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Corporate Actions – How Do They Impact You as a Shareholder?

Often public companies and their board of directors make decisions that result in changes to their stock price, ticker symbol, and/or the stock’s total return. These are referred to as corporate actions. Companies announce these moves about their stock ahead of time, but you might be surprised if you missed the news and then check […]

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My Money Story: A Millennial Investor’s Perspective on Tackling Debt and Setting Goals

What are some money lessons you learned growing up? I didn’t have any formal “money” training growing up, but I had experiences. I’m one of six kids in my family, and we grew up lower middle class (with some tight times). We rarely had money for anything beyond the essentials, and I still remember being […]

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4 Investment Strategies to Help Protect Your Portfolio From Inflation

Pull the cash out of your wallet and compare one $1 bill to another. They look the same, right? A dollar is a dollar, after all. But even though they won’t look any different, a dollar today may not be worth the same as a dollar tomorrow. That’s because of inflation. In simple terms, inflation is […]

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How to Shift to an ESG or a Socially Responsible Investing Portfolio

As an investor, you typically think of how investing in certain stocks will impact your portfolio. But that’s not the only way to view your investments: Another angle is how investing in various stocks can impact the world around you. Each investment you make puts money in a company or government entity, and how they […]

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How to Start Investing in 3 Simple Steps

Before you’ve dipped your toe into market waters, the idea of pooling your money into an investment portfolio might feel intimidating. Luckily, investing doesn’t have to be all or nothing: You can start small — even just a few dollars — and grow your portfolio as you get more comfortable. All it takes is making […]

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How to Become a Better Investor

These days, it’s easier than ever before to be an investor. As brokerages simplify digital investing and eliminate commission fees that were once barriers for some, more and more people are able to take their financial futures into their own hands. Still, you may be thinking, “I don’t want to just invest — I want […]

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How to Combat Investment FOMO: Stay Focused on Your Investing Goals

A famous investor once said to be greedy when others are fearful, and fearful when others are greedy. To that, you might ask, “But Mr. Warren Buffet, what about feeling the fear of missing out (a.k.a. FOMO)?” You aren’t alone if news around major stock surges (ahem, Gamestop) made you feel financially out of the […]

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Types of Investing: The Inspiration You Need to Get Started

From far away, the road to financial wellness might look steep, winding, or cluttered with roadblocks. But the truth is, it doesn’t have to be as bumpy a ride as it first appears. In fact, the key to taking control of the financial steering wheel is in your hands — you just have to grab […]

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Taking Stock: 3 Steps to Start Investing

Whether you’re looking to expand your portfolio with new stock picks or you’re an investing novice ready to dive into the world of trading, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to picking stocks. There are thousands of stocks to choose from, so how do you narrow it down? Lindsey […]

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Five Basic Principles of Investing

If you’re feeling a little lost on your investing journey right now, you’re not alone. Stocks are making record highs, yet we’re still stuck in a global pandemic and feelings seem to overpower logic. Investing in a normal environment can be a daunting experience, so it’s understandable if you’re a little overwhelmed now. The noise […]

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