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

What You Need To Know About Stock Splits And Dividends

As a shareholder of a publicly traded company, you generally have the right to vote on certain corporate actions. The board of directors can be reshuffled, mergers and acquisitions must be approved and amended bylaws are subject to voter approval. What … [Read More...]

Infographics

Financially Competent Infographic

Infographic Of The Day – Who Is “Financially Competent?”

Infographics are a fantastic way to learn for those that prefer a visual representation of subject matter.  Once a week, I will feature an infographic that details a basic financial concept with stunning clarity.  As a blog dedicated to financial education and … [Read More...]

Tight Budget? Here’s How To Save More

When it comes to saving money, it can be difficult to know how to go beyond the obvious measures like making a budget. One of the best things you can do for your finances is to make a budget, but what do you do when you’ve tightened up that budget and still … [Read More]

How to Rebuild Bad Credit

Rebuilding bad credit should be a high priotity to those who have endured financial hardships which resulted in bad credit. Credit affects your rent, insurance, job offers, and interest rates on car loans and mortgages. Here are some suggestions on how to … [Read More]

Altcoin Investments

Can Altcoin Investments Make You Rich?

After the meteoric rise of Bitcoin during 2017, more people are open to investing in cryptocurrencies. The aim is to purchase a cryptocurrency, usually as Altcoin investments, when the price is low. Then, if the value increases, you can convert your investment … [Read More]

How Do You Determine Your Net Worth?

Do You Know Your Net Worth? Here’s How to Figure It Out

When you see information about net worth, it’s usually focused on celebrities. But everyone has a net worth, even if you don’t have millions of dollars to your name.Your net worth is a reflection of what you own in assets minus any debts. A positive net … [Read More]

This piggy went to financial independence!

What is Financial Independence, Anyway?

Financial independence is a phrase that gets tossed around a lot in the personal finance world. Many people aren’t entirely sure what it means. This is especially true because the definition of the term can vary.  This alone just adds to the confusion.To … [Read More]

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Jackie Chan’s Net Worth: A Look At The Star’s Accumulated Value

Most Americans have heard of Jackie Chan. But did you know that he’s worth a bundle? Well, it’s true! Jackie Chan’s net worth is something to behold! The Hong Kong-born movie star has been a part of the movie industry for nearly 60 years. Plus, he has over … [Read More]