Layton Cox

Bio

Layton Cox is the Chief Operating Officer of My Pathway, an online investment management and financial advice service. Layton has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, Investment News, and many other publications. Layton's goal in life is to help people make smarter money decisions.

5 Quotes From 'Fight Club' That Will Redefine Your Life

By Layton Cox
"Fight Club" is a 1999 film based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk. If you haven't seen the movie, stop now. If you have seen the movie, you know it's not about a "fight club." "Fight Club '​s" violence was intended to serve as…

The 2 Types Of Rich And Which Kind Best Suits Your Desired Lifestyle

By Layton Cox
At this point in your life, you are (or at least should be) contemplating how you want your life to turn out. There are a lot of options out there: Do you want kids? Do you want to buy a house in the country or live in the city? What's your…

3 Investing Golden Rules That Will Help You Make It Rain

By Layton Cox
So, you want to be an investor? If you finally have a few extra dollars to your name or just understand the benefits of investing, you should know a few things before you jump in head first. 1. You should know what the “price” of a stock or bond…

How To Invest Like A Pro In This Generation

By Layton Cox
Investing can be complex and confusing -- not to mention, it's constantly changing. Hopefully, you know why you should invest and a few of the basics. Now, step up your investing game and start investing like a pro! Your number one goal should be to…

5 Financial Resolutions Every 20-Something Should Make For 2015

By Layton Cox
When I was about 9 years old, we took a family trip to the middle of nowhere for the huge Y2K New Year’s event. Since the world didn't end, we drove home on the January 2 and stopped at a hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant in a town with a single…

What Your Net Worth Is And How You Can Grow It

By Layton Cox
I'm sure you would never know this due to my fantastic good looks and charismatic personality, but I majored in accounting. Accounting has been called the language of business, and throughout my education at the great University of Arizona, we were…

5 Basic Concepts Of Finance We All Should Have Learned In High School

By Layton Cox
High school is one of the most influential, yet often squandered, times in life. In high school, boys become men and girls become women. Everyone learns a few life lessons, like practice makes perfect, a team can accomplish more than one…

Wanting It Isn't Enough: 8 Important Goals To Have When It Comes To Money

By Layton Cox
One of my first ice-breaker questions when meeting new people is, "What are your goals in life?" You can learn more about someone with those six words than any other question in the world. Unfortunately, the most common answer I hear is, "I want to…

Anyone Can Retire A Millionaire — Just Make The Right Choices Now

By Layton Cox
As Millennials, we have an inherent connection to the word "million." We were brought up in a new millennium and can recall the ball dropping, as every clock and calendar changed from 1999 to 2000. For the first time in US history, it was possible…

How Debt By Way Of Higher Education Will Ruin Millennials' Lives

By Layton Cox
The Great Recession affected all of America, but its aftermath will perhaps influence Millennials most. The unemployment rate for those over age 34 peaked at about 8 percent, but the unemployment for those between 18-34 peaked at 14 percent in…