Stocks

Finding Your “Perfect Investment Opportunity”

Finding Your “Perfect Investment Opportunity”

If you had to list out all of the qualities of a “perfect investment opportunity,” what would be on your list? Some people might pick things like “huge total addressable market,” or “the opportunity to get rich with little to no risk.” But for me? I look for companies who make products I love… Have […]

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7 Semiconductor Stocks To Buy For An Ongoing Chip Shortage

7 Semiconductor Stocks To Buy For An Ongoing Chip Shortage

While it’s a cynical play, these chipmakers are profiting from unprecedented circumstances If you’ve been paying attention to used car prices, you might have noticed that the sector has been on a yo-yo since the novel coronavirus upended our lives. During last year’s spring doldrums, many anticipated a recessionary slump hurting the secondhand car market. […]

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How Do You Make Money In Private Deals?

How Do You Make Money In Private Deals?

As investors, there’s one question we should know the answer to before committing any funds… No, it’s not the valuation or the deal terms (although those are important)… The #1 thing we must understand is how we – the investor – will make money. To answer this question, we first have to take a step back and […]

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ETFs

5 Reasons To Choose Index Funds For Your Investment Portfolio

5 Reasons To Choose Index Funds For Your Investment Portfolio

Stock Picking is Time Consuming and Destined for Underperformance I haven’t always been an index fund investor. When I started investing, I was a value stock picker. I wanted to invest in company stocks  that were selling below than their intrinsic value. I spent hours reviewing company annual reports, Securities and Exchange (SEC) documents and listening to company […]

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7 Best ETFs To Buy Now If You’re Looking For Safety

7 Best ETFs To Buy Now If You’re Looking For Safety

Spread your risk across a basket of viable ETFs Although benchmark indices have again found themselves trading at all-time highs, it’s difficult not to wonder if you risk holding the bag. For one thing, volatility between July 14 through July 19 gave everyone a reminder that anything could happen. Thus, the narrative for exchange-traded funds […]

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The 5 Best Cryptocurrency ETFs On The Market Right Now

The 5 Best Cryptocurrency ETFs On The Market Right Now

ETFs provide cushion against risk and volatility and are more tax-efficient Cryptocurrency is all the rage these days. If you’ve been following the news, you know Bitcoin (CCC:BTC-USD) is on fire. However, it can seem very risky for new investors to pour capital into the space due to the inherent volatility of individual cryptocurrencies. That’s where this […]

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Dividend Stocks

What To Look For In Earnings Reports From Dividend Stocks

What To Look For In Earnings Reports From Dividend Stocks

Every quarter, companies report their earnings. And every quarter new investors ask what to look for in earnings reports from dividend stocks. Most companies follow a calendar quarter, so I will be digging through a flood of third-quarter earnings reports over the next four weeks. While I review hundreds of company earnings reports, I focus […]

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5 Dividends Growing Up To 20% Per Year

5 Dividends Growing Up To 20% Per Year

Dividend Aristocrats are popular. Too popular, if you ask me. I’ll concede that the surest, safest way big stock market gains is dividend growth. Over time, stock prices are literally pulled higher by their payouts. Their dividends act as magnets that pull their shares higher and make their shareholders rich. The Aristocrats have delivered plenty of wealth. […]

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3 Funds That Could Pay You Huge 7%+ Dividends Ranked Worst To First

3 Funds That Could Pay You Huge 7%+ Dividends Ranked Worst To First

These days, many of the dividend investors I talk to feel squeezed between: Weak yields (which have plunged as stocks have surged) and High taxes (which are likely to rise further). You’re no doubt feeling this pinch, too. The good news is that there’s an investment that lets you wiggle out of this trap, regularly offering steady-as-she-goes […]

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Commodities

The Era Of Net-Zero Mining

The Era Of Net-Zero Mining

On October 4th, 2021, 28 of the world’s top mining companies made a shocking announcement that could substantially change the industry forever… According to a recent press release from the International Council on Mining & Metals: “we collectively commit as members of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) to a goal of net-zero […]

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Prepare Your Portfolio For A La Niña Winter

