What I am Reading: February 2022

Hey, everyone! A brand new month is upon us and that means I have a brand new book on deck. Here’s what I am reading February 2022: Atomic Habits By: James Clear “Fun Fact”: I read this book back in 2019 (here’s proof). However, I enjoyed it so much I am reading it again. AndContinue reading “What I am Reading: February 2022”

Your Investor Checklist for The Week Ahead:

Whether you are new to investing or consider yourself an experienced professional, a plan is always a good idea. Below I share how I plan for the week ahead when it comes to investing. I typically run through these steps on a Sunday morning or Sunday afternoon during my “leisure” time or as time permits.Continue reading “Your Investor Checklist for The Week Ahead:”

The Stock Watchlist Worksheet!

Do you wish you had a way to keep track of prospective investments so that you are always READY when opportunities present themselves? We have a tool for that! 🙂 *New resource alert!* Check out the official Girl$ on The Money Watchlist Worksheet. Upon payment, you will receive access to the following: The official worksheet:Continue reading “The Stock Watchlist Worksheet!”

Here’s how much money to keep in savings and investment accounts

I recently received a great question from one of my students:  Hi Mabel!I have a question: how much (%) should you have in your checking vs savings vs investment account? What do you recommend? Thank you! For anyone else out there who might be wondering the same thing, here’s how I answered it: Hi, Gabriela!Continue reading “Here’s how much money to keep in savings and investment accounts”

Stock Market Holidays: 2022

Many investing fanatics (myself included) probably wish the market was open year-round. However, that’s not the case. Below, I share the dates on which the stock market will be closed in 2022: Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, Jan. 17 Washington’s Birthday/Presidents Day: Monday, Feb. 21 Good Friday: Friday, April 15 Memorial Day: Monday, MayContinue reading “Stock Market Holidays: 2022”

The Beginner Investor “Starter Pack”®

Many people stay on the sidelines of investing because of fear and uncertainty. First, they don’t understand the stock market – which often translates into fear. Then, they aren’t sure which resources would be good to start with to educate themselves, which creates uncertainty. To help you immediately eliminate both roadblocks, I’ve put together thisContinue reading “The Beginner Investor “Starter Pack”®”

Apple’s 3 trillion – Here’s what it means

On Monday 01/03/2022, Apple became the first publicly-traded company to briefly reach a market capitalization (value) of $3 Trillion: Now, you might wonder what that means, and why should I care? Here’s a quick lesson: The term Market Cap, short for “Market Capitalization,” refers to the size of a publicly-traded company.  The formula boils down to the stock’sContinue reading “Apple’s 3 trillion – Here’s what it means”

Happy 8th Birthday: Girl$ on The Money!

Today is my blog anniversary. We are celebrating its 8th birthday! In honor of this special day, I want to share the “back story” on how the name was born.  Back in 2013, I was working on Wall Street. My office was right across the New York Stock Exchange. I can’t even begin to tellContinue reading “Happy 8th Birthday: Girl$ on The Money!”

Is Your Bank Returning The Favor?

Note: This post was updated on August 10th, 2022 Banks make money in a few different ways. One of them is by charging you interest or fees for the services they provide. Another major way banks make money is from YOUR money. In other words, when you deposit money in a bank, the money doesn’t just sitContinue reading “Is Your Bank Returning The Favor?”