2 Competitive advantages that drive inventory returns | personal financing

(Mark Blank) As a long-term investor, you realize the enormous wealth that you can create over decades simply by purchasing and continuing to keep a high-quality business. But how exactly do you define a “high quality” business? There are many traits of great companies, but one thing they all have in common is a kind … Read more

2 Competitive advantages that drive inventory returns | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Mark Blank) As a long-term investor, you realize the enormous wealth that you can create over decades simply by purchasing and continuing to keep a high-quality business. But how exactly do you define a “high-quality” business? There are many traits of great companies, but one thing they all have in common is a kind Competitive … Read more

I’m not worried about Social Security cuts. Here why | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Morri Bachmann) You may have heard rumors that Social Security money is running out. So here’s the good news – it’s not. The main source of Social Security income is payroll taxes — the ones we all see taken out of our payroll. As long as these taxes remain in place, the program can continue … Read more

How long will this bear market last? Here’s what history shows | personal financing

(Catherine Brooke) Officially, we’re in a bear market – that’s when stocks close 20% less than their most recent high. The question on every investor’s mind: How long will this bear market last? Nobody really knows the answer. Sure, critics will try to predict (or guess), but these predictions will cover every possible outcome, from … Read more

Top 3 Dividend ETFs | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Investing for passive income is great; Dividends can pay for your living expenses, help you retire early, or you can reinvest them to generate more returns. But many stocks pay dividends, and they certainly aren’t all equal. Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) They are baskets of stocks that are packaged and traded under a single ticker … Read more

Top 3 Dividend ETFs | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Investing for passive income is great; Dividends can pay for your living expenses, help you retire early, or you can reinvest them to generate more returns. But many stocks pay dividends, and they certainly aren’t all equal. Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) They are baskets of stocks that are packaged and traded under a single ticker … Read more

3 Simple Ways To Earn Over $25,000 In Passive Income | personal financing

(Selina Marangian) Passive Income – Who wouldn’t want it? While you have to work for your paycheck and may also work a side job to get extra money, passive income quietly flows into you without much effort on your part. It’s possible, depending on your circumstances, that you get to the point where you earn … Read more

2 Risks of investing only in index funds | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Morri Bachmann) Some people consider themselves practical investors. They like to spend time researching stocks, comparing companies in the same industry, and reviewing financial statements to determine which companies should have a place in their portfolios. Then there are those investors who prefer to take the easy way by investing their money index funds. These … Read more

How to buy dip: 3 tips for smart investors | personal financing

(Katie Brockman) The stock market has seen a downturn recently, with Standard & Poor’s 500 Officially entering a bear market after falling more than 20% from its peak. While recessions and bear markets can be intimidating even for the best investors, they are also one of the best buying opportunities. Stock prices are now much … Read more

2 Risks of investing only in index funds | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Morri Bachmann) Some people consider themselves practical investors. They like to spend time researching stocks, comparing companies in the same industry, and reviewing financial statements to determine which companies should have a place in their portfolios. Then there are those investors who prefer to take the easy way by investing their money index funds. These … Read more