5 Ways To Conquer Your Fear Of Investing
Aug12

5 Ways To Conquer Your Fear Of Investing

Most of us know exactly what we want.  Better yet, we even know exactly what we need to do to get it.  Yet, for some reason, each day passes leaving us no closer to our goals.  The cause: ourselves.  We are our own worst enemy.  We find every excuse in the book to avoid facing our fears head on.  Our own self-doubt and insecurities keep us on the sidelines, instead of hitting the ground running and attacking each obstacle with the...

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How To Choose The Right Start-Up Company To Invest In
Aug06

How To Choose The Right Start-Up Company To Invest In

Making an investment in a start-up company during its early stages is something that many people with a passion for business choose to do, and it’s easy to see why. On a personal level, it provides you with an opportunity to pass on some of the wisdom you have learned over the years. On a financial level, angel investors who put money into with the right start-up company can see an enormous return on investment by doing so....

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Top 10 Mistakes Made by Investors
Aug01

Top 10 Mistakes Made by Investors

Even investment legends like Warren Buffet and Michael Bloomberg, who now hold court as the kings of Forbes’ “The World’s 500 Richest People” List, had to start somewhere.  They too entered the investing game at the starting line just like everyone else, with minimal trading knowledge and a steep learning curve. The fact is that investing is not something that can be learned overnight.  It is developed over...

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Money’s Roots: Looking at History to Better Understand Currency Today
Jul28

Money’s Roots: Looking at History to Better Understand Currency Today

Stock investing is all about the creation of wealth – strategically placing your money in a way that allows it to grow faster than inflation over time. But how does money grow? Where did money come from? What is the history of money? If you want to understand the concept of investing in stocks, it’s smart to understand the roots of money. Coins were among the first forms of physical currency. Bartering: The Beginning...

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in a Stock
Jul24

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in a Stock

Stock investing is the foundation of the wealth that is held by some of the richest people in the country. But you don’t have to be a tycoon to play the game. If you have a retirement account, a 401(k), or even some municipal bonds, you’re already an investor. If not, don’t worry – it’s never too late to start creating wealth through investment. Ask yourself the following questions before you jump in the...

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Naive 1/N Portfolio vs. Sophistication and Optimization
Jul21

Naive 1/N Portfolio vs. Sophistication and Optimization

Optimal diversification is one of the key insights of modern portfolio theory, however, due to estimation errors, theory-based portfolio strategies are not as good as one once thought; under some circumstances, the difference between sophisticated models and naive strategy is not statistically significant. Naive diversification is instinctive common sense division of a portfolio, whereby an investor invests in a number of assets in...

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