If you were to craft the perfect investment, you would probably want its attributes to include high returns and low risk. The reality, of course, is that this kind of investment is next to impossible to find. Not surprisingly, people spend a lot of time developing methods and strategies thatContinue Reading


There are so many different investment options today that it can be hard to know where to start. However, certain fund families consistently offer lower costs, greater variety, and more innovative choices. Although there are other excellent picks, these five leading fund families have what most people want. 1. VanguardContinue Reading


Growing your own food is a healthy way to save money, and enjoy fresh produce at home. When done correctly, even the smallest backyard plot can produce copious amounts of fruits and vegetables, and possibly even a significant saving to the grocery budget. What Are the Expenses to Garden? The totalContinue Reading


Owning property in Canada can be profitable if you understand the Canadian tax laws that apply to real estate investments. There is no residency or citizenship requirement for buying and owning property in Canada. You can occupy a Canadian residence on a temporary basis, but you will need to complyContinue Reading


HBCUs (short for historically Black colleges and universities) were first established in the mid-19th century with a very narrow goal—to provide advanced education to African American students who were, at the time, barred from entry into most existing universities and colleges.  Though these barriers have since been removed, HBCUs stillContinue Reading


Editor’s note: Below you’ll find the week 45 release of the NYC Recovery Index, originally published June 21, 2021. Visit the NYC Recovery index homepage for the latest data. New York City’s economic recovery had a good week as of June 12, climbing three points to settle at a scoreContinue Reading