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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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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