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What is an ETF? Investing in the Stock Market 101

What are ETFs or exchange-traded funds? In Clo Bare’s Investing 101 series, she works on demystifying the stock market so folks like yourself can understand, invest, and get some of that sweet, sweet, passive income. In this post, Clo…

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Investing 101: ETFs, Index Funds and Mutual Funds

Welcome to Clo Bare’s Investing 101 series where we’ll cover the basics of investing to build wealth. Investing can be incredibly confusing if you’re a noob entering into the world of Exchange Traded Funds, Index Funds and Mutual Funds–…

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What I Spend a Month in Chicago, IL: March 2021

What do I spend a month in Chicago, IL? What does it even cost to live in Chicago, IL? Clo Bare shares what she spends in a month by sharing her budget, savings rate, what she spends a month…

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Investing vs. Saving: Should I Save or Should I Invest?

Whether to save or invest is a question many people have when starting out in their personal finance journeys. Saving is a priority for people without emergency funds or for people with short-term goals, like purchasing a home within…