There are various ways to value a stock, such as checking its earnings, its dividend or its price to earnings ratio. By using these measurements you may estimate how a stock should be priced. If you find a stock whose measurements indicate its price should be higher, you may have found a ‘cheap’ stock, then … Continue reading What is Value Investing?
Growth investing is focusing on a company that has demonstrated a track record of high or emerging growth. If a company has a stock price that has gone up year-on-year over 3 years then that stock would be a target for growth investors. Even on a shorter timeline, if a stock has gone up in … Continue reading What is Growth Investing?
In stock trading and investing there are bulls and bears. It sounds dangerous but it isn’t. You often hear of the market being bullish or bearish. So what is the definition of a bull market and what is a bear market? A Bull Market This is when the market is showing confidence. Indicators of confidence … Continue reading What is a Bull and a Bear Market?
Are you learning about investing? Then it is important that you learn and understand some basic investment terminology. Here is a list of some basic investing terms you should know, along with their definition: ASK The lowest price a seller is willing to accept when selling a security (stock). BEAR An investor who believes the market … Continue reading Basic Investing Terms You Should Know
“I don’t have enough money to invest in the stock market.” It’s a common complaint, but also a major fallacy. Although some would have you believe it to be true, you don’t have to be rich to play the stock market. It’s possible to start out with a very small stake, and build it over … Continue reading Investing in the Stock Market: How much do you Need to Start?
Investments can be a very complicated subject. There are a wide variety of different types of investment products and new ones are emerging all the time. What we will attempt to do in this article is to give you a good overall view of investments as a whole and discuss aspects of each specific type. An investment … Continue reading Investments: A General Overview
Are you a beginning investor? Then you need to start with the basics. Here are some basic principles that you should understand before investing your money. Also, see our our investing lessons section for some helpful teaching and learning worksheets and lessons on investing. Begin Investing Now Do not procrastinate. Begin now because an early start … Continue reading Investing Principles for Beginners
There are some people who are gifted with the ability to save money and there are some that are not. Unfortunately, most people are of the later type. Saving money is something that requires an inordinate amount of effort for most people and only with effort can they accumulate any substantial amount. If this profile fits you then … Continue reading How to Start Investing and Build Wealth
When you’re young, retirement seems so far away, but most of us will find that those years are upon us in what seems like the blink of the eye. Many, however, will enter these years unprepared for the reduction of income they’ll face upon retirement, the unexpected costs of medical problems, and the other challenges … Continue reading Retirement Planning: Where to Begin