As COVID-19 (more commonly known as coronavirus) continues to spread and affect communities around the world, investors have become increasingly concerned about the disease’s possible implications for global financial markets. On March 9, those concerns were apparently realized when Wall Street experienced its most dramatic plunge since the onset of the 2008 financial crisis. Though stock..
Women around the world are beginning to have a significant presence in the stock market. In fact, recent data has shown that women may have even more talent for investing than their male counterparts. And yet despite these promising developments, women still tend to invest less than men, and there’s still a distinct gender gap that runs down the middle of Wall Street.
In today’s rapidly advancing world, investing has never been easier. The financial tools and processes that were once reserved for Wall Street’s elite are now at the fingertips of anyone with a mobile device and a Wi-Fi connection. All it takes is a simple Robinhood or Charles Schwab account, and you can begin putting your money to work for you. The question is no longer how to invest, but ..
Today, many millennials approach Wall Street with extreme trepidation. Considering the instability that has defined the stock market for the last decade (and for the majority of their adult life), this is perfectly understandable. And it’s not just the stock market itself that is intimidating; massive student loan debts are also making it difficult for many investing in their 30s to take that..
As service members, we make huge sacrifices. Every enlistment, re-up, change of station, training cycle, and deployment takes time away from our family and friends. The military recognizes the challenges faced by service members and has recently increased the re-up bonus from 40,000 to 80,000 USD for the most in demand jobs. These sizeable lump sum payments and the of 3-6-12 month periods of..