Advanced Profit Exit Plans Just For You

The entrance into investing is almost the same for many people. The selection of vehicles for IRAs and 401ks is often the beginning of understanding the investment process. Because the...

How to Start Investing: A Simple Guide

Weeks ago, we posted an infographic that provided an easy introduction to investing, and why it should be a priority. But how does one actually get into the market? Today’s infographic...

[Exclusive] Easier To Be Great Than Good!

Unfortunately we have been conditioned to accept/settle for Good when Great is available to all of us. The difference is behavior. Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniack, Larry...

Positive Thinking

Jerry was the kind of guy you love to hate. He was always in a good mood and always had something positive to say. When someone would ask him...

The Wealthiest and Poorest County in Every State

View the high resolution version of today’s graphic by clicking here. The average U.S. state is made up of 62 counties. With so many counties spread throughout each state in the...

How the Modern Consumer is Different

There is a prevailing wisdom that says the stereotypical American consumer can be defined by certain characteristics. Based on what popular culture tells us, as well as years of experiences...

The mess that is the tax bill just keeps getting messier

One expected and one surprising development as everybody digs deeper into the recently passed tax bill. The expected: Congress gave the IRS no time at all between passing the bill...

The Difference Between Mutual Funds and ETFs

For the vast majority of investors, it makes sense to hold a diverse portfolio of investments. But, unless you are willing to go out and individually pick 20 different securities...

Cash Is Not Trash And There Are No Good Longer-term Investments

The following was originally published over a year and a half ago. With the market becoming a little "iffy," I believe that it is just as timely today. Based on...

Assembling the World Country-by-Country, Based on Economy Size

Visualizing the Happiest Country on Every Continent The state of our world is shifting beneath our feet — economics alone no longer equate to satisfaction, let alone happiness. Today’s visualization pulls...

The Data Behind Surging NBA Team Valuations

At the beginning of this decade, the NBA was not on firm footing. More than half of the league’s teams were losing money, and negotiations on a new collective...

How Americans Make and Spend Their Money, by Education Level

It should be noted that the educational level listed pertains to the person the BLS defines as the primary household member. Further, people in households can be at different...