Investing






Investing for retirement takes a slow and steady approach that includes saving money, investing it, and then letting it compound over years. Sometimes it feels like a slow and drawn out process. Sometimes it even gets boring. Well, for those of us that want more excitement in our investments, this article covers a few ways […]

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If you’re nearing (or at) retirement age, you have probably spent a lot of time considering your finances and the legacy you will leave to your children. While the “golden age” of retirement does offer its perks, ensuring your financial security can be a serious headache. Similarly, due to the current economic situation, a lot […]

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How to Safely Trade in Forex

by on October 27, 2016






Forex, FX or Foreign Exchange trading is the buying and selling of one currency to take advantage of a value change in that currency in relation to another. That is the ‘exchange rate’ between them. FX trading involves the trading in currency pairs, such as EUR/USD or GBP/USD, where investors speculate on whether the exchange […]

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Real estate has long been one of the most common types of investment in America. Whether you are trying to increase the value of your primary residence or use a rental property for supplemental income, real estate offers an opportunity to grow your wealth and retire earlier. But what if you don’t have the funds […]

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Purchasing a home is not only a symbol of the American dream but the most substantial financial investment for most people. The recent rebound of the housing market means that the value of your home should be on the rise. However, you cannot count solely on a rebounding marketplace to ensure that your property values […]

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Many workers set a goal of retiring early. Early retirement can allow you to pursue a hobby or passion full-time. Reaching this goal can be very difficult. It takes years of careful investment planning. A stock portfolio, however, can generate a high rate of investment growth. Use these tips to invest in stocks to reach […]

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When it comes to investing in real estate, its not always easy to get a traditional mortgage to finance your purchase. That’s why it makes sense to consider these other, non-traditional ways to purchase real estate. Seller Financing. If you can’t get a mortgage company to back your purchase, try getting the seller of the […]

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Three Short Term Investing Methods

by on February 14, 2014






If you want to earn money investing, but are very impatient, then investing for the short term could be for you.  Short term investing is not only a way to speculate with your money, but if done with lower dollar amounts can actually be a hobby of some sort.  Here are three ways you can […]

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In these somewhat uncertain financial times, many investors are touting mutual funds as the best way to invest in the market. Sometimes, they even make investing this way sound like a sure thing. However, you don’t have to be a savvy investor to realize that every investment isn’t for every person. Before you put any […]

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Index funds are a great idea, but with market returns as low as they’ve been, is there something just as safe and cost effective that can offer better returns?  Enter fundamental index funds, a relatively new breed of fund that aims to beat the market and traditional market index funds.  What are they?  How have they performed?  […]

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Investing in real estate takes a lot of commitment.  Whereas you can easily buy and sell a stock with little time and effort involved, buying real estate is much more difficult, hands-on, long-term and market specific.  Maybe you’ve wondered whether investing in real estate is something you’d be interested in?  There are definitely lots of benefits from investing in property.  […]

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Should You Invest in Gold?

by on October 1, 2011






I’m sure you’ve heard the people on your favorite business TV or radio station talk about gold.  It is kind of exciting, I mean after all, its gold!  The real question is, should gold be a part of your portfolio?  We’ll go into some brief background on why people invest in gold and then give our […]

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It’s a fact that people lose money in the stock market.  Let’s face it, there are good and bad market days and nobody wins everyday.  However, there are quite a few people that lose in the stock market over the long term.  By losing, we don’t mean necessarily losing money, but rather, underperforming the market over […]

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Recession Proof Investments

by on July 21, 2011






Often during a recession, businesses and investors change the way that they invest.  They move out of cyclical stocks and into more stable investments that can better weather the financial storm that usually comes with a recession.  If you’re looking to invest during a recession, then you may want to read our list of recession […]

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If you are planning to get started with investing in stock market then it’s important for you to know few basic but very important things which will help you to learn better and get acquainted with the stock market trend and how you can benefit from these trends. Open a Stock Trading Account This is obviously the […]

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The Contract for differences (CFD) more commonly known as a buyer and seller contract is an agreement between two parties. The contract states that the buyer will pay the difference between the current value of the assets and the value at the time the contract was signed. If the current value is in negative, the […]

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An investment bank is different from a commercial bank. This type of bank is concerned with higher finance. Thus, an investment bank helps the companies earn profits and thereby assists them in their growth. What does a typical investment bank do? A typical investment bank helps in generating revenues by raising equity capital. The bank […]

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Why Invest in Real Estate? Most of the 1990s, there was earning yields of 5-6% as posted by the Standard and Poors Index. The dividend yields of the S&P were less than 2%. Since the dividend paying stocks were much less volatile, the gains on the appreciation side would not be an important factor. If […]

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International Investment Banks

by on January 30, 2011






International investment bank has been always in the highlight on account of its long term endeavor of best business practice and investor satisfaction. All employees and the general management at this international banking body work towards greater security for shareholder and future investor interests. On account of the investment diversity provided by this banking institute […]

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What is an Investment Club?

by on January 28, 2011






An investment club or group is a set up where pooling money for further investment purposes is carried out. As the name suggests such a club might come into play at a higher school or probably at the college or university level stage. A certain category of individuals who have similar aspirations and goals in […]

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Investing in Life Insurance

by on January 18, 2011






Financial risk of dying early is a phase of stress for almost everyone. Ensuring a payout for family members who might otherwise be left in economic turmoil is now possible by investing in life insurance policies. These days, life insurance policies offer a combination of features from the entire world of investment, because generally these […]

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Types of Business Investment Risk

by on January 17, 2011






The three distinct risks are business risk, valuation risk and the force of sale risk on investment which you purchased like stock, bond, mutual fund etc. If you can understand or discover the risks then you could protect yourself from financial failure. Among the three kinds, business risk is more common and easily captured by […]

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