I feel like I’m beating a dead horse when I talk about this subject (am I allowed to use this analogy as a vet???), but I need to talk about student loans. To be quite frank, this student loan issue was a huge catalyst for me starting this blog. I graduated 15 years ago with…

Read More

On September 15, 2008, the fourth largest investment bank in the United States declared bankruptcy. Lehman Brothers, founded in 1850, was en route to its demise. Due to its risky investments in subprime mortgages, the company could no longer sustain itself. This behemoth firm, which had over $600 billion in assets AND over $600 billion…

Read More

In Part 1, I discussed the “why” behind investing and addressed some of the fears that come with investing. I will continue this discussion by going into the basics of the stock market. “WHAT’S A STOCK?” Here is a conversation I overheard recently: Boy 1: What would you do with a million dollars? Boy 2:…

Read More

Investing. It can be daunting for those that have no idea what investing is all about. For me personally, money and investing were not subjects that were discussed while I was growing up.  I did not hang out with people that talked about money. I attained a degree that did not require any knowledge about…

Read More