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, May […]

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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 this […]

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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’s […]

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What I am Reading: January 2022

Hey, everyone! Happy first Monday of the year! :). I wanted to kick off the day by sharing the books I’ll be reading this month. Last year I kind of slacked on my “one book per month goal” sometime during the middle of the year (in May to be exact). I welcomed a lot of […]

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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 tell […]

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Is Your Bank Returning The Favor?

Note: This post was updated on January 17th, 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 sit […]

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How To Invest in “Expensive” Stocks

Last year, a valued member of the Girl$ on The Money community tagged me on a post. She was surveying her audience about whether she should purchase Amazon shares or wait until the price drops. Here’s how much the stock was trading at on Friday 06/26/20: Source: Yahoo! Finance One. Single. Share. Fast forward almost […]

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What I Read: March 2021

Hey, everyone! I know I’ve been slacking on updating these posts, but I’ve not been slacking on my reading. This post is about a month late, but better late than never :). Here’s what I read in March 2021 – Secrets of The Millionaire Mind  Author: T. Harv Eker As you can see, I read […]

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What I Read: February 2021

Hello, everyone! I am back with another update on what I’ve been reading lately. If you’ve missed my prior book updates, check out previous posts :). With that said, here’s what I’ve been reading in February: Untamed  Author: Glennon Doyle Ok, so, to be completely honest, what caught my eye about this book in the first […]

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