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Should you Invest Idle Cash?

Do you have bundles of cash just sitting around? If you do, congratulations – you have a world of opportunities available to you and can seriously grow your net wealth. Cash, far more than credit, is the must-have asset in today’s economy. It is always in demand – but unless you actually do something with it, cash […]

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7 of the Best Investing Magazines

Whenever someone asks me what the best xxx are, I always feel the need to give this caveat: I can give you my opinion, but that doesn’t mean what I say is, definitively, the best. With that bit of a disclaimer out of the way, there are a lot of good investing magazines out there […]

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Safe Investing: Does It Exist? How Can I Get Started?

I’ll start this article by stating, up front, a simple – yet uncommon – truth: There is no such thing as an investment that is completely safe. Any time you attempt to earn more money with the money you already have, there is a risk. Granted, there are different degrees of risk, and risk is relative – […]

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How to Trade Forex: Getting Started

Do you know about foreign currency exchange (forex)? If you’re not too familiar with trading forex, but want to learn to trade forex, this article is for you. Forex is one of the most exciting means of investing and trading online in today’s market. At virtually any time during the week, you can buy and […]

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Is Forex a Bad Investment?

Traders and non-traders alike are afraid of bad investments and wary of risk. This is a rule for all of us; those who aren’t afraid of risk or losses at all don’t last very long in the business. The extent of your fear may vary, of course, and some trading assets make more traders more […]

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Are Managed Forex Accounts A Good Alternative Investment?

If you invest in mutual funds, chances are you invest in an asset class that is managed professionally. In other words, all you really do is select the mutual fund and put your money into it; all the decisions about what stocks to buy to make up the fund and where your money actually goes […]

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How to Find the Best High Dividend Mutual Funds

There are good mutual funds and bad mutual funds. How do you tell which is which for your needs? For many investors, good mutual funds are mutual funds that return high amounts of dividends, which are regular payments made from the profits gained by the mutual fund. High dividend mutual funds are great assets to […]

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Silver Mining Stocks: An Attractive Asset?

When considering diversifying an investment portfolio, many investors consider the four main assets classes – equities, bonds, cash, and property – before other less traditional assets. Becoming more common, though, is diversification into precious metals. Most often this is into gold, but, with the gold price so high, increasingly silver is the metal of choice […]

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Individual Stocks or Mutual Funds?

If you want to invest and grow your money, you have many choices. You can play in the stock market and invest in stocks, picking and choosing like Warren Buffett or a $20 billion hedge fund manager. Or, you can go with mutual funds, choosing to spread yourself out a bit and diversify. There are […]

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8 Of The Best Stock Trading EBooks

There are an awful lot of books out there dedicated to the subject of stock trading, and through my career it feels like I’ve read most of them. A trader never stops learning. But with the advent of the internet and the world wide web, not only has the business of trading stocks and shares […]

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