How To Rebalance Your Portfolio25 May 2018

Rebalancing is the process of buying and/or selling assets to adjust the weights of investments in a portfolio. The purpose of rebalancing your portfolio is to align your investments with your optimal allocation strategy in order to reach your financial goals. Your investment strategy should be ...

Read More

5 Tips on The Right Time to Sell Your Stock23 May 2018

If you remember Facebook’s IPO back in 2012, you might also remember its rocky start. For an entire year, Facebook’s stock performed poorly, with heavy criticism of the slow adoption rates of the social platform. During that time, you can understand how the technical hiccups and skepticism ...

Read More

Why You Should Start Investing Today: The Power of Compound Interest18 May 2018

Do you know that feeling when you leave money in your jacket pocket, only to find it years later? The excitement and euphoria you experience because now you’re $10 richer than you thought? That’s exactly what compound interest is like. Unlike that crumpled tener in your pocket though, the ...

Read More

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before you Buy A Company’s Stock16 May 2018

If you were paying attention to the rise of Bitcoin in 2017, you might remember a huge influx of new investors buying the currency at extremely high prices. Bitcoin’s exponential growth from 6 cents in 2010 to $1000 at the start of 2017, and then 10x increase within one year, made the currency a ...

Read More

3 Easy Ways to Become Financially Independent11 May 2018

It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the pessimism surrounding millenials and money. There are countless articles about how the younger generation in particular is struggling to become financially independent based on their spending and living habits. A few forecasted potential realities included ...

Read More

How to Get Started Investing in the Stock Market For Beginners09 May 2018

Stock Investing 101: The Basics For anyone unfamiliar with the stock market, the idea of investing can sound distressing, intimidating, and confusing at best. There are plenty of reasons you might feel like this, and you’re not alone! According to the NY Times, only ⅓ of millennials aged 22-37 ...

Read More

Beginner’s Guide to Financial Literacy02 May 2018

What is Financial Literacy? Financial literacy is the “acquisition and possession of relevant skills and knowledge that allow an individual to effectively manage their financial resources for lifetime security”. In other words, time spent gaining financial literacy increases one’s ability to ...

Read More

Should you start an investment club?03 Apr 2018

If you’re not yet familiar with the concept of an Investment Club, check out this post. Investment clubs exist for mutual benefit; beyond the obvious lack of management fees, there are logical and emotional reasons as participants consider starting an investment club to utilize the collective ...

Read More

VOLEO TAKES NASDAQ22 Feb 2018

And by “take,” we mean visit. 😉 And what a visit it was! Watching the Nasdaq market open is one of those life moments you know is not likely to repeat, but that you’ll always remember. For those of us enamored with the potential of the markets, Nasdaq represents exciting ...

Read More

Meet Voleo SimuTrader Pro, Colin Summers05 Feb 2018

The Voleo simulated equity trading competition gave students across the US a chance to develop and sharpen their investment skills. One such student researched his way to the top; Colin Summers was our top trader from the competition, and surprisingly, knew little about investing before beginning. ...

Read More

Setting Your 2018 Financial Goals08 Jan 2018

Between December 31st and January 1st there’s plenty of talk about financial resolutions, but at eight days into the new year, how many have you already broken? Personally, I’ve already broken two… I had promised myself that I would work out everyday and cut sugar from my diet, and failed so ...

Read More

Looking Back at 2017 with Voleo Nasdaq Student Investors31 Dec 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we’re reminded of how many amazing experiences we got to enjoy over the year: launching the Voleo app across the US, meeting all the other amazing fintech startups at Plug and Plug in Silicon Valley, travelling to New York to present (and win!) at the Finovate conference ...

Read More

Thanks, Kanye.27 Dec 2017

For proving that stocks are cool. We finally have an answer to the age-old question, what do you buy for somebody who has everything?: a gift that keeps on giving. Over the holidays we saw a “what did Kanye give me for Christmas” style instagram story from Kim Kardashian featuring a small box ...

Read More

VOLEO NASDAQ COMPETITION WINNERS15 Dec 2017

After weeks of inspiring trading we are so pleased to announce our winning 3 investment clubs, top 2 individual traders, and top 25 clubs from the Voleo Nasdaq simulated equity trading competition! To all of our clubs, your efforts have been incredibly impressive, and with the gains you’ve all...

Read More

Why Investing is the Right Gift for Your Hunny13 Dec 2017

With the holiday season getting into full swing, we’re reminded here at Voleo that this time of year is really about showing your loved ones you care. And being the future-planning types that we are, we believe that there’s one special gift that fits in everyone’s stocking, and every wallet’...

Read More

Trade Cryptocurrencies on the Voleo SimuTrader App05 Dec 2017

Cryptocurrencies have been around for nearly a decade, with Bitcoin having been conceptualized during the 2008-09 financial crisis, and in that time the global (fringe) economy has taken a leap forward in how transactions are processed; without need for a central authority. An especially momentous ...

Read More

VOLEO NASDAQ: WEEK 8 WINNER & TOP 10 CLUBS05 Dec 2017

Only a few days to go, investment club! Can you believe the competition is coming to a close?! Friday marks the final day. Make sure to get your last trades in, and be sure to BUY and SELL!! Congratulations to our top trader from week 8, Kole Akers of the Samford University – Brock School+ ...

Read More

VOLEO NASDAQ: WEEK 7 WINNER & TOP 10 CLUBS28 Nov 2017

With the close of week 7 we are ever closer to crowning the top investment club of the Voleo Nasdaq simulated equity trading competition! Keep that hustle going clubs, December 8th marks its close. This week we find ourselves with a notable winner, Andy Huang who has helped lead his two investment ...

Read More

5 Things Investors Should Know Right Now28 Nov 2017

Uncertainty may be the theme of this week’s news round up, from the Federal Reserve’s potential new Chairman and his intentions for interest rates to the unpredictable future of Bitcoin that’s driving investors away from equities. So let’s jump in; here are five things moving...

Read More

VOLEO NASDAQ: WEEK 6 WINNER & TOP 10 CLUBS22 Nov 2017

Congratulations to our week 6 investment club winners! As Benjamin Graham, the father of value investing, once said, “the individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator,” and these clubs get it. They’ve been actively and carefully trading, making...

Read More