What is Impact Investing?

What is impact investing? Impact Investing is a form of investing that invests in funds or organizations that have the intention of creating or furthering a social or environmental cause in addition to generating a financial return. There is a long history of individual investors and funds avoiding certain companies or asset classes which they […]

Precious Metals For Your Investment Portfolio

Source:Pexels.Com Precious metals are rare and non-reactive metals. Different factors determine the economic value of precious metals. Such factors include rarity, use in industrial processes, and use for investments. High Demand for Precious Metals The most highly demanded precious metals are gold, platinum, silver, and precious metals used in industrial processes. These metals may be […]

Average Net Worth by Age

What is your net worth? How does it 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 simply your income. You could have a high income, but if […]

Where to Put a Million Dollars

The Bare Naked Ladies sang an entire song about what they would do if they had a million dollars.  But, what would, or could you really do?  So, if you are in the 7-figure club, where can you put your wealth to ensure that it stays safe, continues to grow, provide income, and won’t disappear […]

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 finance, real estate, commercial finance, and consumer finance.   Traditionally these types of investments have only […]

Who is Jason Bond? A Quick Review

I’ve seen ads lately for a gentleman named Jason Bond. He’s selling an investment strategy promising to make you tons of money via stock trading. You know what they say about something sounding too good to be true. I decided to research to find out about this person and exactly what it is he is […]

Building Wealth Is Easier Than You Think

Building wealth isn’t exactly easy, but it definitely doesn’t have to be hard either. It’s more about discipline and routine than intelligence. Intelligence and knowledge help once you get to the more advanced stages, but when you’re starting out, all you really need is a plan and the willingness to stick to it. I’m going […]

Are Penny Stocks Risky?

Ah penny stocks, the quick way to riches. This sounds like the Saturday morning infomercial with coffee and eggs; invest in penny stocks and make millions! Sign up for trading for free today! Now, is this all true? Not by a long shot, and I’m not saying to never invest in a small cap company. […]

Is Savings the Way to Grow Your Wealth? You Would Be Surprised

Most personal finance blogs will tell you that savings is the most important factor in becoming wealthy, which is true right, if you don’t save; you simply cannot increase your net worth, which is a lose/lose situation. However, is savings the answer to abundant wealth? Lets take a look at what saving over a lifetime […]

Alternative Investments: Still the Road to Riches?

Private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds have been the rave lately. I check the WSJ and every day there seems to be a new investor that has made millions. However, does it make sense for the average investor to dabble in these potentially risky, yet also potentially very profitable investments?     Some definitions: […]