retirement planning

3 Ways to Do Retirement Planning the Right Way

Retirement planning can sound so ominous, sort of like preparing for death. However, it’s something we all need to look at regardless of the type of retirement we want – whether that be early retirement or a more traditional retirement scenario. The last … [Read More...]

Investing

Stock Market

How to Get Started if you Want to Invest in the Stock Market

I had the pleasure (or mis-pleasure possibly) of working in the retail brokerage industry for a little over four years and every day I spoke with dozens of individuals who had no idea where to start when it came to investing in the stock market. Whether it was … [Read More...]

Infographics

Dollar Bill At Angle

How Long Do Dollar Bills Last? The Lifespan of a One Dollar Bill

How long do those filthy, overly-used, disease-ridden, cocaine-encrusted (you know I'm joking, right?) one dollar bills last? The lifespan of a one dollar bill is a bit longer than you might expect. Before you read the weekly infographic below take a look … [Read More...]

Finance apps

Improve Financial Health Through Mobile Apps

In year 2017 we find that more and more information and resources are available to us at the touch of a button. Want to know how to make guacamole? Google a recipe and find a cooking video on YouTube. Interested in finding a soulmate? Swipe right on Tinder. … [Read More]

How to Pick Up the Best Credit Card

When you’re out looking for the best credit card out there that will suit your needs, it’s actually part science and knowing about your personal style. There are tons of different credit cards out there - from balance transfers to rewards and cash back … [Read More]

technology-career

How to Start the Next Facebook and Make Billions (Kind-of)

Okay, so no one is going to give you a direct path to billions (or they would likely take their advice themselves!) Regardless, technology can be a very attractive career path for many young adults, but what does it take to set oneself up for a career in the … [Read More]

Into the fire

Career in Public Service: Worth the Risk?

Many youngsters grow up dreaming to become police officers and fire fighters, mayors, teachers, etc. and it is for good reason. These careers allow one to join a good cause and truly be a hero in their communities. Risking ones life is a noble task, but what … [Read More]

career-options

Career Options: Make the Right Life Choices For You

With so many career options available in today’s economy it can be an overwhelming task of where to start choosing. Further, in order to compete in today’s extremely competitive employment market-place, one needs to plan their chosen career path likely well in … [Read More]

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Retirement Investment Trends

Saving for retirement is a perennially popular finance topic, and for good reason. The majority of American workers agree that saving for retirement should be a priority, but their actions are usually different than their stated priorities. The National … [Read More]