Investing for Beginners

By Garry W Floyd | Information on investing, finance, industries, and more for those who are new to investing @GarryIngenious

6 Reasons to Invest in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) Over Index Mutual Funds

What does the American Dream mean to you? For many, it means having financial security, and having the ability to provide an education to children, …

Investing

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

Beginner’s Investing Guide to Make Your Money Work for You

So you’ve decided to start investing. Congratulations! Whether you’re just starting out on your own, in the middle of your career, approaching …

Investing

The Best Way to Invest: Fundamental or Technical Analysis?

Ralph Seger once said, “One way to end up with $1 million is to start with $2 million and use technical analysis.” I find this quote amusing. A lot …

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The Basics of Investing

Learning the basics of investing is like learning a new language. Whether discussing stocks, bonds, and other investment vehicles to structures, …

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Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash: What's the Difference?

Since its inception, there have been questions surrounding bitcoin’s ability to scale effectively. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists within a …

Bitcoin

How Dividends Affect Stock Prices | Investopedia

Dividends can affect the price of their underlying stock in a variety of ways. While the dividend history of a given stock plays a general role in …

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6 Stock Market Investing Tips & Guide for Beginners – Checklist

Bernard Baruch, known as “The Lone Wolf of Wall Street,” owned his own seat on the New York Stock Exchange by age 30 and became of the country’s best …

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How to Start Investing: A Guide for Beginners

Rent, utility bills, student loan payments and the occasional trip might seem like all you can afford your first few years out of college. Once …

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Compound Interest and Compounding Growth: A Comprehensive Guide

The miracle of compounding can turn a mere $1,000 into millions of dollars -- or it can just strengthen your savings account via compound …

Investing

This Is the Simplest Way to Start Investing

Inspired by the old-school food pyramid, quantitative analyst Meb Faber has devised an equally simple investment pyramid to help you figure out when you're ready to invest and how to go about it wisely.<p>If you’re curious about investing, but don’t know where to start—stocks, bonds, bitcoin, gold?—it …

Investing

What Is a Trust? A Guide to the Types of Trusts and Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

Retirement

This Is the Best Robo-Advisor for Every Investor, From Beginner to Advanced

Whatever your level.<p>Robo-advisors are going mainstream.<p>Once the domain of Silicon Valley startups, these automated investment services — which rely …

Retirement

Investing In Single-Family Rentals: Six Pitfalls And How To Avoid Them

Single-family rental properties can deliver a positive cash flow, build wealth and generate an excellent return on your investment. However, as with any type of investment that offers the possibility of significant rewards, there are risks to be considered as well. As an investor, you have the …

Real Estate

A Beginner's Guide to Embedded Options in Bonds | Investopedia

Investors are constantly challenged with learning about and keeping current on a number of financial-related issues such as the volatile world of …

Investing

JPMorgan's ultimate guide to markets and the economy

Volatility has defined 2018's stock market. Trade war fears, and an increasing belief the US is nearing the end of the economic cycle have both put a damper on investor sentiment.<p>The S&P 500 is only up slightly this year, and the Dow Jones is down, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq is leading the way in …

Trading

How to Trade Like A Hedge Fund Manager » Learn To Trade

You might be shocked to hear this, but there aren’t many differences between you and a professional hedge fund manager. The only real differences are …

Trading

100 Big Companies With Great EPS Growth Investors Should Consider Buying

Put that July 4 hot dog down, it's time to research some stocks.<p>With markets well-off their record highs on trade war fears, investors have a rare …

Investing

Could This 1 Thing Propel Bitcoin to $50,000?

One insider thinks that there's a big catalyst in store for the leading cryptocurrency.<p>After hitting a 2018 low of less than $6,000, leading digital …

Cryptocurrency

12 Investing Tips and Hacks for Beginners

If you want to make headway on building wealth, simply saving money might not be enough. To optimize your savings, you should start …

Investing

Investing in Property Tax Liens | Investopedia

The increasing volatility of the stock market combined with historically low interest rates has caused many investors to seek alternative avenues …

Real Estate

7 Investment Secrets You Need To Know

Having the inside track on how to best invest your money is smart. Here are the best insider secrets from seven of the best investment advisors today.<p>Don’t be a wuss with your investments,” said Andy Smith, certified financial planner at Financial Engines. You have decades of life in front of you. …

Retirement

Should You Own Rental Real Estate Property? | Investopedia

The economics of buying rental property for current income and long-term capital appreciation have not been more favorable for a generation or more …

Real Estate

The Basics Of Business Forecasting | Investopedia

It is not unusual to hear a company's management speak about forecasts: "Our sales did not meet the forecasted numbers," or "we feel confident in the …

Data Science

3 Top Index Funds to Keep You in the Investing Game

Want to invest without having to pick your own stocks? Start with these three index funds.<p>Stock picking can be a hugely rewarding way to build …

Investing

Crypto Trading 101: A Beginner's Guide to Candlesticks

That kid you know who's now driving a Lambo because he traded something called dogecoin? He has more in common with Japanese rice traders from the …

Trading

Best Online Brokers for Stock Trading 2018

<b>NerdWallet</b> offers financial tools and advice to help people understand their options and make the best possible decisions. The guidance we offer and …

Investing

7 Best Long-Term Investment Strategies & Products

1. Stocks<p>Stocks represent ownership in a company, and shareholders invest with the expectation that the company will continue to grow, causing the …

Investing

A Beginner's Guide to Hedging

Although it sounds like something that is being practiced by your gardening-obsessed neighbor, hedging is a practice every investor should know …

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