Netflix Is Making Big Moves — Should You Invest In Netflix Now?

Netflix was previously on a downward trend. However, since Christmas, the value of the stock started to move back up. It has gained about 55 percent since Christmas. While that is still about 15 percent lower than the 52-week high, it does mean that investors may want to consider Netflix as a viable option, potentially allowing them to get their hands on a rising stock at a relative discount. However, there are also reasons to hold back. Where Netflix Stands Today In Q4 2018, Netflix added Read more [...]

Under the New Tax Laws for 2019 Is Charity Still Worth It?

While many people choose to give to charity to support their communities, the ability to benefit financially made giving more attractive. Taxpayers could itemize their deductions and claim their charitable contributions, giving them the ability to lower their tax burden. However, with the new 2019 tax laws, fewer people are going to benefit from itemizing, decreasing the odds that they will receive a deduction for giving to charity. Changes to the Tax Law When you file your taxes, you typically Read more [...]

How to Get the Best Amazon Deals “Bargain Finds”

When it comes to online shopping, Amazon is king. While the site is known for offering reasonable pricing on many items, that doesn't mean you shouldn't seek out better bargains. Some of the best deals on Amazon require a bit of effort to find, but the process is not difficult. If you are ready to get your hands on some real bargain finds on Amazon, here is what you need to do.Head to the Today’s Deals Page Whether you are shopping for something specific or simply want to see if there Read more [...]

Here are 5 Digital Nomads You Should Follow for Financial Success

 Thanks to the rise of the gig economy, more people are unchaining themselves from traditional workplaces and the standard 9-to-5 experience. Instead, crafting your own career that provides you with flexibility and financial success is all the rage. Thankfully, plenty of people have started down or are well-established on that road.By following certain digital nomads – the skilled professionals who took their life down this interesting path – you can learn about how they Read more [...]

Is Robinhood a Scam?

When an investment app advertises free stock trades, it is normal to be suspicious. After all, most people understand that if something sounds too good to be true, it is probably a scam. As a result, many wonder whether Robinhood, the commission-free online broker is legit. Here’s what you need to know.What is Robinhood? Robinhood is an investment app and online brokerage firm. The app launched in December 2014 and initially had a waiting list of more than half a million people. Now, Read more [...]

5 Sites that Tailor to the Gig Economy

Over the past five years, the number of freelancers has increased by 3.7 million in the U.S. While some of the increase represents the desire to take control over one’s career, it is also bolstered by technology improvements that make connecting online easier. As a result, more sites are tailoring their services to the gig economy, taking advantage of the increased interest. Here are five websites that cater to the world of freelancers and the businesses that need their help.1. Fiverr Since Read more [...]

Here’s How to Find Insurance When You’re a Gig Worker

Being a freelancer comes with a lot of benefits. You often get a substantial amount of control over your schedule. You can decide what kind of work you want to do, and may even be able to set your own prices. However, gig workers don’t automatically have access to certain kinds of insurance. Usually, professionals secure their medical, disability, unemployment, and other forms of coverage through their employer. Unfortunately, gig workers don’t have a company to rely on. Luckily, that doesn’t Read more [...]

Finding the Best Family Insurance

Insurance provides your household with a certain amount of protection. You typically end up with access to cash or reduce service costs, allowing you to avoid financial hardships in specific scenarios. When it comes to life insurance, finding a suitable family insurance policy can feel like a challenge. Luckily, there are things you can do to make sure you end up with the ideal plan for your needs.Estimating Your Family Insurance Needs Before you start looking for a policy, you need a Read more [...]

Here Are My Financial New Year’s Resolutions

About one-third of Americans intend to have a financial resolution for 2019. Some want to save more while others are focused on paying down debt. Aspiring to spend less is another common goal this time of year. Like them, I have also set some financial New Year’s resolutions. If you are looking for inspiration, here are the ones I intend to use.Stick to My Budget Budgeting is important for financial wellness, so I am recommitting myself to sticking to my budget in 2019. In preparation, Read more [...]

Is FAANG Losing Its Luster?

In August 2018, Apple hit the $1 trillion market cap mark for the first time. Then, in September, Amazon reached the milestone too. It seemed like high-growth tech stocks were taking the world by storm. However, things shifted during 2018’s third quarter. The NYSE FANG+ index has fallen by 12 percent since mid-September, and many are wondering if FAANG is losing its luster.What Are FAANG Stocks? FAANG is an acronym that refers to five high-performing and popular tech stocks. Facebook, Read more [...]