Raghav has once again compiled a diverse list of reading materials for you this week, and you’ll especially enjoy them if you like lists! We have a list of tips for allocating your money and planning retirement, a list of ways to maximize your productivity and a list of ways Read more…
Learn more about impact investing and how it can send a message to publicly traded corporations that you're interested in being globally and socially responsible, not just dividends.
Jerry Maguire stood in a maze of cubicles and performed his swan song to the blank stares of his coworkers. In the sports agency racket, he had become lost in a system where both agents and clients had learned to follow the money and nothing else. And so, with a Read more…
This week, Raghav has compiled a list of interesting personal finance articles, most of which are related to risk taking behavior in finance. For more articles like this, check out Raghav’s two previous Top Reads articles here and here. Personal Finance Articles Take More Risk in Life and Less in Read more…
A death in the family, the sale of a start-up company in which you have stock, or an outsized profit on a home sale can put sudden and significant wealth into your hands. When this happens, it’s important to know what to do first. Since sudden wealth is financially complex, finding an advisor who can help navigate this is an important starting point.
You should know about these rules help prevent financial advisors from taking advantage of you.
The risk of high future inflation may be one of the most important risk factors individual investors will face in their investment lifetimes. In the United States, inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index has averaged approximately 3% per year since 1926. However, the inflation rate has varied greatly over Read more…
Many Americans consider tax season to be one of the most worrisome times of year--in large part because they don't know how the math will work out when they crunch the numbers on their annual return. Working with a CPA or accountant can help ease the pain--and these professionals can also provide valuable financial planning advice and business strategy so you minimize taxes owed and maximize resources.
With emotions running high, you need to focus on the aspects of your finances you can control. No matter what happens, a good dose of serenity, courage, and wisdom will help keep your financial plan on track well beyond the first 100 days of the new Presidency.
Happy New Year! I hope that 2016 was rewarding for you personally, professionally and financially. With the year finally in the books, I think we can all agree that it was one for the ages. Through all its ups and downs, GuideVine was proud to serve people with the financial Read more…
There are many benefits to owning dividend-paying stocks. But before you purchase a stock just because it pays dividends, it’s important to consider the fundamentals that guide the investment decision-making process.
Financial terms don’t need to be another language. Here are six terms to increase your financial knowledge.
These are the ten pillars laid out in Trump’s 100-day plan. The main legislations that could have financial implications are: Middle Class Tax Relief and Simplification Act, Repeal and Replace Obamacare Act, Affordable Childcare and Eldercare Act, School Choice and Education Opportunity Act. Find out how they’ll affect you.
Many investors try to make market predictions, but there are more effective ways to invest your money. Financial advisor Arden Rodgers explains further in this "Advisor Voices" post.
Communication is a two-way street and when it comes to finding and working with a financial advisor, knowing what questions to ask can help you be more proactive with your advisor. Good communication will help foster a collaborative relationship and your investment strategy will have a better chance at yielding the results you would expect to have when working with a professional advisor.
You can make investment choices based on your values without sacrificing returns. Socially responsible investing is both lofty and profitable. Find out how exactly to invest in causes you care about.
If you really want to be like a rich person, surveys and studies show your attitude – not your belongings – is the true marker of how much you have in your bank account. Here are the seven things wealthy Americans think and do, that you can emulate to build your own wealth.
Providing your children with lessons in how to invest money as children will help them be more financially responsible adults. With these simple steps, a little time now can build their financial aptitude and save them thousands of dollars in the future.
International investing is always a popular topic. Before jumping in though, you need to answer some basic questions like, is the time right and how much, where and what you should be investing in.
Before you decide to 'Set it and Forget it' with your financial plan, make sure you have consulted a financial advisor. Knowing how much to invest, where to invest and when to rebalance your portfolio is critical to you achieving your financial goals and retirement planning.