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Individual vs. Institutional Investors: The Individual Investor Revolution

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) opened on May 17, 1792. Since then, financial professionals have been the dominant force in the capital markets using their expertise to achieve impressive returns. They act on behalf of banks, funds, and money managers: collectively referred to as institutional investors. But recently, individuals have created a distinguished position…
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The Future of Social Media: What it Means for Your Investments

The first thing I do in the morning is roll over and scroll through my phone. I tackle my text messages, sift through a superfluity of Snapchat Stories and brazenly browse on Instagram before finally hauling myself out of bed. It’s a part of my daily routine, as well as the routines of billions of…
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How to Get a Job: Is Social Media Your Frenemy?

Seeking employment during a global pandemic can generate a special type of panic. People are getting laid off because their industry relies on in-person contact and the application process is rapidly evolving to keep up with all of the changes dictated by COVID-19. Without the opportunity to meet candidates in person, many employers are looking…
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What’s Your Investing Spirit Animal?

Everyone has an investing spirit animal – they just might not know which one. Figuring out which animal describes you best allows you to quickly summarize your investing style and determine your mindset towards investing. This helps to determine how to best plan for your future. There are two main factors that determine your investing…
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Impact of Social Media: 2 Ways it Affects Your Wallet

Rent Electricity Phone Bill Car Payment Groceries And… Social Media? Yes, we know, social media as a monthly expense seems insane! But it’s creating an environment where wallets are getting thinner and credit card debt is growing. Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram are not just a massive part of our day to day lives…
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