YieldStreet – A 2019 Review

YieldStreet is a lending platform that connects investors with asset-based investments as an alternative to investing in the stock market.  The target return is 8 - 15% with a 1 to 3-year duration.  YieldStreet focuses on such investments as litigation … [Read More...]

Investing

Is a Target Fund for you? Pros and Cons

Target Funds aka Target Retirement Funds or Target Date Funds are slowly becoming the most popular retirement fund, and soon most 401(k)'s will be full of them. Pensions no longer dominate retirement talk and target funds are the latest hot item to hit the … [Read More...]

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The State of Social Security – Midweek Infographic

In the last couple of years, several Ponzi schemes have graced the front pages of newspapers and magazines. Bernie Madoff managed to make billions disappear, a few months ago a Chicago commodities trader was convicted of the same and just two weeks ago, $200 … [Read More...]

Save Money Driving – Fuel Saving Tips 11 – 15

Are you driving to see family this holiday season? Taking a road trip to see the fam can be cheaper and more (or less) convenient than taking a flight. If you haven’t noticed, in the past 10 days fuel prices have dropped 50 cents in many areas across the … [Read More]

Should I cover my wedding rings under home insurance?

Here's a story. My paternal grandfather was a gemologist. That's a fancy word to say he was a specialist in precious stones and gems. He worked many years for a high-end Canadian jeweler and had a very successful career. It goes without saying, given my … [Read More]

Investing 101 | Put Compound Interest to Work

Whether we understand compound interest or not, we will ALL hit those golden years and have a desire to quit the work force. The separating factor between those who continue to work and those who retire is that some planned for it and others did not. Those who … [Read More]

Movember – Grow Your Mo

Movember has arrived and it's not too late for you to join in. It's an incredible month of men's health awareness and bringing back old-timey mustaches. Checkout the Movember website. The rules are simply. Shave. Grow your stache out all month long. Help … [Read More]

Giveaway from Mo Money Mo Houses!

Do you know someone who's getting married soon? Or are you planning your own wedding? This giveaway from Mo Money Mo Houses might help you out! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read More]

Home Insurance: The Top 5 Strangest Questions Ever Asked

The questions that people ask on the internet can be staggering. From a man asking the readers of Yahoo Answers where they should hide a body, to a girl asking for advice because her new boyfriend isn’t texting her back. To reassure you, the first one was … [Read More]