Remote life for young adults

You may have heard the saying “college is the best four years of your life” and for many this may have been true. However, current college students and recent alumni might disagree. Our college and university experiences have been like no generation before.  I started my undergraduate degree, in person, in 2017. And in 2021 Read More…

               

The value of a good credit score

You’ve probably heard about the importance of having good credit, but have you ever wondered what that actually means?  Credit is the ability to borrow money, access goods, or use services with the understanding that you’ll pay at a later date. Having good credit means you’re more favourable to banks and lenders. Therefore, it’s important Read More…

               

The importance of learning money management

From where you live to what you eat, money affects all aspects of day-to-day life. Unfortunately, most people still struggle with not having enough of it. Financial insecurity can lead to adverse health effects, including poor mental health like depression or anxiety; as well as physical symptoms such as migraines, heart disease, insomnia, and several Read More…

               

Developing Your Personal Brand

And Why You Should Start Now You see somewhere between 4000 to 10,000 ads every day, (reference) so you’ve got a pretty good idea which companies are succeeding and which ones are not at developing a strong brand. The goal of this article is to show you how branding is not just for publicly traded Read More…

               

Am I Taking the Right Course?

University students often wonder if they’re on the right course throughout their education. You’re still defining your values, ideologies, and your self-image, and how what your doing at this moment will impact the rest of your life. This is the beginning of your professional trajectory and also a time of big changes and choices.  Stopping Read More…

               

After some experience buying and selling a few stocks, you may be interested in diversifying your portfolio across different market sectors. For example, health care, information technology, consumer Discretionary, etc. What can you do to find the best stocks in a particular sector that is outperforming the market? First of all, my recommendation is to Read More…

               

StockTrak, together with Wiley Efficient Learning, promotes the National Challenge during Spring and Fall. Students are challenged to manage a million-dollar portfolio and generate profits over four weeks. We spoke with the winners to better understand their minds during the competition. StockTrak: Tell me about yourself. Zach, 8th place winner: My name is Zachary M, and Read More…

               

During Spring and Fall, StockTrak, together with Wiley Efficient Learning, promotes the National Challenge. Students are challenged to manage a million-dollar portfolio and generate profits over four weeks. We spoke with the winners to better understand their tactics and strategies in the challenge. StockTrak: Tell me a bit about yourself. Mark, 1st place winner: My Read More…