Understanding ETFs: What Do You Need to Know?
Nov27

Understanding ETFs: What Do You Need to Know?

  One of the best ways to begin investing in stocks – or to add diversity and depth to your current stock investing strategy – is with exchange-traded funds, or ETFs. Since their arrival in the early 1990s, ETFs have soared in popularity with the average investor. Whether for a retirement fund, an investment portfolio or a college fund for a growing young investor, ETFs offer a remarkable hedge against risk, provide...

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Investing 101: How to Beat the Market
Nov13

Investing 101: How to Beat the Market

Any Investor’s Dream is to Beat the Market, but Only a Handful Actually Do It. If you’re already rich, you could shove your money into a hedge fund and hope for the best, after their ridiculous fees that is. But not even the black-box trading hedge funds are a sure thing. The average return of hedge funds in 2013 was a meager 9.1% compared to the S&P500’s 17.8%.   So How Do You Beat the Market Then? Well,...

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Guide: 7 Steps to Unleash The Power of SprinkleBit
Oct17

Guide: 7 Steps to Unleash The Power of SprinkleBit

  SprinkleBit is a powerful platform with a variety of tools and features. If you are  just starting out and feel overwhelmed or, intimidated, don’t worry, we’ve all been there. I want to take this opportunity to give everyone a quick guide on how to use the power of SprinkleBit to the fullest.   1. Make Browsing the News Feed a daily/weekly habit. After you have created a SprinkleBit account, you...

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Top 10 Mistakes Made by Investors
Oct09

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....

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Investing 101: The Psychology Of Long Term Investing
Sep18

Investing 101: The Psychology Of Long Term Investing

  Officially, a long-term investment is one that you will hold for more than one year. But a genuine long-term investment is usually held for much longer. The more conservative estimates of long-term often range between 3 and 5 years, and sometimes as far as 10 or 20 years. So for anyone hardwired to look for instant results (which is ALL of us), long-term investing presents some unique challenges.   Sex Appeal Status of...

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Investing 101: 5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Stock Market Simulator
Sep15

Investing 101: 5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Stock Market Simulator

Stock Market Simulation: Best Of Both Worlds A stock market simulator let’s you “trade” on the markets without risking your real money. Which is great because, let’s face it, most of us are downright freaked out about investing our hard-earned cash in the stock market. We’ve convinced ourselves that buying stocks is akin to gambling — and that we’ll inevitably lose it all. However, let’s...

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