Ben is an avid market enthusiast who serves VTX Capital, LLC. in an advisory and support role. He works behind the scenes managing the technical components that allow us to bring you the latest in investment education via an online platform. His areas of expertise include CMS Support, Social Media Branding, Marketing and Advertising. In addition, Ben takes an active role in investment research and portfolio management. He currently holds a BS from Virginia Tech and a BSN from Western Governor's University.
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Top 5 Healthy Salad Recipes to Kick Start Your New Years Resolution

New year, new me. We’ve all said it at least once. We get a gym membership, we buy new workout clothes, we binge spend on supplements and we buy a ton of healthy food. And then 92% of us never meet that New Years Resolution we made. Why? Because its really, really hard work. Still, there are 8% of you that made it. 8% of you that made real change. It wasn’t enjoyable to start. In fact it was probably pretty miserable. Low calorie diets mixed with moderate to intense exercise leaves you feeling one thing, hungry. But you’re gonna […]

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10 Money Making Apps You Need For Your Smartphone

Do you spend a lot of time on your smartphone? I know I do. Seems like I’m not the only one. The average young adult now spends nearly 5 hours a day on their phone according to a recent study by psychologists at Britain’s Nottingham Trent University . Crazy, right? But this study merely confirms what we, and companies all over the world, have long since figured out – mobile is the next big thing. It also comes as no surprise that these companies are desperate for your business. They’re literally giving smartphone users cash to try their mobile apps. Whether […]

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why am i poor

Why Am I Poor? 10 Tips to Stop Being Broke

Are you one of those people who is always asking yourself, “why am I poor all the time?” When Jeff posted an article a few weeks back citing that 62% of Americans had less than $1,000 in their savings accounts I was astounded. How was it even possible that a majority of Americans could have less in savings than me? Related: 100+ Insanely Clever Ways to Earn Extra Money Check out the chart below and see where you fall: Chart courtesy of GoBankingRates.com Full stop. Wait a minute… 44.5% of you don’t even have a savings account? If you’re one […]

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Make Money At Home: 10 Ways To Make An Extra $1,000 Each Month

In a pinch and need a little extra cash? Looking for ways to make money at home? You are not alone. In fact, Google logs nearly 250,000,000 (that’s 250 million) searches each year by people just like you. Below I’ll share with you the 10 easiest ways to make money at home (including my own personal experience and a pivotal lesson that I learned along the way). Whether you’re a broke college student who needs a little extra spending cash, or you’re busy adulting now and looking to eliminate credit card debt and increase savings, most of us could benefit from a […]

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How We Made Over $1,500 in One Month from Blogging

Over the past month, our blog has generated over $1,500 in extra money for our business.  And, to be honest, we really could have made much more now that we are starting to figure it all out.  Many times more— which is our goal for the coming months. But the experiences of this past month have taught us a lot about blogging (and how to make money blogging). Note: This post contains affiliate links All-in-all, we brought in an extra $1,500+ on top of our normal business sales (we provide financial coaching for clients as well as investing programs).  That would […]

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