Category Archives: Investing

The Top 10 Stocks Investments of the US Senate

If you want to make a lot of money in the stock market, the people to take advice from aren’t the finance gurus on TV or the people on Wall Street. The people that you should follow are the elected … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Making Money, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Alternative Investments to the Stock Market

If you’re thinking of investing your money, you’ve probably had a lot of people tell you to invest it in the stock market. However, the stock market isn’t the only option when it comes to investing. There are plenty of … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

10 Little Known Facts about Warren Buffett and How They Can Help Your Finances

Warren Buffett is well-known for his financial advice. As one of the wealthiest and most financially savvy people in the world, it’s no wonder that many people look up to him for advice and guidance. However, many of his tips … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Making Money, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

25 Ways to Discover and Reach Your Financial Goals

By Kimberly Foss, CFP, FCWA, and author of Wealthy by Design: A Five Step Plan for Financial Security. A friend of mine recently shared the story of an unsettling trip to the supermarket. Her husband was out of town and … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Credit Cards, Debt, Insurance, Investing, Personal Finance, Relationships, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Money Management from A to Z

By Jamie Englert Managing your finances may seem like a dizzying mass of numbers. But you can also think of personal finance in terms of letters, as in the initials of some important personal finance terms to know. From bonds … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Credit Cards, Debt, Insurance, Investing, Personal Finance, Saving Money, Timeshares | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Common Financial Blunders

There are plenty of steps that you can take to help you become financially successful, but all your hard work will end up being for nothing if you’re undermining the financial success you’re seeking to attain. The financial steps to … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Investing, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

10 Warren Buffett Money Tips Everyone Should Follow

If you want to get the most out of your money, it makes sense to listen to people who know a thing or two about it. Finding a financial mentor is a great way of doing this, but if you … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting, Debt, Frugal, Investing, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Start a Money Club: Fun Money Friday

Saving, investing, and educating yourself about finance can be lonely and boring if you go it alone. Unfortunately, too many people try to tackle money issues without support and end up giving up because they’re bored or because they aren’t … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Investing, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Stuff Is Almost Never a Good Investment

I had a small chuckle at a yard sale the other day. The seller had tons of Beanie Babies for sale. All of them had the “tag protectors” on the tags and a few were in those little plastic display … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Making Money, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

10 Lifestyle Investments to Avoid

One of the selling tactics that I have been hearing more and more these days is to make purchases as a “lifestyle investment.” The entire term bothers me in a number of ways, but the worst part is be bringing … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, Debt, Housing, Investing, Personal Finance, Shopping, Timeshares | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Ten Things Seniors Need to Know About Purchasing Annuities But Don’t!

By Bob Hock If you walk into a meeting with any financial adviser, there’s a very good chance that the adviser will present an annuity for your nest egg. Annuities have turned into the Mr. Fix-It for all age groups. … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Personal Finance, Retirement | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Terrible Investment Advice

Ask around and you’ll find plenty of people willing to give you “sound” investment advice. I’ve never been much of a conformist, so I’m going to offer you, instead, ten pieces of really terrible advice on investing. Why? So you’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Making Money, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Ten Mistakes People Make Trying to Invest in Art

By entrepreneur-turned-art-dealer and gallery owner, Bill Clark of Clark Art Gallery, in Cheshire and London At a time where bank deposits, property and most conventional investments are producing poor returns there is a temptation to try less familiar investment commodities … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Making Money, Personal Finance, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Choose Your Financial Advisors Carefully

There are a lot of people out there who want to give or sell you financial advice. Everyone from your brother to the guy on the infomercial has some system, stock pick, or trick that they want to turn you … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

15 Ways to Invest in Gold

In the high-risk business of investing and trading, it’s well known that gold is a solid investment in many ways. As the most sought-after of the precious metals, it’s a good hedge investment against economic disasters. Gold value is always … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Making Money, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How the Financial News Media is Costing You Money

Are you a news junkie? If you are, hopefully you’re not making investment decisions based solely on the financial news or stock market analysis that the media provides all day and every day. When the stock market goes down, they … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Invest in Weight Loss: Some Obesity Facts

“Yeah, yeah, yeah,” is what you’re thinking. Here come all of the obesity facts. You think I’m going to talk about all of the money you spend on fast food, junk food, and those other sinful pleasures, or at least … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Investing, Personal Finance, Saving Money | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Missing the Biggest Sale of All

In the wake of the post-Christmas sale frenzy, I found myself wondering, “Why is it that people will beat each other senseless to save 75% on wrapping paper and cards, but they won’t take advantage of the biggest sale of … Continue reading

Posted in Frugal, Investing, Making Money, Personal Finance | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments