Don't waste time and energy on things that create an illusion of financial progress. Instead, make slow and steady steps toward wealth. One step at a time.
Gold is not a good investment because it fails to meet two of the three criteria for good investments. Gold doesn't pay you for owning it and it doesn't create value.
Micro-Investments lead to Micro-Wealth. But with time and compounding you can build real wealth with just a bit more effort and investment.
Learn how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 allows tax-free capital gains in Non-Retirement accounts for some taxpayers, and determine if you qualify.
Fidelity's Robo-Advisor product has good investments, investor control, and low expenses. Find out if it is a viable alternative to self-directed investing.
Properly diversified portfolios behave predictably and allow investors to profit from all market environments... Even recessions.