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Outside-the-Box Investing Alternatives

By on Feb 18, 2015 in Investing | 0 comments

If you’re longing for some outside-of-the-box investing options, you might want to read up on the following alternative investing ideas. Often much more exciting than an index fund or the classic mutual fund, alternative investing ideas that are profitable require that the investor to have a serious knowledge of the investment option they’re considering. These five...

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Personal Capital: An In-Depth Review

By on Feb 12, 2015 in Budget, Investing | 2 comments

Personal Capital is company that I’d heard of often, but never researched.  Any tool created to make one’s financial life easier and more organized is a tool I want to learn about.  The busy schedule I (and most people) keep requires a serious look into any resource created in order that my busy life can be more streamlined and less hectic. It was this...

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Investing for Beginners

By on Feb 10, 2015 in Investing | 3 comments

If you’re new to investing, you’ll know that it can be scary to think about what might happen if you make the wrong investment choices.  Today we’ll share some tips that will answer those tough questions for those new to investing. Investing for Beginners: Start with Education If you’re a beginner investor, don’t put a dime of your...

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Three Simple Rules for Successful Investing

By on Jan 22, 2015 in Investing | 2 comments

The three most important rules of investing sound oddly similar to the instructions I received from my more seasoned (read: older) family and friends before heading into my first job. While the work environment has changed dramatically over the last decade, and less of my friends than ever are working in a typical 8am to 5pm structured job, the principles still hold...

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Grow Your Dough Throwdown 2.0

By on Jan 19, 2015 in Investing | 0 comments

Investing is an important part of the equation when it comes to achieving financial freedom. Personally, I primarily invest in mutual funds and ETFs, however, I was asked to participate in a challenge that is a little different than what I am used to. It is called the “Grow Your Dough Throwdown” and this is the second year that it has taken place. It is...

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10 Tips for Investing in Rental Properties

By on Feb 21, 2014 in Investing, Real Estate | 0 comments

The U.S. rental market is booming. Renters are turning to extended leases as a cost-effective alternative to save for their future home purchases. Plus, when the economy and housing market plummeted in past years, many families were forced into short sales and foreclosures creating more and more renters on the market. The high demand for rentals yields increased...

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