ETFs

5 Index Funds Worth A Look In October

5 Index Funds Worth A Look In October

These index funds for October to watch offer both diversification and exposure to several asset classes in different financial markets In the decades since index funds first came on the scene, they’ve taken up an important niche in investing. They are a great way to get broad exposure, and take some of the guesswork out […]

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3 Healthcare ETFs To Buy For Health And Safety

3 Healthcare ETFs To Buy For Health And Safety

This trio of healthcare ETFs offers investors the potential for some exciting upside amid the pandemic Positive investment implications are resulting from the novel coronavirus pandemic, including a nice run for healthcare exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Whether it’s been the race to develop a Covid-19 vaccine or companies boosting testing capabilities, healthcare ETFs are enjoying plenty of tailwinds […]

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7 Biotech ETFs To Buy Now For Covid-19 And Beyond

7 Biotech ETFs To Buy Now For Covid-19 And Beyond

These biotech ETFs are flourishing this year and some could be future winners with or without Covid-19. The fight against the novel coronavirus sparked serious upside for an array of healthcare assets this year, including biotech-focused exchange traded funds. Point in case, the widely followed Nasdaq Biotechnology Index is higher by 11.50% year-to-date. Some biotechnology ETFs are […]

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Commodities

Gold And Silver Ups And Downs – Why Is This Happening?

Gold And Silver Ups And Downs – Why Is This Happening?

Gold and Silver Prices This week, gold and silver continue to make sweeping historical moves. On one hand, the gold price broke through first $1850, then $1900 within two days. On the other hand, the silver price exceeded $20 on July 20th, then saw $21, $22, and $23 in the following days. Although the silver price doesn’t seem much […]

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Starting A Buillion Portfolio: Rounds, Coins, And Bars

Starting A Buillion Portfolio: Rounds, Coins, And Bars

Right at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, many investors jumped ship from the stock market and swam to physical ownership of precious metals. Therefore, since March 2020, the gold spot price climbed past $1700 when it was only about $1560 at the very end of February. Today, silver, platinum, and palladium are all on the […]

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9 Gold Stocks To Stave Off Coronavirus-Induced Volatility

9 Gold Stocks To Stave Off Coronavirus-Induced Volatility

There’s no quarantining gold fever [Editor’s note: “9 Gold Stocks to Stave Off Coronavirus-Induced Volatility” is regularly updated to include the most relevant information available.] As the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently revealed, a shocking 20.5 million Americans have lost their jobs, translating to a depression-level 14.7% unemployment rate. Therefore, the idea of a quick, V-shaped […]

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Dividend Stocks

3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

We can’t take every dividend we see at face value. Especially when we’re talking about 8%, 9% and even 10% yields. Bull markets, government stimulus, money printing and the scent of all-time highs might give the impression that any stock is safe. Unfortunately that isn’t the case. Even in a bull market, there are dividend traps paying 8% to […]

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Three Of The Most Shorted Stocks Today Paying Dividends

Three Of The Most Shorted Stocks Today Paying Dividends

Short selling is a trading strategy to bet that a stock price will fall. However, if many traders all short the same stock and the trade turns against them, they can get caught in a money-losing short squeeze. For high-yield stocks, selling short is often a bet on a dividend cut. When that doesn’t happen, […]

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5 Dividends Up To 10.8% To Buy On This Dip

5 Dividends Up To 10.8% To Buy On This Dip

Are you trying to grind out a livable retirement on dividends alone? It’s possible, and it doesn’t require millions and millions already in the bank. (Even today, with interest rates in the tank.) However, we must step outside the mainstream to achieve this. After all, why mess around with a standard $15,600 a year in retirement income […]

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Stocks

Why You Should Focus On Growth Stocks Today

Why You Should Focus On Growth Stocks Today

My friend who’s a novice investor asked for advice recently. He was “bargain hunting” for cheap stocks, and trying to decide between buying Kohl’s (KSS) or ExxonMobil (XOM). I cringed. “Listen,” I told him. “You’re thinking about this all wrong.” I get where my friend is coming from. From childhood we’re taught to be financially prudent. To seek bargains and […]

