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...]

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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...]

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High Frequency Trading: Man vs. Machine

High frequency trading has existed for several years, but recently the trading strategy has come under a lot of added scrutiny. Traders utilize computer algorithms and lightning fast data connections to receive data and place trades at intervals quicker than … [Read More...]

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What Are Professionals Overlooking In Their Portfolio?

You probably have a 401k and some protection that is available to you through your employer. These are all great ways to get your feet wet in the financial planning world. Some who have done individual research might have even opened up an IRA or 529 plan on … [Read More]

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Real Financial Advice from a 3×5 Card

Harold Pollack, a University of Chicago Professor wrote a 3x5 card that gave real financial advice. Most of this information is well known to most people. The problem is that although we have the information, we rarely use it. Going over financial advice may … [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 Homeownership Financial 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]

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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]