A personal anecdote outlining my first experience investing in the stock market. The story of one seemingly brilliant idea gone wrong.
Why is the stock market going up during bad economic times? Great question, and maybe not as insane as it might seem at first glance.
Stocks can make big jumps or take big tumbles after earnings are announced. Should you buy before or after earnings to maximize your profit, or does it not make a difference either way? I did the research to find out.
Do you want to invest in the stock market but do not know where to start? In this article, you will find practical and easy-to-implement tips to help you to invest well.
Update on how Mr. Tod's Pie Factory has done since airing on the show "Shark Tank."
Real estate investment is the most solid way to build wealth. There will always be a demand and its value is sure to appreciate regardless of fluctuations in the market. But which kind is the best to invest in?
The cost of purchasing a buy-to-let property may be far more than it appears at first sight. Initially, you will look at the purchase price, closing costs and fees, mortgage payments, and maintenance costs of a property. However, there are a few more things to consider.
Note investing, especially commercial note investing, has risks as well as rewards. Hotel note buyers typically buy both the note and hotel property when purchasing a note. This article provides tips on what to look for when performing due diligence on a hotel note.
For most people, unless you actively keep track of what is going on in the investment world, dipping your toe in can seem dangerous. So what can someone do if they feel like they want to start investing? Well, there are a few accessible routes to take to get you going!
When selecting a 401K or IRA, if you are asking a financial advisor which one, you are asking the wrong question.
After TSLA's meteoric rise from $189 in June 2019 to $967 in February 2020, their management did the inevitable. A stock dilution. In this article I will summarise why companies do common stock offerings, and what that means for the stock price.
In this article, I point out some reasons why some investors may choose to invest in individual stocks instead of in exchange traded funds, index funds, or mutual funds.
You may be tempted to rush out into the market and purchase stock in 10, 15 or even 20 different companies—do not! This is called 'over diversification' and can ruin your portfolio!
Investment expert Paul Mampilly recently authored "Profits Unlimited" which shows how Main Street Americans can successfully build wealth. He also runs an investment newsletter based on the same principles. Read my review of his book, my actual experience, and my opinion after following his ideas.
Getting started with trading can be confusing. There are many "gurus" that claim to have a magic formula. I will not do this. Instead, I will give you a brief overview of the financial landscape so you can make a more informed decision as to what assets and strategies to use.
Forget the gimmicks and late-night "get rich quick" infomercials! My tutorial will give you the REAL scoop on real estate investing, both residential and commercial, and equip you with everything you need to know to dive into this sector with confidence.
If you haven’t invested in stocks, you’re missing out on the opportunity to earn a significant passive income. Many online firms now offer free trading, so you can invest even $10 without paying trade fees or commissions. Here are some key factors to be aware of when investing in stocks.
Everything you need to know to start investing in mutual funds! This tutorial is designed for laymen with no background in finance, and covers different types of funds, how to select the winners from the losers, asset allocation, retirement savings and more!
If you are a fan of reading reviews like this author, you will agree when we say that not all broker reviews are truthful. That’s also true for other kinds of reviews. Movie, book, and product reviews are sometimes worse than the item they are reviewing.
For those who are confused or don't have a firm understanding of a question, this guide helps explain Ameritrade's options trading quiz number two. Good luck and have fun!
The news this week has been filled with headlines warning about potential financial doom, and it’s all centered around three words: “Inverted Yield Curve”. But what does it actually mean? There’s a lot to unpack about why it’s important.
Read my review of Acorns and decide if it's the best investment strategy for you. Find out how people can actually make money with Acorns and whether it's right for you. There are fees to take into account but it's a good app for first time investors.
One of the best indicators that can be used to predict a change in stock market direction is the bull/bear ratio sentiment indicator, which gauges stock market participant's current sentiment about the market.
The Ford Motor Company could be a better investment now than ever before.
Analysis of charts is a great way to help determine when to buy and sell a stock. This article explains how to analyze a chart a determine levels stock price support and resistance.
This article teaches simple techniques to select a mutual fund to invest in. Follow these guidelines and you can set yourself for the future.
When the odds are against the future, it pays to think out of the box and invest in brighter prospects rather than living the dreams of the past generations. The millennials are changing, and the FIRE movement is spreading faster than ever.
Determining when to invest in the stock market can be an agonizing experience. No one wants to buy to high and no one wants to miss out on big gains. This article describes 3 time proven principles for determining whether a stock is undervalued.
The FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement has gained traction in recent years. The best retirement account for early retirement is the 457 account.
Three things you should think about when deciding how to manage your retirement savings. This advice is based on over 20 years of practical experience.