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Make Money (And Avoid Scams) With Sustainable Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing is one of the most powerful wealth creation tools around. But where there’s money, there are scammers ready to take it. We’ve all heard stories of real estate scams, fake money gurus and bad landlords. The good news? You don’t have to be a jerk or fall prey to one in order…
Your Money In The News October 2018

Your Money In The News – October 2018

This month’s Your Money in The News:  How financial knowledge shapes our debt perspective, a sketchy new FICO score on the horizon, the student loan debt domino effect, and more… Debt Isn’t the Problem. Lack of Financial Education is The Problem – The Daily Reckoning American households are currently carrying 1 trillion in credit card…

How Much Cash Should You Have in Your Checking Account?

One question I often get asked is, “how much should I keep in my checking account?” Magic numbers are hard to come by when it comes to personal finance and this question is no different. If you read an article or have a professional who gives you a one-size-fits-all solution, it’s probably a good idea to get a second opinion. Personal finance is meant to be personal, after all . So if there’s no magic number, how do you figure out what’s right for you?

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You Asked and We Got it: Socially Responsible Investing in the UK and Canada

  When we covered Swell Investing’s impact investing portfolios, some of our readers asked for sustainable investing options in the UK and Canada. We heard you and we’ve got good news. There is a company that is now offering Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) for residents of the UK and Canada. SRI is ushering in the future…
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