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About Jon Dulin

Jon writes for Money Smart Guides, a personal finance blog that helps readers get out of debt and start investing for their future. He has been investing since he was 16 and has learned a lot through the years. He uses these investment lessons to help him be a more successful investor today.

Nvidia Is the Guaranteed Way to Make Money in the Stock Market
  • Nvidia Is the Guaranteed Way to Make Money in the Stock Market

Nvidia Is the Guaranteed Way to Make Money in the Stock Market

By |November 16th, 2017|

Have you heard of Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA)? They are the jewel of the stock market right now and for good reason. The company is hitting on all cylinders. But when a stock price endlessly rises, investors get nervous thinking it will soon reach its peak and then trend lower.

While this is a valid concern, […]

Walmart Is Trying To Give Amazon A Run For Its Money
  • Walmart Is Trying To Give Amazon A Run For Its Money

Walmart Is Trying To Give Amazon A Run For Its Money

By |November 9th, 2017|

For years, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) has been the big dog in retail. When it burst onto the scene and offered the lowest prices around, other retailers shuddered. As long as Walmart didn’t open a store in their area, all was good.

But Walmart began expanding and by not taking action, many of the discount retailers […]

4 of the Best Beer Stocks for Investors
  • 4 of the Best Beer Stocks for Investors

4 of the Best Beer Stocks for Investors

By |November 7th, 2017|

Beer is hot right now and so are many beer stocks. But you shouldn’t just throw money blindly into this sector. There are some beer stocks that are doing things right, earning market share and growing revenues, and then there are the others who seem to be lost at sea.

In this post, I am […]

Is the Beat Down of General Electric Over?
  • Is the Beat Down of General Electric Over?

Is the Beat Down of General Electric Over?

By |November 6th, 2017|

2017 has not been kind to shareholders of General Electric (NYSE: GE) stock. As of this writing, shares are down more than 25%. This is while the Dow Jones has been hitting all-times highs throughout the year.

So what gives? Why are investors punishing General Electric? To fully understand the scope of the issues with […]

Texas Instruments Could Be the Safest Investment Possible
  • Texas Instruments Could Be the Safest Investment Possible

Texas Instruments Could Be the Safest Investment Possible

By |October 31st, 2017|

When it comes to building wealth, nothing beats the stock market. But there are risks of losing your money. Because of this, you need to do your homework before investing in a stock. Over the years, I’ve done a lot of homework on stocks and I keep coming back to Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN).

Whenever […]

Air Products Stock Popped But Is It A Long Term Play?
  • Air Products Stock Popped But Is It A Long Term Play?

Air Products Stock Popped But Is It A Long Term Play?

By |October 27th, 2017|

Yesterday Air Products (NYSE: APD) released earnings that beat estimates on all fronts. As a result, the stock price jumped more than 4%. But is this stock a buy for the long term investor? The answer isn’t so cut and dry as Air Products has faced a lot of headwinds over the past few […]

Investing In China: 3 Great Stocks to Grow Your Money
  • Investing In China: 3 Great Stocks to Grow Your Money

Investing In China: 3 Great Stocks to Grow Your Money

By |October 23rd, 2017|

Most experts agree that the future of making money lies with China. As the population there grows and as more and more of its citizens enter the middle class, there is a great opportunity here to make money. The question becomes, how do you go about investing in China?

If you own any international allocated […]

Is Allergan Stock Finally Going to Reward Shareholders?
  • Is Allergan Stock Finally Going to Reward Shareholders?

Is Allergan Stock Finally Going to Reward Shareholders?

By |October 19th, 2017|

Allergan Stock has been a painful ride for investors. Starting last year when the proposed merger with Pfizer fell through, Allergan (NYSE: AGN) stock has fallen. As of this writing, shares are trading at $186 and nearing their 52 week low.

But the interesting thing about Allergan stock is that they have a lot going […]

3 Micro Cap Stocks That Are Worth Looking Into
  • 3 Micro Cap Stocks That Are Worth Looking Into

3 Micro Cap Stocks That Are Worth Looking Into

By |October 17th, 2017|

As a long term investor, you need to own every piece of the investment puzzle to be fully diversified. And while investors tilt their asset allocations more towards safer, large cap stocks, there is the need for small cap stocks as well. And part of the small cap stock sector is micro cap stocks.

Typically, […]

Envestnet Could Be the Best FinTech Stock for Years
  • Envestnet Could Be the Best FinTech Stock for Years

Envestnet Could Be the Best FinTech Stock for Years

By |October 12th, 2017|

The other day I wrote about hot fintech stocks that you should look into. After writing that post, I came across another fintech stock, one that could be even better than the ones I previously wrote about. The stock is Envestnet and if you never heard of them, sit back and grab a cup […]