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How to Invest $1000 right NOW: My 3 Favorite Investments

Lower your risk of a stock crash with these three favorite ways to invest $1000 right now That last thing you want to do after saving up that first $1000 to invest is to lose it! Whether its $100, a $1000 or a million, you worked for it and now you want to see it […]

Holiday Stock Trading Strategies that Make Money

Use the holiday effect in stocks to make money and protect your portfolio around holiday stock trading Everyone needs a break now and then, even the stock market and investors. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) closes nine times throughout the calendar year to celebrate select holidays, including New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

5 Market Anomalies to Beat the Market

Five market anomalies seem to be able to beat the market but are they good long-term investing strategies? We don’t talk much about trying to beat the market here on the blog because most investors have a horrible record of success. The average investor underperformed the market by nearly 5% over the decade to 2010 […]

3 Investing Rules Every Young Investor Must Know

Young investors can take advantage of time and avoid making the most common mistakes by following these five rules George Bernard Shaw once said, “Youth is wasted on the young.” He probably wasn’t talking about investing…though maybe he should have been. When I was just starting out investing in my early 20s, I didn’t have […]

Why You Must Start Buying International Stocks Today

Beyond investment diversification, international stocks will protect you from an uncertain political environment here at home Investors are surrounded by the evidence of a global economy. Our phones are made in South Korea, televisions from Japan, wine from Argentina—even our coworkers may be located in far-off continents. But while our lives may have gone global, […]

15 Stocks to Boost Dividend Income Fast

Why settle for rock-bottom income returns when you can increase your dividend income fast with these stocks? These are bountiful times for Corporate America, but when it comes to dividend income, shareholders may feel left out of the profit party. Companies in the S&P 500 are on track to earn more than $1 trillion this […]