financial resource list

List of Helpful Financial Resources

I thought it might be helpful to share my financial resource list. This is not a list of ideals but a list of actual financial websites, services, and publications that I use and have found value in. Hopefully you too can take advantage of some of these in … [Read More...]

Investing

history of trading

The History of Trading: Who Were the First Stock Traders and What Can We Learn From Them?

If you look through the history of trading, you’ll see stock markets did not begin as the gargantuan behemoths they are today. The beginnings of trading wasn’t in stocks, as “companies” didn’t exist as they do today.In 12th century France there were those, … [Read More...]

Infographics

debt monkey infographic

Midweek Infographic – Attack Of The Debt Monkey

I previously posted about the number of Americans in debt. There are far too many people who carry over balances each month whether it be credit cards, personal loans or student loans. Not only do American citizens borrow far too much, but the government also … [Read More...]

Ways To Make More Money: Part Two

There are quite literally millions of (legal) ways to make money. Most people get a job and work at said job as their only income source never really doing much about ways to make more money. They want more money, but few people actually do something about … [Read More]

First-Time Home Buyer Pitfalls [Infographic]

Buying your first home for most people is the largest purchase they will ever make. Talk about pressure!Most people cannot pay cash for their first home, so they get a mortgage to finance the property. But getting a mortgage isn't what it used to be. There … [Read More]

Investing Tips: Capitalize on Profitable Spinoff Stocks

One of the most underrated and profitable segment of the stock market is a spinoff. A spinoff transaction occurs when a publicly-traded company turns one of its subsidiary businesses into a new, completely separate corporation that becomes publically traded … [Read More]

Gordon Gekko

Choosing The Right Kind Of Broker

The brokerage industry has changed greatly over the last decade. It is now possible to buy and sell practically any security online, yet people still insist on paying hundreds of dollars for a broker to do it for them. I'm not saying that managing your own … [Read More]

Pay Extra Or Refinance? That is the Question

We're honored to have Loan Officer and Co-Owner of First Commerce Financial at All Things Finance. Click here if you'd like to know more about Guest Posting."I am just going to pay extra to my current mortgage."Wow – If I had a nickel for every time I … [Read More]

How to Make More Money: Side Hustle

Money is something that interests everyone. It is one topic that unites us all and most people in the world are interested in how to make more money. Some people dream about what they would do with more money while others, myself included, go out and do it. … [Read More]