How a Catalyst Turns into Dollar Signs

How a Catalyst Turns into Dollar Signs

February 6, 2017February 6, 2017

Those of us that have been around the block in the investing world know that there are several important signals for investors to watch. One of the most important of these is known as the catalyst. At..

Overrated vs. Underrated: Personal Finance Beliefs We Get Wrong

Overrated vs. Underrated: Personal Finance Beliefs We Get Wrong

February 2, 2017February 2, 2017

What financial advice actually makes a difference? What ideas and strategies do we tend to overvalue? Here’s my take on a few common personal financial beliefs we get wrong: Overrated: Beating T..

Successful Property Development

Successful Property Development

January 27, 2017January 27, 2017

As with most things, not all property investments are created equal. The successes of your property ventures are the product of a range of considerations and your own understanding of the key factors ..

U.S. Shares are Steady as Earnings Continue to Impress

U.S. Shares are Steady as Earnings Continue to Impress

January 23, 2017January 23, 2017

U.S. equities are consolidating despite solid share trading in the financial space following robust earnings from the major commercial and investment banks.  Goldman Sachs was the latest contributor ..

Using The Graham Formula to Find Underpriced Stocks

Using The Graham Formula to Find Underpriced Stocks

January 23, 2017January 23, 2017

Knowing how to properly value a stock is probably the most important skill for a value investor to develop. The goal is to buy companies for less than their intrinsic value over a long period of time...

Trading With The News: A Surefire Strategy

Trading With The News: A Surefire Strategy

January 20, 2017January 20, 2017

If you’re a trader, whether a beginner or a professional, you know the importance of strategy. At the end of the day, your trading strategy is the what, when, and why, of just about every trade ..

Wall Street Kitchen’s 4 Golden Rules for Returns

Wall Street Kitchen’s 4 Golden Rules for Returns

January 19, 2017January 19, 2017

Hello Modest Money fans! My name is Victor Chiu, author of the new book, Wall Street Kitchen – The Recipe Behind a Housewife’s 1000% Stock Return. This new book I recently wrote contains the true ..

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 Choose Your Time Frame in Forex Trading

How to Choose Your Time Frame in Forex Trading

January 4, 2017January 4, 2017

Choosing your FX time frame is completely an individual choice. The time frame that one person works with may not be suitable for another depending on personality types and personal preference. For so..

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..

4 Insider Investment Property Tips to Make You Rich

4 Insider Investment Property Tips to Make You Rich

December 16, 2016December 16, 2016

Investing in real estate is part of the American dream. It means that you have moved beyond being a renter, or simply a homeowner, and have graduated to being a landlord.  However, being a landlord i..

3 Ways to Invest without the Stock Market

3 Ways to Invest without the Stock Market

December 15, 2016December 15, 2016

Investing is one of the best things that you can do for your future and the future of your loved ones. Investing allows your money that you’ve worked so hard for, to work for you. If you’v..

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 ..

4 Reasons You Should Invest in Real Property Sooner Rather Than Later

4 Reasons You Should Invest in Real Property Sooner Rather Than Later

December 13, 2016December 13, 2016

If you’re still pumping money into the stock market, mutual funds, retirement accounts, and bonds without setting aside anything for real estate, then you’re making a huge mistake. Real estate is ..

Money Meets Innovation in Real Estate

Money Meets Innovation in Real Estate

December 9, 2016December 9, 2016

From the information age to the innovation economy, the rapid improvements of technology have influenced and changed everyday living for the better. From hailing taxis to grabbing an Uber, collaborati..

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 ..

Should You Invest in International Real Estate?

Should You Invest in International Real Estate?

December 2, 2016December 2, 2016

Saving for retirement is a lifelong process but everyone approaches it differently. For some, it means building a stock portfolio while others choose to rely on an IRA, 401k or another retirement acco..

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..