4 Things to Do to End Your Investing Year Right

Believe it not, this year will be over really quickly. When I worked in the brokerage industry this meant one thing…people waiting until the last minute to get their investing houses in check. The great thing is that you don’t have to wait around until December 31 to get started as I’m going to give […]

The Key to Success When it Comes to Investing

I know, the title is a bit on the misleading side. But, can you blame me for trying to get you to click on the title? 😉 All joking aside, if you’ve done much in terms of investing then you know that pretty much anyone can “guarantee” you success by following their investing strategy. Whether […]

3 Steps to Setting Up an Effective Investment Plan

When you go on vacation, do you plan out how you’re going to get to your destination or do you go where your whims take you? Sure, there is some fun in taking a random road trip, but I’m talking about a trip you’ve been saving and planning for months or years. Assuming you like […]

What to Do When the Sky Is Falling

Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, apparently the sky is falling (the sky being the stock market in this little analogy) and it’s falling fast. Before you go out and make sure you’re properly prepared allow me to let you in on a little secret…the market is doing exactly what it should be […]

How to Start Your Investing Year Off Right

Whether it be sheer human nature or lack of knowledge, many investors put off investing decisions until the last moment of the year. This is multiplied when the problem is compounded by ignoring their portfolios for another 12 months. I saw this every year in a previous life and it always pained me to see […]

3 Things Not to Overlook as You Start Investing in the Stock Market

As I wrote last month, I worked in the online brokerage space for a number of years and got to see firsthand how investors handled their portfolios on a daily basis. Some made me cringe and others I thoroughly enjoyed learning from. It was the latter that allowed me to help further shape my investing […]

How to Get Started if you Want to Invest in the Stock Market

I had the pleasure (or mis-pleasure possibly) of working in the retail brokerage industry for a little over four years and every day I spoke with dozens of individuals who had no idea where to start when it came to investing in the stock market. Whether it was lack of time or knowledge, they simply […]

Never Lose Money In The Stock Market

As a small investor with less than a couple of million dollars in the market, you should not be losing money. There’s no reason for people to lose money yet time and time again, I see exactly that. Investors have every tool to make good investment decisions, but they still buy a stock when it’s […]