Investing for Beginners

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

Simple Cryptocurrency Portfolio Setup And Management Based On Risk Tolerance

This is a simple and effective way for you to set up a new cryptocurrency portfolio using market capitalization as a guide to weighting.<p>Choose your …

Investing

Your 2017 Guide to Trusts

Find out about the major types of trusts you should consider for your estate planning.<p>Providing for your family's financial needs is a key goal that …

Retirement

The ultimate beginner's guide to trading online

Online trading gives you an opportunity be your own boss, set your work hours, work from home (or the beach), and make as much money as you want without the artificial cap placed on salaries.<p>However, beginner traders often have a hard time understanding how the market works – the information …

Trading

Three tips for smart dividend ETF plays

Pop quiz: What percentage of long-term stock market returns are thanks to the humble dividend? Five? 10? 20?<p>Try 90 percent, according to money managers BlackRock Inc .<p>That may explain a curious phenomenon happening with exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that focus on dividends. Conventional wisdom holds …

Investing

8 Stocks Billionaires Own -- The Motley Fool

Some of the world's richest investors like this group of stocks.<p>Rummage through the holdings of billionaire investors, and you're likely to find …

Stocks

A beginner's guide to investing in the stock market like a non-beginner

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Most people who abstain from investing in the …

Trading

The 3 Rules for Being a Successful Day Trader

What Does it Take to Enjoy Success as a Day Trader?<p>For years, people didn't take day traders seriously. They were often mocked in the investing community. They had a reputation for trying to make a quick buck without putting in the hard work. But over the past few years, things have changed. People …

Creativity

Goldman: Stock Strategies for a Pricey Market | Investopedia

In its September "Where to Invest Now" report, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) identifies five investment strategies for a high valuation market. …

Stocks

If You Aren't Investing in Stocks, You Probably Aren't Making Any Real Money Right Now -- The Motley Fool

Not understanding the difference between nominal and real-money gains can be extremely costly.<p>According to an April survey from national pollster …

Finance

The Basics Of Covered Calls

Widely viewed as a conservative strategy, professional investors write covered calls to increase their investment income. But individual investors …

Trading

4 strategies for investing in real estate

For new investors, getting into the business of buying, selling, and renting homes may seem pretty ambitious.<p>But like any other area of personal finance expertise, real estate investing boils down to some simple basics. With the right strategies, patience, and a willingness to learn, it’s a …

Real Estate

Investing in Property Tax Liens | Investopedia

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

Real Estate

This should be your No. 1 criterion when buying stocks now - MarketWatch

Investing is a forward-looking endeavor. Investors need to build a portfolio for the economy that lies ahead, not the one in the rearview …

Investing

Where to Invest Money You'll Need Within Five Years | Investopedia

An issue that has come up frequently the last several years is when people have money in savings that they don't need right now but they need it in a …

Personal Finance

If You Are Investing in Mutual Funds, Avoid These 5 Mistakes

If you are a typical mutual fund investor, there are at least five common mistakes that can beguile even the best intentioned person when they put …

Investing

How To Build Your Dividend Growth Portfolio

Reasons to become a dividend growth investor.<p>Key building blocks in DGI.<p>List of high-quality stocks to start your Dividend Growth Portfolio …

Investing

The Basics Behind An Investor’s Investment Thesis

<b>BACKGROUND</b><p>February 2016 was one of the highlights of my 2016. I had a chance to join a wonderful team of people from the venture capital world, where we tried to unlock the secrets of venture investing, learning from some of the phenomenal speakers and thought leaders in the industry such as Tim …

Venture Capital

Day Trading Strategies For Beginners

Day trading – the act of buying and selling a financial instrument within the same day, or even multiple times over the course of a day, taking …

Trading

The Newbie’s Real Estate Dictionary: 16 Common Investing Terms, Defined & Explained

If you have been in this business for more than 5 minutes, you have heard all the lingo that people use. It seems like some of these terms are not …

Real Estate

To trade with the market you have to understand the “Cause and Effect”

Trade with the Market, Not Against it!<p>Ever since I started as a Junior trader (fresh out of university) with Citibank I was trained to 'trade with …

Trading

Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Investing, Save 91%

Cryptocurrency investing is becoming more and more popular and we have a great deal on the Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Investing in the Geeky …

Finance

The Most Important IRA Chart You'll Ever See -- The Motley Fool

If you will count on an IRA for income in retirement, you need to know how much money it will take to generate it. The simple chart in this article …

Retirement

5 Ways to Start Investing in Real Estate With Just $5,000

<i>How can I get started in real estate with only $5,000?</i><p>Hands down, the biggest challenge facing 99 percent of aspiring real estate investors is …

Real Estate

What Really Is Ethereum? Co-Founder Joe Lubin Explains

Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin defies most of the stereotypes associated with tech industry tycoons. In a startup scene fueled by Soylent and …

Bitcoin

What is a company's worth, and who determines its stock price?

A:<p>A company's worth - its total value - is its market capitalization, and it is represented by the company's stock price. Market cap (as it is …

Stocks

This platform lets you invest in companies—and make money as soon as they do

While working in venture capital, Catherine Yushina and Grace Leung Shing noticed one kind of company that kept getting rejected: the stable, …

Startups

5 Ways To Double Your Investment

There's something about the idea of doubling one's money on an investment that intrigues most investors. It's a badge of honor dragged out at …

From First to Worst: Ranking 8 Online Brokerages Based on Customer Loyalty -- The Motley Fool

If customer loyalty leads to outperformance, the online brokers at the top of this list have an incredible opportunity in front of them.<p>Brand Keys …

Meet Charlie Lee, Inventor Of Litecoin Cryptocurrency

If future generations buy their coffee with cryptocurrency, they will have globetrotting programmer Charlie Lee to thank for it.<p>Lee was born in the …

Bitcoin