What are index funds and how do you start investing?

As a new homeowner, this past year has been a financial roller coaster. From unexpected repairs to buying new furniture, I’ve spent the last year depleting my savings and paying off debt. But now that my credit cards are all paid off, it is time to start focusing on building wealth which means learning how to trade and invest.

Bear and Bull Market Trends Investors Should Know About

A recent conversation with my friends prompted me to write this blog post. Many of us had seen dramatic dips in our investment portfolios when the Dow Jones plunged by over 1,000 points two days in a row in February 2018. While some of my friends were freaking out about their losses (worth thousands of dollars which isn’t chump change) and wanted to sell, others planned to ride it out.…

Investment Terms For Beginners. Investment Terms for newbies

Investing can be overwhelming especially for newbies. With no previous experience or formal education, there’s a lot to learn and tons of options to choose from. Among other things, millennials aren’t investing because they lack the financial know-how. But can you blame us? The stakes are high – we can win or lose.…

Reasons why millennials aren't investing

According to Bankrate.com, only one-third of millennials are investing in the stock market. Fear, mistrust and the lack of funds make it hard for us to invest. But then again, how can we invest when we are trying to balance so many other things in our lives. Some of us are just starting out in our careers.…