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How Much Should You Save for an Emergency Fund?
It's a common fact that most Americans live paycheck to paycheck. A single disaster, like the very recent government shutdown, would be enough to make most Americans face very serious consequences in ...
Morgan E. Westling2 months ago
10 Must Read Finance Books for Beginners
Finance books for beginners are a great resource for anyone looking to gain financial independence, save money, learn about the stock market, or overall, just feel more confident around money. A finan...
Skunk Uzeki2 months ago
How to Prepare for a Depression
The Great Depression was one of the worst times for Americans—rich or poor. When the stock market plunged, prices shot down and the job market got chopped up into tiny pieces. People ran out of money,...
Cato Conroy3 months ago
11 Ways You Will Be Hit by a Recession
When I was first out of college, I found myself in the middle of the Great Recession. Jobs were scarce, college grads struggled, and dropouts like myself found themselves cornered. It was a brutal tim...
Patty Ramsen5 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...
How to Report Investment Fraud
One of the most notorious investment fraud scandals involves Bernie Madoff, his 4,800 clients, and $64.8 billion. We all know that investing is the smart thing to do with money that’s just sitting aro...
Fred Eugene Park5 months ago
10 Signs of Investment Fraud Everyone Should Know
In an age where we are less than a decade removed from a global financial crisis that crippled the assets of a whole generation of people and businesses, there is a great deal of skepticism that many ...
Iggy Paulsen6 months ago
10 Ways to Reduce the Chances of Being Victimized by Investment Fraud
When Bernie Madoff, one of the founders of NASDAQ, was caught defrauding high net worth investors of over $60 billion, the world went into shock. It was the most prolific case of investment fraud ever...
Skunk Uzeki6 months ago
Why You Should Retire Early & How to Do It
In the United States, the average retirement age is 63—two full years before the full benefits of Social Security kick in. Technically, this means that the average retirement is an early one. However,...
How to Get over the Fear of Investing
Investing is a four letter word to many people. The fear of investing stems from the many horror stories of stock market crashes and tales of wealthy people losing their fortunes on poor investment de...
Cato Conroy7 months ago
The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Technical Analysis
Technical analysis—say it out loud. Even the name alone sounds intimidating and complex, doesn't it? Scary as it may seem, technical analysis doesn't have to be terrifying or "too hard" to understand....
Riley Raul Reese7 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...
Iggy Paulsen7 months ago
How Stock Market Gurus Prepare for a Recession
The stock market tends to abide by the laws of gravity, sort of. With stocks, whatever goes up must come down. When it comes down, it can be a market correction or a recession. In recent years, talk a...
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
How to Invest in Real Estate Without Being a Landlord
Recent studies shows that most Millennials who want to invest wish to do so through real estate. It makes sense, too. Real estate is a solid, tangible investment that can be improved by your own work ...
How to Trade Stocks While Working a Full-Time Job
To someone new to investing, the world of trading stocks can be an exciting, but scary, realm to enter. While prudent and conscientious investors can have a highly rewarding experience, many people st...
Ultimate Guide on How to Read Stock Charts
If you have any interest in attempting to tackle investing in the complex but rewarding world that is the stock market, you'll need more than one of the best investing apps in 2018, you must make sure...
Ossiana Tepfenhart9 months ago
11 of the Worst Real Estate Mistakes People Make
Once upon a time, not too long ago, I lived in an apartment complex that had serious problems. Unlike other apartment complexes, the problems that worried tenants weren't bed bugs or plumbing. It wasn...
Ossiana Tepfenhart9 months ago
Best Finance Advice to Follow from Suze Orman
One of the first personal finance books I ever picked up was Women & Money by Suze Orman. From that moment, I was hooked. Suze's words were the first that actually stuck with me. That book helped me r...