investing for millennials

Investing for Millennials: How Get Ahead and Retire a Millionaire

If you are reading this article and you are in your twenties (or even your thirties), you are in the golden years for setting yourself up to retire with a lot of money. A lot. I’m talkin’ a million or more. But in order to make that happen, you need to make investing a regular part of your financial life. The problem for a lot of young people is that learning how to invest hangs pretty low on on their priority list. If this sounds like you, don’t fret. The first step is to recognize the two major mental barriers […]

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Lending Club Investing: Is it Legit? Here’s What You Need to Know

Have you heard of peer-to-peer lending? P2P lending is a way of connecting borrowers to lenders (also called “investors”)- without involving a bank as a middleman. It’s sometimes referred to as “social lending”. Here’s a simplified version of how it works: Let’s say your neighbor wants to buy a new car.  Instead of getting a loan from their bank, they come to you and ask if you would be willing to give them a loan.  You’ve got some extra cash you can afford to loan out, and you are enticed by the opportunity to make extra money. You guys work out […]

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How to Open a Traditional IRA in Under 10 Minutes

So you finally decided that you want to make more money and start saving for retirement in 2017? Awesome! Go you. There’s no better time than now to start thinking ahead and mapping out your financial future.  And once you begin to harness the power of having your money work for you, opportunities really start to open up. This article will show you exactly how to open a traditional IRA. (Read: you will have no excuse for not opening one after you read this). The amazing power that saving and investing can have on your life is truly incredible. Below I’ll show you the exact […]

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Process of Portfolio Management: Learning to Invest

So you’ve decided to take the leap and get started in investing.  First off, way to go!  It’s a big step, but it’s also something that will truly change your life for the better- so go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back.  The future You is going to be very grateful, I promise.  But you might be wondering (and with good reason), “how am I actually going to do all of this?”  To help you on your journey, we’ve compiled a brief guide on nailing the process of portfolio management, designed specifically for the “do it yourself” investor. The […]

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How to Invest in Your Thirties

When you reach your thirties, the game begins to change when it comes to your finances.  You’re no longer in the joy ride of your twenties, where retirement seemed like a far away imaginary life.  Your thirties are the time to get serious about building a solid financial foundation for the rest of your life.  But don’t fret if you’re a little bit behind- it’s not too late to get going, even now.  Learning how to invest in your thirties needs to be a top priority! The most important part of the whole equation is to not delay in having a plan.  […]

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