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  • Building Your Credit as a College Student

    Not establishing credit as a college student will hurt you in the long run. I applied for my first credit card the summer going into my freshman year of college. I received a $300 limit to build my credit, within… Read More ›

  • What is a Recession?

    Economic recessions are a period of temporary economic decline when global trade and industrial activity are reduced. Recessions are recognized when there is a fall in GDP in two successive quarters. There have been 47 recessions within the U.S since… Read More ›

  • Diversification is Key

    Diversification is important for successful investing. Like Warren Buffet says, “don’t place all your eggs into one basket.” Diversification is a technique used to reduce risk in your investment portfolio. The goal is to increase your odds of success. Essentially… Read More ›

  • What is a Dividend?

    A dividend is a reward paid to the shareholders for their investment in a company’s equity, and it usually derives from a companies net profits. Dividends are decided and managed by the company’s board of directors. Cash dividends are most… Read More ›

  • Why We bought Uber Over Lyft

    When these two ride-sharing companies had there IPOS, we knew that we wanted to invest in one of them. After extensive research, Chopper and I agreed that Uber would be the ride-sharing company of the future. Uber serves not only… Read More ›

  • Hello Blog

    Hi, I am a rising junior in college. I believe that many people are misinformed about investing in the stock market. I started researching the stock market about three years ago. When I started I tried to trade penny stocks… Read More ›