Synergy – A Powerful Force

A while back, I remember painting a few rooms in my house and the grueling amount of time it was taking me. I think I spent about eight hours working on a specific section on my house. The next day, I had one other person help me and, logically, having one other person with me,…

Has Gold’s Bull Market Resumed?

As gold's bear market closes its 4th year, one of the most exciting questions to ask is when to know for sure whether the bull market has returned. Obviously, we have a clear view on that question. While some analysts could believe that the answer is related to gold coin demand, Chinese gold imports, gold…

Diversifying your Retirement Income

No one knows what the future might hold. That is why the diversification of retirement income is so incredibly important. A properly managed investment portfolio is the most critical cornerstone to retirement income, but other sources of income can additionally help you meet your retirement goals. Here are a few types of common retirement income…

The Outdated 401(k)

Is your retirement plan entirely wrapped up in your 401(k)? If so, you might want to rethink your personal finance strategy. 401(k) funds were initially designed to create employer-provided, tax-advantaged complements to existing investment portfolios. Over the years, 401(k) funds have become both outdated and expensive. The Cost of a 401(k) The initial goal of…

What Are The Three Major Types of Investment?

If you’re looking to break into investing, there are three major types of investment you’ll be looking toward: ownership investments, lending investments, and cash equivalents. Though there are thousands upon thousands of investment opportunities open to you, they will usually fall into these three broad categories. Acclimating yourself with the benefits and drawbacks of each…

Strategies for Raising Your Credit Score

For many Americans raising their credit score is the most challenging aspect of their personal financial strategy. By increasing your credit score, you gain access to better loans and improve the entirety of your financial outlook. But it’s certainly not easy. Here are a few of the major strategies that you can use to increase…