What is a Good Annual Rate of Return?

It is well known that there are many investment vehicles for investors of all experience levels to choose from. Yet, investors are ultimately aiming for an above average return on investment no matter how simple or sophisticated the investment vehicle is. Depending on what stage of life an investor may be in, he or she … Read more

Udemy Review 2022: The Pros and Cons

Udemy is an online learning platform for those who want to work on their personal and professional development, pick up a new skill to help them in their careers, or even try out a new hobby. Read our Udemy review here! What is Udemy? Udemy is a MOOC (massive open online course) platform that allows … Read more

Robinhood Fees – Here Are the Facts

ALERT: Are you a U.S. citizen? If not, then you will unfortunately not be able to sign up for a Robinhood account. CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT OUR #1 RECOMMENDED BROKER FOR NON-U.S. CUSTOMERS! Robinhood Fees There aren’t any. Just kidding, but it might seem like that at first sight! As a commission-free brokerage, Robinhood … Read more

What Are Mutual Funds? – Here’s what you need to know

Mutual Funds Although Mutual Funds and their purpose may seem complicated to beginner investors, they can provide a simple, yet powerful tool to beginner and experienced investor portfolios alike. If mutual funds are so important, it begs the question what are mutual funds and what are their most prominent pros and cons? In this article, … Read more

Dollar Cost Averaging Explained

Dollar Cost Averaging Explained As we continue to build foundational investing skills, today we are going to talk about a skill mentioned consistently mentioned in the foundational skills of investing. This term is thrown around a lot, Dollar-Cost Averaging; an investment tactic that revolves around investing a recurring amount of money in the same security … Read more

How to Pick Stocks for Beginners

How to Pick Stocks for Beginners Today is the day we develop the fundamental skill of expanding your portfolio. If you have read our article or watched the video about the “First Stock Everyone Should Buy” you should at least have an ETF. ETFs are the perfect first stock for everyone, but as you build … Read more

Stock Portfolios Explained (And How to Build Them)

Stock portfolios sound intimidating, but really, a stock portfolio is a lot like a picnic. You need lots of flavors, but with the right mix, the ingredients compliment each other to create a well-balanced meal. Okay, maybe not my most profound simile, but you get the point… Stock Portfolios Intro If you’ve been keeping up … Read more