A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments

Alternatives are investment options beyond the typical stocks, bonds and cash found in most portfolios. They can be tangible assets like precious metals, or they could be financial assets like private equity or hedge funds. Alternatives tend to be riskier than traditional assets, which means investors usually have to meet certain criteria to access them. Here’s a closer look at …

The 1% Rule: How to Fall in Love With the Process and Achieve Your Wildest Dreams

As someone who loves to read, I recently finished “The 1% Rule: How to Fall in Love With the Process and Achieve Your Wildest Dreams” by Tommy Baker. This is a great read on how we live in a world that only shows each other our highlight reel. We are led to believe success is right around the corner. “The …

What Is Inflation—And Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

Climbing commodity prices, ambitious government spending packages due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic crash have resurrected a long-dormant fear: runaway inflation. But what is inflation, and is it something to worry about? A lot of the thinking surrounding inflation has changed over the years, and economists disagree on what causes it and how much weight the federal …