Don’t Sweat Trade Talks

Markets have gone up, down, and sideways this year as trade talks between China and the United States take place. Unfortunately, as investors, the way these talks are conducted and the outcome of said talks are far from our control. What investors can do is focus on...

Guidelines for Amateur Investors

Saving and investing are popular topics with online personalities these days. The issue is they don’t offer any guidance on how to save or invest. One way to invest savings is through the stock market. Some young adults are turned off by the stock market because of...

Retirement for Millennials

An article by CNBC sites a survey that concludes only 31% of millennials are saving for retirement (the article has other helpful tips in it too). At this rate, two thirds of millennials will retire with nothing to show for it. That is a frightening statistic,...

Where Do I Start?

Now that we understand the power of compound interest let’s explore how to get started. If your employer offers a retirement account it is best to start there. There’s more information on help with retirement accounts here. If you don’t have an employer sponsored...

Compound Interest: A Powerful Force

Albert Einstein is credited with saying, “compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it earns it… He who doesn’t… pays it.” Although it is questioned if Einstein really said this, it is a great motto to live by. What is compound interest?...