Investing in Micro Cap Stocks

Micro caps stocks, or stocks for companies with market capitalization of under $300 million, often represent excellent investment opportunities with above-average returns. Investing with Mutual Funds Often, these stocks are underrepresented in institutional portfolios. There are a handful of micro cap funds however, which invest exclusively in these types of stocks, and these funds often … Continue reading Investing in Micro Cap Stocks

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Investing in ETFs: Exchange Traded Funds

A popular way to invest in the market today is through what’s called ETF’s, or Exchange Traded funds. They work much the same as regular stocks; they are portfolios of stocks, bonds, or other investments that trade on the stock exchange. All ETF’s are an index fund, which means that they track the performance of … Continue reading Investing in ETFs: Exchange Traded Funds

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The Benefits of Index Funds

The toughest part of investing in stocks for most people is stock selection. There are thousands of listed companies in the marketplace that you may invest in by doing your own work and research. An easier way to invest in a diversified portfolio of stocks is to invest in index funds. Here is some information on … Continue reading The Benefits of Index Funds

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Basic Types of Investments — Financial Instruments you should Know

Are you new to investing? Then it is important that you know and understand the basic types of investments that are available to you. The following financial instruments are the investment options generally available to you in the investments marketplace. Savings Accounts Savings accounts are a safe haven to store your emergency funds. They provide easy … Continue reading Basic Types of Investments — Financial Instruments you should Know

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Saving Money and Accumulating Wealth: Fundamental Principles of Wealth and Resource Management

An objective of ours is to help you learn how to find financial success. However, there is more to doing that than just crunching numbers and making investments. The main reasons most people do not achieve financial success is because they fail to apply fundamental lessons that apply on a much wider basis than finance alone. This section … Continue reading Saving Money and Accumulating Wealth: Fundamental Principles of Wealth and Resource Management

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Company Retirement Plans: 401K and Pension Plans

Just as Social Security is in the process of change, so too are most corporate benefit plans. There was a time when the average “company man” could depend on his or her employer to fund his retirement in an adequate and dependable basis. Unfortunately, this time has passed. The first step toward the change was with the … Continue reading Company Retirement Plans: 401K and Pension Plans

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Knowing your Situation: A Personal Investment Strategy

“Know thyself” was a phrase placed over the oracle of Delphi in ancient Greece. It is a phrase that is just as relevant and insightful when designing your investment strategy. The more you know then the better you will be able to design a strategy that fits your unique needs. We will be covering certain factors you must … Continue reading Knowing your Situation: A Personal Investment Strategy

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