Category: Investing

Get the latest news and tips on investing from the perspective of entrepreneurs, side hustlers, and small business owners.  You may not have a million dollar stock or cybercurrency portfolio today but that doesn’t mean investing isn’t important to you. We’re here to help.

Cash App Introduces Round-Up Investing Feature for Debit Card

Debit card customers looking to grow their investments gained a new, automated option today as Block Inc. (formerly Square Inc.) officially announced a new feature for its popular Cash App. Now, customers with the Cash App Cash Card can opt into Round Ups as a means of growing their investments. When this feature is toggled on, Cash App will round up debit card purchases to the nearest dollar and invest...

Roboadvisors: What Are They and Are They Right For Your Investments?

If you’ve researched investing in the past few years or so, one option you’ve probably seen come up an increasing amount is roboadvisors. With a futuristic sounding name that instantly instills images of autonomous mechanical arms making trades, roboadvisors have proven exciting to some while giving other potential investors pause. After all, who wants to trust their financial well being to a robot? Well, as it turns out, there’s more...

Wealth Management Tips for Millennials

A lot of millennials are finding themselves in a spiral of debt because of poor financial choices. If you are one of them, know that you don’t have to be stuck in that hole forever. By simply changing your spending habits and educating yourself about money management you can turn things around and even grow your savings. The best thing about being a millennial is that time is still on...

Money at 30: What Not to Do When Investing

The great thing about apps like Robinhood is that they make investing more accessible to people like me who want to learn the ropes. However, what's missing from the equation are lessons on what not to do.

Trump and the Economy: How Much Credit Does the President Deserve?

There seems to be a major split in America right now. No, not between Democrats and Republicans; the apparent disconnect between politics and the economy. As The Washington Post rightly points out, for all the non-stop "this is a new low" news coming out of the White House these days, things are quiet (for the better) on the economic front. Of course this econ news drought will likely end when...

Are Disasters "Good" for the Economy?

This summer Americans watched as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria took lives and left devastating destruction in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico respectively. In such times of horror, it's understandable that many would want to look for a silver lining. That's what New York Fed President William Dudley attempted to offer when speaking to CNBC recently.

Where Are We Headed? Economists Take Their Best Guesses

While our economy will continue to expand for next two to three years, the level of growth will still fall below previously set targets. As a result what has already been a lengthy recovery period is poised to last even longer.

Conflicting Studies Reignite Minimum Wage Debate

While many presumed Seattle would serve as a test case for other cities looking to significantly increase their minimum wages (some of which have already passed similar laws), it's now clear that the data coming out of that experiment can't even be agreed upon. Because of this it will be a while before we truly have a clear picture of how living wage initiatives are affecting workers, small business, and...