Investing Archive

How Young is too Young to Invest

SPENDING, INVESTING, AND GIVING SIMULTANEOUSLY Learning about the concept of money should simultaneously include lessons on investing. I would suggest as early as 5. Children understand more than we give them credit for. Teach them …

Learning to Evalutate Stock Market Risks

The stock market is a hectic place filled with investors both professional and amateur. It can be a very difficult task to choose a stock, CD, mutual fund ect. to invest in. The first decision …

Home as Investment – Bad

Real estate values in recent years have been incredible. Home values have sky rocketed, creating jobs both in blue collar and white collar circles. Does this make it a good investment? Not traditionally, because home …

What can Stock Options do

Stock options are a type of financial derivative instrument. Put simply, they are the right to buy or sell a set number of shares at a time or price specified. A right to buy a …

What is the National Debt and Deficit

The difference between government deficit and national debt is the deficit is thought of on an annual basis whereas national debt is long-term. Moreover, the deficit is the total expenditures and costs incurred by the …

Tips for Finding Real Estate Deals

It’s a buyer’s market these days, they say, so good deals are around, but if it is your goal to “flip” a house, beware. Many are finding that the profits to be made in this …

Difference between a Stop and Limit Order

In the stock market, there are several different types of orders which give you some flexibility in how your trades are executed. Many of these types of trades can be set to “trigger” based on …

Stock Software

One of the best way to make good decisions when buying stocks is by using stock trading software. This is especially important for someone taking the final steps in jumping into the world of trading …

How to Flip a House

How Not to Have Your First Flip Flop It seems the craze has taken over, with the TV shows Flip This House, Flip That House, and Property Ladder; there is a growing desire for Americans …

Obama Related Investing

Barrack Obama and his cabinet have promised to move the United States in a new direction with respect to; healthcare costs, energy, education & international diplomacy. Companies with innovative ideas and leadership are poised to …

Where to get the Basics of Finance

Chances are you are not going to decline financial education because you think you already know everything about it. It is more likely that you are avoiding the issue entirely, because you know you don’t …

5 Stock Market Investing Tips

The stock market is one of the most profitable and promising investments there is and at the same time is also one of the most riskiest. Though many people have made lots and lots of …

The best Predictors of Investment Success

You might be amazed how very successful and rich persons like Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and Donald Trump (to name a few) have accumulated massive amounts of wealth. These people are very successful investors and …

Florida Real Estate Golf course Properties

Waving Palm trees sway in the mild breeze as you cruise down the highways of Florida. Beautiful Northern Florida, where mild weather and friendly communities abound and rush to greet you! Greenery and groves of …

How to Flip a House

House flipping (buying a home at a low price and then selling high after repair) has been popularized by a variety of television shows and a hot real estate market. It also has been a …

Pros and Cons of Married Put Stock Options

A “married put” is similar to insurance for a stock purchase. The commonly given advice for investors is that options are a risky choice. Some of that risk, however, can be lessened by choosing a …

How Young is too Young to Invest

It’s never too young to start investing. I personally started putting my paper route money into an Individual Retirement Account IRA (sure it was at the “suggestion” of my parents) when I was 12 years …

Controlling Systematic and Unsystematic Risk

The recent upheaval in the world markets has made investors reconsider risk and how it effects their investments.  One misguided idea is risk is a bad thing for investors.  But that simply isn’t true; risk …

Reasons to Invest in a Vacation Home

Bricks and mortar have always seemed like a solid investment, and many people worldwide are reaping the benefits of investing in a vacation home. Their reasons are varied, though the one thing they have in …

Portfolio Generating enough Dividends

The news around dividend-paying stocks became the focus of conversation at the start of the year with BP’s massive oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico. When the events began to unfold, BP suspended its …