Why Daily Trading Volume Matters in Penny Stocks

A Practical Guide to Socially Responsible Investing (Review)

With the ever present global citizenship campaign and a new green revolution has emerged the desire for our money to work towards what agree to be in alliance with those values – socially responsible investing. In Compelling Returns: A Practical Guide to Socially Responsible Investing, Scott J. Budde, CFA writes to an audience eager to […]

Is a Battlebot in the Budget and Other Expensive Hobbies

Damn I wish it was. Do you ever think of something that you really want to do but, totally misrepresent the overall cost? There are somethings (Battlebots are one of them that I will get to) that we decide to spend money on – they are harmless at first – but will end up adding […]

Leaving a Job I Just Started for a Better One – Is it Ethical or Legal?

I remember when I first graduated college and there were so many job opportunities advertised (even if they weren’t what we were expecting). The excitement and accomplishment was all around but so was the hurry and pressure from potential employers. Many of us were forced to settle for jobs because employers would not let us […]

Choosing Your College Major in a Post-Recession Work Environment

Todays universities and Colleges in North America train students in majors and minors for which there are no jobs. Majoring in English literature, Art History, Religious Studies, etc. can be fun and rewarding but where will you get a job outside of academia? Perhaps it is there, but a lot more difficult than you thought. […]

How to Avoid Avoiding your Finances and Get it Together

I often hear from readers and friends alike that they never have the time to study their finances. They hardly ever log into their bank accounts and check their balances. They rarely ever know when their credit card bills are due, just guessing each money and willingly paying the fee if they’re late. Ask them […]

Finding the Time to Efficiently and Quickly Manage Your Portfolio by Yourself

vintage burberry watch used as a metaphor for time management in a photo titled Time for Change

Whether you are entrusting your portfolio to a slew of hedge funds and ETFs or you have decided to take on the route of picking stocks, it is still incredibly important for you to stay on-top of developments and changes in the market. Even with a management team, no one is going to hold your […]

8 Principles of Time Management

I often find myself in a time management predicament as I also suspect of the youthful investor. There are so many things to do at the college age, going to class, making food, partying, dating, etc. that it becomes quite difficult to master the most important things or find the time to take advantage of […]

Learn an Internet Programming Language in your Free Time to Get a Better Job!

I know this might sound crazy and computer programming majors might be offended to hear this but, just like you can work on learning a foreign language in your spare time, you can also learn a computer programming language like HTML, Javascript, PHP or many more. By working on these, about an hour a day, […]

Increasing the Value of Your Property with Trees

Reading my September/October 2013 edition of Money Sense Magazine, I came across an interesting article describing the increase in average sales prices, real estate will have when planted properly with trees. This isn’t the first time I’ve heard this suggestion and the author certainly makes some great points but, it has to be done right […]