Real Estate

5 Basic Tips For Real Estate Investment

5 Basic Tips For Real Estate Investment

With market prices on the rise, real estate can be a gold mine for investment. Another perk to property investment is that anyone interested in real estate can learn how to become successful in the field. All it takes is the right guidance, purchase and management. Follow these five basic tips for the best way to make […]

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Crowdfunding Real Estate Investing: The New Way To Fundraise And Invest

Crowdfunding Real Estate Investing: The New Way To Fundraise And Invest

Crowdfunding has revolutionized the traditional fundraising system. Through crowdfunding, the funds are raised from a large number of investors in small proportions to finance a particular project, venture or an idea. Crowdfunding is emerging rapidly at a global level. A World Bank report estimates a $93 billion market size for this alternative approach as compared to $34 […]

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5 REITs To Buy For Big-Time Gains This Year

5 REITs To Buy For Big-Time Gains This Year

REITs are among the biggest bargains these days Despite the evidence that real estate investment trusts (REITs) actually do well during periods of tightening, the sector has been hit particularly hard as the Federal Reserve has ratcheted-up rates. Over the last six months, the Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) is down by roughly 5%. That decline plays […]

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Personal Finance

What You Can Do Now To Avoid A Paltry Retirement

What You Can Do Now To Avoid A Paltry Retirement

Many Americans will spend their retirement scrimping and sacrificing, according to a recent Wall Street Journal study. Financial security expert Pamela Yellen, a two-time New York Times best-selling author, offers advice on how to avoid a paltry retirement. What You Can Do Now to Avoid a Paltry Retirement According to the study, “a combination of economic and […]

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Recovering From Financial Mistakes Like The Wealthy

Recovering From Financial Mistakes Like The Wealthy

Regardless how experienced or educated you are, you will still make financial mistakes, some of them humdingers. Personal finance blogs and media outlets frequently share basic financial mistakes to avoid: spend less than you earn, invest in index funds, avoid debt and so forth. All this is good advice, but it goes a lot deeper […]

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Should I Pay Off Debt Using Retirement Money?

Should I Pay Off Debt Using Retirement Money?

Many people come to a financial crossroad. That moment when you finally realize you have more debt than your budget can handle, and you’re ready to make a change. An immediate change. Like, right now. You want to pay everything off and start fresh, and continuing to make monthly payments feels too slow. Since you’ve […]

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Stocks

10 Medical Marijuana Stocks To Cure Your Portfolio

10 Medical Marijuana Stocks To Cure Your Portfolio

Cannabis stocks that emphasize therapeutic uses will likely see the most benefits Invariably, no other investment class generates as much interest and controversy as marijuana stocks. Within a generation, public sentiment toward legalization shifted dramatically from strongly opposed to mostly supportive. This is largely due to demographics, as the more progressive millennials replace older Americans in positions […]

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Stock Buybacks: Worst Mistake Ever

Stock Buybacks: Worst Mistake Ever

A lot’s driving this bubble we’ve been in since 2009, but good fundamental trends and things like demographics and technology are not among them. The biggest inflator has been the $13 trillion worth of quantitative easing (QE) courtesy of central banks. Thanks to their significant gift to all but retail investors like you and me, […]

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What Could Cause The Next Global Crash?

What Could Cause The Next Global Crash?

More than a decade may have passed since the ‘Great Recession’, but we’ve been living in its shadow ever since. The fallout from the worst economic crisis since the 1930s has been felt right across the globe, impacting everyone from individual households to Dow Jones listed companies and political leaders. While many still bear the […]

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Dividend Stocks

Three High-Yield Stocks For You To Safely Ride Out For The Coming Recession

Three High-Yield Stocks For You To Safely Ride Out For The Coming Recession

The next U.S. economic recession is coming. Guaranteed! It is likely that you are reading many predictions concerning the next recession. Last year the pundits were predicting one for 2019. Now I am seeing more predictions for a recession in 2020 or 2021. These predictions are mostly about marketing, because the people making the guesses […]

