What You Should Look for in a Financial Advisor

What You Should Look for in a Financial Advisor

December 1, 2016December 1, 2016

Let’s say you’re a UK expat working in Asia seeking some financial advice, and at a dinner you’re introduced to Mr. X – whose business card reads ‘Financial Advisor’. How should you judge ..

3 Ways You Can Take Advantage of the Booming Real Estate Market

3 Ways You Can Take Advantage of the Booming Real Estate Market

November 28, 2016November 28, 2016

Though this has been an election year, the real estate market continued to flourish. Sellers are reaping excellent prices on their homes due to high demand and raking in profits with no end in sight. ..

Invest in Whiskey, It’s Better Than Gold

Invest in Whiskey, It’s Better Than Gold

November 17, 2016November 17, 2016

While it gathers dust on your shelf along with your other spirits, you may be surprised to learn that your whisky might also be gathering interest—significant interest at that. Scotch single malt wh..

Managed Trading Services, Worth it or Not?

Managed Trading Services, Worth it or Not?

November 15, 2016November 15, 2016

The idea of binary options has been around for a long time. It is a relatively simple concept to understand, making it extremely appealing to beginners and experts alike. However, just because it is s..

How Thinking Regionally Can Boost Your Investment Strategy

How Thinking Regionally Can Boost Your Investment Strategy

November 14, 2016November 14, 2016

When choosing what stocks to buy, smart investors look at a number of factors – recent profit reports, market trends, and company projections, among others. People like to invest in growing industri..

Getting Started Investing in Cryptocurrencies

Getting Started Investing in Cryptocurrencies

November 14, 2016November 14, 2016

So you want to get into cryptocurrencies? There are many to chose from, and a few key things to know about when getting started. What is a Cryptocurrency? A cryptocurrency is a digital currency. It is..

4 Lessons Most Beginners Learn Their First Year Trading

4 Lessons Most Beginners Learn Their First Year Trading

November 10, 2016November 10, 2016

It seems unfortunate that the best way to learn important lessons in life is through experience. Experience usually involves something bad happening because those memories tend to last forever. With f..

Low Risk Diversity: Building a Broad Stock Portfolio

Low Risk Diversity: Building a Broad Stock Portfolio

November 9, 2016November 9, 2016

  A diverse stock portfolio is an important part of smart investing, but many people struggle to adequately diversify their holdings because of the work involved. If you want to invest in st..

Guaranteed Rental Income with HUD’s Section 8 Program

Guaranteed Rental Income with HUD’s Section 8 Program

November 9, 2016November 9, 2016

Affordable housing typically gets a bad name. NIMBYism has created barriers and challenges for new affordable housing units. Residents and homeowners fear the thought of allowing lower-income resident..

Looking for Asymmetric Risk and Rewards

Looking for Asymmetric Risk and Rewards

November 7, 2016November 7, 2016

The old adage that we have to take on a great amount of risk in order to earn a high return isn’t always true. Sometimes we can protect our downside without sacrificing any upside potential gains. ..

Planning Your Retirement with Personal Capital

Planning Your Retirement with Personal Capital

October 29, 2016October 29, 2016

Personal Capital is a great platform for managing your finances, but when you look beyond the surface it offers so much more. It gives you the ability to keep track of all your financial accounts, and..

Creating an Income Plan from Investments

Creating an Income Plan from Investments

October 27, 2016October 27, 2016

It’s important to have financial goals when we invest our money. Sometimes we want to invest for the short term. Other times we won’t be touching our principal for a very long time so we c..

The Link Between Stock Market Indexes and Life Insurance Policies

The Link Between Stock Market Indexes and Life Insurance Policies

October 24, 2016October 24, 2016

What is an Index? An index or indicator is like a marker of a certain subset of the stock market which makes it easier to watch how one set of stocks performs relative to others. Motley Fool stock pic..

Three Mistakes Most Beginners Make on the Stock Market

Three Mistakes Most Beginners Make on the Stock Market

October 20, 2016October 20, 2016

Recent surveys show that less than half of eligible people in America actually own stocks. Obviously, there are a variety of reasons for this statistic. Some people simply don’t have any money i..

Battle Hardened Entrepreneurs & Investors Still Succeed in Any Economy

Battle Hardened Entrepreneurs & Investors Still Succeed in Any Economy

October 19, 2016October 19, 2016

The economy is a like a slithering serpent, it coils up at any disturbance, strikes out at any threat slithers straight onward at the sight of prey. The economy of most nations is trembling and even n..

5 Trending Trading Technologies

5 Trending Trading Technologies

October 18, 2016October 18, 2016

Who wants to be Gordon Gecko? Or those money-grabbing traders seen recently in The Big Short? Thanks to advances in online trading technologies, you – or indeed anyone – can now ape your big scree..

6 Easy Ways to Start Investing With Less Than $100

6 Easy Ways to Start Investing With Less Than $100

October 17, 2016October 17, 2016

Investing can be a scary subject. The word “investing” may sound intimidating, but it’s not. Think of it as saving money with benefits. And anyone can start doing it — today!..

Top 10 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Trading Skills

Top 10 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Trading Skills

October 17, 2016October 17, 2016

The art of trading needs precision, cold-blooded analyses, and many other ingredients. The fact is that trading has little to do with chance. The skills will always prevail over-fortunate cases. Each ..

5 Things to Beware About Betterment

5 Things to Beware About Betterment

October 15, 2016October 15, 2016

If you’ve read anything we’ve written on the subject of Betterment, you know that we generally have glowing things to say about this service. You can read our complete thoughts in our long form ..

eToro Review – Must Read Before Investing

eToro Review – Must Read Before Investing

October 14, 2016October 14, 2016

eToro Review – Must Read Before Investing Founded in 2007, eToro is making its name in the fast paced world of CFD/Forex trading. From its origins in Cyprus, eToro is now available in the U..

How to Become a Better Forex Trader

How to Become a Better Forex Trader

October 13, 2016October 13, 2016

To improve your trading performances in the forex market, you need to adopt a certain attitude, one that’s based on patience and discipline. Since the forex market is open 24 hours a day, Monday..

Understanding Real Estate Property Value – Part 2

Understanding Real Estate Property Value – Part 2

October 12, 2016October 12, 2016

In this first part of this series, we discussed where to look for and how to determine the property value of the real estate. In this article, we’ll explore the concept of intrinsic value and the lo..

8 Vital Mindsets Every Budding Investor Must Have

8 Vital Mindsets Every Budding Investor Must Have

October 12, 2016October 12, 2016

Investments are a necessary part of business, entrepreneurship and life in general. It is like the process a farmer goes through when He plants a seed, nurtures it and hopes for a harvest. The same wa..

Improve Your Finances With Investments: The What and How of it All

Improve Your Finances With Investments: The What and How of it All

October 7, 2016October 7, 2016

How many times have you heard the line, “The best way to make money is by investing?” Probably a lot, right? And more often than not, your response is something along the lines of “Well..