4 Tax Tips For Investors
Dec10

4 Tax Tips For Investors

Lately, we've been getting quite a few inquiries regarding tax harvesting, as well as the effect of transferring assets from one brokerage account to another has on your taxes. We decided to create an infograph for you guys as well as a blog post diving a little bit deeper into the details. Enjoy!     Long Term Vs. Short Term Gains In 2014, short term capital gains (where the asset was held less than one year) is taxed just...

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8 Luxuries You Can Have If…
Aug26

8 Luxuries You Can Have If…

Ever wanted to walk in the shoes of the rich and famous, even if just for a day? I’m sure you can’t help but wonder what it would take to collect vacation homes around the globe, slick, sporty luxury cars, extravagant yachts, and private jets. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have the hollywood smile, killer jump shot, or entrepreneurial genius that can catapult us to riches, so us mere mortals...

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4 Ways to Save Money on Cable TV
Jul25

4 Ways to Save Money on Cable TV

Are you tired of paying ridiculous prices for only a few TV shows you actually care about? Well instead of paying hundreds of dollars to watch reality TVĀ on every channel, check out some smart ways to eliminate the cost of cable TV while still having your favorite shows available for immediate viewing. Like most Americans, you’re probably paying for an internet, cable, and phone bundle service that ranges anywhere from $100 to...

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3 Ways You’re Burning Money Without Realizing It
May23

3 Ways You’re Burning Money Without Realizing It

Budgeting is hard. Making one isn't necessarily the hardest part, but sticking to it and disciplining your purchases can prove to be a tall order. Here are some ways that you (and I) are inadvertently burning money and how we can (maybe) change our ways. Let's get started shall we? #1: Combining Car Trips This one's interesting. How many times do you find yourself taking multiple car trips in one day? Going to the grocery store, then...

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Insurance 101: Using Swaps and Options to Lower Your Trading Risk
Apr25

Insurance 101: Using Swaps and Options to Lower Your Trading Risk

While swaps and options have many uses, one of the most important is to reduce trading risk. Using these tools to hedge your trade against loss is analogous to taking out an insurance policy on your position; you pay a little more to get a lot of peace of mind. Swaps Swaps are typically not standardized contracts that trade on exchanges. Instead, corporations and large investors create customized swap contracts to lower borrowing...

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4 Must-Have Gadgets for the Beginning Investor
Apr23

4 Must-Have Gadgets for the Beginning Investor

Technology has made investing in the stock market – if nothing else – a lot cooler. Whether as a gift for the investor in your family or a gift for yourself, there are a range of gadgets and gizmos that make investing faster, smarter and easier. When you’re just starting out, you need every advantage available to give you the edge over the big dogs on Wall Street. Consider these technological wonders when looking at...

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