Start here with these
8 Critical Stock Market Basics
Investing Basics Blog

3 Core Investing Concepts You Can’t Afford to Miss

Follow these three core investing concepts to take the guesswork out of your investments and meet your goals! Turn on your favorite investing show on TV or click through to just about any blog and … [Read More...]

Investing When Stocks are High: What to Buy Right Now

Stock prices are high by almost any measure. Learn how to protect your investments with what to buy now. There’s no stopping the stock market. The Dow Jones went on a 12-day streak in February, … [Read More...]

Articles by Month

Four of these Sample Investment Portfolios Beat the Stock Market

Four of my five sample investment portfolios beat the stock market and that’s just the beginning I have been investing on Motif Investing for just over a year and am a big fan of the new investing options on the website. Not only has Motif allowed me to create sample investment portfolios that are completely […]

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 Easiest Way to Save Money Investing

Motif Investing is a new twist on stock market investing with fees a fraction of other investing sites and the easiest way to invest your money Did you know the average investor loses around $700 a year through investing fees? It’s one of the single biggest factors in poor investment returns. One of the biggest […]

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 […]

9 Must Read Real Estate Investing Books to Create Your Empire Now

Don’t let myths and mistakes keep you from investing in one of the best asset classes. Check out these best real estate investing books to get your property empire started. Few investments have created as much legacy wealth as real estate. Unfortunately, there are also few strategies that are as hyped and misunderstood as real […]

Part Time Trading: How To Make It Profitable

Part time trading is a process that's becoming overwhelmingly popular, and for good reason. It's a process that can be overwhelmingly profitable, giving you the ability to make money outside of your … [Read More...]

5 Unavoidable Reasons Why Stocks Will Crash in 2017

Stocks in the S&P 500 face an uphill battle in 2017 with key drivers pointing lower. Is your portfolio ready for stocks to fall? The stock market was up just 4% over the first ten months of last … [Read More...]

Previous Posts

Will the US Dollar and Dow Jones Rampage Continue?

The rampage will continue.  In every election, whether US or foreign, a main concern of a political outcome is always the wallet of the citizen.  For many of us, our futures are directly tied to our retirement accounts. For that reason alone, emotional investment in politics is understandable.  While your opinion may depend on your […]

Dividends May Not Be as Important as You Think for Investors

There are reasons why dividends should not matter to investors but you’ll need to understand them better to know why Dividend investing is one of the most popular types of stock investing but do you know what determines the dividends paid by a company? How does the company decide how much to pay or even […]

Main Street Investor’s Guide to the Best Investments for 2017

Follow this market forecast and the best investments for 2017 to protect your hard-earned money Market forecasts for 2017 are out and the pundits are their usual overly-optimistic selves. The 16 Wall Street analysts surveyed by Bloomberg all put stocks in the S&P 500 higher by the end of the year. Of course, nobody every […]

How Safe is Copy Trading, Especially for Beginners?

Copy trading is a trading technique available in certain Forex and binary options platforms where users are allowed to copy and execute the trades of other successful investors. Copy trading is very helpful for beginners who are new to the market and don’t have the technical expertise required for trading. They use copy trading strategy […]

10 Must Read Investment Books to Make Money in 2017

2017 is shaping up as an extremely important year in the stock market…can you afford not to read some of the best investment books? The stock market has surged more than 230% since the 2009 low of the financial crisis and the Dow Index is about to breach a major milestone. But stocks are also […]