Teaching kids financial literacy & setting them up to build wealth is important. Here’s how you can give kids the gift of stock this year.
What is dividend investing? Take a look at how dividend investing works in this in-depth article. Get started with dividend investing here!
Technology has made it easier than ever to buy stocks online for free, you just have to know what broker to use to get the best deal.
If you’re wanting to diversify your portfolio and buy stock from other countries, read how that works here and learn about the fees involved.
If you’re a non-accredited investor looking to do some investing in something that’s like a hedge fund, read this Titan Invest review.
Investing for dividends is a key way to grow your portfolio and your wealth over time because dividends compound and grow over time.
There are a lot of ways to invest in the marijuana industry, including buying marijuana stocks and investing in the growing industry.
Does inflation make you feel, well, down? If you’re concerned about investing during inflationary periods, here are some investments you should know about.
Could you actually get fired by investing your money into marijuana stocks? Here are some details to help you discover if your job could go up in smoke.
Wondering if you’re paying too much to maintain your portfolio? Here’s how to find out when investment commissions matter and when they don’t.
If you’re an investor, you must know about the Wash Sale Rule to take advantage of it to prevent a tax loss. Learn more in this post.
When Coca-Cola published its figures for the 1st quarter of 2017, there was a distinct lack of buzz. Net income attributable to shareholders declined by 20% to USD 1.18 billion, or 27 cents per share, compared to USD 1.48 billion and 34 cents per share in 2016. The cost of North American bottling operations weighed […]
Robert’s note: We don’t typically discuss trading, because for many of our readers, a long term, ETF-based investment strategy makes sense. However, trading stocks is a path to wealth, and many people have been successful at it (we’ve spoken to Timothy Sykes before). But today’s guest post is great, because it’s thorough, and it acknowledges […]
Dividends are the hottest thing on Wall Street, but they’re not always the most important part of finding quality investments. In more conservative times, companies were valued based entirely on their dividend policies. Investors know that you can’t fake a dividend; a company has the cash or it doesn’t. In 2001, fewer than 20% of […]
Owning shares of stock in a company makes you an owner of that company. For most companies, that simply means sharing in dividends and hoping that the stock price goes up over time. However, some companies treat their shareholders like real owners – giving them discounts and rewards on products and services, just like their […]
“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it.” – Attributed to Albert Einstein (origin of quote is disputed)If you are currently investing or plan to invest, it is critical that you familiarize yourself with the amazing effects of compounding. Here’s a quick […]
A big part of investing is knowing what NOT to invest in. For me, I like to invest in companies with a solid plan to profitability, that even a monkey could run, like utility stocks. However, it is essential to avoid companies that have no solid profitability plans, like Best Buy. Here is what I’m […]
It’s a scientific fact that people will do irrational things to avoid loss. And one of the biggest fears people hold to is the fear of losing money. In fact, studies have shown that the pain of losing is twice as strong as the joy of winning. So, losing $100 hurts twice as much as […]
Even with the fiscal cliff approaching and tax rates on dividends having the potential to go up, dividend paying stocks can still be a good investment. When you buy an individual stock, most brokerages offer you two options: pay dividends in cash, or reinvest the dividends. This can be an interesting choice for first time […]
I’m a big believer in starting to invest early. It’s one of the smartest ways to build wealth. But when I talk to millennials, fear is holding them back from starting to invest. The #1 fear I hear almost every week is this: I’m afraid to start investing because I’m afraid of losing all my […]
The stock market in 2014 saw a change in trend, wherein the usual top-performers took a backseat to let the other sectors surge ahead. Technology, healthcare, utilities, and consumer staples were the sectors that stole the limelight, while the gas/energy sector was adversely affected, primarily due to the drastic fall in oil prices around the […]
Juniper Networks (JNPR) decided to part ways with its CEO of just one year. In an announcement on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, the company stated it was naming Rami Rahim, a longtime executives, as the new CEO. It replaced Shaygan Kheradpir after a short tenure. His lack of leadership and the mishandling of a customer […]