8 Unusual Investments That You Didn’t Know About

You’ve heard of mutual funds, individual stocks, bonds, real estate, and of course, cash, as investment options. But have you looked into alternative investments? From P2P lending to classic cars, there are a ton of unusual investments that you may not have considered. Check out this list of unique investments! 1. Peer-to-peer lending. What the heck is that? Well after … Read More

7 Secrets Your Stock Broker Won’t Tell You

Stock brokers — can’t live with them, can’t kill them. That’s the phrase, right? Stock brokers are the fabulous people who buy and sell stocks and securities for you and other victims clients. That’s awfully nice of them, isn’t it? Well, believe it or not, this work is not done out of the goodness of their hearts. They receive a … Read More

5 Common Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Investing is hard. Why? Acronyms. IRA, REIT, ETF, APR, YOLO, BRB — okay, so those last two aren’t investing terms, but you get the point. Investing can be confusing and it’s difficult to understand all of the terminology and what it really means. This is why a lot of people don’t invest — ignorance and fear. To combat this, let’s … Read More

7 Common Investing Mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes, and investing is no different, except it carries the risk of costing you large sums of money. Investing in the market can be a daunting undertaking, but the numbers do not lie—investing in the stock market will still net you better returns over the long term than keeping money in a traditional savings account. Do not be … Read More

5 Unusual Investment Ideas

After the market crash of 2008, many are loath to invest in the traditional markets. And who came blame them? Even though the economy is rebounding it can still be difficult to put your money and faith in a financial advisor or fund that you have little to no control over. For those who prefer a less-traditional approach, there are … Read More

3 Secrets Your Stock Broker Won’t Tell You

You may know a bit about the market, and you’ve done your research on potential companies you’d like to invest in and the return you could get on your investment. The next step is to hire a broker or a brokerage firm to handle to your transactions. Let’s begin by defining what it means to be a stock broker. Working … Read More