Should You Ever Buy Rental Property Sight Unseen?

When you are making a large purchase, such as a home or a car, most experts agree that it would be absurd to do so without looking it over yourself or hiring it done to make sure you are getting what you are paying for. If you are buying a home specifically, there is usually […]

Retirement Investment Trends

Saving for retirement is a perennially popular finance topic, and for good reason. The majority of American workers agree that saving for retirement should be a priority, but their actions are usually different than their stated priorities. The National Institute for Retirement Security has undertaken a study that shows American retirement savings are now in […]

The Intelligent Investor: The Best Book In the World

The Intelligent Investor is by far the most well respected investment philosophy book in modern history. The author Benjamin Graham was a world renowned investor and mentor to Warren Buffett, who is well-known in modern times as the world’s most successful investor. Warren Buffett has publicly stated that much of what he bases his investment […]

You’re 18 years old? Start Investing Now.

The great thing about being young is that you have your entire life ahead of you. However, most people will not begin to think about their future lives until they are 30, 40, or even older. It is not that difficult for anyone to be financially free by retirement. You just need to be committed […]

The Positives and Negatives of Credit

Some people have short memories or perhaps they are just born optimists. The level of debt in the USA is growing at the fastest rate since the recession hit. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has reported that the current level of consumer debt is $11.52 trillion higher than it was towards the end […]

A Clear Definition of the 50 Day Moving Average and Why Should You Care About It

For those seeking to understand financial terms, this short write-up will let you understand the 50 Day Moving Average. It is also known as the % 50d MA. Take a few minutes of your precious time to have a better understanding on its definition and significance. What does the %50 DMA mean? This is basically […]

5 People Who SHOULD Use Permanent Life Insurance

I’m tired of people beating on permanent insurance. Last week yet another colleague of mine said, “I can’t think of a time when somebody should buy anything but term insurance.” I told him I could name five. He scoffed. I listed them off quickly to him, and today I’ll do the same for you. I […]

Money Management Tips for Better Trading

Entering the foreign exchange market without precautions could be compared to driving an F1 car without a safety helmet. If you intend to trade the forex markets with a pragmatic view to be successful, you might want to setup and follow a trading plan which incorporates some money management procedures and safety features. Possibly all […]

How To Maximize Your Income with Portfolio and Work Life Screens

I was chatting with my career coach on the phone this morning. We were discussing switching my plan from a “to do list” and yearly goals to a 90 day plan and yearly goals. The reason? Yearly goals and “to do lists” often have nothing to do with one another, but yearly goals and 90 […]

Index Funds

Investing in the stock market can be a very intimidating proposition. There are over 9000 individual stocks to choose from on the major exchanges, then you have the pink sheets, exchange traded funds, sector funds, preferred stocks, foreign investments, ADRs, options – has your head stopped spinning yet? Fortunately for the average investor, Wall Street […]