If you’re young and ready to start investing, but getting cold feet, you may want to read my guide to investing in ETFs.
Why leveraged ETFs don’t match the market performance of the indexes they are supposed to track, and how that makes them bad investments.
Here is an overview of the riskiest investments you can make, including leveraged ETFs, penny stocks, and initial public offerings.
Even in a bull market like the one for 2013, there will be some sectors that are out of favor with investors. That is simply the nature of investing. For 2013, it was gold, coal, and copper. Investors looking to profit from the rebound in these groups should consider the exchange-traded funds (ETFs). There are […]
Whether you plan on retiring early or working into your 80’s, we all need to be purposeful with our retirement planning. The mass media is replete with tricks that claim to help you achieve that million dollar portfolio (truthfully, that number is likely on the small side) and set sail into retirement so you can […]
As long as you keep sending me questions, I’ll do my best to answer them each week (if you’re comfortable letting me). You can ask a question here. This week’s question comes from Solomon, who was wondering what the difference is between a Roth IRA and an ETF…check it out: The Question I have a […]
Being an awesome investor and beating the major indexes is so easy to do, it seems that every other email in my inbox is highlighting strategies on how to do it. So, I thought I’d compile my list of activities that can help you be the opposite – the worst investor ever. Being a bad […]
Are you a recent graduate? Did you just land your first job, or get some money from the grandparents for graduation? If any of these apply to you, you may be wondering what you should do now. I’ve previously written The College Student’s Guide to Investing, and it has a lot of great information for college […]
This is a guest post by Tony Chou, who posts his thoughts on The Investorz Blog. Personally, I believe in simplicity. Now before I start talking about why simplicity is beneficial when investing, let me go off topic for a while. Is Simplicity The Key To Success? What’s better? Complicated, or simple? Let’s look at […]
First off, you may ask, “How do I invest in the overall market?” The best way to do that is to invest in index ETF’s such as the SPDR S&P 500 ETF, which is a “stock” that you can invest in that tracks the gains of the S&P 500. So that means if the overall […]