The Best Investor Considers All Returns

The Best Investor Considers All Returns

January 16, 2017January 16, 2017

When we first start investing, it’s easy to think about investments as something completely distinct from our everyday personal finances. But as investors mature, they learn to see that every dollar..

4 Alternative Investment Options for Your IRA

4 Alternative Investment Options for Your IRA

January 13, 2017January 13, 2017

Forbes published a story recently about a famous pianist who died and left her daughter a significant amount of money in her IRA. The daughter wanted to purchase real estate with the money she inherit..

How to Live Like a Retired King

How to Live Like a Retired King

December 20, 2016December 20, 2016

When you’re young and starting your career, the secret to wealth involves hard work and knowledge that will translate into a successful career. You can always make investments and continue to grow i..

The Truth About Binary Options – Legit Trading or Scam?

The Truth About Binary Options – Legit Trading or Scam?

December 15, 2016December 15, 2016

You can’t read an investment blog without coming across posts about binary options. There’s a lot of money in binary options – for users, brokers, and advertisers – so this won’t cha..

Talking Retirement: How to Share Your Retirement Plan with Family

Talking Retirement: How to Share Your Retirement Plan with Family

December 13, 2016December 13, 2016

Planning for retirement can be a contentious issue – in large part because it brings up a lot of worries about both financial security and physical well-being – and this can cause people to avoid ..

5 Tips for Making Money on a Commercial Property

5 Tips for Making Money on a Commercial Property

December 6, 2016December 6, 2016

Making an income in real estate isn’t limited to private properties. Investors can also see profits from their commercial investments if they know how to approach the process. A commercial property ..

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 ..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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!..

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 United..

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..

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..

5 Risk Reducing Tips Every Newbie Investor Should Know

5 Risk Reducing Tips Every Newbie Investor Should Know

September 28, 2016September 28, 2016

As a new investor, it is good to know that you will encounter risks all the time.The greatest risk I find a newbies in business and investment make often is the risk of not patenting their brand or na..

Are IPOs on the Rise Again? Here’s What You Need to Know

Are IPOs on the Rise Again? Here’s What You Need to Know

September 27, 2016September 27, 2016

Say what you want about 2016 from an investing standpoint, but there’s no denying this has been a terrible year in terms of new IPOs hitting the market. So far this year, there have been a paltry 94..

Benefits of Using Personal Capital

Benefits of Using Personal Capital

September 24, 2016September 24, 2016

Founded by Bill Harris – who is the former CEO of Intuit and PayPal – Personal Capital is a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) through the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). It’s designed to..