year ago, and its fundamentals are still weak, this move is not...

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5 Best Performing Stocks And What To Do Now

5 Best Performing Stocks And What To Do Now

2020 was a weird year for the world economy. Even more surprising has been the impact of the economic fallout on the stock market. It was a year when expensive stocks grew even more costly. Given the high unemployment rate and the fall in GDP, everyone expected the...

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Credit Card Alternatives Have Benefits

Credit Card Alternatives Have Benefits

Do you really need a credit card? Most people believe so. I have had a love-hate relationship with credit cards, admittedly using cash and alternatives more often than most people I know. Credit cards can be a valuable tool, allowing you to make purchases with credit...

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Dealing With The Awkwardness of Money

Dealing With The Awkwardness of Money

Ever have difficulty talking about a money situation with your friends, family, colleagues at work, or significant other? Sure, you have, and you are not alone. Money, along with politics and religion, can be taboo topics. Being awkward in money situations with others...

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How To Grow Your Potential For Financial Success

How To Grow Your Potential For Financial Success

"It doesn't matter how many times you fail, you only have to be right once." Mark Cuban   What Are Your Chances Of Reaching Success? 100%! (If you want it!) Growing up, I heard snippets like "do the best you can," "apply yourself," "be productive," and "accomplish...

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How To Make Better Money Tradeoffs

How To Make Better Money Tradeoffs

"There are no solutions; there are only trade-offs." Thomas Sowell There are tradeoffs in most aspects of our lives. We have a plethora of choices and cannot do everything we want to do. For every choice we make, opportunity costs requiring us to forego benefits for...

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How to Overcome Biases In Financial Situations

How to Overcome Biases In Financial Situations

We all have biases--cognitive and emotional-- that may cloud our judgment when making day-to-day decisions, especially about our finances. We often depend on our intuition, but sometimes we are unaware of how our gut feeling may be faulty.  These biases affect how we...

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Money

How To Talk To Your Kids About Money

"Poor or rich, money is good to have." Leah Eliash Kaufman, my grandmother I worked in my parents' housewares store after school, weekends, and summers. From the age of 12 until I got my first full-time job after completing college, I helped out my parents. It was a...

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