Investors are bearish on gold: so what? 

In the words of the business magnate Warren Buffet, “Be Fearful When Others Are Greedy and Greedy When Others Are Fearful.” Gold prices are very low right now compared to its prices in 2011 so why aren’t more investors, investing in the precious yellow … [Read More...]

Investing

Index Funds

Investing in the stock market can be a very intimidating proposition. There are over 9000 individual stocks to choose from on the major exchanges, then you have the pink sheets, exchange traded funds, sector funds, preferred stocks, foreign investments, ADRs, … [Read More...]

Infographics

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...]

Exciting Samsung Deals This Summer

The summer of 2018 is sure to be a very interesting summer as other smartphone competitors are gearing up production to meet the demands of the consumers. But with Samsung Electronics, this summer will be one with new production, exciting smartphones, and some … [Read More]

Is Bitcoin Still a Great Investment Today?

Bitcoin had a wild run in 2017 when its price increased from just over $1,000 at the start of the year to a whopping $19,000 by December. This naturally led to an increasing number of people investing in the cryptocurrency. But with its meteoric rise came its … [Read More]

4 Out of 5 with Student Loans Can’t Buy a Home

New Survey Shows the Impact of Student Debt on HomeownershipFinancial aid in college can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. It can lead to an advanced degree that leads to a better job with higher pay and superior benefits. It can also be a … [Read More]

student loan debt

The Current State of Student Loan Debt

America has reached a new economic milestone – or maybe a millstone – of $1.52 trillion. Which of the following does this number represent? … [Read More]

Why Aren’t 529 Educational Savings Plans More Popular?

How do you plan to fund your children's education? You're probably counting on scholarships and grants, right?Reliance on scholarships and grants is the highest in a decade, while college savings is on the decline, according to a new report from Sallie … [Read More]

mortgage rates

Long-Term Mortgage Rates Hit a Seven-Year High

It Will Cost You More to Buy a Home The housing market topped a new threshold over the past week. Buoyed by a strong economy and a series of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve, thirty-year fixed mortgage interest rates reached 4.61 percent – the … [Read More]