Buying a house—A wise financial decision? (2)

In the previous post, I discussed whether or not buying a house today is a smart financial decision. I recommend reading it before reading this post, but if you’re a millennial who hates to read a lot, then the short answer would be no. Or probably not. Not everyone wants to buy today. Some are considering various alternatives for investment. Some do not have enough free cash flow, while others are waiting for a bubble to explode. Among millennials, some

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Buying a House—A Wise Financial Decision? (1)

Buying a house can be the most important financial decision you’ll ever make, especially if you live in coastal areas, where real estate prices tend to be higher. In a series of posts, I will consider how wise it would be from an economic perspective to buy a house today. I will not discuss psychological factors involved, for example, most people want to live under a roof of their own, or some other practical factors—you are very limited in being

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What’s the Deal with Cryptocurrencies?

One of the trendiest subjects in the financial and technological world is cryptocurrencies. According to Wikipedia, the definition of cryptocurrencies is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. Cryptocurrencies are part of a technological revolution, but the scope of this post is to determine if they are part of an investment revolution. Many people are talking in favor of investing in cryptocurrencies and are definitely

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How will Robinhood affect your returns?

Robinhood is definitely a cool app. It is one of the fastest-growing apps these days, and when taking into account its particular field of financial services, its growth is even more impressive. Robinhood is a financial services company showing growth similar to that of an internet services company, with over 140K new subscriptions a month, and 17% monthly growth to their premium subscription. Robinhood is a disruptive company. It allows people to trade stocks with no fees. With this simple,

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