Investing

Realistic Ideas for Diversifying Your Income Streams

With a new year underway I have been thinking a lot about the need to diversify my income streams.  While my near-term ability to continue full-time working status remains good, I’ve become heavily dependent on my full-time job for income. Not all of that is my fault. I can thank declining savings and dividend rates for knocking down a good …

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7 Best Low-Cost Ways To Learn About Investing

Investing is the art of putting your money to work for you, and at the very least, you should know the basics of this useful skill. The issue is that investing seems like an enormous amount of work, and to someone who has not done it before, it looks quite intimidating. The truth is that investing is like anything else, …

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Smart Investment Strategies in Wake of Bad News

If there’s one thing the nightly news proves, it’s that bad things are bound to happen. Financial crisis, natural disasters, political scandals and corporate malfeasance are, regrettably, a part of life. In today’s globalized economy, bad news halfway around the world can cause rippling impacts around the world. As a result, many investors hit the panic button every time a …

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The Great Gatsby Market, According to Cramer

As a member of the middle class, I can say unequivocally that it is getting harder and harder to keep up with this treadmill called working for a living. That is, someone is at the controls making the treadmill (money printing) go faster and faster, and the harder I work, the further I fall behind.  And so it goes in …

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How to Buy I Bonds

The United States Treasury offers a variety of different bonds for individuals to purchase. All bonds issued by the Treasury are considered to be a very low risk investment, as they are guaranteed by the federal government. Series I bonds are one of the most popular choices in government bonds, and they offer a steady interest rate over the life …

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