Category Archives: Investing

So You Want to Make a Living Day Trading

Well, if you really think you have what it takes to make a living day trading, then you have to get read to study. Yes, study. But not like you did at school. You don’t have to sit with all your peers in rows and ingest facts and figures spouted at you by a lecture fiend. You can do at your own pace.

Trust me, you can learn to make $200 a day in the market, day trading. All it takes is the focus and concentration to learn a good trading strategy and follow the rules. Head over to Warrior Trading on Facebook and you will learn how they can teach you those strategies.

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Fast and reliable trading with the CorrecTrade


Binary options trading is a simple way to invest in the stock market. All that you need to do is pick an asset, predict whether it’s going to rise or fall in price over a certain time period and trade accordingly. Simple in theory, but more complicated in practice. With all sorts of variables impacting upon the markets, such as changing currency prices and fluctuation share indices, it’s important to keep on top in order to stay ahead. But this can be almost a full time job in itself. Fortunately, however, there is software out there that does all the number crunching for you. All you then need is formulate your strategy and make your trades. Continue reading

Mistakes Every New Real Estate Investor Should Avoid

Investment in any form always involves some risk, but that doesn’t mean that a real estate investor can’t minimize or even avoid some of them. Even investors who have been in the game for years can make some rookie mistakes. Therefore, it pays to be particularly alert to some of the bigger risks. Here are a few that can really break the bank if you are not careful.

Going it Alone

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Battling Brokerage Firm Abuse

Investing with a brokerage firm can seem much easier than making investing decisions on your own. However, there are times when a brokerage firm may take advantage of an investor, and this means that you may want to get some assistance. Cold Spring Advisory Group is a national network of investment experts and lawyers who can look at your case and determine if your losses are due to stockbroker abuse or negligent advice. If your losses are the result of poor financial management, then the experts will refer your case to one of the lawyers in their network who specializes in your type of arbitration.

How Common is Brokerage Abuse?

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Lower Your Electric Bill

Most Americans don’t realize that, even when they aren’t using one of their many electronic appliances and devices, those same appliances can still be using up quite a bit of energy. The end result is that every year all of those appliances are costing them hundreds of dollars.

Approximately $895 is what the average American household spends every year on electricity in New Mexico, where it’s the cheapest,  and that goes up to $2438 a year where it’s the most expensive, in Hawaii.

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When Should You Start Investing?

Not surprisingly, first-time investors usually have a little bit of anxiety about when the best time is to make their first stock purchase. It’s not an unfounded fear, frankly, because if a person were to start at the wrong point in the market, which has a tendency to go up and down quite a bit, they can be left staring at big losses right from the start.

The good news is simply this; time is definitely on your side. If you are investing for the long haul, which is recommended, well-chosen investments will have compounding returns that add up quite well no matter what the market was doing when you decided to purchase your first shares.

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Investing Terms You Should Know

New investors can easily become overwhelmed by the many investing terms and concepts that they encounter while doing their research. (And if you aren’t doing research, you really should be.) Frankly, it’s a lot to take in, especially if you haven’t had the luxury of spending four years in business school learning about all of the ideas, concepts, terms and so forth on a daily basis.

That being said, what we’re going to do is provide you, our dear readers, with the occasional quick blog about investing terms that you should know, what they mean and how they can help you, starting with today’s blog.

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These 10 Mutual Funds have Outdone College Costs over the last 10 Years

Even if you might have paid a hefty commission upfront (and of course taxes along the way) the following 10 mutual funds that we’re going to show you have outpaced the average rise in public college tuition costs over the last 10 years. This is good news for anyone who wants to invest in a mutual fund that they will then use to pay for their child’s college cost when the time comes.

The simple fact is that 10 years ago the tax favored 529 college savings plan wasn’t as popular as it is today and most investors went instead purchased a mutual fund through their financial advisor as well as paying the upfront load on the funds when they were purchased and their taxes on whatever returns they got along the way.

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The facts about Socially Responsible Investing

The main goal of investing is, and always has been, to make as much money as possible with the least amount of risk. It’s been that way for ages but today there is a new and growing group of investors who actually want others to benefit from their investments. These “socially responsible investors” care more about the impact of their investments then the actual money that their investment will make.

It’s an interesting trend to be sure and that’s why we’ve put together a blog today about socially responsible investing to inform you, our dear readers, about what it is and how it can affect you . Enjoy. Continue reading

Why Copycat Investing may Not be as Smart as You Think

There are many investing trailblazers that you can look to for examples and advice, people who have performed their own research and due diligence in order to build an excellent portfolio. Warren buffet of Brookshire Hathaway is a prime and famous example. What many new (and not so new) investors have been known to do is simply mimic or copy the portfolios of these investing geniuses but, from what we have seen, this is not actually be a very good idea.

With that in mind we put together a number of reasons why copycat investing is, in our opinion, a bit dangerous and why this approach to investing is frowned upon by most experts. The reason we put this blog together is because we love our readers and also because,  as we’ve said many times in the past, educating yourself as much as possible is important to your success as an investor. Enjoy.

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