Index funds, which track an underlying market index have grown in popularity with investors over the years. A fund might track the S&P 500 or Dow Jones Industrial Average, allowing investors to own each of the holdings within those indices. Although index funds should replicate their respective indices, no fund’s performanceContinue Reading


There’s little doubt that digital currencies have seen remarkable growth. Spurred on by the incredible growth of bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), the field of cryptocurrencies has only continued to expand. In addition to initial coin offerings (ICOs), there are now many new types of blockchain investment products, from decentralizedContinue Reading


You’re driving home from work and a deer dashes across the road. Swerving to avoid it, you hop the curb, and smash through the neighbor’s fence. Who pays to fix it?  If you’re insured, your insurance company covers the cost, minus your deductible. This is the role of property damage liability insurance—coverageContinue Reading


Cryptocurrencies have come a long way from their relatively obscure origins. While the mainstream financial world once disdained digital currencies as tools for criminals and speculators, the industry has made significant progress in establishing itself as a legitimate and (potentially) world-changing space. Bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) have seen massive growth inContinue Reading


Three progressive Democrats introduced a bill in the House on Thursday that would make it easier for single parents to claim all the benefits of the new $3,000 child tax credit.  Reps. Katie Porter, D-Calif., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Don Beyer, D-Va., introduced the Single Parent Penalty Elimination Act, whichContinue Reading


Anyone who wants to become a profitable stock trader need only spend a few minutes online to find such phrases as “plan your trade; trade your plan” and “keep your losses to a minimum.” For new traders, these tidbits can seem more like a distraction than actionable advice. If you’reContinue Reading