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What Are Investments?

"An investment is an asset or item acquired with the goal of generating income or appreciation. In an economic sense, an investment is the purchase of goods that are not consumed today but are used in the future to create wealth. In finance, an investment is a monetary asset purchased with the idea that the asset will provide income in the future or will later be sold at a higher price for a profit".  - Investopedia

Books Worth Reading

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Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl: And Why You Should Too

By: Motley Fool

Covering life stages from your Roaring Twenties and Thrifty Thirties all the way to your (hopefully) Smooth Sixties and beyond, The Money Queen’s Guide will work to guide you through each of these financial decades and provide insight and detailed guidance into the steps you can take, and the decisions you should make to build a financially responsible future.


The Motely Fool Investment Guide

Tom Gardner

Today, anyone can be an informed investor, and once you learn to tune out the hype and focus on meaningful factors, you can beat the Street. The Motley Fool Investment Guide, completely revised and updated with clear and witty explanations, deciphers all the current information—from evaluating individual stocks to creating a diverse investment portfolio.


The Laws of Wealth: Psychology and the Secret to Investing Success

Dr. Daniel Crosby

Crosby presents a framework of timeless principles for managing your behavior and your investing process. He begins by outlining ten rules that are the hallmarks of good investor behavior, including 'Forecasting is for Weathermen' and 'If You're Excited, It's Probably a Bad Idea'. He then goes on to introduce a unique new taxonomy of behavioral investment risk that will enable investors and academics alike to understand behavioral risk in a newly coherent and complete way.

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Asset Allocation Strategy


Have you ever thought about investing in the stock market? Investing in stocks for beginners, can be extremely easy and extremely scary at the same. So if you want to invest in the stock market without headaches, than this video will teach you investing for beginners. Benjamin Graham was a brilliant investor and was only surpassed by his student Warren Buffet. Benjamin wrote the book The Intelligent Investor for people that want to invest safely and intelligently in the stock market. The Intelligent Investor invests in a company only when it stocks are below its intrinsic value. On the other hand Speculators invest when they hear a rumor that a company will perform well and hope that rumor turns out to be true. Also they hope to make fast money from the markets fluctuations. Everyone should walk the path of the intelligent investor no matter if they are beginners or experienced investors. How to invest safely and intelligently in stocks for beginners? Now you know. If you want to be financially independent, learn new skills faster, be charismatic and likable, obtain life changing habits, learn how to read faster, become confident, inspire people - then subscribe and join us for weekly YouTube training videos. SUBMIT YOUR NEXT VIDEO IDEA/REQUEST 1. Improvement related 2. Keep it brief. 3. Include your name and channel URL in the "message" field. SUBSCRIBE! New videos twice a week.

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Pax Ellevate Global Women's Leadership Fund

The Fund is the first broadly diversified mutual fund that invests in the highest-rated companies in the world for advancing women through gender-diverse boards, senior leadership teams and other policies and practices.

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Invest like a woman. Sallie Krawcheck served as CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Smith Barney and created Ellevest to help woman create financial plans and allocations. Ellevest provides robo advising, financial planning and investment management services. 

Spider Gender Diversity Fund - SHE

The SSGA Gender Diversity Index is designed to measure the performance of U.S. large capitalization companies that are "gender diverse," which are defined as companies that exhibit gender diversity in their senior leadership positions.

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