Stocks & Mutual Funds

How to Diversify Your Investment Portfolio – Tips for Newbies

Knowing how to diversify your investment portfolio is the first step to financial security – and even wealth! A financial expert, Mark J. Aubry, explains what diversifying your portfolio means, and shares three investment tips. Before the tips, a quip: “Diversification is the closest thing to… Read More »How to Diversify Your Investment Portfolio – Tips for Newbies

How Compound Interest and Simple Interest Rates Work

This simple, easy comparison of compound versus simple interest rates includes two tips for maximizing the benefits of compound interest. Financial expert and author Adam Goodman also describes two surprising facts about compound interest…

Before the tips, a quip:

“Many of the biggest and most far-reaching investments we make in our lives are investments that have little or nothing to do with money.” – Daniel Quinn.

That said, most of us do invest our money in something – whether it’s our home mortgage, 401K or RRSPs, or mutual funds. For solid financial advice, click on The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey. And, read on for Adam Goodman’s description of compound and simple interest, and how interest rates affect investment decisions.Read More »How Compound Interest and Simple Interest Rates Work

Buying Mutual Funds – 3 Tips for Diversifying Your Investment Portfolio

These tips for buying mutual funds and diversifying your investment portfolio are from financial expert and author Charles Sizemore, of Sizemore Capital Management. He’ll help you avoid the common money mistakes many investors make! Before the tips, here’s a quip about investing your money: “October:  This… Read More »Buying Mutual Funds – 3 Tips for Diversifying Your Investment Portfolio