Year-Over-Year: Why Investors Should Understand This Common Financial Phrase

Year-Over-Year: Why Investors Should Understand This Common Financial Phrase

April 15, 2019April 15, 2019

Investors and business leaders tend to use the phrase “year-over-year” on a frequent basis when discussing a company’s results. Year-over-year is often abbreviated as YoY. The concept of YoY is simple: to compare the re..

Five Investments That Preserve Capital, Reduce Risk

Five Investments That Preserve Capital, Reduce Risk

February 7, 2019February 7, 2019

 Almost 34 percent of Americans said they planned to make at least one financial resolution for 2019, reported US New & World Report.  Rebalancing one’s investment portfolio was one of those declarations,..

2 Easy Ways to Use Arbitrage to Make Money in the Stock Market

2 Easy Ways to Use Arbitrage to Make Money in the Stock Market

October 8, 2018October 8, 2018

Are you familiar with the term arbitrage? It is simply the process by which you make money by taking advantage of pricing differences. And there are many ways you can use arbitrage to your advantage, including the stock marke..

Complete Beginners Guide to Closed End Funds

Complete Beginners Guide to Closed End Funds

September 24, 2018September 24, 2018

There are many investment options for investors to choose from. While mutual funds are a huge business, many investors are unaware that there are two types of mutual funds, open-end and closed-end funds. In this post, I am go..

Why a Roth 401K Plan Makes Sense For You

Why a Roth 401K Plan Makes Sense For You

September 11, 2018September 11, 2018

Most everyone knows about a 401k plan. It is a typical benefit employers provide to help their employees save for retirement. While there are many benefits to investing in a 401k plan, there are some drawbacks. As such, a new..

Understanding Market Timing and How to Profit from It

Understanding Market Timing and How to Profit from It

August 21, 2018August 21, 2018

There is money to be made in the stock market. How you go about investing however is totally up to you. Some investors are the buy-and-hold types. This means they buy a stock, mutual fund, or ETF and hold it for the long term..

How to Profit by Investing in Exchange Traded Notes

How to Profit by Investing in Exchange Traded Notes

July 23, 2018July 23, 2018

There are a lot of investment instruments for investors to choose from when investing their money. The most common are stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. But there are some other investment options that s..

Understanding and Reducing 5 Risks of the Stock Market

Understanding and Reducing 5 Risks of the Stock Market

July 16, 2018July 16, 2018

When it comes to investing in the stock market, you might think that the only risk you face is the risk of losing money. While you do risk losing money, there are many risks within the market that leads an investor to make or..

Why Blue Chip Stocks Should Be Your First Investment

Why Blue Chip Stocks Should Be Your First Investment

June 25, 2018June 25, 2018

There are a lot of options to invest in when it comes to putting your money into the stock market. Aside from investing in Motley Fool stock picks, mutual funds, or exchange-traded funds, investors have to choose between a va..

4 Overlooked Benefits of A Roth IRA

4 Overlooked Benefits of A Roth IRA

June 20, 2018June 20, 2018

You hear a lot about how great a Roth IRA is for saving for your retirement. After all, who wouldn’t want their money to grow tax-free and be able to withdraw it tax-free too? But there are some additional benefits to inves..

4 Alternative Investments That Will Make You Money

4 Alternative Investments That Will Make You Money

June 19, 2018June 19, 2018

The stock market is a great way for you to grow your wealth. After all, if you simply follow the indexes and invest for the long term, you can achieve an average 8% return on your money. There are very few places where you ca..

Critical Reasons To Invest In Small Cap Stocks

Critical Reasons To Invest In Small Cap Stocks

May 10, 2018May 10, 2018

When it comes to investing, you need to make sure you have a well diversified portfolio so that you can lower your risk. A great way to add diversification to your portfolio is with small cap stocks. But the benefits of small..