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History of Stock Market Crashes

History of Stock Market Crashes

If you’re new to investing, there are understandably many reasons to be cautious. If history has taught us anything, it is that stocks are a highly volatile commodity, susceptible to any number of unforeseen threats. The index that tracks the largest companies on the...

The Advantages of Paying Down Your Mortgage

The Advantages of Paying Down Your Mortgage

Going to open houses and viewing homes that could one day be yours is exciting. The mortgage you are likely to take out for your house when you decide to purchase one, though, might not be so exciting. Having a large amount of debt looming over you can create stress,...

What To Do When the Stock Market Drops

What To Do When the Stock Market Drops

The stock market is a volatile system that fluctuates regularly. The stock market trends will more often than not create fluctuations. While this can seem scary, especially for individuals that have just recently started investing in stocks, this is entirely normal....

Tax Planning

Tax Planning

It’s that time of year again - tax time. While this can be a stressful point in the year, especially for those that are not familiar with the process, there are many ways to help you prepare. Planning for your taxes is a great way to help arrange your financial...

Implementing Financial Resolutions

Implementing Financial Resolutions

It's the beginning of a new year, and it's an excellent time to make financial resolutions. Approximately 31 percent of people make financial resolutions, but unfortunately, a lot of people don't follow through with their plans. It's important for people to make...

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Investing in the Stock Market

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Investing in the Stock Market

Investments in the stock market can be highly profitable, especially if the investor exercises due diligence and caution. Such investments, however, do not always flourish since most prospecting investors make critical mistakes that lead to significant losses. Of the...

The Top 8 Money Management Films

The Top 8 Money Management Films

Name just about any topic, and there is bound to be at least a handful of films made about it; the world of finance is no different. Presented for financially-minded cinephiles is a list of the best movies about money management. Wall Street This film cemented the...

Financial Planning Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Financial Planning Tips for the Sandwich Generation

The "Sandwich Generation" refers to the growing number of people that must be responsible for raising young children while caring for aging parents. Most members of the Sandwich Generation are in their 30's, 40's, and 50's, Caring for Both Parents and Children Adults...

Retirement Expenses Every Senior Should Plan For

Retirement Expenses Every Senior Should Plan For

Countless workers look forward to their retirement. However, this period is also an expensive prospect that catches senior citizens off guard. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average senior spends about $46,000 a year during their retirement and...

How To Manage Cash Flow During The Holidays

How To Manage Cash Flow During The Holidays

The economy is doing well despite the recent dips in the markets which is good news as we approach the final quarter of the year, proven to be one of the most profitable times for small businesses. A new study of about 300 US small businesses found that one-third of...