Investing

07
Aug
Retirement vs. Coffee, Dining Out, Netflix & Many More: Where Do Millennials Put Their Money?

You can skip this part if you’ve heard it before: “Millennials are spending too much money on coffee, avocado toast, and fun and not enough on housing, cars, and retirement.”  Are millennials unprepared for life’s important financial milestones like retirement? Or are we exceedingly under the microscope, subjects to the 24/7 news cycle? We

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27
Jul
Best Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Exchanges of 2019

If you’re new to the world of Bitcoin and want to invest with one of the best Bitcoin exchanges, it’s crucial to learn the basics before you dive in – but it’s also important to choose the right platform to buy and sell. Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency or digital currency that is “mined” […]

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17
Jul
What Do Post-Grads Do With All of That Graduation Money?

Graduating from college and receiving a bachelor’s degree is as exciting a time as ever, but for many, the excitement is soon tempered by the uncertainty of the future.  Will I find a job that suits me? Will I earn enough money to do things like start a family or purchase a home? Questions like […]

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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. […]

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30
Apr
How 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 […]

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09
Apr
What Are Senior Citizens’ Biggest Financial Regrets From Their Twenties?

For the everyday consumer, getting a grasp on finances can be stressful or even seemingly impossible. It could take years of balancing a budget and living paycheck-to-paycheck – a crash course of sorts – to full understand the ins-and-outs of personal finance allowing someone to position him or herself for a better financial future. Unfortunately for

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26
Mar
10 Ways to Invest $10,000: What Investment Opportunities Interest Each Generation?

In the United States, investing your money is a tradition that is nearly as old as the laws that govern the country. Trading at the New York Stock Exchange began in 1792, while the U.S. Constitution was effective in 1789.  In the centuries since, investing strategies have adapted, and new investment vehicles have arose (J.P. Morgan Sr. might […]

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27
Feb
Should Amazon Get Into Virtual Currency? Banking? Insurance? | LendEDU Survey

In 2018, you would be hard-pressed to name a company more relevant to society than Amazon. What started as an internet bookstore has evolved into the world’s largest e-commerce retailer, a cloud computing company, an original content producer, and an online grocer, amongst other things. At the time of writing, Amazon was trading at $1,516.19 […]

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20
Feb
3 Best Ways to Invest $5,000

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, however, […]

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