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Top 5 Reasons to Invest in the S&P 500

What is the S&P 500 and 5 Reasons You Should Care The Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) is an index of 500 US large-cap stocks. It is a widely considered the best gauges for the overall US stock market. Though it is not possible to invest directly in…

Finding Income: Savings Accounts vs T-Bills?

Finding Income: Savings Accounts vs T-Bills? Everyone can use more cash. You and many others may be looking for a way to earn more on your savings than what your bank pays. More is better and getting more is easy. Here is some simple math: Americans have an average…

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Warren Buffett’s Instructions for his Family’s Wealth 

The Strength of Simplicity A wise man once said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” and no one embodies this wisdom better in the financial world than the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett. Considered by many as the GOAT, he has built a net worth over $100 billion primarily by…

Did Inflation do Something Good?

OK, inflation is bad for the cost-of-living. Food, gas, housing, and clothes all cost more. Our money buys less than it could. Here’s a silver lining for people who take action. Something good has come from inflation. Here it is: Your cash can buy you “more income” because interest…

S&P 500: Strong First Half, Strong Second Half?

Over the last 30 years, whenever the stock market returned more than 10% through June, it averaged another 12% return through year-end. Want a simple strategy (S&P 500) that returned over 10% on average over 40 years?* Disclosure: * S&P 500 return: 40-year annualized return of 11% as of…

Taking Stock of Your Tech Stocks

A diversified portfolio is crucial to achieving long-term financial success in today’s fast-paced investment environment

Time > Timing

The merits of long-term investing and consistent contributions are difficult to dispute and lead to a greater likelihood of financial success over time than trying to outsmart the market’s unpredictable fluctuations.

Conduct a Financial Symphony with Your Tax Refund

While it may be tempting to splurge on a single big-ticket item or focus solely on the pursuit of one monetary goal, a more strategic approach involves spreading your tax refund across multiple wealth-building ideas.

Top 5 Reasons to Reinvest Your Dividends: “A Smart Move for the New Investor”

If you’re a new investor or just beginning to build your wealth, you’ve probably heard about the power of dividends.

Investing to Outpace Inflation

It might not sound exciting but it’s incredibly important… and achievable! Inflation can be like the “silent killer” of your money.

Why Dividend Growth Might Belong in Your Portfolio

One component of Beanstox client portfolios is an equity strategy focused on dividend-paying companies.