Five Books for Financial Independence

Today feels like the perfect day to share this post as we are observing Independence Day in the United States (4th of July).   The books I will be sharing below are titles I have personally read over the years and which became a staple in my library. Many are quite popular and so, they […]

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Here’s what it means to buy Bankrupt Stocks

If you are new to investing – you might be tempted to buy stock in bankrupt companies. Why? Because oftentimes, the per-share price is cents on the dollar. For example, companies like JCPenney and Hertz are currently trading for $0.18 and $1.39 per share, respectively.  What many people don’t know is what’s happening “behind the […]

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What I Read: May 2020

Hey, everyone! Although I’ve been slacking with my “What I am Reading” blog updates, I am happy to share I am still going strong with the actual goal. As a friendly reminder: Back in January of 2019 I committed myself to read *at least* one book per month. I am proud of myself for staying the […]

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Corporate Governance at Publicly Traded Companies

One of the topics I’ve been talking about on social media this week is diversity (or lack thereof) at publicly traded companies.  Specifically, I want to address this topic: How to Find out What Leadership Looks Like at a publicly-traded company.  Picture credit: canva.com I decided that a good lesson for this newsletter would be […]

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Dividend Investing – Explained! (Part II)

Welcome to Part II of our dividend investing series. If you missed part I, you can check it out here. Let’s continue… How Do Payments Work – Real Life Example Using a real-life example, let’s go with a company like Home Depot (NYSE: HD) which currently pays an annual dividend yield* of 2.43% which translates to […]

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Dividend Investing – Explained! (Part I)

One of the most frequently asked questions from our community and a topic I love talking about (and participating in!) is dividend investing.  In this post, I’ll explain the basics of what dividends are all about. As always, I’ll also share a real-life example! For those of you completely new at this, and looking to […]

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What is a REVERSE Stock Split?

Let me start with this: Regular stock splits are typically a good sign. It means that the stock price for a particular company has gone up way too much. So, the board of directors decides it might be a good idea to “split” the stock price to make it more accessible for new investors. I […]

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Are Airlines Stocks Worth The Investment?

Airline stocks had a rough week. Some members of the Girl$ on The Money Instagram family that recently invested in airlines reached out to me with this question: “I invested in airline stocks recently. Unfortunately, I witnessed the price of all these stocks decline notably this past week. What happened? Did I make a mistake […]

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Free Resources for Investing Beginners

Hey, everyone! I’ve been wanting to write a post for quite some time where I share all of the free resources we offer here at Girl$ on The Money. This is for those of you just getting started in your investing journey. And here we go.. Our Weekly Investing Newsletters These are sent out every […]

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