Topics in the news of interest to investors.
Alternative Investments for the Small Investor
Much has been made of investing in alternative investments lately. More alternatives have become available to the average investor. Many still are the domain of well-heeled investors. Do you know your options?
America's Vanishing Middle Class
America's middle class seems to be a dying breed. Here are some disturbing statistics.
Bluebird Card Overview
Walmart and American Express have teamed up to offer a prepaid card named Bluebird. This card offers an alternative to a checking account or debit card. Money can be stored on the card and spent at the account holders discretion.
Do the Oil Companies Control Oil?
Do the major oil companies really control the flow of oil?
Eight Reasons to Invest
Investing is necessary for anyone's future. It is important to stay motivated to weather the ups and downs in investing. Each of us has our reasons to invest. Knowing your reasons can keep you motivated. Do you know your reasons?
Financial Experts Compared
We all want to invest our money successfully. Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey, Jim Cramer and Robert Kiyosaki all offer financial advice. Who can you trust?
Financial Moves for the New Year
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to organize and update finances. Many of us have experienced changes through the previous year. But we have neglected to update important information. Now is a great time to get our financial house in order in preparation for the coming year.
How To Find Money To Invest
Do you want to invest but question where the money will come from? Finding the money to invest can be hard on a tight budget. It can be done though. There are many ways to do this.
Investing and Collectibles
Collectibles can be fun and interesting to collect. Antiques can add beauty to a home. But they present problems as an investment. Do you know the difficulties of investing in antiques and collectibles?
Investing and Your Spouse
Often investing and money management falls to one spouse. This may be due to one spouse having better math skills or greater interest in investing. It is important for both spouses to know the family's finances though. Do you know why?
Investing Benefits for Women
Investing is an important skill to learn especially for women. Sadly, investment education is neglected in our schools. So what can we women do? Gain knowledge and skills to invest and manage our money the best we can.
Investing in Water
Do you know what the most precious commodity is on Earth? It is water. Potable water is limited. It can be profitable to invest in the companies that work to provide clean water for Earth's citizens.
Is a House an Asset or a Liability?
Owning a home is the great American dream. It is often touted as an ideal way to save for the future and build equity. But as the Great Recession has shown, home ownership has its disadvantages as well. Is a house an asset or liability?
It's Good to Be King
America, rejoice! The recession is officially over.
Life in 21st Century America
A look at how 21st century America got into such a mess.
Lower Your Investing Expectations
For years we have been told that stocks average 9-10% a year. Bonds are supposed to average 5% a year. Continued weakness in the economy and historically low interest rates raises the question of whether these averages will hold true for the future.
Made in the USA Investing
Ever consider investing in companies that support jobs in the USA? In our global economy, many jobs have been outsourced to other countries. Made in the USA investing is a way of supporting companies that keep jobs in the United States of America. It can also be quite profitable.
Modern Financial Markets Truisms
A look back at the financial debacle, the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and what it means for investors.
Owe Say Can You See
The economic crisis in America has not ended.
Politics and the Environment
Politics has a huge effect on the environment globally.
The Government Wants Your Retirement Money
Plans continue moving forward to raid Americans' retirement plans.
We Are in the Dark Ages...for Economics
The current era will be remembered as the dark ages for economics.
What are Alternative Investments?
Stocks, bonds, and cash are considered main stream investments. Alternatives encompass investment assets or methods other than stocks, bonds, and cash. Many alternatives are available for investment. Do you know what they are?
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Investors have many opportunities when choosing to invest $10,000. Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds are all possibilities. You can diversify into several investments or choose just one. Have you considered some of your options?
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