Understanding Stocks And Market Capitalization

Understanding Stocks And Market Capitalization

When you read financial news, you often see companies or stocks referred to as being large-cap, mid-cap, or small-cap. But what does that mean? Well, those terms are financial shorthand for describing a company’s market capitalization. Market capitalization (market...
Understanding Personal Bankruptcy

Understanding Personal Bankruptcy

If you find yourself overwhelmed with debt and unable to pay your bills, you may be able to file for bankruptcy. The purpose of personal bankruptcy (which is different than business bankruptcy) is to allow you to discharge some or all of your debt and get a fresh...
What Are Bonds And How Do They Work?

What Are Bonds And How Do They Work?

Stocks, bonds, and real estate are commonly referenced as the three basic pillars of the investment world. We’ve written previously about common stock vs preferred stock, and also about the relative value of real estate vs stock as investment vehicles. But what about...
5 Real Estate Tips For Retirees

5 Real Estate Tips For Retirees

Many people decide to relocate when they retire. In fact, we recently wrote an article comparing the most popular retirement states with the most affordable states to retire to. Buying a home for retirement requires thinking a little differently than buying a home to...