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What is a Penny Stock?

What is a Penny Stock?

You have probably heard a lot about penny stocks. I’m sure you have seen ads all over the Internet that advertise things like “Get rich with penny stocks!” or “Turn pennies into thousands!”.

Well unfortunately those ads aren’t very realistic.

I know, I know, it’s surprising to find something on the Internet that may not be true. Is it possible to make a lot of money with penny stocks? Sure. You can make money with anything if you are good at it or lucky, but it’s definitely not for everyone and it’s not really investing.

So what exactly is a penny stock?

Women Get More Pay Raises Than Men, But Men Get More Money [Infographic]

Women Get More Pay Raises Than Men, But Men Get More Money [Infographic]

This infographic from tribehr.com is full of interesting facts about women and men in the work place.

What? This doesn’t seem to be a politically correct topic. That’s because it probably isn’t, but I am OK with that.

This infographic is about the stats and it’s interesting to see them. Here we are going to look at several determining factors, such as:

  • Growth of pay raise size
  • Comparison of pay raises
  • Recognition from peers

Here is the infographic, please don’t be offended, it’s just the stats!

3 Habits You Should Develop – Your Finances Depend on Them

3 Habits You Should Develop – Your Finances Depend on Them

The wealthy and the not-so-wealthy obviously have different habits. People come into their wealth different ways, but their habits are similar.

You may already have some of these habits. You could already be using some of them.

It’s also important to note that these are habits you should develop, which indicates that you may already have them, you just need to continue to develop them even more.

So, here are 3 of the habits that you need to take control of your finances…

Is Your Credit Card Information Really Safe?

Is Your Credit Card Information Really Safe?

Credit cards are becoming the go to way to pay. With everyone using credit cards, there has been a growing concern for your safety with using them. How do you know when your credit card information is safe and when it’s not? Is it safe to use credit cards online?

Read on to get some answers…

First off, let me clear something up. Using your credit card online can actually be safer than using it at brick and mortar businesses.

For example, one of the common ways people have their credit card information stolen is at restaurants since servers will often take your card out of site to charge it.

So how can you prevent that?

How to Keep Up With Technology Without Going Broke

How to Keep Up With Technology Without Going Broke

Technology can be an important part of our lives. After all, this is the information age. It’s important to not go broke when trying to keep up with technology, but it’s also easy to spend a fortune if you’re not careful.

Here are 3 tips to keep you up to date with technology, while keeping your finances in check…

First off, just hold on a second!

4 Ways to Get Cheap Books and Free Books

4 Ways to Get Cheap Books and Free Books

These are some little-known and some often forgotten ways to get cheap books and even free books. Reading is one of the most productive ways to pass the time and as they say:

Leaders are readers

Read on for 4 ways to get cheap books and free books!

But wait! Your Book May Already Be Free!

Before you buy a book, make sure it is not already free online. Many books that are in the public domain are available online for free…

Making Sense of Stock Market Order Types

Making Sense of Stock Market Order Types

When you go to buy your first stock, you may be a little confused about the terms involved. Especially the stock market order types.  These are simple terms once you understand them and they may be highly beneficial to your stock portfolio.

The main terms you need to know initially are the terms for stock market order types. These are the basic ways you can order a stock…

The Fun of Frugal Living

The Fun of Frugal Living

So often, in talking to couples who have been married for over 10 years, I hear them mention that some of the funnest dates and the best times spent together were in the early years. Usually in the early years of your marriage, you are trying to make ends meet and learning to live together. So generally you are used to frugal living.

It’s not a secret that most young couples are usually living (or trying to live) a frugal life, but sometimes these years are taken for granted. Going on cheap dates and hitting up the dollar theater is actually a lot of fun. Sometimes getting out of debt can be just as fun!

If you are trying to pay off debt, then you should be trying to cut costs and pay as much towards your debt as possible. Temporary frugal living not only helps you get out of debt, but it can be a blast!

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