Maybe It’s Not About Knowing More After All

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At least according to a shocking new study about financial health. First, a quick review from your high school or early college statistics class. Do you remember the term correlation? If not, here is a quick down and dirty definition for you: correlation is a calculated number that tells you how closely two separate variables […]

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Doubling Down—From 1 Cent to $1 Million in 27 Days

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I confess! I’m a sucker for all kinds of trivia. Fascinating facts, history facts, math facts, you name it. When my creative juices stop flowing, I often turn to trivia as a means to recharge the old batteries. I was doing just that when I tripped across this: If you begin with one cent (a […]

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Shake It up a Bit and Get Over Your Money Hump

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Ever heard the one about the lemmings following each over and falling off the edge of the cliff? This story is typically used in motivational seminars to illustrate the very real dangers of always following the crowd. What if (gasp!) the crowd is wrong?

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Crowdfunding Investment Cheat Sheet

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As the saying goes, you want to be in the know before you go. Or in this case, before you open up your wallet and put down your hard earned money on the latest investment scam. You surely don’t want to end up like one of Bernie Madoff’s “investors” now do you? At the same […]

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Apple Pie: Will a Slice Whet Your Appetite?

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Monday, June 9th, 2014 marked the effective date of Apple Corporation’s (AAPL) seven for one stock split, bringing the cost of owning a share of this tech giant to less than $100 at current prices. This is Apple’s 4th stock split since it began trading publicly in 1980. Dominique explains stock splits and reverse stock […]

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Investment Mood Rings?

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You would think that making money in the investment world is pretty cut and dried, right? Either you are up or you are down, and your emotions should follow right along. Not so much, in fact, not even close. A recently published study examining investors and their emotions over up and down cycles revealed the […]

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