If you turn on CNBC, typically within a few minutes you’ll hear something along the lines of “The Dow is up 100.” But is what the Dow did today really one of the main stock market indicators that you should be monitoring if you want to be a successful investor? Also, recent history shows us that stock markets can be performing very well right before a major market move … [Read more...] about 5 stock market indicators you should be following
Credit card churning is a unique strategy in which individuals attempt to maximize credit card signup bonuses and other credit card related rewards through opening and closing multiple credit cards over time. This guide will explain how to execute a credit card churning strategy, explain the risks and provide some specific examples based on the author's personal … [Read more...] about Credit card churning guide: How to maximize bonuses and rewards
For parents considering the future costs of college for their children, the question of how much to save for college is a common one. While the headlines scream about ever-increasing costs for higher education, for all but those with high incomes, saving for 100% of college for all of their children might be impossible. Moreover, there is such a thing as saving too much for … [Read more...] about How much to save for college?
No matter if your net worth is negative or you’re worth millions of dollars, anyone can begin taking steps today to increase his or her net worth. Whether you’re already motivated, or you’re looking for somebody to give you a nudge, anyone can make progress in this area. That’s why we’ve created this list of 25 ways to show you how to increase net worth. While perhaps not … [Read more...] about How to increase net worth: 25 tips to start doing today
Investable assets are a worthwhile consideration for calculating your level of wealth. Net worth is probably more common, but often, some individuals will include things such as their home or automobiles in a net worth calculation. What are investable assets? Investable assets are typically limited to things like cash, funds in bank or savings accounts, retirement accounts, … [Read more...] about Investable Assets: Why you should run hard to the key level of $500,000
If you’ve read any basic personal finance information, have a good amount of common sense or ever listen to Dave Ramsey, you know the basics about saving money and the reasons for it. Our focus here is to move beyond the basics, so when it comes to saving money, let’s quickly get the basics out of the way. If it’s not obvious, saving money is the result of spending less … [Read more...] about Saving money and why you should view it like an economist