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

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

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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Best Laptop for Trading Stocks 2018

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

The current, burgeoning bear market is making a lot of investors anxious. However, knowing how to read the market and being prepared are the best tools you can employ when trading stocks. For instance, did you know that a market correction occurs about every two years? You need as much information and knowledge earned from experience as possible when trading

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Penny Stocks and Alerts: What You Should Know

By |December 27th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips, Stocks|Tags: |

Unfortunately, the price of entry to the stock market for many budding investors can be quite prohibitive. Depending on your point of interest, you could spend hundreds or thousands of dollars to invest in stocks based on per-share pricing. However, budget-conscious and adventurous investors can take advantage of penny stock alerts and newsletters. Before we get into all of that,

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