Heroic Investing
archive.php

financial fitness

Information Overload Blurs Investing Goals

Information Overload Blurs Investing Goals


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
The Internet makes all the finance and investing information you’ll ever need available all the time. And as we’ve been reporting in this space, new mobile technologies mean that you’ll never be without access to all that stuff, wherever you go. But does all this constant connectivity help -- or...

Read More

5 Apps for the Mobile Investor

5 Apps for the Mobile Investor


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
Smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and Android – mobile devices are the heirs of the home computer, making it possible to do business anywhere and everywhere. There’s an app for virtually every need, including investing and managing investment properties. Here’s a rundown of five handy or entertaining...

Read More

3 Tips for Safe Mobile Transactions

3 Tips for Safe Mobile Transactions


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
Mobile shopping is the new online shopping. As smartphones and tablets consume an ever-growing piece of the cyberspace consumer economy, it’s easier than ever to make the same kinds of transactions on the go as you would on a home computer. And, of course, that means that it’s also just as easy to...

Read More

The Fed’s Stimulus Plan: Is Septaper Coming?

The Fed’s Stimulus Plan: Is Septaper Coming?


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
August is winding down, and investors and financial gurus – not to mention the little guys holding residential mortgages – are warily eyeing the advent of “Septaper.” the media’s dreadful new name for the Federal Reserve’s promised drawing down of its massive mortgage securities buyuo plan. Just...

Read More

5 Key Qualities for Successful Investing

5 Key Qualities for Successful Investing


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
Do you have what it takes to be a successful investor> There’s no shortage of guides attempting to define those key characteristics and behaviors that separate successful investors – those who build the financial future of their dreams – from those who never quite get there. Investing is a kind...

Read More

Beyond Phishing –Now There’s Smishing

Beyond Phishing –Now There’s Smishing


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
Remember phishing? Now there’s smishing, a new kind of electronic identity theft targeting uses of smartphones and tablets. But although the venue may be new, these scammers are simply adapting the same old tried and true tactics that con artists used to use on the telephone. In those old days, people...

Read More

Will the Mortgage Interest Deduction Disappear?

Will the Mortgage Interest Deduction Disappear?


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
The mortgage interest deduction has been around since 1913, and to this day it remains one of the most valued provisions in the real estate tax code. But new revisions to tax laws could change all that, as lawmakers argue that this venerable exemption really does little to help many property investors. As...

Read More

The Bitcoin Baby and the Dark Side of  Digital Currency

The Bitcoin Baby and the Dark Side of Digital Currency


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
The rise of the Bitcoin has the financial world alternately cheering and groaning. Though at first the creation of a wholly digital currency seemed little more than an online novelty, the Bitcoin has spread its wings in ways both bad and good. The birth of the first Bitcoin baby and the appearance of...

Read More

Online Sales Boost the Housing Recovery

Online Sales Boost the Housing Recovery


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
Last year, over two-thirds of homebuyers in a recent survey said they used social media in the purchasing process. More than that, the Internet has become a thriving home for real estate purchases of all kinds. Although online real estate transactions can be risky, online tools and sites are changing...

Read More

More Ameircans Skip Credit Cards

More Ameircans Skip Credit Cards


Notice: Undefined index: p in /home/heroicin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/limit-post-add-on/limit-post.php on line 44
Is plastic a thing of the past? After the economic shakeups of the last few years, new financial realities may be changing traditional patterns of managing money and handling debt. And for many Americans, that means rethinking their relationship to credit. A new article posted by CNNMoney notes that...

Read More