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Commodities Trading: Investing in Silver

Silver is the second most-common precious metal. It's an important industrial metal used in the electrical,...

Commodities Trading: Investing in Gold

Commodities trading (or investing) is the buying and selling raw materials such as agricultural products, livestock and...

Building Long-Term Wealth with Stock Dividends

A dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company's earnings. Companies can choose to regularly reward their...

Investing in Bonds: Portfolio Diversification, Market Size, Credit Rating

According to the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the global bond market was worth $126.9...

Value Stocks: A Wonderful Business at a Fair Price

As mentioned in Growth Stocks: Industry Disruptors That Generally Do Not Pay Dividends, value stocks are seen on the...

Growth Stocks: Industry Disruptors That Generally Do Not Pay Dividends

From the railroads of the late 1800s, the invention of the automobile, the first airplane, the television, household...

Preferred Stocks: A Deeper Dive (Comparison to Common Stocks & Bonds)

Generally sold with institutional investors in mind, preferred stocks are a form of fixed-income security. Like bonds,...

Common Stocks: A Deeper Dive (Voting Rights, Risks, Dividends)

Companies sell stocks to raise money, which they then use for initiatives like general corporate purposes, growth or...

Investing in Stocks: Stock Types, Market Capitalization, and Market Sectors

Investing in stocks means buying shares of ownership in a public company with the goal yielding higher returns when...

How To Start Investing: Goals, Risk Tolerance, and Investment Securities

Investing is a way to make your money work so that it's worth more tomorrow than today. It means buying and holding...

Notable People in History Podcast

Come along with me and explore the lives of Archimedes, Autherine Lucy, Abraham Lincoln, Cleopatra, Thomas Edison, Harriet Tubman, Galileo Galilei, Madeleine Albright, Albert Einstein, Wangari Maathai, Ctesibius, Valentina Tereshkova, Chiune Sugihara, … and others who’ve greatly influenced society.

Wang Zhenyi: Astronomer, Mathematician, and Poet

In this week's Notable People in History podcast, we’ll take a look at the life of Wang Zhenyi. Despite societal norms which prohibited female education, she made accurate findings and observations as to the relationship between the lunar and solar eclipses.