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 … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

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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 […]

The Worst Chapter in the Best Investment Book

A side-by-side stock comparison should only be done with similar companies if you are going to pick the best investment Sometimes the best lessons come from the worst mistakes. Even one of the best investment books ever written can have a bad chapter or two but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something from it. […]

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 […]

The Truth about Passive Income Real Estate Investing

How much can you make on a passive income real estate investing strategy and is it really passive income? Few investments have made as many wealthy as real estate. Investment in land and property seems to be the only true constant across the history of investing and wealth building but is truly passive income from […]

Beat the Stock Market with Three Proven Strategies

You can beat the stock market but it takes more than just watching five minutes of CNBC Shares of Apple plunged 40% through the first few months of 2013 before surging 136% over the next two years. … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

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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 […]

5-Minute Checklist to Compare Stocks to Buy

Use this quick checklist to compare stocks and find the best investments for your portfolio I get a lot of questions about comparing stocks and how to pick stocks for different investing goals. While I usually recommend a larger picture when it comes to building your portfolio, there are a few things I like to […]

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 […]

Simple Stock Analysis for Regular Investors and 4 Warning Signs

Get back to the basics for simple stock analysis and don’t miss these four warning signs of a bad investment The investing public is divided into two camps, those that think you can beat the market by analyzing stocks and those that think it’s a waste of time. The truth is, they are both right. […]

51 Best Investment Ideas on Motif Investing

More than 50 great examples of the best investment ideas to save money on Motif Investing and take advantage of investing themes If you’ve been following the blog, you know I’m a big fan of Motif Investing funds as a way to reduce investing risk and cut down on costs. The new investing site offers […]