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How To Supplement Your Income With Stocks

How To Supplement Your Income With Stocks

Wouldn’t it be great to replace some of your income with stock investing profits? Whether you’re currently working and want some additional incoming cash or you’re retired and looking to replace your old working income, the right stocks can add a lot to your bank account. The best way to earn steady income from investing […]

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5 Dividend Stocks That Haven’t Yet Rallied – But Will

5 Dividend Stocks That Haven’t Yet Rallied – But Will

We contrarians stayed calm through the market’s fourth quarter hissy fit. We not only held onto our shares through November and December but we also added dividend payers opportunistically to our portfolios. Now, it’s time for us to be a bit more conservative. Most US stocks have rallied so much that they are now “overbought.” This […]

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ETFs

I Love CEFs – But I Hate These 212 Loser Funds

I Love CEFs – But I Hate These 212 Loser Funds

Closed-end funds (CEFs) are increasingly becoming favorites of retirees looking for income. And why not? Many pay 5%, 6% and even 7% or more today. In a world where stocks yield 2% and bonds just 3% or so, the extra dividends can be the key to a comfortable retirement. The “closed” in CEF technically means […]

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The 10 Best ETFs You Can Buy

The 10 Best ETFs You Can Buy

The best ETFs can be found in many asset classes and objectives Given the sheer expanse of the U.S. exchange-traded funds (ETFs) market, which is home to over 2,300 products, what constitutes the best ETF can vary from investor to investor. For some investors, the best ETFs are the ones with the lowest fees while other investors […]

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3 Defensive ETFs To Protect Yourself From Another Market Selloff

3 Defensive ETFs To Protect Yourself From Another Market Selloff

The time to get defensive is now The tail end of 2018 didn’t shape up to be great for the investing public. The markets — down 6%-plus for the full year — fell into a turmoil and it looked as if the bulls were finally rolling over into a big bear market. Stocks, commodities and […]

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Commodities

The Right Way To Invest In Gold

The Right Way To Invest In Gold

Gold investments have gone up in recent years because it is now common knowledge for investors that the economic climate is changing and that the value of currency, shares and even real estate is prone to change and devaluation. Many people find that the safest way to protect the real value of their savings is […]

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Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

You know I’ve been fighting the gold bugs for a long time. Gold is an inflation hedge, not a deflation hedge. Turn to gold for safety during a deflationary period and you’ll get your ass handed to you on a golden platter! Gold is simply another commodity and it burst in the 30-year cycle top between 2008 and 2011, […]

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5 Things That Precede Major Bottoms In Gold

5 Things That Precede Major Bottoms In Gold

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com The recent weakness in Gold and gold mining stocks is not over. In fact, we are worried about another leg down getting underway. Long-term oriented investors and speculators should be aware of the near term trends but they should also be aware of the conditions that will lead […]

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Penny Stock Trading: How To Profit Like A Pro

Penny Stock Trading: How To Profit Like A Pro

Penny Stock Trading has always been the proverbial backwater of the investing world. Though many consider penny stocks to literally mean a stock price below $1, SEC actually defines $5 as the threshold for penny stocks. Beginners are always suggested to keep a distance from penny stocks. In reality, though, you may be underestimating the strategy. […]

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The Right Way To Invest In Gold

The Right Way To Invest In Gold

Gold investments have gone up in recent years because it is now common knowledge for investors that the economic climate is changing and that the value of currency, shares and even real estate is prone to change and devaluation. Many people find that the safest way to protect the real value of their savings is […]

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5 Basic Tips For Real Estate Investment

5 Basic Tips For Real Estate Investment

With market prices on the rise, real estate can be a gold mine for investment. Another perk to property investment is that anyone interested in real estate can learn how to become successful in the field. All it takes is the right guidance, purchase and management. Follow these five basic tips for the best way to make […]

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