Investing

STOCK INVESTING DO’S AND DON’TS

by Kevin Schoon October 2, 2017

When it comes to stock investing everyone has a method to their madness. Some people day trade and follow trends others invest strictly for the dividend. Whatever you choose to do all that matters is that it works for you. While there is no sure-fire way to guarantee profits, there are some key principles that are universal when it comes to investing. Here are some do’s & don’ts when investing in stocks:…

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Personal Finance

3 AWESOME PERSONAL FINANCE BLOGS YOU SHOULD READ

by Kevin Schoon September 3, 2017
savings

When it comes to personal finance there’s more than one way to skin a cat. That is what makes everyone’s journey to financial freedom so unique. While there are common themes, some experiences can’t be duplicated. That is the beauty of personal finance blogs. What I enjoy most is reading the different perspectives of how authors approached their financial hurdles as told through their eyes. It’s like an unspoken fraternity of frugal minds looking to empower the world one cent…

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5 WAYS TO AVOID POVERTY CONSCIOUSNESS

by Kevin Schoon August 29, 2017
Financial Freedom

Every day I run into people I haven’t seen in a while. Upon asking them how they’ve been, I always get the same response. It’s usually something worded in the way like “I’m just getting by”, or “nothing much, how about you?”.  This common dialogue and a conversation with some older wiser gentlemen caused me to take a step back and ask myself, “do people find comfort in doing just enough”? I refer to this state of mind as “Poverty…

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Investing

ARE WOMEN INVESTORS BETTER THAN MEN?

by Kevin Schoon August 17, 2017
Woman investor

In the early days of the nuclear family, the Man of the House would make the money and the Queen of the Castle would stay home to rear the children and maintain the home’s upkeep.  When the U.S. entered into World World II the value and abilities of the Woman was put on full display. This sparked progressive movements such as “Rosie the Riveter” and the Feminism. Women investors have began to gain more recognition and are even outperforming many…

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Investing

BITCOIN CONTINUES TO RISE WITH NO SIGNS OF SLOWING

by Kevin Schoon August 13, 2017
Bitcoin

In 2009 a mysterious person or group under the pseudonym “Satoshi Nakamoto created a peer-to-peer open-software called Bitcoin. This spawned the first decentralized digital currency. What was once thought to be a futile attempt to create a new investment vehicle, has now become all the rave amongst investors new & old. What was once scoffed at has now become an interesting experiment by institutional investors. So why the new-found interest? What has prompted the industry giants to dip their toes in…

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TIME WARNER ACQUISITION BY AT&T BECOMING A REALITY?

by Kevin Schoon August 10, 2017
At&t

It was just last year when we heard the announcement AT&T was looking to acquire the media giant Time Warner. Now it seems it’s all coming to a head pending the approval of the Department of Justice. What has this done for the stock? Well, Time Warner (TWX) is up to $102.28 after the closing bell today. That’s up from 86.00 per share back in November prior to the announcement. The Goal As for AT&T (T) analyst expect $42 price target.…

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Personal Finance

5 WAYS TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT PERSONAL FINANCE

by Kevin Schoon August 6, 2017
smiling children

If you’ve read any of my blog post prior to this one, you would have read in detail about my childhood and what gave me the initial impulse to pursue finance as well as improve my own. With that initial impulse came the desire to help others,  mainly the future generation. In order to change the future we must began to feed the minds going into it. That starts at home. I have a son who’s 4 years-old  and a daughter who is…

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Personal Finance

“THE INVESTOR’S PODCAST”w/ PRESTON PYSH AND STIG BRODERSON REVIEW

by Kevin Schoon July 29, 2017

Since becoming an investor two years ago, I have read through countless book, listened to numerous experts, and have watched countless videos. A lot of it was helpful, but a lot was also vague. I couldn’t quite find that one resource that curled the subject of investing and entrepreneurship all the way over for beginners. That’s when I discovered “The Investor’s Podcast” hosted by Preston Pysh and Stig Brodersen.…

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Personal Finance

WHY JAY-Z’S 4:44 IS A FINANCIAL REVELATION FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS

by Kevin Schoon July 9, 2017

With the arrival of the 4:44, Jay-Z’s now platinum selling album has sparked many conversations amongst the African-American community. While definitely one of Hov’s most vulnerable and honest albums, the amount of time he spends dropping personal finance jewels is what stands out. Not only does he provide practical methods of doing so, he also gives us a glimpse into his mind as key business figure. Here are 5 topics Jay-Z covers in 4:44:…

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THE VALUE OF THE ENTREPRENEUR

by Kevin Schoon July 5, 2017

When you study ecosystems, which are defined as “a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment”, you can see from a macro perspective how this principle is expressed in every area of life. We are all part of an ever-growing network. Whether it’s the school system, business, or home life, they all have a direct impact on us individually. In the world of financial freedom, entrepreneurs are no different.…

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