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3 Small-Cap Stocks To Buy For Long-Term Disruption

3 Small-Cap Stocks To Buy For Long-Term Disruption

Now may be the best time ever to buy next-generation, visionary small-cap stocks Right now, I’m going to give you one very good reason that long-term investors with multi-year horizons should buy small-cap stocks: The reality we live in today is being rapidly disrupted on all fronts. Electric vehicles are replacing diesel and gas cars globally. […]

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Do This Instead Of Trying To Find The “Next Amazon”

Do This Instead Of Trying To Find The “Next Amazon”

Before the coronavirus outbreak, I doubted telehealth stocks had much potential. I remember sitting outside a café with our publisher and telling him it was a bust. Trust a quack internet doctor? No way folks will go for it. But I’ve done a total 180. Right now, millions of Americans are firing up their laptops and “visiting” […]

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Real Estate

These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

The economy is a mess—and that’s presenting quite the opportunity for these landlords, and contrarians like us. Tenants are still paying, but these stocks are priced like a few are flaking. That’s not the case. Plus, one firm is about to take advantage of a weak 2020 market to go shopping and secure future cash […]

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Should You Consider Investing In Real Estate Crowdfunding Sites?

Should You Consider Investing In Real Estate Crowdfunding Sites?

If you are considering getting started in real estate investing, there are many places to start. It’s not as easy as throwing a dart and investing money. Doing your due diligence and figuring out which type of real estate investor works best with your personality is the first step. That being said, one of the best […]

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Six Things You Need To Know Before Investing In Rental Properties

Six Things You Need To Know Before Investing In Rental Properties

Amid the uncertainty created by the Coronavirus pandemic, many investors are looking for the lowest risk strategy which can still bring a reasonable return. Even in these tough times, rental properties remain one of the best investments as people always need a place to live. With the poor performance of the stock market, more and more investors […]

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Personal Finance

How To Improve Your Money Confidence

How To Improve Your Money Confidence

If you’re working on improving your financial situation, it’s pretty common to struggle with your money confidence. Many people feel embarrassed about previous financial mistakes and wonder if they have what it takes to build the financial future they want. But it’s important to begin developing money confidence right from the beginning. Money confidence will […]

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Retirement For Beginners: The Roth IRA Explained

Retirement For Beginners: The Roth IRA Explained

Roth IRAs offer tax-free growth on your retirement investments and significant tax benefits. If you are thinking about contributing to a Roth IRA, here is what you need to know. Before We Look at the Roth IRA, Understand a Traditional IRA. A Traditional IRA is a tax-deferred retirement savings account because any income tax or […]

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7 Simple Personal Finance Principles

7 Simple Personal Finance Principles

I like the number seven. Ten seems like a lot of rules principles, and five may not seem like enough. Maybe I’m a bit bias because my birthday is on the seventh day of November. 🙂 I never thought I would write one of those articles about the number of ways to do this or […]

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3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

We can’t take every dividend we see at face value. Especially when we’re talking about 8%, 9% and even 10% yields. Bull markets, government stimulus, money printing and the scent of all-time highs might give the impression that any stock is safe. Unfortunately that isn’t the case. Even in a bull market, there are dividend traps paying 8% to […]

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5 Index Funds Worth A Look In October

5 Index Funds Worth A Look In October

| October 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

These index funds for October to watch offer both diversification and exposure to several asset classes in different financial markets In the decades since index funds first came on the scene, they’ve taken up an important niche in investing. They are a great way to get broad exposure, and take some of the guesswork out […]

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Why You Should Focus On Growth Stocks Today

Why You Should Focus On Growth Stocks Today

| October 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

My friend who’s a novice investor asked for advice recently. He was “bargain hunting” for cheap stocks, and trying to decide between buying Kohl’s (KSS) or ExxonMobil (XOM). I cringed. “Listen,” I told him. “You’re thinking about this all wrong.” I get where my friend is coming from. From childhood we’re taught to be financially prudent. To seek bargains and […]

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