Investing for Beginners: How to Start Investing With $100

Last updated Sep. 06, 2017 Picture this scenario. You have done your homework, you studied the basics of investing and you even passed all the quizzes from the Investment Education Series. You spot an industry that’s growing rapidly, and you’re able to identify the best company within it that has an undervalued stock. It’s now … Continue reading Investing for Beginners: How to Start Investing With $100


How to Invest in Stocks With Little Money: The Ultimate Guide

Do you want to invest in stocks but think you don’t have enough money? The good news is that It is possible to make investments even with the little that you have. There is a general misconception that you can only make such investments when you have thousands of dollars. Nothing could be further from … Continue reading How to Invest in Stocks With Little Money: The Ultimate Guide


OptionsHouse Review: Read Before Opening a Brokerage Account

Last updated July. 10, 2017 Note: OptionsHouse was acquired by E*TRADE in summer 2016 so this review is outdated. OptionsHouse was a good broker and E*Trade is Ok as well. If you are looking for a really awesome broker, you might want to take a look at our Ally Invest Review. Ally Invest Is currently … Continue reading OptionsHouse Review: Read Before Opening a Brokerage Account


Ally Invest (Formerly TradeKing) Review: Read Before Opening a Brokerage Account

Last updated May. 22, 2017 Note. Ally acquired TradeKing in June 2016. The most important things that I look for in an online broker are the following: (1) A proven history of success and expertise (2) Competitive commission costs (3) A simple but powerful trading platform (4) Top-notch research & education (5) Excellent customer service. This is my … Continue reading Ally Invest (Formerly TradeKing) Review: Read Before Opening a Brokerage Account


Top 10 iPhone Apps for Intelligent Investors

Last updated Feb. 17, 2017 The advent of the iPhone has revolutionized mobile technology, and along with it, our lives. Don’t miss the chance to take advantage of the iPhone’s power to improve your investing success by downloading these useful apps: 1. Bloomberg. Bloomberg’s app gives more than just fresh and relevant news. You can also … Continue reading Top 10 iPhone Apps for Intelligent Investors


Buying Penny Stocks: The Dos and Don’ts

Last updated Feb. 15, 2017 The other day I was looking up some stock market anecdotes and came across the story of the infamous ‘pump-and-dump’ operation in the penny stock Lithium Exploration Group, Inc. (LEXG). Here’s how the chart looks, and following below is a narrative of what happened. LEXG was an obscure mining company and … Continue reading Buying Penny Stocks: The Dos and Don’ts


Why ETFs Should Be Part Of Your Portfolio

For investors who are looking to diversify their investment portfolio or to minimize the risks inherent with purchasing only one stock, mutual funds have historically been touted as the investment vehicle of choice. Major investment firms such as Vanguard and Fidelity have even made their names by offering a plethora of mutual funds to investors. … Continue reading Why ETFs Should Be Part Of Your Portfolio


The Importance of Income Diversification

The current state and structure of the world economy, as well as its frequent uncertainty, makes the diversification of one’s income a critical component of good personal finance. However, if you are starting from scratch, diversifying your income streams can be very difficult. In this article, we will look at some of the many reasons … Continue reading The Importance of Income Diversification


Growing Your Stock Portfolio without Spending Any Extra Money

Building a solid retirement plan requires foresight and planning over the long term. However, one of the primary reasons so many people postpone their plans to build wealth is the need to put aside cash each week to keep their investments growing. Contributing cash into a savings plan each week is fine if you have … Continue reading Growing Your Stock Portfolio without Spending Any Extra Money