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EPISODE 54 - HOUSE HACKING WITH JEN NARCISO investing investment podcast real estate Mar 12, 2021

Have you heard of house hacking?  In this episode, Jen Narciso, real estate investor and avid house hacker, explains the concept and how it helped her family get started in real estate investing.  Catch these gems!

**This episode was recorded in 2020.  So, disregard any mention of...

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FINANCIAL LITERACY budgeting investing psychology saving wednesday word of the week Sep 09, 2020

Definition

Financial literacy is the ability to understand and apply various financial skills, including budgeting, investing, and other financial management strategies.

Why It's Important

My, oh, my!  Financial literacy is critical to master as it affects everything in your life, from...

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CAPITAL GAINS business capital capital gains investing property growth tax wednesday word of the week Aug 05, 2020

Definition
Capital gains are the profit from a sale of property or an investment

Why It's Important
When you have investments, you are not taxed until you have capital gains.  Capital gains are only triggered when you make a sale at a profit.  This is the opposite of realized loss....

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UNIFORM SECURITY ACT business investing legislation uniform security app wednesday word of the week Jul 15, 2020

Definition

The Uniform Security Act is model  legislation for securities industry regulation at the state level.  Each state may adopt the legislation in its entirety or it may adapt it (within limits) to suit its needs.

Why It's Important

The USA, as it is commonly called, protects...

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MORTGAGE debt fha invesment rates investing wednesday word of the week Jun 24, 2020

Definition

A mortgage is a legal agreement by a bank or other financial institution and a debtor.  The financial institution lends money with interest and takes ownership of the property if the debtor defaults.  This is a type of secured debt.

Why It's Important

Most people...

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STATS OF BLACK WOMEN IN FINANCE #blacklivesmatter black dollar black women finance investing Jun 19, 2020

Black females are working successfully around the globe in the financial field, despite racism challenges. Women-owned businesses are low in the market, and black women commonly face a lack of venture capital funding and access to loans. American Express reported that the ratio of women of color...

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EPISODE 35 - REAL ESTATE INVESTING FOR WOMEN WITH JUSTINE CHAN investing podcast Apr 16, 2020

This episode is not just for women!  Join Tiffany as she sits down with Justine Chan as they talk about home buying and real estate investing strategies.

About Our Guest

Justine is the founder and CEO of Live With Plum, the home buying guide for the modern woman.

The site was inspired by her...

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KEOGH PLAN investing retirement saving money wednesday word of the week Mar 18, 2020

Definition
A Keogh plan (also called HR10 plans) is a tax-deferred retirement plan for self-employed individuals or unincorporated businesses.

Why It's Important
It's important to note that contributions to these plans are tax-deductible up to a certain amount.  There are two types of Keogh...

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HEAD AND SHOULDERS investing wednesday word of the week Feb 26, 2020

Definition
The head and shoulders pattern in technical stock analysis is used to predict what the support level (lowest price it will potentially go before traders make it rise again) of a stock is.

Why It's Important
You probably saw this and wondered why I would be talking about a shampoo....

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FIDUCIARY investing wednesday word of the week Feb 19, 2020

Definition
A fiduciary is a person or organization that acts on behalf of another person or persons to manage assets.

Why It's Important
The term fiduciary has been thrown around a lot lately but do you really know what it is? A fiduciaries' responsibilities and duties are both ethical and legal....

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EXPANSION investing wednesday word of the week Feb 12, 2020

Definition
In economic terms, expansion is an increase in the level of economic activity.  It is a period of economic growth as measured by a rise in real GDP (Gross Domestic Product).

Why It's Important
An expansion means that the economy is doing good.  This typically coincides with the...

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PUT OPTION investing wednesday word of the week Jan 29, 2020

Definition
A put is a type of option contract that gives the owner the right to sell a stock at a certain fixed price within a specified timeframe.

Why It's Important
Puts are the opposite of the word we discussed last week, Call Options.  Take a look at the example in that post to get a...

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