Financial Fluency Partnership with UrbanX

Financial Fluency Partnership with UrbanX

Greetings, I am pleased to announce the launch of Rapunzl Cares  – a social outreach initiative dedicated to promoting financial fluency and entrepreneurship education in under-resourced communities. By exposing students to investing and breaking down the stock market (which transacts over $40 trillion every year) into digestible content, we knock down barriers which many may have believed to be insurmountable. Our company’s inspiration for community […]

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The ETF Craze

The ETF Craze

In the past few years, ETFs have gone from rare to commonplace. But what are these things that everyone talks about? An Exchange Traded Fund, or ETF, is a security that trades on a stock exchange that tracks a sector, index, commodity, or a group of assets.  Essentially, instead of buying a specific stock, such as Apple (AAPL), you could buy a technology ETF. This […]

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Retail’s Uncertain Future

Retail’s Uncertain Future

The role of consumer preferences in shaping our markets is a prominent one. Let’s take a deeper look as we step closer towards achieving financial fluency. The Consumer Revolution As consumer preferences have shifted over the past decade, so has the retail industry; but what does that mean for investing in retail stocks? Although overall retail is growing and remains a massive part of the […]

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Why We Should Invest with Friends

Why We Should Invest with Friends

Whether it’s finding movies on Rotten Tomatoes or restaurants on Yelp, one thing is for certain: we are smarter when we think as a collective. Crowds are smarter than individuals.  Decisions made by aggregating information from large groups are often better than the decisions made by any one individual. We must learn together in order to bring the entirety of our society to financial fluency. […]

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