Practice KISS Investing Do you understand your investments? If you don’t, you might be taking unnecessary risks. KISS means “keep it simple, stupid.” Two of the most renowned investors who have ever lived – Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch – have followed this principle in building their fortunes. As Lynch famously put it, “Know what […]
A Great Opportunity Ahead? Chinese stocks have been stuck in neutral the past few years. Now is the perfect time for a break out. Here is a stock that could lead the charge! China is still not fully understood by most investors. Many believe China will have a hard landing, as they believe […]
Often I get questions from prospects, clients at Faith-Based Investor, or from subscribers at Wall St. Renegade, and sometimes they are such important questions that I think my whole audience can benefit from such a response.
This past week, Brandy had a question about investing. She wants to know…
In order to build an investment portfolio, you will need to select the right investments for your situation. This begins with having the right investment mix. Most successful investors own a combination of stocks, bonds, alternative investments, and cash. Later on, I will show you how to decide on that mix.
When you look at investing, there are really only five choices…
Business finance organization reduces the potential for unexpected monetary loss and helps make your business more attractive to investors. Business finance organization also requires smart financial practices. For example, 46 percent of small business owners use their personal credit cards to finance their business, Entrepreneur notes. While personal credit cards are an easy source of […]
Fears of a stock market correction & runaway oil prices… are these fears overblown, or justified? U.S. military action in Syria appears imminent. Assuming it happens, what happens to the financial markets? Investor reaction on August 27 (the day U.S. intervention was mentioned as a possibility) was not exactly surprising. Gold entered a bull market again, […]
Implications of Rising Mortgage Rates Are they threatening the recovery? Or is their effect overstated? Provided by Jay Peroni, CFP Between early May and mid-July, the average interest rate on the […]
Will it work? What if corporate taxes were 7% lower? Specifically, what if the corporate tax rate was reset to 28%, 25% for manufacturing companies? As a tradeoff for this tax cut, what if multinational corporations based in the U.S. paid a one-time fee on accumulated overseas earnings? Finally, what if the resulting one-time revenue […]
The resolutions we make for the new year generally are related to losing weight, quitting a bad habit or even going to church more. In these times of economic volatility, securing your finances should at least get honorable mention as a 2013 endeavor. Young families tend to dismiss investing as something for middle-age people or […]
You may be amused by the efforts of some of your friends and neighbors as they try to “chase the return” in the stock market. We all seem to know a day trader or two: someone constantly hunting for the next hot stock, endlessly refreshing browser windows for breaking news and tips from assorted gurus. […]