Admit it. You’re curious about individual retirement accounts or IRAs. You know they can help you save for your future. Still, they’re a little confusing at times. I know because I receive many questions about IRAs on my podcast...
The recent volatility of the stock market may have many small-time investors curious if there’s money to be made with a more aggressive trading style. But before you dip your toe in the murky pools day and swing trading, learn the risks.
Hey, did anything interesting happen on Wall Street last week? I was busy and forgot to watch the news. Just kidding. Has the market ever so closely resembled an actual roller coaster? Here are a few lessons I learned during that turbulent week.
With a new crop of Internet IPOs including household names like Groupon set to trade publicly at huge valuations, many pundits are starting to make comparisons to the heady days we saw at the turn of the century. Are we back in a bubble?
Before you put your life savings into the options market, why not test out your trading prowess with some virtual money using a stock market simulator? You may learn a few valuable lessons about your investing personality.
Dividend-paying shares have long been overshadowed by high-flying growth stocks, but they’re often worth a second look. Not only do you earn a yield on your investment, a steadily growing dividend is a good measure of a company’s health.
Before you sink a bunch of money into an attractive stock, make sure you understand what the company’s true profits really are by stripping away the one-time, exceptional items that can make the earnings look more robust than they really are.
Investing through a DRIP has long been a way for individual investors to gradually build up a position in a public company without paying high brokerage fees or agonizing over market-timing, but are they still a sound idea?