Let’s Talk About Portfolio Asset Allocation – And How To Figure Out Your Own!

Good day everyone! Hope you’ve all had a fantastic week and are ready to relax a bit this weekend. Today I decided to talk about a topic I’ve gotten some questions about over the years – what my portfolio Asset Allocation looks like and why. I wanted to take this post a step further andContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Portfolio Asset Allocation – And How To Figure Out Your Own!”

Index Funds Vs. Individual Stocks: The Difference Explained (plus – examples!)

The world of investing doesn’t solely revolve around individual stocks. There are several other investing vehicles out there. Some of the most popular include Mutual Funds, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), and today’s topic – Index Funds. Some people may not have the time, patience, or passion to research individual companies and, subsequently, invest in individualContinue reading “Index Funds Vs. Individual Stocks: The Difference Explained (plus – examples!)”

Nine Things I’ve learned about Investing in the Last Nine Years.

If you follow me on Social Media you probably heard that this past Monday 07/17 was my 9-year anniversary as a stock investor. In the summer of 2008, just a few months shy of the financial crisis that shook the word, I purchased 4 shares of my favorite company at the time. I clearly rememberContinue reading “Nine Things I’ve learned about Investing in the Last Nine Years.”

Books I Love (Part III): Personal Development

Good day everyone! Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and get comfortable ;). Today I share Part III (and final) part of this Summer Books Series. As mentioned last week today we dive into some personal development books that I’ve read through the years and consider phenomenal. The concept of personal development and motivation is veryContinue reading “Books I Love (Part III): Personal Development”

Books I Love (Part II): Investing

Hey, everyone! If you missed Part I of this “Summer Books” series you can check it out here. Today I continue to share some of the books I have read, loved, and highly recommend within the realm of Investing, Personal Finance, and Personal Development. I was going to move into personal development books today butContinue reading “Books I Love (Part II): Investing”

Books I Love (Part I): Personal Finance

Good day everyone! Over the years, I’ve received tons of requests from the Girl$ on The Money community about books I would recommend. I’ve decided to share my favorite books within my favorite categories which include: Personal Finance, Investing, and Personal Development (the order varies depending on my mood :). We’ll kick off this seriesContinue reading “Books I Love (Part I): Personal Finance”

The Girl$ on The Money Approach To Investing

We live in a world where investing in stocks is often viewed as a “fast and furious” path to riches. Almost daily there’s a new way to invest, a random market, or a  “hot new stock” that no one really understands or knows anything about but everyone wants to be a part of. Because ofContinue reading “The Girl$ on The Money Approach To Investing”

Facts About Penny Stocks You Should Know and Understand.

Hello everyone! Last weekend, I shared a post on cannabis stocks and how I feel about them. I briefly mentioned the topic of “penny stocks” and this is something I want to elaborate more on because it is also a common question I get. Many people that start investing fall into the trap of buyingContinue reading “Facts About Penny Stocks You Should Know and Understand.”

Should You Consider Buying Amazon Stock? Pros, Cons, and Alternatives

So this past week Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) stock reached an all-time high of $1,000 per share. It went the extra step by propelling to $1,008 for a short period of time and then slightly retrieved back closing at $1,006 per share this past Friday, June 2nd. Many are wondering whether they “missed the boat” withContinue reading “Should You Consider Buying Amazon Stock? Pros, Cons, and Alternatives”

Using Consumer Experiences To Help With Investing Decisions: Retail Edition

This week I went into a store to get a gift for a friend’s baby shower. The second I stepped into that store my investor mind kicked in. I immediately started to identify several inefficiencies that made the entire experience extremely frustrating, stressful, and time consuming. Inefficiencies included but were not limited to – (1) VeryContinue reading “Using Consumer Experiences To Help With Investing Decisions: Retail Edition”