money vs currency

08 Oct: Top Differences Between Money and Currency

Money. Cash. Capital. Funds. Finances. Moola. Currency. There are lots of different words used to define what makes our world go round. We spend money everyday to buy goods and services. We use money to invest in beautiful Belize, travel the world, support our families, and live a fulfilling life. But did you know there is an actual difference between money and currency? Before we get into the differences, let’s review a little history. For the last 3,000 years, money has existed in some shape or form. Before that time, a system of bartering existed, which is the direct trade…

reasons to invest in real assets vs stocks

16 Aug: 7 Reasons to Invest in Real Assets vs. Stocks

Have you ever considered investing, but you aren’t sure where to start? Maybe you’ve been told that you should save your money to invest in the next big idea, a large corporation, or the stock market. The most popular ways to invest in the financial world are through stocks, equities, and bonds. Many investors’ portfolios are exclusively composed of these types of financial assets.  However, solely depending on investing in stocks or jumping into a currently popular investment craze is like throwing spaghetti at a wall and hoping that it sticks. Within the stock market, there isn’t a clear path…