Staff Picks

Lester Lee7 months ago
Yield Curve Inversions and What It Could Mean for Your Portfolio
If you’ve been a follower of financial news you have been hearing about all this talk about the so-called yield curve. In fact, it was fears of a yield curve inversion that have sent the Dow and S&P 5...
Patty Ramsen7 months ago
10 Best Investing Books for Teens
Today's teens are expected to know what they want to do with the rest of their lives by the time they graduate high school. Consequently, many strive for the highest paying job possible. But this does...
Roland Barnes8 months ago
Best Udemy Courses for Value Investors
Udemy was founded on the premise that “the world’s best teachers aren’t always found in classrooms.” They offer courses in a variety of topics and in over 50 different languages, so there’s definitely...
Riley Raul Reese8 months ago
I Tried Qapital's App, and It Wasn't What I Thought It'd Be
I need to work on being more fiscally stable. Being a writer often means having to weather the highs and lows of a gig economy, and in many cases, you may need to save money in the high times just to ...
Morgan E. Westling8 months ago
10 Reasons Why Investing in Commodities Is Dangerous
The argument for avoiding commodity investments continuously outweighs any argument which encourages investing in commodities. Commodities are raw materials such as crude oil, natural gas, precious me...
Brayden Simmons9 months ago
Ways to Get Kids into Investing
In 2017, CNBC reported that 46 percent of young adults had nothing in their savings. An additional 21 percent had less than a thousand dollars. These young adults, from ages 18 to 24, are preparing to...
Patty Ramsen9 months ago
What to Look for in a Financial Advisor
If the words "personal finance" give you a headache, you're not alone. But the process of finding an honest person who can help you with your financial planning is even more stressful—especially if yo...
Things You Didn't Know About 'Wall Street'
Among the best Wall Street films to watch, the classic 1987 film Wall Street is considered to be the archetypal image of the wealth, surplus, and success of the 1980s. Despite critical and financial s...
Cato Conroy10 months ago
The 10 Biggest Investment Scandals in History
The finance world is one that is deceptively dramatic. On the surface, finance seems to be the most drama-free industry in existence. People ask, "What's so exciting about number-crunching accountants...