How Often Should You Check Your Investment Portfolio?

How often should you check your investment portfolio? If you are a day trader, then you may never stop checking your holdings. But what if you are a long-term investor who is putting money away at regular intervals with a timeline of several decades before … [Read More...]

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Fundrise – 2019 Review

Fundrise is an online real estate investing platform that allows investors to invest in commercial and real estate through crowdsourcing. One of the advantages of Fundrise is that its investments are open to anyone. You need not be an accredited investor to … [Read More...]

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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...]

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Will the Market Crash Soon?

Will the market crash soon? Some say yes, and some say no. There is really no way of knowing until the market actually corrects. Afterwards, people who believed that the market was in a bubble will say “I told you so.” But, trying to predict if the market is … [Read More]

Average Net Worth by Age

What is the average net worth by age? How does yours compare to others in your age group? What can you take away from these numbers? Tracking your net worth can help keep your personal finances in check since it measures your overall portfolio value and not … [Read More]

What are the Symptoms of Financial Anxiety?

What is financial anxiety? The medical community defines it as “a psychosocial syndrome whereby individuals have an uneasy and unhealthy attitude toward engaging with and administering their personal finances in an effective way.” What is the difference … [Read More]

Personal Update, Dec. 2020

It’s been a while since I posted a personal update, so here we go. It’s almost Christmas, and we all know that this holiday season is going to be a bit different from others in the past. I just finished shopping for gifts today, and I am starting to look at my … [Read More]

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Are we in an Index Fund Bubble?

Are we in an index fund bubble? Should you stay the course and keep investing, or should you sell and look for better opportunities? As with most things there is no one size fits all answer. The markets are in a state of turmoil, so it is easy to see why one … [Read More]

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What is the Difference Between the Rich and The Poor?

What are the differences between the rich and the poor? Full disclosure; when we talk about rich and poor here, we are talking about finances. Arguments over quality of life and happiness won't be touched on here. Definitions So, what is rich and what is … [Read More]