If you want to be a successful investor, you absolutely need to understand your personal economics as well as the economy around you. These factors will have an impact on the success of your investments.

How to Manage Your Finances Through Volatile Times

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When the market takes a dive, protecting your investments seems like a single-focused strategy. However, there are other important financial moves you need to make in order to protect your entire portfolio, assets, and finances. It’s easier to deal with a downturn in the market, but how do you successful handle volatile times when it comes to your overall well-being?

How to Rebuild Your Savings After a Catastrophic Event – PART 1

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What happens to your investments and savings when you’re facing a catastrophic event that’s beyond your control? This could be in the form of an economic downturn, medical emergency, or job loss or other career-related event. How do you survive and protect yourself during this situation? This post is in response to a reader question we received recently.

Is Paying Every Employee $70k/year a Good Idea?

Capitalism Is The Problem
At the time I write this article, it’s eighteen months until the 2016 election. Even so, the Democratic party is already gearing up to make minimum wage and income inequality the two biggest issues. Hillary Clinton just announced her run for presidency, and right out of the gate she’s already made a speech about the inequality of CEOs when compared the common worker.

How to Assemble a Financial Survival Kit to Prepare for Emergencies

We all face financial emergencies, that’s just part of life. But how you handle them will determine your success with money and building wealth. One of the best ways to combat financial setbacks is to create a financial emergency kit. Here’s how to assemble one so you’ll be prepared when disaster strikes, or the economy fails you (again).

How Will Obamacare Affect the Stock Market in 2014?

Up until this point it’s been virtually impossible to predict how Obamacare will affect the stock market going forward. But as the plan has now been in place for at least two months, we’re starting to see results. How will Obama’s healthcare law affect your investments in the coming year?