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spend your tax refund wisely

7 Investment Ideas To Get The Most Out Of Your Tax Refund

Here are seven investment ideas for your tax refund that can help you grow your money over time.

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don't invest in lump sums

Investing Tip #303: Don’t Invest in Lump Sums

Stagger your investments over a period of time. Select the securities and adopt a systematic investment plan putting small amounts in the same securities every month.

Do you want to build a rich life? If so, it takes more than just putting your money in the stock market. In fact, these are the four most important investments you can make.

Invest in 4 Things to Build a Rich Life

Do you want to build a rich life? If so, it takes more than just putting your money in the stock market. In fact, these are the four most important investments you can make.

Stick to your investment plan

Investing Tip #302: Stick to Your Investment Plan

Investing principles are the guiding principles valid for both good and bad markets. If you deviate, you reduce your ability to build long-term wealth.

The Best Investing Blog 2015

The 20 Best Investing Blogs of 2015

We put together a list of the best investing blogs of 2015, along with why they are amazing and what insights they bring to investors.

consistent company performance

Investing Tip #301: Look for Companies with Consistent Performance

Graham suggests buying a company only if its performance has remained satisfactory during the last 10 years on three criteria.

Wanna know the secrets to quickly paying off student loans? In this post four college graduates share exactly what steps they took to do it!

4 College Graduates Share Their Secrets to Quickly Paying Off Student Loans

Wanna know the secrets to quickly paying off student loans? In this post four college graduates share exactly what steps they took to do it!

Look for companies with management ownership

Investing Tip #300: Look for Companies with Management Ownership

Management owning a higher percentage of shareholding is an indication of the management’s faith in the company’s performance and future growth

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REITs and Corrected 1099s

I’m highlighting this again because it can impact so many investors during tax season: If you own a REIT, chances are you love the fact that they pay great dividends, but hate the fact that at tax time, you have to wait for a corrected 1099 to come in March. The reason for this is […]

say no to get rich quick investments

Investing Tip #299: Say No To Quick Profit Investment Proposals

In the financial markets, there is no shortage of fraudulent operators who will promise you unbelievable profits. They will emotionally black mail you and you may fall in their trap.

monitor the economic calendar

Investing Tip #298: Monitor the Economic Calendar

Monitor the economic calendar. Keep track of events that might move the market and plan your strategies in advance.

analyze fixed income securities

Investing Tip #297: Analyze Fixed Income Securities

For fixed income securities compare net present value of the returns after adjusting for inflation and tax. Invest only if it gives you positive NPV.

Pain In The Ass Purchases

The 5 Most Pain In The Ass Purchases To Make

Here are five items that are just plain difficult to buy and deal with, and no matter what, the company and salesman never make it easy to buy quickly.

invest in assets that enhance your wealth

Investing Tip #296: Invest in Assets That Enhance Your Wealth

A bad investment with negative net present value will destroy your wealth. Select an investment only if it has positive net present value. These enhance your wealth.

things to consider when buying a home

3 Things to Consider When Buying a House

Buying a house will likely be the biggest purchase you ever make. It’s not a decision that you should take lightly and it’s not a purchase you should make on a whim. Buying a house can either be an incredible experience and (hopefully) a great investment or it can be the culprit of bankruptcy and […]

With technology growing at such a rapid speed the playing field is being leveled for the masses. Are you using this to your advantage?

The Masses Vs. The Elite: The Playing Field is Being Leveled

With technology growing at such a rapid speed the playing field is being leveled for the masses. Are you using this to your advantage?

Before you start investing you need to first assess your risk tolerance. Here are a few super easy ways to do that. This will be an immense help when it's time to start investing!

Want to Start Investing? Assess Your Risk Tolerance First

Before you start investing you need to first assess your risk tolerance. Here are a few super easy ways to do that. This will be an immense help when it’s time to start investing!

STAY IN THE MARKET

Investing Tip #295: Stay in the Market

Last Century, the DJIA index moved from two digits to five digits crossing 11000. There is no reason to disbelieve its journey forward this century.

Keep a positive outlook when investing.

Investing Tip #294: Keep a Positive Outlook

Do not be a pessimist on global growth because of short-term worries. Keep a positive out look when investing for the long term.

Credit Karma is the perfect tool for anyone looking to get a handle on their credit or debt. Find out exactly why we love this free resource in our Credit Karma review.

Credit Karma Review – Perfect for College Students

Credit Karma was the first free credit score site I ever tried out and is still my favorite. While I was recently browsing through some of the new features they rolled out, it looked as if the site was geared more toward the younger generation. It’s perfect for college students and anyone else who wants […]

Invest in companies with consistent dividend policies.

Investing Tip #293: Invest in Companies with Consistent Dividend Policies

Dividend yield is a measure of the actual return that the investor receives for his investment. The dividend policy should always be clear, consistent and rational.