Dan

About Dan Kent

Dan Kent is a writer and co founder of Stocktrades.ca. A DIY investor for 7 years now, Dan has a combination of dividend, growth and real estate investments in to his portfolio and is looking to continually grow his net worth. You can check his website out at stocktrades.ca or follow him on Twitter at @Stocktrades_CA.
Are Robo-Advisors Right for You - Choosing the Right Robo-Advisor
  • Are Robo-Advisors Right for You - Choosing the Right Robo-Advisor

Are Robo-Advisors Right for You – Choosing the Right Robo-Advisor

By |January 12th, 2018|

Technology, especially when it comes to investing and the stock market in general, has come a long ways in the last twenty years. There is one particular technological advancement that is all the rage right now and many passive investors are choosing to invest with them. What exactly are they? Well, they are Robo-advisors, […]

The Pros and Cons of Trading Penny Stocks
  • The Pros and Cons of Trading Penny Stocks

The Pros and Cons of Trading Penny Stocks

By |November 24th, 2017|

Let’s face it, we’ve all heard the stories of rags to riches in the investment world. More often than not, these stories come from some sort of transaction involving a penny stock. We’ve all probably seen Wolf of Wall Street, but we all can’t be Jordan Belfort. Most of the people who choose to […]

Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio
  • Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio

Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio

By |October 28th, 2017|

When people envision the stock market, particularly those who are not well versed on the subject, they tend to think of growth stocks. They think of the story of that one person who made a fortune off a stock and never had to work another day in their life. They think of a high […]

The Limitations of Trading Options
  • The Limitations of Trading Options

The Limitations of Trading Options

By |October 5th, 2017|

I’ve always been a fan of options trading. In fact, I still use covered calls as a tool in my investing arsenal. That being said, options, when not used correctly, can pose a serious amount of risk to the unknowing investor. While options can be used as an effective tool for hedging and speculation, by […]

Three Crucial Factors to Determine If You're Ready to Invest
  • Three Crucial Factors to Determine If You're Ready to Invest

Three Crucial Factors to Determine If You’re Ready to Invest

By |September 17th, 2017|

Whether you are deciding to do it yourself or hire a financial planner to get it done for you, investing can be intimidating. But the reality is unless you plan on winning the lottery your retirement plan will more than likely include some sort of investment strategy. This could be anything from real estate, […]

The Advantages of Investing in Options
  • The Advantages of Investing in Options

The Advantages of Investing in Options

By |September 4th, 2017|

Options are often associated with risk. This couldn`t be farther from the truth if used correctly. Before we dive into some advantages, it`s important that you know exactly what an option is. Here are a couple guides that should help you develop an understanding of an option:

What Is An Option By Stocktrades
Options Basics by […]

Dividend or Growth Stocks - The Best Investment
  • Dividend or Growth Stocks - The Best Investment

Dividend or Growth Stocks – The Best Investment

By |August 25th, 2017|

Should I Invest In Dividend Or Growth Stocks?
To someone learning how to invest in the stock market, the amount of options you have can be somewhat overwhelming. Stocks, bonds, annuities, options, forex, ETFs. It can all be a little too much to think about.

I’m going to take a little time to go over the […]

Four Key Factors to Choosing an Online Brokerage
  • Four Key Factors to Choosing an Online Brokerage

Four Key Factors to Choosing an Online Brokerage

By |August 22nd, 2017|

We live in a day and age where everything is almost instant. The days of placing trades via telephone are almost over. So much so that your brokerage will often charge you a hefty chunk of cash to make one of these transactions.

Online brokerages have made such sharp advancements over the past 5 years […]