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Intro to ETFs

The most common questions we get about investing in the US stock market are "what should I invest in?" and "how can I choose my stocks?". So, here’s the answer we've been giving - ETFs.  We hear about investing and how it’s one of the best…

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What is liquidity?

You know how it’s difficult to get honey out of a jar? It’s dense, it’s sticky, it comes out in slow drips. If you wanted to move honey from one container to another, it would take quite a while. It’s way harder…

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Types of investments

  Different types of investments work in different ways, and come with their own benefits and drawbacks. We can think of them as different paths to the same destination. Some paths are long, and others are shorter yet more dangerous. Fortunately, you don’t…

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How to analyze a stock

Analyzing stocks can help you find some great investing opportunities. You don't need to be an expert in analysis or dig too deep, but the more you know, the better your investing journey will be. There are two types of stock analysis: Fundamental analysis…

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How compound interest works

Compound interest is one of the most powerful concepts in finance. Albert Einstein even called it the “eighth wonder of the world”. Let’s see how compound interest works, and how you can use it to your advantage. What is compound interest? Compound…

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What is money?

If someone offered you the choice between a $1 bill and a $100 bill, which would you choose? It’s a pretty easy question, since the $100 is clearly more valuable than the $1. You can use it to buy 100 times more…

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What is an IPO?

Try imagining a business owner. Maybe you think of the owner of a small business, like a hair salon or a roadside kiosk. Or maybe you think of a billionaire entrepreneur. You probably don’t think of the tens of millions of people…

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What is an asset?

Assets: You may have heard the term “asset” before, but do you know what an asset is? It’s actually pretty simple. An asset is any thing of value that someone–like a person or business–owns. It could be a home, a car, cash,…

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What is inflation?

Definition: Inflation is a general increase in prices that causes a decline in a currency’s purchasing power. Have you ever heard your grandparents say - “back in my day, my monthly rent was around the price of a Mcdonald’s meal today!” Wouldn’t…

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How to set financial goals

Do you ever feel like you’re trying so hard to get closer to your financial goals, but you’re just going around in circles? The thing is, if you don’t define your financial goals, you’ll always be struggling to reach them. It’s like…

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