Why You Should NOT Invest In a 401(k) Plan

There are a lot of ways to save for retirement, but the 401(k) plan is the most popular type of employer-sponsored retirement in America when you consider...

These Coins Cost More to Make than They’re Worth

Empty your pockets. What’s in there? A half-eaten pack of gum, a few dollar notes, some crumbs from your morning bagel? Maybe even some coins? Have you ever taken a second...

Bubble Trouble: Student Loan Debt

In a financial bubble things get out of hand quickly. The previous recession was caused by speculation on subprime mortgages, eventually causing a collapse in the housing market...

Stock Market Bubbles and Crashes: What do they all have in common?

Just a few months ago, a visibly scary chart was making its way around the Internet. This chart compares the market’s gains over the last year to those...

The Secret to Investing in Business Cycles

Economic performance tends to fluctuate over time. When an economy is growing, we say it's expanding. When it is declining, we say that an economy is contracting....

The History of Silicon Valley: Start-ups And Their Forefathers

Mark Zuckerberg. Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Steve Jobs. Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. Everybody recognizes these names. They’re the names behind some of the biggest companies in...