Investing Archive

Investing in Rental Property

Real estate investment has become a very profitable venture for most individuals. Investment properties are a good option if you are thinking about reselling or renting them out. Most people consider this type of asset …

Quick Tips for Stock Market Investing

Investing in the stock market is fairly easy and rewarding yet is considered risky. Such risk drives several people away from the stock market and denying themselves a really good opportunity to earn some really …

How to Generate an Alternate Stream of Income

In the past couple of years, more people than any other time in recent memory have faced unemployment, underemployment, or a loss of income.  Getting a second job helps, but they sometimes aren’t a viable …

The Basics of Brokerages Part i of Ii

Afraid? You should be. And then again you shouldn’t be. Jumping into the stock market this year takes a lot of guts and in the present environment a tremendous amount of perseverance. But there is …

The Pitfalls of House Flipping

An axiom of business is “Buy low, sell high.” One of the ways this rule is applied in the real estate market is the practice of house flipping: buying a house, doing some work on …

What is an ex Dividend Date

Ex-dividend dates pertain to investments, such as stocks and some exchange-traded funds, that pay dividends or other cash distributions to their investors. Some common stocks, most preferred stocks, and some exchange-traded funds (ETFs) pay dividends …

The Pitfalls of House Flipping

Flipping houses is a great way to make money in real estate.  Among all of the real estate investment methods, house flipping is probably the most advertised and most televised method available.  Additionally, effective house …

No more self Catering Expenses

A vacation home in an investment that gives back in many ways. It is an investment in your own mental health as it gives you a place to escape from the everyday stress of life. …

Investing in Bank Stocks

With the current newspaper reports about financial credit and problems with mortgage lenders, the importance of knowledge when investing in bank stocks is even more relevant. Lack of such knowledge can lead to substantial losses, …

Tips for Making Good Investments

Investment analysis is tricky because everyone who provides information needed in the analysis has ulterior motives.  Professional stock market analysts have reputations to protect and are slow to change their rating of a stock preferring …

Execution only Trading

Execution-only trading is exactly what the name implies, trading without advice or help from a broker or an investment guide. These types of deals are generally carried out on on-line and are not typically what …

Generate Income by Buying Domain Names

Domaining, or the process of buying and selling domain names, has been around since the advent of the internet. Many people have made a lot of money doing this. Some have even become millionaires. In …

Investing in Agricultural Stocks

In 2007 and the first half of 2008, agricultural stocks were some of the best performing stocks. Since the summer of 2008, these stocks have declined more than 50% in most cases. Some of the …

Difference between Stocks and Options

Stocks and options are both common terms within finance. They are both securities, meaning instruments with financial value that can be exchanged and negotiated with. The difference between them is whereas one represents an actual …

How to Buy and Sell Overseas Property

How to buy and sell overseas property. Taking the stages one at a time, it is necessary to know the market of your chosen country before either selling or buying abroad. Knowing the market helps …

How to Invest Small Amounts of Money

It’s easy to say “put away $1.00 a day since you spend more than that frivolously on coffee, magazines, etc.” But the truth of it is, you will most likely continue to spend that $1.00 …

How to Learn Forex Currency Trading

Until the internet, few people ever heard of Forex let alone trade it. Now just about anyone can get involved in Foreign Exchange by trading online. It is very important, though, to learn the process …

Is Bestbuy a Buy

The retail industry is plagued with a lot of uncertainty as result of the weak economy, high unemployment rate and a weak consumer. Buying the stock of any company in the retail space comes with …

Regulation of Private Company Share Structure

Private companies are restrained by share limitations that can stifle the flow of investment capital, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is taking notice. Recent developments at the SEC have led to the disclosure …

Protecting yourself from Real Estate Fraud

Real estate fraud happens to someone everyday. It can take several forms. No matter what form it takes, it always leaves someone a lot poorer than before. You don’t want to be a victim. There …

Why Investing in Art Makes Good Sense

Art is the expression and the manifestation of one’s individual way of thinking. As each and every one of us knows you can’t reasonably place a price on one’s feelings. This is one explanation of …

Forex Market Trading the Basics for Beginners

In the past, forex trading was the preserve of the banks and big businesses, but today anyone can become a forex trader. Forex trading has become the fastest-growing trading industry, with an average of US$2,000 …

How to Buy Stocks without a Broker

With the use of the internet, consumers can now set up their own brokerage accounts to buy and sell stocks without the assistance of a broker.  However, with the current market volatility being what it …