Is Cash King?

While the origin of “cash is king” is unclear, it is a phrase that became popularized following the global stock market crash of 1987 by Pehr G. Gyllenhammar, then CEO of Swedish car group Volvo. Cash is flexible and can be likened to short term personal insurance against negative life circumstances. That is one reason…

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The Important Lessons Gratitude Can Teach You About Money

When you think of gratitude and money, you probably don’t imagine the two go hand in hand, but the connection is undeniable.  Gratitude has the power to boost serotonin and prompt the brain to produce dopamine, the chemical that makes you feel “good.” So, the more you practice gratitude, the better you’ll feel. It’s not…

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5 Ways To Make Money In The Stock Market

“How do I consistently make money in the stock market?” – the question all investors want to answer! Oftentimes, people look at capital markets as a way for investors to “outdo” the other investors. Market timing, picking “hot stocks”, and calling the bottom are all feeble attempts at trying to outplay the market as a…

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Your Investment Plan – What’s It Based On?

Your Investment Plan

“Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?1” While these questions were originally directed to modern culture at large, we think that they can also be applied to investing. Investors must forge a path, or hire a guide, through information and knowledge leading to a…

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Are We There Yet?

It’s summer. Travelers have packed their bags and vehicles and are making their way to beloved destinations – the beach, the mountains, the city. Anyone who has taken a road trip with kids will have heard and identify with the refrain, “are we there yet?”  With inflation running at 40 year highs, mortgage rates climbing,…

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4 Smart Ways To Invest In Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency has quickly become a mainstream alternative investment strategy. It’s a digital form of currency that can be exchanged online for goods and services (depending on the company)—essentially, it’s virtual money.  If you’ve gotten this far in your research, you probably know that cryptocurrency is a highly volatile market that isn’t for the faint of…

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What Is Behavioral Finance? And How It Impacts Your Money Everyday

When it comes to money, it’s not just about the decisions you make—why you make them plays an equally critical role in developing healthy financial habits that last a lifetime.  There’s a science to your “why,” and that’s what we like to call “behavioral finance.”  What is behavioral finance, and why is it important? Let’s…

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Losing Feels Twice As Bad As Winning

With the ups and downs in the market over the past few months, it’s no wonder that investors are becoming increasingly uneasy about their portfolios. Investors with a formal financial plan expect ups and downs in the market, knowing that the long-term trend is for markets to increase in value. Yet, even knowing markets will…

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Investing Math for Everyone

Math numerically expresses objective facts and reveals patterns. How can everyone evaluate the massive amount of numbers and invest with confidence? Markets go up and down daily, appearingly randomly. This leads some to see markets as a gamble or unreliable. We hope to show that everyone can focus on the time frame in order to…

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