Welcome to the twenty-ninth edition of the Financial Carnival for Young Adults. My purpose with this carnival is to create an easy-to-find place for information about finances for young adults. The carnival is hosted here at 20′s Finances almost week and features the most recent articles from around the web. While last week we talked about investing and home ownership, this week’s topic includes investing. If you want to learn more about these topics from some of the best personal finance bloggers, continue on.
CAPI @ Creating a Passive Income writes A Real-Life Story of Passive Income – Have you ever thought about how people are generating passive income? Is it all just a hoax or are there actually people sitting on the beach
Hank @ Money Q&A writes Are You Ready to Invest in a Rental Property? – Invest in a rental property can be an excellent investment, you need to make sure that you enter into it with both eyes open and a clear idea of what could go wrong.
Kanwal @ Simply Investing writes When It Comes to Investing, Should You Ignore the Media? – Should you ignore the media? By media I mean television, radio, magazines, newspapers and internet news, and financial analysts. When it comes to investing your hard earned money, the answer is “yes”! If you want to invest successfully you need to learn to ignore the media, there is just too much noise out there.
A Blinkin @ Funancials writes My Sincerest Apologies To Mark Zuckerberg – I’ve been kinda hard on Facebook recently and most of it has been unwarranted. Facebook has lost about half of it’s value since it’s IPO earlier this year, but who’s fault is that? The people that have been most affected by (and responsible for) this drop have no affiliation with the company.
TRL @ The Retired Landlord writes Biggest Mistake in Real Estate Investing – Do you want to avoid the most common mistake in real estate investing? Find out what it is so you can stay clear.
Luke @ Learn Bonds writes Interest Rates Have Moved Higher: What That Means for Bond Investors – A look at how a large move higher in interest rates has affected bond investors in some of the major segments of the bond market.
Tushar @ Start Investing Money writes How to Buy Private Stock – Most people are aware that it’s possible to buy stock in various companies with the hope of it going up in value. However it’s not correct to say that all stock is the same. There are two types of stocks – public and private stocks. Public stocks are the ones most people are familiar with.
Don @ MoneySmartGuides writes The Rich Are Getting Richer – A recent study found that The Rich (the top 10 Percent incomes) increased their income by one-third from 1985 through 2010. The speed at which incomes increased for those earning more increased at a faster pace over the same time period.
IMB @ Investing Money writes Keeping Investment Fees Low – Find out why investment fees matter and how to evaluate which passive fund is better.
Ken Faulkenberry @ AAAMP Blog writes Increasing Portfolio Value: Five Most Important Factors – As investors we all have the common goal of increasing our portfolio value. But how often do we really consider the factors that determine portfolio values. Here are the five factors that affect the value of your portfolio more than any other components.
J.P. @ Novel Investor writes How To Invest In Your 20s – Learning how to invest isn’t complicated. There are no hidden secrets to investing success. It’s just a common sense guide to good financial habits.