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Is Real Estate Crowdfunding a Good Investment?

Real estate crowdfunding is fixing the problems in real estate investment and could be a great way to find investment properties I got a question from a reader after my recent review of the best real estate investing books. After the collapse of the real estate bubble, the reader was wondering if real estate crowdfunding […]

The Truth about Investment Advisors

Ask yourself these questions to find a good investment advisor or to be your own financial planner A lot of investment advisors have gotten a bad name lately, especially during the new rules around fiduciary duties last year. The fact is that just like any profession, there are bound to be good advisors and bad […]

How to Avoid Bubbles and Busts in the Stock Market

Avoid the worst stocks in a market bubble by following these stock-picking criteria As bad as the stock market crash of 2008 was, investors eventually got their money back and then some. Worse than a market bubble is the countless investments in individual companies that go completely bust. How can an investor avoid these catastrophic […]

6 Simple Rules for Picking Stocks for Everyday Investors

The father of value investing offers six criteria for picking stocks to meet your investing goals Investing doesn’t have to be complicated. I’ve built this blog on the idea that investing can actually be easy if you keep to a few stock market basics. We don’t get into stock picking much but finding the best […]

Why I Don’t Worry about a Stock Market Crash

Follow these two simple investing rules for stress-free investing when everyone else is freaking out about a stock market crash Stocks of the largest U.S. companies plunged 10% in one week late last year and closed flat for 2015. The selloff hit investors in the high-flying market for Chinese stocks with a whopping 25% drop […]

The Investing Strategy I Used to Find Stock Market Success

One reader shares how he went from investing losses to stock market hero and the tips you can use for stock market success I fell in love with the stock market in high school. In my economics class we watched the film Wall Street. I wanted to be Gordon Gekko. Not that I slicked my […]