Prepare Your Portfolio For A La Niña Winter

It’s only September, and natural gas prices are already skyrocketing in Europe and the United Kingdom. A forecast La Niña weather pattern, plus lack of energy security, could leave Europeans and Brits either sitting in the cold and dark or force the companies into a bidding war for U.S. sourced natural gas. My sources in […]

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Alternative Investments You Might Want To Consider

Alternative Investments You Might Want To Consider

Traditional investments like cash, stocks, bonds, ETFs or exchange-traded funds, and mutual funds are typically the preferred options of investors. There are others, though, who choose to be a little adventurous and look for alternative investments. What are Alternative Investments? Alternative investments are financial assets that are non-traditional or unconventional. Many investors who prefer alternative […]

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Real Estate

The Greatest/Biggest Asset You Own May Be Under Pressure Soon – Real Estate

The Greatest/Biggest Asset You Own May Be Under Pressure Soon – Real Estate

Real estate is one of the biggest investments of our lifetime. It’s one of our best assets but there will be times when it does very well, which we’ve recently seen, and there will also be tough times when real estate can be dormant. There will come a time where there will be better places […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Turnkey Rentals

Everything You Need To Know About Turnkey Rentals

Note: This following is an advertorial for… Roofstock Long distance investing used to be only for the wealthy, but today, it’s increasing in popularity thanks to turnkey rentals. Millions of real estate investors have realized the potential of long-distance turnkey rental properties, giving a new meaning to passive investing. What Are Turnkey Rentals? Turnkey rentals […]

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Is The Housing Market In A Bubble? [Homebuilding Stocks To Watch]

Is The Housing Market In A Bubble? [Homebuilding Stocks To Watch]

The housing market has cooled from its blistering pace of this year’s 1st half. However, demand remains robust with prices continuing to rise.  So, why have homebuilders, as represented by the iShares U.S Home Construction ETF (ITB), declined over 9% in the past week?  Granted, ITB and many individual homebuilders have enjoyed huge gains from […]

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Personal Finance

11 Financial Tips For Parents To Share With Their Kids (Part 2)

11 Financial Tips For Parents To Share With Their Kids (Part 2)

As parents, we want the best for our kids. Most schools do not do a good job of teaching personal finance. That leaves it to us, as parents, to educate them. Helping our kids become more financially savvy can help us have a lasting impact on their lives. It can also allow them to live […]

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11 Financial Tips For Parents To Share With Their Kids (Part 1)

11 Financial Tips For Parents To Share With Their Kids (Part 1)

As parents, we want the best for our kids. Most schools do not do a good job of teaching personal finance. Helping our kids become more financially savvy can help us have a lasting impact on their lives. It can also allow them to live the lifestyle they desire. It starts with teaching them to […]

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How To Get Out Of Debt Fast: 10+ Tips You Need To Know Now

How To Get Out Of Debt Fast: 10+ Tips You Need To Know Now

There are many reasons why people get into debt. Many don’t know how to get out of it, but this article will show you what you need to do to get that weight off your shoulders! This post will give you some practical suggestions on how to save money and pay down debts. It is possible for […]

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The Era Of Net-Zero Mining

The Era Of Net-Zero Mining

| October 21, 2021

On October 4th, 2021, 28 of the world’s top mining companies made a shocking announcement that could substantially change the industry forever… According to a recent press release from the International Council on Mining & Metals: “we collectively commit as members of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) to a goal of net-zero […]

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What To Look For In Earnings Reports From Dividend Stocks

What To Look For In Earnings Reports From Dividend Stocks

| October 19, 2021

Every quarter, companies report their earnings. And every quarter new investors ask what to look for in earnings reports from dividend stocks. Most companies follow a calendar quarter, so I will be digging through a flood of third-quarter earnings reports over the next four weeks. While I review hundreds of company earnings reports, I focus […]

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The Greatest/Biggest Asset You Own May Be Under Pressure Soon – Real Estate

The Greatest/Biggest Asset You Own May Be Under Pressure Soon – Real Estate

| October 14, 2021

Real estate is one of the biggest investments of our lifetime. It’s one of our best assets but there will be times when it does very well, which we’ve recently seen, and there will also be tough times when real estate can be dormant. There will come a time where there will be better places […]

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