Year-Over-Year: Why Investors Must Understand This Common Phrase
April 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 ..
Five Investments That Preserve Capital, Reduce Risk
February 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 decl..
2 Easy Ways to Use Arbitrage to Make Money in the Stock Market
October 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, ..
Understanding Market Timing and How to Profit from It
August 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 buy and hold types. This means they buy a stock, mutual fund or ETF and hold ..
4 Alternative Investments That Will Make You Money
June 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 ver..
4 Reasons Why Preferred Stocks Are Smart Investments
April 26, 2018
If you are an income investor, it could make sense for you to look into owning preferred shares. This is because for income and dividend investors, owning preferred shares has many benefits, most of w..
3 Easy Investing Tips to Lower Your Taxable Income
February 27, 2018
One of the biggest reasons investors earn lower than expected returns is from taxes. Taxes eat up on any gains you earn, causing you to earn less than what a mutual fund or exchange traded fund earned..
Irrational Exuberance: How to Cash in When Others Are Losing Money
January 31, 2018
Greed and fear rule the market. For individual investors, the majority base their investing decisions on these two emotions and as a result, end up losing money more often then make money. You might e..
How to Use Behavioral Finance to Your Investing Advantage
January 18, 2018
Do you know why you make the choices you do when it comes to investing? I’m sure you could look back on some of your past investment decisions and wonder what in the world were you thinking. While s..
Investing Is Not A Zero-Sum Game – Leads To Money For Smart Investors
January 5, 2018
Ask the majority of people about investing and they will probably tell you that when the stock market rises, everyone wins and when it drops, everyone loses. But this isn’t the case. Investing in th..
Dollar Cost Averaging: The Simple Investing Strategy That Works
December 18, 2017
Many times we investors make investing much harder than it needs to be. We spend countless hours researching trying to find the next Apple or Amazon. In reality, we could just deploy a simple dollar c..
Using The Power Of The 80-20 Rule For Larger Returns
December 6, 2017
When it comes to investing, we all want to earn the highest return possible. There are many strategies out there to help with this endeavor. Some investors use charting tools, while others go by a fun..
Picking the Best Growth Stocks for Your Portfolio
October 28, 2017
When people envision the stock market, particularly those who are not well versed on the subject, they tend to think of growth stocks. They think of the story of that one person who made a fortune off..