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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.


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.


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,...

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...

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...

Fed Hikes Rates While Inflation Stays Below Target

Just as our political times are proving to be quite interesting, our economic times are following suit with their unpredictability. While the Fed is clearly ready to declare the Great Recession dead and buried, the past still seems to be haunting them and playing a few tricks on their inflation...

Top 5 Financial Worries Americans Have in 2017

A new survey reveals the top five finance-related concerns average Americans have, ranging from major medical bills to regular monthly expenses. But is there reason to be hopeful?

Markets May Not Know How to Handle Trump Scandals but Bitcoin Booms

In these uncertain times many are taking an interest in alternative forms of currency. This is especially true with so-called cryptocurrencies that aren't tied to any government the way traditional currencies are but also rings true for more proven commodities like gold. Once again, in these interesting times, it seems...

Trump's First 100 Days: Wins, Losses, and What Could Be Next

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has certainly had a tenure unlike any other in recent memory. With previous pledges falling by the wayside and new causes (like Canada) cropping up in the President's plans, it's been as difficult as ever to predict what might happen next. As...