Investing

7 Best Low-Cost Ways To Learn About Investing

Investing is the art of putting your money to work for you, and at the very least, you should know the basics of this useful skill. The issue is that investing seems like an enormous amount of work, and to someone who has not done it before, it looks quite intimidating. The truth is that investing is like anything else, …

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Smart Investment Strategies in Wake of Bad News

If there’s one thing the nightly news proves, it’s that bad things are bound to happen. Financial crisis, natural disasters, political scandals and corporate malfeasance are, regrettably, a part of life. In today’s globalized economy, bad news halfway around the world can cause rippling impacts around the world. As a result, many investors hit the panic button every time a …

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How to Buy I Bonds

The United States Treasury offers a variety of different bonds for individuals to purchase. All bonds issued by the Treasury are considered to be a very low risk investment, as they are guaranteed by the federal government. Series I bonds are one of the most popular choices in government bonds, and they offer a steady interest rate over the life …

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Socially Responsible Investing: Do You Invest in What You Believe In?

And by extension, do you not invest in what you don’t believe in? It’s an interesting question, and one many people when beginning to invest money. It has often been said that confusing fundamentals with morals is not the way to go when considering investing in a particular stock, but I personally find it difficult to separate the two. Take …

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Three Different Ways to Buy Company Stock

Investing in company stock is a great way to build wealth over the long-term. This is because company stocks not only appreciate over time, but they also pay monthly or quarterly dividends. I’m currently using a strategy to build wealth with dividend stocks. Individuals can buy stock in a company via a direct stock purchase plan, through an online brokerage, …

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