5 Things To Do While You Invest

5 Things To Do While You Invest

Investing
  Investing your money is crucial to the success of your financial future. We are currently¬†almost at¬†the decade mark of an amazing bull-run, which may make some soon-to-be investors skittish to jump into the market. There will never be a better time to learn and start understanding the game of investing than right now. Nothing is gained by staying on the sidelines. A down-cycle could start tomorrow or this bull r un can continue for the foreseeable future. But, if Warren Buffett can't time the market, neither can you. Jump and get your feet wet! Here are some things to keep in mind and do WHILE you invest:     1. Create A Balanced Budget (Understand Your Cash Flow) A good investor is a consistent investor with a game plan…
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Index Funds For Long-Term Wealth

Index Funds For Long-Term Wealth

Basics, Investing
Simple Is Best! You've heard it all, and probably thought to yourself at some point, as well. Investing is for the experts. Investing is too complicated for me. The market is unpredictable! Investing can be as simple or as complicated as you'd like it to be. As I learned more about my own personal finances and about investing in one's future, I've decided that I would be a long-term investor. While others may have the stomach to play the short-game, I am an advocate of long-term gains. The reason being is that investing for the long-term allows for the simplest approach to growing your wealth. At the heart of my financial philosophy is simplicity. I strongly believe that building the best foundation for your finances allows for more nuanced bets…
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Investment Type Breakdowns

Investment Type Breakdowns

Investing
There is plenty of articles and books out there that will explain the breakdown of investment types, but the vernacular and word choice reminds me something closer to a Shakespearean play than actual layman's terms of what different investment classes mean. Keep in mind this is an extremely basic overview to get your feet wet into what different investment classes indicate in a general sense. There will definitely be room for future posts and articles to dive strictly into each investment class, but a basic overview will suffice for a general dive into the waters. You've heard it plenty of times already. If you want to be smart and financially successful, then you should invest your money. But, what does investing your money actually entail and mean in practice?  …
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