Investment Management

How to Start Saving for Your Child’s College

How to Start Saving for Your Child’s College

Nowadays, college is more important than ever for many careers. Young people are expected to have a college degree for most professions and pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for that education. In all likelihood, college tuition will only continue to rise. It’s essential to start saving now so that no matter what your children choose to do in the future, you are prepared to support them.

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What Is a Bear Market?

What Is a Bear Market?

As an investor, the words “bear market” might run a shiver up your spine. They’re a period often characterized by fear, uncertainty, and conservatism, as opposed to the abundance and confidence of a bull market. However, there are plenty of ways to weather a bear market with your confidence and security intact. This guide will help you discover the hidden truths of bear markets and how to survive them with OneAscent. 

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The Differences Between Shareholders vs Stakeholders

The Differences Between Shareholders vs Stakeholders

In finance, the words “stakeholder” and “shareholder” can seem interchangeable. However, they each hold intrinsic meaning and importance to a business’ operation. A shareholder is financially invested in a company, while a stakeholder is emotionally or strategically invested in the brand’s forward movement. Sometimes these groups overlap, but knowing the difference can help you determine your roles and responsibilities to a company in which you’re investing time or money. 

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Is Now the Right Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

Is Now the Right Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

Charitable giving is one of the greatest pleasures we can experience as we reach financial stability. While many people believe that it isn’t as satisfying as buying a new luxury item, little can compare to changing someone’s life through selfless generosity. When we are younger, we often volunteer to feel this sense of unity (when we don’t have the means to contribute financially). However, as we reach a more secure stage in life, our financial contributions can help us still feel connected to our communities. 

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