Fico: It’s Failure, Evolution & What It Means

Fico: It’s Failure, Evolution & What It Means

What started out as Fair, Isaac and Company, FICO, the analytics company and their omnipotent FICO Score has come to dominate many parts of our life. Want a mortgage? FICO. How about a car loan? FICO. Maybe refinance that student debt? FICO. The list goes on and on. But what exactly is a FICO Score, where do they come from and more importantly, do they […]

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Retirement Accounts 101

Retirement Accounts 101

The concept of saving for retirement is not addressed as early as it should. In fact, with all the alarming data, it is something that should be on the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. While most employers offering 401(k) plans to their employees, you should also be making contributions to a self driven retirement plan early in your career. Especially when you’re earning less money! What […]

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Learn To Trade Successfully in a Market Slump

Gold versus Trading Stocks Wow! The S&P 500 lost 4% of its value since October 1st. That’s about $1.3 trillion. Don’t panic and trade away all your positions just yet. Think before you trade: how can I make money when the stock market goes down? That’s where we come in! We spent the week researching companies, trying to find a trade that has both growth […]

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Stocks & Dating Apps: Industry Spotlight

Swipe right if their annual returns on stocks are higher than 20%. Led by Match.com, Zoosk, and Tinder, online dating stocks is revolutionizing how we define relationships. Newfound dating apps might not be the perfect match for everyone. But they have generated billions in revenue and grown to become some of the app store’s top-grossing apps. The Rise of Online Dating Stocks In 1959, the […]

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Stocks: 8 Facts Investors Should Know About Guns

Stocks: 8 Facts Investors Should Know About Guns

Guns are as American as apple pie with huge stocks like Smith & Wesson. But unlike pie, they kill hundreds of innocent American children every year. When it comes to a subject that carries such morbidity and seriousness, being informed is essential. This Thursday, we are not spotlighting an industry. We are using spotlighting guns and what matters when it comes to them: the facts. […]

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How To Invest In The Age of E-Commerce

How To Invest In The Age of E-Commerce

Black Friday has come and gone. Another historic year of sales is in the books. So that has left many curious about how to invest after the recent numbers… Transfer of Power Retail store sales continue to decline this year. E-commerce giants like Amazon (AMZN), Alibaba (BABA), and Shopify (SHOP) threaten to put brick-and-mortar stores out of business. In 2016, foot traffic on Black Friday […]

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What are IPO’s & What Does Share Dilution Mean

What are IPO’s & What Does Share Dilution Mean

Often lost in the conversation among amateur investors is the purpose of issuing stocks (IPOs). In an IPO, companies sell equity and list shares on the public market. Learning why a corporation issues shares and the consequences such actions have is critical for any investor. What is a share? A share of stock in a corporation is merely a finance term for owning a portion […]

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