The Investment Series: Financial Markets

Welcome to the second issue of The RealTalk Blog’s Investment Series!  In this series, we aim to simplify and debunk the mysteries of the financial world to encourage financial literacy for all. If you missed the first issue (we forgive you), click here to read up on our introduction to Stocks and Bonds.  In this…

Social Mobility is a Ladder to Alienation

Conversations regarding social mobility predominantly focus on wealth, but rarely about the emotional impact of such a drastic change in social class. I always knew that one day I would walk into M&S, pick up freshly baked sourdough, and indulge with a spread of pâté. I just never thought it would make me feel so…

The Investment Series: Stocks and Bonds

You've probably heard of the name Warren Buffett, possibly Ray Dalio and perhaps less likely, Jack Bogle. Each of these men can attribute, partly or wholly, their successes and financial affluence to their investments in the markets. With a current net worth of $85.6 billion, Warren Buffet is one of the most well-known investors in…