Apple’s 4:1 Stock Split – Explained In Plain English

On Thursday 07/30/2020, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported quarterly earnings for the Fiscal third quarter of 2020. In other words, they shared with investors (and the public in general) how the business performed from April through June of this year. Here are some of the highlights: Over the past 3 months, the company generated revenue (sales) […]

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What I Read: July 2020

I am back with another feature of what I’ve been reading lately. For those who might not know: Back in January of 2019, I made a personal commitment to read at least one book per month. It was only supposed to be for 1 year but I’m proud to share that my commitment continues. I […]

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Six Money-Making Lessons From 12 Years of Investing

Today I celebrate 12 years as a Stock investor. Aside from a 401(K), I have been managing my own personal portfolio of investmens for over a decade and counting.  I found out about investing for the first time a semester before I graduated from college. This incredible “discovery” completely shifted my perspective on what is […]

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Clarification Regarding Courses

Recently received an excellent question from a member of our community and it went like this: Do you offer two different classes? I joined the waitlist for the boot camp I think but I’m not sure if there was another course. Can you clarify? When it comes to stock investing, I have two main courses: […]

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What I Read: June 2020

I am back with another feature of what I’ve been reading lately. For those who might not know: Back in January of 2019 I made a personal commitment to read at least one book per month. It was only supposed to be for 1 year but It’s been a year and a half and my […]

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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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