5 Things that We’ve Learned from the Ice Bucket Challenge

Image by: PublicDomainPictures By Robert Spencer It’s blowing up our newsfeeds. Seriously. Everyone is dumping buckets of ice water over their heads: celebrities, athletes, your next door neighbors, your fifth grade English teachers, etc. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been met with both criticism and praise. Donations (and ice water) have been flooding ALS…

How Will Currency Fluctuations Affect Me?

Image by: 401(K) 2012 By Michael Sterling Currency fluctuation is one of the most difficult things to wrap our heads around, yet it profoundly impacts our lives. Exchange rates are always moving based on supply and demand, economic stability, capital flows, and much more, so it’s hard to decipher whether a change in rates are…

What Does Warren Buffet Say About Investing in 2013?

Image by: Javier By Michael Sterling Widely considered to be one of the most successful investors of the 20th century, Warren Buffet has managed to be consistently ranked one of the world’s wealthiest people. With a current net worth of just over $50 billion, Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, the ninth leading public…

The Psychology Of Investing For Men

Image by: mohammadali f. By Michael Sterling Sometimes we’re our own worst enemy when it comes to investing. Our human impulses can take the better of us, based on unusual or unsubstantial evidence, and before we know it, we are in the hole. Investing is more than just risk. It’s strategy. Risk without intellect is like…

How To Invest Foreign Currency In 2013

Image by: EpSos .de/a> By Michael Sterling Investing in foreign currency (FOREX), though risky, can bring about decent returns. Let’s face it. The American dollar is not what it used to be, but just because we have a different relationship with it than we did thirty years ago, doesn’t mean that other countries might have…