The Great Recession left many Americans feeling suspicious of the stock market. Even still, financial advisors continue to recommend investing as a means of financial security. Let’s take a look at the long-term reliability of the stock market so you can decide if it’s the right place for your money.
In most cases, investments will make up the majority of your retirement funds. But in order to be adequately prepared for your latter years, you need to make the right financial decisions in each period of your life. Follow these steps to ensure financial security during your retirement.
Whether it be investing in a portfolio, investing in the future of your children and grandchildren, or even investing in that trip to Versailles and Madrid, it’s important to know that your financially savvy days don’t have to end in your golden years. After all, they’re called golden for a reason.
Acorns gives people the ability to invest easily, automatically and intelligently. The app boils down the complicated array of investment products available to consumers into simplified terms.
To assist you in your quest to obtain the best investment advice possible, we want to make sure you know what truly bad investment advice looks like so you don’t follow it.
For many consumers, investing is a daunting prospect. It seems like it should be complex. However, the reality is that investing doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s actually fairly simple. Break it down, and you can get started investing quickly — and without things getting too crazy. Here are four simple steps that can help you start investing!
The recent volatility in the stock market is probably confusing and a little scary to us casual investors; let’s take a look at this recent downturn in the Dow, what’s causing it and what you could/should do about it.
Gold prices fell more than 25% from January 2013 to January 2014, according to Goldprices.org. Silver was down nearly 36% in that same time period. Meanwhile the Federal Reserve's balance sheet ballooned from $3 trillion to $4 trillion in 2013, and has grown nearly fivefold since the beginning of the recession in 2008.
You’ve become pretty darned good at managing your Magellan and vetting your Vanguard. But how’re your Stratocaster and Les Paul doing? These days, a lot of people are investing in vintage guitars – and singing the praises of their profits.
USA Today points out that computerized trading is a big part of Wall Street these days. However, it’s not just these major players that are seeing this type of computerized trading. Individual investors can also take advantage of this type of investing with the help of autopilot programs that make the investing decisions for you.