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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 Simmons15 days 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 Ramsen23 days 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 Conroy2 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...
Nicola P. Young2 months ago
10 Signs You Are Not Investing Wisely
Investing your money can be a smart, future-oriented decision, but if you don't know what you're doing, it can also be a complete, financially-ruining disaster. No one can entirely escape the volatili...
Riley Raul Reese2 months ago
How to Choose an Investment Firm
Choosing to invest in the stock market is always a wise idea, and it's one of the easiest ways to prepare for the future with ease. It's also a fun hobby that allows you to feel the thrill of profitin...
How to Invest in Fine Art as Shares
Most of us don't think of buying art as long term investment options and strategies. More often than not, any paintings or sculptures that decorate our walls and rooms were purchased at a big box reta...
Blake O'Connor3 months ago
Pros & Cons of Mutual Funds vs ETFs
Trauma from the 2008 financial crisis affects America's perception of what people think are profitable investments. Stocks are extremely susceptible to market swings, especially during times of volati...