How to Give Yourself a Raise Every Year

Pay Raise through Investing

How much of a pay raise did your employer give you last year? I personally did not receive any kind of raise, bonus, or cost of living increase from my full-time job last year. I have actually only received a small cost of living increase once from my employer in the past 4 years! To […]

How to Invest in Dividend Stocks for as Little as $10

Dividend stock investing

Believe it or not, investing in dividend stocks does not take a huge initial investment to start. I use to think that it took thousands and thousands of dollars to get started in the stock market. While most methods for accumulating stock (i.e. online broker) require larger sums of money to get started, there are […]

3 Ways to Save Money on Investing in Dividend Stocks

Dividend Investsing

Building a portfolio of dividend stocks is one of the best ways to build personal wealth, not to mention a steady income stream. One of the biggest concerns to dividend investors, besides which stocks to pick, is the fees and commissions involved in building a stock portfolio. While online discount brokers have made it cheaper […]

Disadvantages of Direct Stock Purchase Plans

Stock Certificate

One alternative to using an online discount broker to purchase stocks is by investing directly with the publicly traded company. Many companies offer direct stock purchase plans (DSPP) offering a low cost way to invest in their organization. These plans are generally set up directly with the company or are administered through a third party […]

Advantages of Direct Stock Purchase Plans

Direct Stock Purchase Plans

There are a number of different ways to invest in the stock market. Online discount brokers tend to be the most popular choice for buying and selling stock based on convenience and relatively low commissions and fees. Then there are traditional brokerage firms that may charge higher fees but offer more stock market advice. Did […]