9 Great Ways to Understand Mutual Funds

How to Understand Mutual Funds Understand mutual funds by beginning with the definition of a mutual fund, and then going on to understand the different types of mutual funds. A mutual fund is a company that pools money from many investors and invests the money in securities such as stocks, bonds, and short-term debt. The […]

15 Golden Rules of Personal Finance Security

Secure Your Personal Finance Security With These 15 Golden Rules   1. Your employment provides your wealth Your personal finance security starts with getting the best job possible, and keeping that job is your primary path to wealth. Consistent paychecks over time will fund your savings, retirement, emergency and college accounts. Taking courses and jobs that […]

Protect Yourself From Investment Fraud

Protect Yourself From Investment Fraud For Now and in The Future! Some of you are active investors, want to be active investors in various investment vehicles and some of you will be indirectly affected by stocks, bonds, mutual funds or other investments. Those investments could come to you via your 401k plan, an inheritance or other […]

Building Wealth While Investing in the Stock Market

 Building Wealth While Investing in the Stock Market For many new or beginner investors, I speak to, building wealth while investing in the stock market appears to be a mystery. Even though there are many different types of stocks, only a few seem to be aware of this fact. I typically get the same response […]

Reasons to Read an Annual Report Before Investing in Stocks

Read an Annual Report If you read an annual report of an interested stock, it will be one of the most thorough analysis of a company you will find. Most annual reports are filled with beautiful pictures and testimonies from satisfied customers, but this does not deter from the real purpose of the report, which is […]

Microcap Stocks and The Risk to The Investor

The term “microcap stock” applies to companies with low or “micro” capitalizations, meaning the total value of the company’s stock. Microcap companies typically have limited assets. For example, in recent cases where the SEC suspended trading in microcap stocks, the average company had only $6 million in net tangible assets–and nearly half had less than […]

Stock Research Tips

Use this stock research information to start your stock research. Earnings and Profitability Check to see if your company has earnings. Then check to see if there has been a yearly increase in earnings for the past five years. After earnings verify the company has a profit. To the novice investor, it seems that a […]

Choosing An Investment Professional

Choosing an Investment Professional Are you the type of person who will read as much as possible about potential investments and ask questions about them? If so, maybe you don’t need investment advice. But if you’re busy with your job, your children, or other responsibilities, or feel you don’t know enough about investing on your […]