There are several risks that investors in Target Date Funds should be aware of when investing, and our tips for using them in your portfolio.
A look at what a Boglehead is, and how they follow the investing philosophies and lessons of Jack Bogle the founder of Vanguard.
A look at how to make $1,000,000 by breaking it down into monthly saving goals and using retirement accounts and other tactics.
Why leveraged ETFs don’t match the market performance of the indexes they are supposed to track, and how that makes them bad investments.
Investing is a great way to save for the future. This guide to investing is designed to help young adults get started investing in college.
The key to investing success is finding asymmetric risks and rewards. Over time, if you consistently invest your money into assets with small downside potential but huge upside potential, you will see huge returns. It is a well-documented fact that finding asymmetric risk through the stock exchange is a struggle. Professional fund managers who invest […]
Every brokerage account has what is called a “sweep” feature or sweep account. It can be both a benefit or a detriment depending on how you use it and what options you selected when you set it up. When you setup a new brokerage account, you usually have to assign what you do with your […]
The Fraud Research Center estimates that Americans lose $40-$50 Billion dollars to fraud every single year, and up to 17% of the adult population falls victim to some form of financial fraud in a given year. Most of us believe that we’re too smart to fall prey to financial fraud, but successful fraudsters trick smart […]
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 […]
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 […]
Before you start investing you need to first assess your risk tolerance. Here are a few super easy ways to do that. This will be an immense help when it’s time to start investing!
When it comes to investing getting started is half the battle. As a new investor you have all kinds of fears. It’s hard to get started. You don’t have enough money to start. You don’t know what you’re doing or where you should even open up an account. Here are five lessons learned from a new investor.
Diebold’s products are used almost every day by people across the world. Diebold is best known as the manufactures of ATMs. It is in the midst of a turnaround that could generate value for investors. It is not a sexy story, and that has left it under covered. Often in those circumstances, investors can find […]
I’m enjoying the new season of Shark Tank, a reality show where entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to venture capitalists who decide whether or not to invest in a business. The show provides some great investment lessons from very successful business leaders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. Here are just a few reminders that Shark Tank gives […]
Everyone makes mistakes. But if you learn from those mistakes, it never a bad thing. However, it is even better if you can learn from others’ mistakes and avoid making them in the first place. Here are six common investing mistakes that you could be making right now! Read up, and try to avoid them […]
Here is a look at why Wall Street has started hating utilities. And, are utility stocks still a good investment? Utilities are like bonds.
Here is an overview of the riskiest investments you can make, including leveraged ETFs, penny stocks, and initial public offerings.
This is an easy way to find companies and stocks to invest in, without doing diligent research — just invest in what you know.
Here is a look at some of the weird and odd stock market indicators that traders use to predict the movement of the stock market.
Warren Buffett is always dropping hints and tips about how he invests his money. Here are his top investing tips for investors.
Here are four personal finance tips that I wish I knew at 18 before I made these common financial mistakes. Learn from my stories.
Using SWOT analysis for investments or company stocks can be a valuable tool for investors to fully understand the risks of their investment.