Tagged: April 2016 – Investing

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How to be a successful investor: 10 lessons learned from my month of studying the stock market

Here in the United States, debt is a big problem. The cost of living is outpacing the rise in income levels, and as a result, we’re spending too much and saving too little. The average balance-carrying American owes $15,000 in credit cards, $48,000 in student loans, $27,000 in auto loans and $168,000 in mortgages (source: NerdWallet). Less than half of Americans own stocks,...

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A Non-Boring Dive into Money, Investing & the Stock Market

One of my favorite things about writing this blog is getting to choose topics that interest me. It’s fun to be a beginner, to go from novice to basic competence in a variety of areas, and I get a kick out of how random it all is. This month I’m taking a little break from writing and all things creative to sink my...