When most people receive their paycheck, there are a litany of items to purchase and a mountain of bills to comb through. There are more demands than dollars competing for attention.
People often feel like they need help to restore and reestablish their good credit score, so they turn to a Credit Counselor or some other credit repair company. I am not going to bad mouth these companies, they do serve a purpose, however their services are not free.
What does it mean to buy stock in a company? Buying stock in a publicly traded company is becoming a part owner in that company. The most popular type of stock available to investors is called "common stock".
The average worker will have between 3 to 5 jobs in a 40 year career and the guaranteed pension plan is essentially non-existent for most workers.
Most investors are also looking for ways to increase the return on their investments. One way to achieve both these goals is by paying lower fees to trade stocks, exchange traded funds (ETF) and mutual funds.
Over the last 10 years the cost of a college education has increasingly become more expensive. More and more families have been forced to borrow money to fulfill the promise of providing a quality education to the next generation of learners.
The only way to obtain wealth without owning a business or winning the lottery is to invest in stocks or mutual funds. You shouldn't look at investing as risking your money, rather as an investment in your future financial stability.
For my 13th birthday, I wanted a pair of Air Jordan sneakers; they were red and black with the ivory white sole, an unmistakable must have in my young life.
On my first day attending the Community College of Philadelphia, I was at the student activity center, and I came across a table giving away water bottles and notebooks. The only requirement to get this free notebook was to sign up for a Visa credit card.