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Jennifer Jank

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Fab Fem Finance
investing,personal finance,budgeting
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Desert Hot Springs, California, United States
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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In honor of Veteran’s Day next week, we’re discussing investing for veterans. While they have access to the same stock markets as non-veterans, they also have the advantage of some other benefits due to their veteran status. “Veterans have the skills employers want – discipline, motivation, leadership, and the ability to work on a team.” … The post Investing for Veterans: take advantage of your options appeared first on Fab ...
Posted: Nov 08 2018 @ 2:38 PM
In honor of National Cat Day (October 29) I’m writing this post. I get to talk about my cats and investing, so win-win. It may seem a little weird (as I thought to myself when I saw the topic in my blogging calendar) but I’m going for it. “Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.” – James … The post Three things your cat can teach you about investing appeared first on ...
Posted: Nov 01 2018 @ 1:18 PM
Debt doesn’t have to be a dirty word. In investing, you might hear people talking about “leverage”. That’s just borrowing money to make your purchase. That’s what a mortgage is, too. Most people can’t afford to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash for a home, so they take out a loan to pay … The post What women need to know about credit appeared first on Fab Fem ...
Posted: Oct 25 2018 @ 1:50 PM
There are some tools available to parents who want to help their kids with college finances. You’ve probably heard about the skyrocketing tuition and costs at most universities. Getting started saving as early as possible will help you with these costs. “No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their … The post College funding for beginning investors appeared first on Fab Fem Finance. ...
Posted: Oct 18 2018 @ 1:00 PM
In honor of Columbus Day this week, we’re discussing how beginning investors can discover themselves as they venture into the new world. “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” Galileo Galilei   Who is an investor? Anyone who owns securities, like stocks or bonds or mutual … The post Discover yourself as an investor appeared first on Fab Fem Finance. ...
Posted: Oct 11 2018 @ 1:15 PM
In honor of October and Hallowe’en, we have some spoooooooky investing stories to frighten you! Beginning investor should bring a friend. Don’t read these if you’re in your house alone! Scary stock downturn Once upon a time, in a land very, very close, there was a country of people and businesses who had too much … The post BOO! Ghoulish stories for the beginning investor appeared first on Fab Fem ...
Posted: Oct 04 2018 @ 1:16 PM
We’ve talked about asset allocation for beginning investors, and the importance of diversification too. You might have heard real estate mentioned as a diversifier. It has a relatively low correlation to the stock and bond markets. The easiest and most efficient way to invest in real estate is through a REIT.   What is a … The post Should beginning investors buy a REIT? appeared first on Fab Fem Finance. ...
Posted: Sep 27 2018 @ 12:44 PM
Right now the stock market is strong and there is low unemployment. The economy is in good shape. Some people in the field have been warning that we are due for a recession or bear market in stocks. What’s a beginning investor to do? There are some facts that you need to know first. “Fear, … The post Four things beginning investors should do to prepare for recession appeared first ...
Posted: Sep 20 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Note: this article contains affiliate links. “You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, know when to run.” — Kenny Rogers Contrary to popular belief, one of the most valuable tools for a beginning investor is not knowledge of stocks or money or numbers, but … The post What’s the most important thing a beginning investor needs to know to ...
Posted: Sep 19 2018 @ 1:00 PM
These kinds of funds grow more conservative (have more in bonds and cash) as they approach the specified date. They make life a lot easier for beginning investors and those who want to “set and forget” some or all of their investments. The fund does the work for you. They’re not appropriate for every investor, … The post Ready, aim… are target date funds good for beginning investors? appeared first ...
Posted: Sep 13 2018 @ 1:01 PM


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