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Why Homeownership Should be a Part of Your Financial Goals

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Homeownership is the goal of many people as they navigate their lives. Whether you are single, married, or in a committed relationship, owning a home can provide you with plenty of benefits. As often as people say that homeownership isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, it is a financial goal you should set for yourself for a variety of reasons.

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A Basic Investment Guide for Students

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We’re all familiar with how expensive college is and what students sacrifice to make it through. If they have to eat rice for a month, they do it. They’re willing to ditch their car for public transportation. Or rent a room instead of an entire apartment to save money. Students have had to be extremely thrifty because of limited finances. 

Fortunately, students these days are hoping to eliminate the broke college student stereotype with an intense focus on building wealth. Specifically, they’re starting their investment journeys early to secure their financial futures. 

Many students choose to take investing seriously, but the wealth of information out there — pun intended — makes acting on that choice overwhelming and intimidating. However, this basic investment guide aims to make investing more digestible and doable for students everywhere. Here are seven tangible tips for investing as a student. 

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Why I Ditched My Target-Date Fund

There are times in life when you’re not going to want to be involved with certain projects. For example, I want nothing to do with home or auto repairs. 

When something I own breaks down, nothing brings me more pleasure than calling a handyperson or a mechanic I know and having them do all the work. 

I don’t want to know how they “make the hamburger” or do the repair. I just want to know it was “cooked well and delicious” when it’s finished.

At one point in my life, I felt the same way about my 401(k). 

But now, I feel differently. 

Here’s why I started taking an active interest in my 401(k), and why I ditched my target-date fund – and you should, too.

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The 6 Best Income-Producing Assets

Do you want to generate passive income? Of course you do!

Well, the best way to make passive income is by investing in income-producing assets.

There are risky ways and safe ways to make passive income. Generally, the more risk you take on, the higher return you can make.

Whether you want to invest $1000 or $20,000, this list will have an option that will work for you.

I will start the list with the highest-earning and riskier income-producing assets and work my way down to the lower-producing and safer income-producing asset classes.

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What is Value Investing? How to Buy Great Stocks at Great Prices!

We often talk about investing your way to wealth. We often talk about how you need an investing strategy, but seldom do we talk about how you can invest using it! One of the most famous investment philosophies is value investing, but what is it?