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

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,

Investing In Marijuana Could Be a Real Buzzkill

By |December 13th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips, Stocks|Tags: , |

Although still illegal on the federal level, marijuana has become decriminalized on the city and municipal level in many areas. The advent of the entrepreneurial marijuana industry is a testament to this fact. About 31 American states and counting have legalized marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal use. The legal marijuana industry is set to make about $14 billion in profits in

Finding your Investment Style: A Starter Guide to Stocks

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Stocks|

Investing in stocks is a fantastic way to grow your wealth and set yourself up for a fantastic future. The question for most people is "How do I get started?" Thanks to the growth of the online world, the stock market is now more accessible than ever. In fact, you don't even need to use a broker if you don't

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Use This 3×5 Card to Advance Your Financial Life

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

How much information do you think you would need to change your financial life? How many classes would you need to take? Or how many counseling sessions would you need to have before you felt you could handle your personal finances? As a previous financial advisor, I met more than my fair share of clients that could have used hours and hours of my time and never really got their finances in order. So maybe simple is better. So let’s use this 3×5 card to advance your financial life.  The card was written by University of Chicago Professor Harold Pollack who basically says that the best personal finance advice is simple and available for free at your local library.

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Motley Fool Stock Picks: This Is How to Beat the Market

By |July 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips, Stocks|Tags: , |

When you pick a stock, the intent is usually to outperform the market. However, most investors aren’t successful. So, what do you do if you want to beat the market but don’t like the odds? You can hire help. Most aspiring investors don’t have personal access to hedge fund quality brain power, but you can get it indirectly by subscribing

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How to Confidently Trade the Financial Markets: The Novice’s Guide

By |July 19th, 2017|Categories: Stocks|

The financial markets can be somewhat intimidating to a newbie. For starters, there are all those charts, graphs, changing numbers, signals, indicators, trends, analysis and endless data streams that pepper the trading arena. To a neophyte, this can be off-putting. Fortunately, the financial markets are designed for high levels of interaction for traders across the spectrum. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned professional, the steps that you need to take to successfully trade financial instruments are essentially the same. Research, analysis, and decision-making are integral components of the trading process. The most important tip for all traders is the following: understand the macro economic variables that impact the price direction of your chosen asset.

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How to Make Investing in the Stock Market Simple

By |December 19th, 2016|Categories: Stocks|

It’s not uncommon to want to invest but not really know where to start. Sometimes that causes people not to invest at all when they really should be investing for their future. It may seem complicated, but there are ways to make investing in the stock market simple so you can quit putting it off and get started. What Are

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Fortune Industries (FDVF)

By |July 19th, 2016|Categories: Stocks|

This is what I imagine it felt like to be a Fortune shareholder. Fortune industries is a Human Resources company.  Basically small to medium sized companies outsource their human resources department to Fortune. Why talk about them? Fortune Industries is the cheapest company I know of on an earnings basis (excepting cases where the business is obviously in

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Sitestar Corporation (SYTE): Part II

By |July 7th, 2016|Categories: Stocks|

Now to get up to speed on the latest developments. Here's the second part of the Sitestar story as promised.  For those of you who missed it, here is part 1. Since our story left off a great deal has happened. First off, a group of shareholders sent a demand letter to the company. The demand letter basically says

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