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How to Invest in Your 20’s

Whilst it is a given that investing as early as possible for longer term goals is the best way to build funds for the future, it is often difficult for younger people to do so. They face many challenges that older people do not. Understanding these challenges will help to identify routes to negate them, […]

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A Guide To Investing in International Stocks

In a world where international scope is accessible to all companies and cross border trade forms a large part of many business strategies, an increasing number of investors are looking overseas for investment opportunities. Investing in international stocks not only presents the opportunity for greater returns on money invested, but also allows an investor to […]

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5 Things To Think About When Building a Stock Portfolio

Ask any investment advisor, and he will tell you that the return achievable from equities is better in the long term than any other asset class. He’ll also tell you that to ensure your investments don’t suffer from a downturn in the stock market, you should consider diversifying into other asset classes. Then, to protect […]

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5 Men Who Know How To Invest Money

Whatever the field of interest, it is natural for a devotee to look at the qualities of already highly successful participants, analyze those qualities, and then try to simulate them into his own life. Whether it is sport, cooking, motor racing, or any area where those that excel reap high rewards, much can be gained […]

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The Basics Of Dividend Investing

A company has a number of options for the profits it makes through its operations. It can retain the money within the business, perhaps using it for expansion, or it can invest in the business by paying down debt or conducting a share repurchase program. It can also elect to pay its profits, or part […]

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Can you Make a Living off Dividends?

Most financial planners argue that a person in retirement should withdraw four percent of his portfolio each year, and this will be by a combination of income from bonds and capital from stocks. This rule is designed to provide longevity to income, providing regular ‘income’ to the retiree. However, with yields from treasury bonds now […]

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Rising Dividend Stocks: Creating income, securing growth

Many investors want to create an income from their investments, perhaps to meet the expenses of everyday life, pay for a child’s education, or meet mortgage payments without reducing capital. Other investors look for capital growth, but want to achieve this with a cautious outlook. Often, fixed income investments are recommended to these investors. Cash […]

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The Power of Dividend Reinvestment

The longer a saver leaves his money untouched, the better the growth in his capital. Interest earned piles up, and itself earns interest. Over many years, the effect of interest earned on interest can be quite dramatic, and leads to a savings phenomenon known as compounding. This is the principle behind reinvesting dividends rather than […]

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How to Trade Stocks: Things You Should Know Before You Start

Trading stocks has become enormously popular over the past decade as the internet has made it easier and more accessible. You can create an account with one of many online brokerages, meaning you can buy and sell stocks, options, commodities, currency, and ETFs with ease, all with the click of a mouse. Of course, there […]

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Best Gas Mileage SUVs for 2012

When you think of high gas mileage, you probably don’t think of sports utility vehicles (SUVs). Sure, these bad boys may be convenient – and some are actually capable of going off road, believe it or not – but high gas mileage isn’t typically a selling point. That is slowly but steadily changing. These days, […]

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