John Templeton’s 16 Investing Rules

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: General Personal Finance, Personal Finance Tips, Stocks|Tags: , |

Sir John Templeton was arguably one of the greatest investing experts of the 20th century. He innovated the concepts of international and contrarian investing that most people take for granted today. Templeton was one of the earliest advocates of value investing. When he sold his company, the Templeton Growth Fund in 1992, it was worth over $13 billion. So, if

How to Find Premarket Gainers: The Basics

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Stocks|

Learning how to use the premarket and after-hours sessions for buying and selling isn't easy. Trading is a complicated process that requires years of training and strategy to master. Even some of the most advanced investors will avoid getting involved with extended trading sessions because they know that they'll be exposing themselves to greater risk, and lower liquidity. However, that

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Spare Change Investing With Acorns

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Stocks|

No one becomes independently wealthy by investing in bank accounts alone. Bank accounts and savings accounts, especially those with high-yield interest generation, are great places to park your cash. Or, to create emergency funds. However, such returns on parked money are minimal, even at banks with great rates. The average interest range for most savings accounts, for example, ranges between

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Got $1,000 to Burn? Should You Save or Invest?

By |July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Finance Tips, Stocks|Tags: |

Buying lottery tickets was a bad habit that I used to indulge in. I was in the habit of buying $1 and $5 scratch-off tickets. Reflecting on that time, I have no idea how much money I wasted. It might have been a few hundred. One day, I won about $35. To celebrate, I bought a bunch of old-school kung

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How to Build a Diversified Portfolio

By |June 16th, 2019|Categories: Stocks|

The capital markets can be volatile and one of the best ways to insulate yourself from choppy market conditions is to build a diversified portfolio. The process involves capital allocation to different portfolios and several diverse asset classes to reduce the volatilility of your returns. Once you have determined how much capital you will allocate to a specific venture you

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Everything You Need to Know About Order Flow Trading

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Personal Finance Tips, Stocks|Tags: , |

The stock market trading game is not for the timid or cash strapped. Although you may be paying a few dollars, tens of dollars, or hundreds of dollars per share, you usually buy or sell hundreds or thousands of shares at a time. Most experts suggest that you spend at least $1,000. Don’t get me started on calculating weighted averages

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