Do you think that it is impossible to build a balanced investment portfolio if you have very little money to invest? Think again. Using very little money, you can spread your investments across the full spectrum of asset classes — stock-based mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, bonds, and even commodities.
Because the world encourages us to seek success so diligently, we almost need to have an entirely different mindset in order to find happiness. Along that line, here are several things every parent should tell their kids — and themselves — about how to find true happiness in life — even if financial success never comes your way.
Technology is changing everything – even the well-worn process of getting a loan through a bank. You can now streamline the whole borrowing process and consolidate your debt with Lending Club. Lending Club is the largest and most well-known of the rising class of direct lending platforms that enable both borrowers and investors to bypass […]
While it’s tempting to believe that wealth is about being lucky, the reality is that it’s mostly about using God-given wisdom and developing the smart money habits. If you can do that, and avoid too many foolish mistakes with your money, there’s a very good chance that you will have more money than you need. […]
It’s unfortunate that so many people don’t consider life insurance to be very important. They’re much more concerned with health insurance and auto insurance, since the need for such coverages is usually more immediate. Life insurance doesn’t seem important until it becomes necessary, and then it becomes critical! That’s because you can’t buy life insurance […]
We go to school to learn hands-on skills that will enable us to be better at earning a living. But many of the skills that will make you a success in life have little or nothing to do with earning a living. They’re mostly about living your life, interacting with other people, and improving yourself. And sometimes they even help you earn a living. Here are several things you can learn how to do today that will make you better at the game of life.
The average student owes $35,051. If you owe student loan debt in this range or higher, you may be wasting money by not refinancing. Whether or not you can benefit by refinancing your student loans will depend upon the interest rate that you are paying on your current loans. Private source student loans usually carry […]
When it comes to the wealthy, there’s often a belief that they’re rich because they were born into money. While that’s certainly true for many, it isn’t the case across the board. Many of the wealthy have had to work their way up to being rich and to do so they’ve had to adopt a different set of habits from most other people.