The Benefits of Creating a Side Income

The Benefits of Creating a Side Income Creating additional sources of income is a great way to get additional money for investment and to become less dependent on a paycheck in the future. How to Create an Additional Income Start a side business that you can operate at night or on the weekends or both. Types of side businesses you could start: Carpet Cleaning Business Start a Website or Blog If you want to start a blog or website the cheapest place to buy a […]

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Investing in Mutual Funds – Mutual Fund Basics

Mutual Funds have been very common investment vehicles for years. If you plan on investing in mutual funds it’s important that you understand what they are and how to invest in them. What is a Mutual Fund? Mutual Funds are investment portfolios that can be made up of stocks, bonds, real estate, and/or other securities. These portfolios are funded by pooling money together that has been invested by many other investors, which range from hundreds to thousands of investors. Diversification is made easy with Mutual […]

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Introduction to Investing, Investment Basics

Introduction to Investing, Investment Basics New to investing? No worries, learn about some of the investment basics. When you begin investing you’ll have many options to think about, like stocks, bonds, mutual funds, index funds, and ETFs. Before you start investing, here are a few basic guidelines to keep in mind. 1. Stocks have Outperformed other Investment Vehicles over the Long-term Looking back, historically stocks have outperformed other investments providing higher returns. The next in line to stocks have been bonds.   2. Stocks not […]

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8 Reasons Why Index Funds Rock!

The two safest ways to invest in the stock market today is by simply investing in low-cost index mutual funds and/or commission-free index exchange-traded funds (ETFs). In the past, the only way to invest in a fund that contain many assets was through actively managed mutual funds. Mutual funds were pricey and still are today. Now, thanks to index funds and ETFs, it’s much cheaper for investors because you’re not paying the ridiculous management fees. Here’s why index funds are great, at least why I […]

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