Why I’ve Never Played the Lottery

I’ve never played the lottery. I’ve been to Vegas twice: one time for spring break during college and another for a Christmas get away with the fam. Both times I did no gambling. Nada. I was either dancing to whatever l pop song was popular circa 2008, or riding that ginormous indoor roller coaster. And … Read more

Is Now a Good Time to Invest?

Is Now a Good Time to Invest?

You should always buy low and sell high when investing, right? You want your investment to grow. Here’s the problem: the stock market tanked in 2008-2009 and since then has been on the up and up. Is now a good time to invest since the stock market is high compared to previous years? Claire, a … Read more

Millennials: Investing Gone Wild

investing trend for millennials

Are millennials day trading, or handpicking hot tech companies to invest in?  Nope. The current investing trend for millennials is to stash away cash long-term for retirement. Bankrate.com reported that 39% of 18-29 year-olds, who are contributing to their retirement plans, are dodging the stock market entirely. This age group has a long time horizon, with 40 plus … Read more

The 20-30 Somethings Guide to Investing

20-30 Somethings Guide to Investing

Millennials have earned more degrees than any other generation according to Pew Research. How is it possible to have a formal education about history, science, and math, but not for investing for retirement? Why aren’t we taught about money when that is something we use every single day? Here’s a quick 20-30 somethings guide to … Read more