Bonds

Fundamentals 101 – Bonds Unlike a stock, bonds are typically not in the news (and if they are, they tend to be very bad news). However, bonds are an important piece to building a strong investment portfolio, and are particularly important if you're reaching...

Stocks

Fundamentals 101 – Stocks Stocks are probably the most popular form of investment. They are the things that get the most press, and have second to second news. But what exactly is a stock and how do you take advantage of it? Read the rest of this article to find...

What is Inflation

Fundamentals 101 – What is Inflation Have you ever wondered what is inflation? It's the reason why things constantly get more expensive over time, and is the reason why your parents were able to buy a house at such a low price compared to the cost today....

Compound Interest

Fundamentals 101 – Compound Interest Have you ever heard of compound interest? Albert Enstien once said that compound interest is the 8th wonder in the world. If someone so smart makes that statement, there must be something for us to know about it. In this...

Criteria for Determining Your Ideal Investment

Fundamentals 101 – Criteria for Determining Your Ideal Investment Most places talk about different investments you can make and talk about it based off of potential returns and risk, which is a very dangerous thing to do. What they have decided to omit are the...

Book Summary: Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon If you could choose between a bag of gold or wisdom – which would you choose? The Richest Man in Babylon is by George S. Clason and is one of the most popular personal finance books. Although it is written in 1926, a lot of the...