What's up (and down) with GameStop?

I started to see and hear about GameStop in the news last week and I know some of you did too.  I became intrigued with the brick and mortar store that sells video games partly because my kids play video games but mostly because these stores are typically located in malls.  GameStop is based in Grapevine, Texas and they have more than 5,000 stores.  However, there has been a long-term shift by consumers away from brick and mortar stores toward buying games onli

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Growth vs Value: Taking a look into two fundamental investing approaches

The stock market is an expansive platform where buyers, sellers, and issuers meet to exchange shares of publicly traded companies at mutually agreed upon prices. The companies traded on stock exchanges can be broken down into sectors, indices, styles, asset classes, and many more categories. In this blog post, I will look at the differences between investing in growth versus value stocks.

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Golf & Finance: Patience

One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever received was a set of golf clubs when I just 4 or 5 years old. The U.S. Kids Golf set had 5 clubs and I remember they had gold shafts because if you angled them in the sun just right, they would glow. It wasn’t so much about the clubs themselves though, it was about the time I was able to spend with my father on the golf course and the lessons I picked up playing this frustratingly beautiful game.

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The Mighty HSA

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) have been growing in popularity over the past few years… but what are they exactly?  How do they work?  Why would you want one?  And does having one make sense for you? 

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The FAANGS of the Market

I am not talking about the venomous teeth of a rattlesnake. Rather, I am referring to the 5 stocks that are largely responsible for carrying the U.S. Stock Market the last 5 or 6 years. FANG, made up of Facebook,  Amazon, Netflix, and Alphabet (Google) collectively have done tremendously well since Jim Cramer of Mad Money came up with the acronym on his show in February of 2013.

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