defensive investments

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Many people who think of the term “investing” only focus on getting QUICK returns which technically would put those individuals in the ACTIVE class or in the class of speculators.  Speculation is by definition someone who is day trading or just betting that the price of a product, service, company or a stock etc.  is…

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Broker Fee

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One of the more technical skill sets that are used when buying and selling stocks is making sure to calculate brokerage commissions into the equation for the cost/basis or cost per share.  We cannot emphasize this enough in this article as to why that is so important. Most investors and even professional day traders can…

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Broker Tips

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Finding a broker is crucial to gaining access to the markets.  Brokers vary in regards to the variety of stocks you can choose from as well as the transaction fees they charge for buying and selling stock.  In this article, we will cover broker tips and some of the broker advice, that will cover some…

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How to read stock charts

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A lot of investors are long-term oriented and there is a lot to be said for the reduction of risk with long-term investing, however, there is also a good portion of investors who are short-term investors as well.  Either type of investor will want to acquire a certain skill set, in regards to their investing ventures….

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Compounding dividends

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The power of compounding is an undeniable force that can build wealth for investors in up and down markets. Historically, dividend investing has outperformed many other investments over time.  The reason for this is that compounding interest from dividends reoccurs monthly, quarterly or yearly.  Compounding only reoccurs though, if you are re-investing your dividends.  We will cover…

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Wealth protection

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All too often we hear dreadful stories of people losing thousands of dollars in their investments when the markets decide to crash.  Losing money is one of the most gut wrenching feelings a person can experience especially because it has an impact on our most basic need for survival. One of the most basic investing…

Top 5 investing tips

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There are a lot of investing tips out there and a lot of people who will be more than willing to tell you where to put your money.  So with that in mind, we wanted to write an article about the top 5 investing tips that will help keep an individual on track to achieving…