Investing

10
Sep
How to Invest Small Amounts of Money

If you hear the word “investor” and automatically think of large sums of money, you’re not alone. Typically, the idea of investing conjures up someone who has plenty of cash to put into stocks, mutual funds, and other ventures. In fact, a lot of people either put off investing or never bother with it at […]

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29
Aug
Titan Investment App Review

Under the tagline is “built like a hedge fund,” the Titan investment app offers investment opportunities that mirror successful hedge funds.Titan’s portfolio of stocks are the most frequently owned stocks by the longest-running and best performing hedge funds. These companies are well-known, big-name, and successful companies.The Titan app creators outline what they

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22
Aug
Robo-Advisor Fees: Compare Your Options

Technology is taking over the world of investing, and has given rise to a concept of “robo-advisors.” In this article below, we included a side by side breakdown of robo-advisor fees.Robo-advisors offer financial guidance without the need to hire an actual financial advisor, which can require assets of $500,000 or more. This means people with […]

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14
Aug
Interest Savings Calculator

Saving money can seem hard but the sooner you get started, the sooner you can start earning interest. When you put your money into a savings account or investment account, you will be rewarded by earning a percentage of the balance each year. The longer you keep your money in, the greater the effect of […]

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22
Jun
What is a Reasonable Rate of Return on Retirement Investments?

There are quite a few ways to invest and save for retirement. Choosing the right option depends on individual factors, including your remaining working years and your financial goals. To determine how much you need for a comfortable retirement, it’s important to estimate future spending.Begin by looking at current expenses to project future spending. You […]

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20
Jun
How Much Money Do You Need to Live Off Interest?

The idea of living off interest can be appealing. Essentially, having enough money invested properly can provide a stream of income in the form of interest payments, like dividends. But how much do you need to invest to live off the interest?Factors to Consider When Living Off InterestInflation is a major factor to consider when […]

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30
Apr
The Best Way to Invest $500

Investing can be intimidating. Should you invest? Where do you start? How do you sift through the required terms and concepts that often appear to be delivered in a foreign language? What if you lose money? And speaking of money, how much do you even need? It has to be a large sum, right?Though everyone […]

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20
Feb
3 Best Ways to Invest $5,000 in 2018

Say you’ve come into $5,000, but aren't sure what to do with it. The first thing you probably want to do is decide what the best way to invest $5,000 is. It might not seem like a lot of money, but you should consider that some millionaires and billionaires started out investing small. The decisions you […]

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14
Feb
Short-term Capital Gains vs. Long-term Capital Gains

A capital gain is the profit earned on the sale of an asset such as a stock, bond, mutual fund, option, or piece of real estate. Just like income you earn from working, the profit you earn from the sale of a financial asset is subject to income tax. Income you earn from a job, […]

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26
Jan
ETF Index Funds vs. Mutual Funds

For as long as there has been a need to save for retirement, mutual funds have been a mainstay for investors, and for good reason. They offer professional management and instant diversification, which is more than most investors can accomplish effectively on their own. However, with the advent of index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), […]

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