Rick Orford

Rick is an author and finance writer. His work has appeared in several high-ranking media placements, including Good Morning America, Washington Post, Yahoo Finance, NBC, FOX, CBS, and ABC News. He is known as a respected, influential business leader that brings a proven ability to translate vision into reality. When not writing about finance, Rick enjoys writing about his other passion, travel on www.traveladdictslife.com

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How To Invest In The S&P 500 – Everything You Need to Begin

Are you wondering how to invest in S&P 500 companies? The S&P 500 Index comprises 505 common stocks issued by 500 companies traded on American stock exchanges. Indeed, some companies (I.e., Alphabet) have more than one class of shares, and as a result, more than one class gets included.   The S&P 500 index comprises 500 …

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Side Hustles for College Students – And Ways To Market Themselves

In this article, I cover various side hustles and part-time jobs for college students. Indeed, college is an exciting period in someone’s life. And for millions of Americans, it represents some of the best times in life. From higher learning, life long connections, it’s no doubt, going to college is a popular option. Not to …

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Should You Pay Off Debt or Save For Retirement?

Are you in a situation and wonder whether to pay off debt or save for retirement? If so, this article is for you. Being able to retire means having enough passive income to cover your monthly expenses. Since debt payments eat into your monthly surplus, paying off debt is as essential as saving for retirement. …

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Best Jobs for Millennials Without a Degree – [Our TOP 19]

Are you a millennial looking for the best jobs without a degree requirement? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we piece together the very best jobs you can do to earn well into the six figures, all without ever stepping foot in a college. Best yet, it doesn’t matter if …

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How to Retire at 50: A Blueprint Anyone Can Start Today

If you’re here and want to learn how to retire at 50, then you’ve come to the right place. Retiring is a process, which, for those who are unprepared, is a daunting thought. But, retiring shouldn’t be a difficult thing to accomplish.    A retirement-age of 65 to 67 is typical in many countries. And …

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How To Invest 100k – 10 Brilliant Ideas To Consider Today

Are you wondering how to invest 100k? Perhaps you’ve just sold your home, inherited money, or maybe you won the lottery. Either way, getting such a windfall happens to many, at least once in a millennials’ lifetime. And, it’s natural to seek out the best ways how to start. When I was about 26 years …

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How to Save for Big Expenses: Things you can start today!

In this article, I discuss how to save for big expenses. Do you know someone who recently got engaged and starts planning for the wedding? Or perhaps you need a new car or plan to buy a house. Indeed, these are some of the biggest budget killing expenses consumers face during their lifetime. Whatever the …

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