Investing

25 January,2016

At the time of writing this, the stock market is losing ground. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 500 points, and the NASDAQ and S&P 500 are also struggling quite a bit. Global stocks are faring just as poorly, with indexes around the world dropping dramatically. During times like these, it’s tempting […]

1 December,2015

Now that the year is almost over, it’s a good time to look back on your finances and see how you’ve done. Understanding where you’re at, and where you want to go next, can help you make better decisions about the future. As you close out this year and prepare for another year, here’s how […]

16 February,2015

It’s a new year, and there are a lot of new innovations related to finances and investing. It seems like every few months there’s a new disrupter on the block, looking to capitalize on technology to change the face of investing. As an investor, it’s a good idea to know what’s available to you — […]

24 November,2014

Investing is one of the best ways to build wealth over time. It’s one of the few ways that you can put your money to work for you in a way that allows you to take advantage of compound interest to the degree that it overcomes inflation. On top of that, if you start early […]

8 September,2014

This year, I joined a number of other bloggers in the Grow Your Dough Throwdown, an investment challenge. In this challenge, each of the participants starts with $1,000. We can’t add any new¬†money to the account throughout the year, but we can buy and sell as we see fit, and earnings from our investments can […]

16 June,2014

If you want to make the most of your money over a longer period of time, one of the best things you can do is invest. The power of compound interest can provide you with a way to grow your wealth when you practice consistency in your investing. However, trying to put together the right […]

31 March,2014

There are those who do well investing with large amounts of money when they see what they think will be a good deal. However, for most of us, that isn’t the best approach. Most of us have smaller amounts of money to start, and we can’t afford to lose out on an investment that requires […]

13 January,2014

Investing is an important part of building wealth for the future. It’s one of the best ways to consistency grow your retirement funds or find other ways to reach financial freedom. However, it’s sometimes tricky to make the right decisions with your investments. One of the most important things you should understand when it comes […]

28 October,2013

Many would-be investors are scared of the prospect of investing. They are concerned about how to get started, whether or not they have enough money to invest, and they worry about the complexity of investing. In fact, many people don’t ever start investing because they become paralyzed by fear and information overload. The good news […]

26 August,2013

One of the things I hear a lot is, “But I don’t have enough money to start investing”. Even after the Internet revolution has democratized investing to the point where almost anyone can start investing online, the myth that you need to have a large chunk of capital to start investing persists. The reality is […]