What’s the Difference Between a Recession and a Depression?

We have recently been hit by a bear market, which is when the stock market falls by 20% from its most recent highs. With bear markets come widespread pessimism combined with negative investor sentiment. Because we have had an extended bull market that lasted for over a decade, many younger investors don’t remember seeing a … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Recession and a Depression?

DIY Investing vs Investment Broker – How To Decide

Sponsored post by Ellie Lott. More people than ever are looking for ways to invest their money. We all know there is a ton of conflicting advice out there. One thing we know for sure is there are bigger potential gains from investing than from simply keeping your money in a savings account. However, there … Continue reading DIY Investing vs Investment Broker – How To Decide

Top 5 Monthly Paying High Dividend Yield Stocks on Robinhood for 2022

Going into 2022, we wanted to bring to you the five best dividend stocks you can buy on Robinhood that pay great dividends.  Please note that dividend yields change (see image below) sometimes rather rapidly, however, as of publishing all of the below have yields over 5%, and they pay monthly.  Let's get right into … Continue reading Top 5 Monthly Paying High Dividend Yield Stocks on Robinhood for 2022

What is Stellar Lumens XLM?

Stellar Lumens (XLM): An open network for money Stellar is a digital currency platform that connects banks, payments systems, and people. It is not just a cryptocurrency, but a cross-border payment solution that connects financial institutions. Recently, Stellar was featured in the Coinbase Earn program, where new users get to earn free XLM by watching … Continue reading What is Stellar Lumens XLM?

It’s Never the Market’s Fault: How Winners Own Their Mistakes and Constantly Improve Their Results

There are a lot of people confounded by the market’s epic rally in the face of what appears to be a dire economic situation. The US economy faces double digit unemployment, with entire sectors such as travel and hospitality potentially less viable as going concerns. The price of oil recently traded below zero and interest … Continue reading It’s Never the Market’s Fault: How Winners Own Their Mistakes and Constantly Improve Their Results

How to Buy ESG Stocks on Robinhood

If you pay attention to the the asset management industry long enough you will notice trends that come and go as the companies that profit from offering investments come up with new ways to “mark up” the assets they offer by making something that is pretty simple seem more complex. Before the financial crisis global … Continue reading How to Buy ESG Stocks on Robinhood

Robinhood Logo: What Robinhood’s Design Choices Mean For You

Pretty much everything about Robinhood’s user experience is visually appealing, and that includes its logo and app icon. The Robinhood logo features an upward arrow within a feather, in reference to the folkloric character the app is named after who wore a feather in his hat. The light green logo certainly provides those who encounter … Continue reading Robinhood Logo: What Robinhood’s Design Choices Mean For You

The Reopening Process is an Opportunity for Attentive Investors

I had a boss who was an expert in the garment industry and had spent the early part of his career immersed in the business of clothes. He used to drop into clothing stores in New York City for fun, just to observe how well they were managed. Were customers greeted promptly at the door? … Continue reading The Reopening Process is an Opportunity for Attentive Investors

How to Select an Actively Managed Mutual Fund: Akre Focus Fund Case Study

In the battle between passive and active investing, there has been one clear winner in the past decade. Passively managed index funds now account for a majority of assets under management in the ETF and mutual fund space. The reason for passive investing’s triumph over the past decade has many contributing factors, but probably one … Continue reading How to Select an Actively Managed Mutual Fund: Akre Focus Fund Case Study