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Everyone Can Benefit From a Financial Advisor

Everyone Can Benefit From a Financial Advisor

Most of us probably wouldn’t think twice about hiring a trainer if we were looking to improve our physical conditions. So, why are we so hesitant to hire a financial advisor whose job it is to help us attain our financial goals? Much like a physical trainer...
Start Investing Now— It’s Easy

Start Investing Now— It’s Easy

Remember learning about the food pyramid back in elementary school? Meb Faber, the CEO of Cambria Investments has borrowed on that idea to create his own investment pyramid. These are all the things to do before you decide to invest. Starting at the bottom, he advises...
How to Take Back Control of Your Finances

How to Take Back Control of Your Finances

You read about student loans all the time and the seemingly unfillable hole of debt that people are desperately trying to climb out of. According to Jason Peceny from Men’s Health magazine, it is possible to survive bankruptcy and boost your credit score. Now that...
Habits Over Brains? Warren Buffett’s Advice

Habits Over Brains? Warren Buffett’s Advice

Earlier this month, the Oracle of Omaha, the greatest investor of all time, and Berkshire Hathaway’s CEO– Warren Buffett sat down for an exclusive interview with Andy Serwer, Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief. The discussion revolved around the importance of good...
5 Tips From Billionaires on Personal Finance

5 Tips From Billionaires on Personal Finance

Getting tips on how to handle your personal finances from billionaires isn’t as daunting as it may seem. While yes, there are some wealthy people who were lucky enough to be born into their money, there are also many, many others who have built their own wealth...
Index Funds

Index Funds

If you’ve been paying any attention to the investing world lately, you’ll know that index funds have become a major key player. Since 2016, out of every $5 invested in the United States, $1 was through an index fund. What is an Index Fund? An index is an academic...
Personal Finance Tips for Your 20s

Personal Finance Tips for Your 20s

Between the ages of 20 and 30, there are plenty of major life changes that occur. For many, these changes are graduating from college, finding a career, getting married, and starting a family. Having an understanding of your personal finances is required for each of...
College Is Becoming More Expensive, and Here’s Why

College Is Becoming More Expensive, and Here’s Why

College is becoming more expensive as the years go on. According to Business Insider, the average cost of one year of college in 1980 was just under $3,000, and that included: tuition, room and board, and additional fees. Today, that price has skyrocketed over an...