The Real Magic of Compound Interest

A lot is said about compound interest. It’s often called the eighth wonder of the world and Albert Einstein allegedly referred to it as the “greatest mathematical...

6 Clever Company Stock Symbols

­­­Fun, creative, clever… these are some of the last adjectives you would use to describe the stock market. Inside the walls of the big banks to the...

24 terms that will have you sounding like a finance connoisseur

We’ve all been through this before. You’re standing around at a cocktail party nursing an Old Fashion, chuckling and nodding your head in agreement, as the pompous...

Why ETFs are Kind of Better than Mutual Funds

People often think that mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are pretty much the same thing. You know, since they both have the word “fund” in them...

In Gold We Trust (But Should we?)

People are running for cover. Increasing stock market volatility (serious swings in stock prices) seems to be sending investors to gold. The precious metal has risen quite a bit since...

The Time Warren Buffett Got In Trouble with the SEC

Warren Buffett holds a very special place in the investing world. People all over the world flock to his shareholder meetings in Omaha and anyone who’s serious...