What To Invest Your Money In

Such a loaded question but one that is frequently asked by too many. The matter of fact is that investing is a buzz word that a lot of people like to throw around but may not truly understand. Did you know that you don’t have to be putting your money into the stock market to be investing? In this article, we will talk about different types of investments, how they have panned out for me and whether or not you should consider investing in them.

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Fidelity has pretty much been beating the pants off the competition in the low cost investing space.

I just heard about their latest – no cost, no minimum index funds – from a friend and checked their website.  Its true, they’re basically offering zero fee, no minimum investing opportunities.

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Investments

If you listen to any real estate or even personal finance podcast, I am sure you have heard about real estate crowd funding, as a means of investment. A lot of people despise this and would not even consider it an investment while others are very open to it and state that they have had quite nice returns from this type of investment. Your personal preference is the ultimate decider when it comes to your portfolio, however the goal of this article is to compare real estate crowd funding to more traditional forms of investment to help you make an informed decision.  [click to continue…]

Bank failure

Depositors removing money from the Schwenk bank in Jamaica, NY 1914

Mainstream media has been continually talking about an impending recession. Given the fact that recessions tend to have a huge impact on your wealth, you may be wondering about whether a recession is coming – and one bellweather of poor economic times are bank failures.

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I tend to spend far too much time messing around online.  This afternoon I came across a very cool website called usdebtclock.org and I wanted to share it for all the finance nerds on this site. USdebtclock.org is basically a super simple data aggregator that gives you a broad view of the economy as a whole.

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Couple Holding Hands

Did you know the number one reason for spouses to get divorced is money? We have all hard horror stories of recent newly weds who found out one or the other had huge amounts of debt in their name. And I think we can all agree, one of the first reactions we have is “How did you not know about this sooner?”. I get it. Money is a really sensitive topic for people to talk about, especially if they feel as though they aren’t in a good situation. No one wants to feel small or lesser than. Well, today’s article is all above diving into that and why it is VITAL to your relationships health to lay everything on the table prior to any major legal commitments (marriage).

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Cryptocurrency or “crypto” are both common buzz words used in media all the time these days. Many believe that this kind of investing is a fad and while others believe that it is the next US dollar. I can’t tell the future but I can tell you what my personal take and experience has been with cryptocurrency to help you form a better personal opinion of the topic.

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Should You Invest In Real Estate

Deciding whether or not investing in real estate is a good decision for you is more than just watching HGTV and thinking “Hey I could totally do that!”. Having an interest is a great place to start but delving into the different types of investing and what suits your personal situation best is even better. In this article, we will discuss the many different types of real estate investing and see which may be best for you.

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