What Snapchat Stock Can Teach Millennials About Investing

Just because you use it, doesn't mean you should own it

There's no pretty filter for ugly earnings, folks. Snap’s quarterly results, from revenue to new users, came in lower than expected. These lackluster results sent the stock tumbling over 20% during today’s regular trading hours. As this was many millennials' first foray into the stock market, a lot are left wondering where they went wrong. Here's the important investing lesson millennials can learn from Snapchat.  

17 Money Resolutions to Make in 2017

We're a few weeks into 2017. By now you're either kicking a**, or you've entirely given up on the resolutions you set for yourself. Either way, it's a perfect time to focus on one of the areas we often forget about when setting resolutions: our finances.

So here are 17 financial resolutions to get you on track in 2017!

Exclusive Interview for Fiduciary News

Cheers to what is hopefully the first of many exclusive interviews for ReisUP!

This week, I had an incredible opportunity to talk to Chris Carosa at Fiduciary News about millennials and money.

7 Investing Mistakes Millennials Are Making

"No, I don't consider myself an investor." According to a recent study by Fidelity, that's the response you'll get from 91% of millennials even though 63% of them have some kind of investment account. Clearly there's a disconnect here, and it's causing millennials to make some serious investing mistakes. 

The Elephant on the Debate Stage: Financial Illiteracy

Unfortunately, there hasn't been a whole lot of why in the debates. This is particularly true when it comes to the main topic of last Wednesday's kerfuffle: the economy. Whether it's the crash of 2008, the Great Recession that followed, the widening wealth gap, or ballooning student loan debt, both sides are quick to blame the other and Wall Street greed as causes.

But is there a larger issue at work here? A common thread that no one’s thought to point out yet? I think so. I think the why behind a lot of these issues is financial illiteracy...

For millennials, adulthood now defined by financial freedom

ReisUP was quoted in this Reuters column by Bobbi Rebell, author of How to Be a Financial Grownup, on Oct. 10, 2016!

For millennials, feeling like an adult may no longer be about starting a family and buying a house, but rather landing a job and not asking mom and dad for allowance anymore.