Real Estate Stocks: What They Are and How To Invest In Them


It’s funny how sometimes life can give small clues as to how you should be handling your finances. For example, a few years ago, a minor snow skiing accident revealed my lack of diversity regarding investing. You’re probably scratching your head, wondering what I’m talking

Investing vs. Gambling: Find Out Which You Are Doing

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I have a confession to make, I like to gamble. More specifically, I like playing Texas Hold ‘em. Not exactly fitting of a frugal lifestyle, I know. Now, I’m not out there throwing my money away and the money I use is budgeted specifically for

Bull or Bear You Need to Invest Now

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You need to be investing your money. Too often, potential investors leave their money on the sidelines waiting for the “right time” to invest. The fact of the matter is that if you want to, you’ll find a reason not to invest your money. All

Investing in Solar: Seven Ways to Make Money from Solar Farms


Considering Investing in Solar? While our quest for a clean and green energy source is getting some positive vibes, the renewable energy industry is also open for investment. Just like any other investment, the renewable energy sector (Solar, Wind, Geo-Thermal) requires you to consider the

3 Fund Portfolio: Simple and Easy Investing


For many new investors, the stock market can be a vast and confusing place. There are so many different investment options available, it can be scary to take the first step. Even armed with some basic investment knowledge, many beginners don’t think they know enough

Beginners Guide to Investing


A big part of why I started this blog was to talk about investing, especially the basics of investing. It’s such an important part of a strong financial foundation. Those who don’t invest may shy away because it seems too complex, or out of fear

Alternative Investing Ideas that Can Beat the Stock Market


No matter how you go about it, investing is a smart way to make your money work for you. When we hear the word invest, most of us think of the stock market. It’s a great place to put money and watch it grow, however

Please Enter Your Financial Destination


Navigation software is great. Open an app, pop in a destination and off you go, just like that. Wouldn’t it be great if everything was that easy? A map directly to where we want to go, turn-by-turn, step-by-step. Automatically adjusting in case you miss an

Save Your Future by Not Saving for the Future


Save your future. Save it by not saving for it. Doesn’t sound right does it, but it’s good advice. Don’t get me wrong, everyone should have enough in their savings account to cover four to six months of living costs and expenses, but not a