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Story, Numbers, Expectations. An Intro to Stock Picking: Part 3

In Blog by mbndev

One more thing Remember what we’ve learned: Stocks Follow Earnings. There is one more very important thing: Stocks Follow “The Market”. Most of the time, the overall market will be moving your stock as much as anything else. When the market is up, you will be up. When the market is down, your stock will ...

Story, Numbers, Expectations. An Intro to Stock Picking: Part 2

In Blog by mbndev

The Direction of Numbers Those are the most important numbers to the market and to investors — but the market wants to know more than what the numbers are today. The market is always looking ahead, and it wants to know what the numbers will be in the FUTURE. You will find THE DIRECTION of the numbers ...

Story, Numbers, Expectations. An Intro to Stock Picking: Part 1

In Blog by mbndev

Anyone can pick a stock. A monkey with a newspaper and a dartboard can pick a stock, or so I’ve been told. The goal is to buy stocks that will go UP in price. Easier said than done or everyone would do it. There are a million or so reasons that influence a stock’s price ...

Introducing BusyPay, the new way to teach your kids financial responsibility

In Blog by mbndev

PHOENIX–(June, 2021)– BusyPay, the latest enhancement for BusyKid, the chore chart and allowance app where children can earn, save, share, spend and invest real allowance, is an easy way for a grandparent, friend, or neighbor to add money to a child’s BusyKid account. It’s perfect for birthdays, holidays or paying for other tasks that kids ...

One Investor’s Sell Stop Order is Another Investor’s Buy Limit Order.

In Blog by mbndev

For new investors, the different “order types” when buying or selling stocks can be confusing. This post will break some of the basics: Market Order The ”Market Order” is the simplest type of order. When you enter a market order, you are instructing your broker to buy or sell the stock at the next available ...

6 Fun Ways for Your Kids to Earn Money

In Blog by mbndev

Everybody can use some extra cash – even kids.  Whether it’s to buy that toy they want with their kids debit card, or to add to their savings, learning how to make money is something that will benefit your children for the rest of their lives. Here are six fun ways for your kids to earn ...

The Rosetta Stone of Financial Ratios

In Blog by mbndev

What’s the P/E Ratio? It stands for Price ÷ Earnings, which actually means “Price per share ÷ Annual Earnings per share”. For example, if the stock price is $100 per share, and current annual earnings are $5 per share, the P/E would be $20. It tells you how much you are paying for each dollar ...

Investing and Personal Finance Lessons from 2020

In Blog by mbndev

(Note: We write this with all sensitivity to those who have lost love ones this year, and with our own memories of those we have lost both from COVID and other reasons.) I grew up in the farm country outside Wichita, Kansas. I told someone that one time, and he replied “I know the place. ...


In Blog by mbndev

Originally published at https://inheritanceofhope.org/blogs/entry/legacy-builder-series-meet-jason-crawford-middle-schooler-who-wants-other-kids-facing-the-terminal-illness-of-a-parent-to-know-they-are-not-alone.html on Tuesday, May 04, 2021. Author: Angie Howell with the Inheritance of Hope Organization “Happiness comes from knowing you’ve helped someone,” says Jason Crawford, age 11. As our youngest Legacy Builder, Jason would certainly know. Earlier this year, he made the commitment to give monthly to Inheritance of Hope so that ...

The Impact of Financial Literacy

In Blog by mbndev

In 2004, Congress declared April to be National Financial Literacy month, a topic BusyKid focuses on year round. This April it is particularly topical given the economic insecurities associated with the COVID pandemic. Financial literacy can be defined as a set of skills and knowledge which empowers individuals to make informed decisions regarding budgeting, investing, ...

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