Education

The Importance of Financial Literacy

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“Money comes and goes, but if you have the education about how money works, you gain power over it and can begin building wealth. Illiteracy, both in words and numbers, is the foundation of financial struggle.” Robert Kiyosaki It’s no secret Americans fall short when it comes to financial literacy. In fact, only 57% of […]

Economy Education

Intro to Keynesian Economics

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Macroeconomics is the study of the economy as a whole. In macroeconomics, a set of economic principles known as Keynesian economics is highly influential. Since its conception in the 1930s, Keynesian economics has influenced the policy of governments around the world. Often immediately following a recession, a period of decline in economic activity, governments utilize […]

Economy Education

Intro to Economics

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Economics is something everyone has heard of, mostly when talking about money. It relates to money and the stock market, but it isn’t the study of those two things. But, it underlies every decision related to the money we make, including making investments. But how exactly does it tie into investing? Well, the economic way […]

Bonds Education

Investment Grade and High Yield Bonds

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“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.” – Robert Arnott Bonds are an important component of many investors’ portfolios. In the past, they offered a stable return compared to other investments such as stocks, which are more volatile. There are many types of bonds, but most of them typically fall into one of two categories: […]

Economy Education Stocks

Intro to Earnings

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Earnings: the thing all investors obsess about. Every company reports earnings and investors pay close attention to them. Investors look at metrics like EPS, EBITDA, P/E, and many more to judge the company and its stock. The company’s earnings are a very important factor, but understanding it can seem extremely overwhelming. In reality, earnings and […]

Bonds Education

Basics of Bonds

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“Gentlemen prefer bonds.” – Andrew Mellon There are several types of investments that people can make today in including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, and more. Today, we’re going to focus on bonds, which are one of the most commonly held investments in the world. A bond is basically a “glorified loan” in which a […]