Category Archives: Investing

Saving For Retirement: Just Do It

Saving For Retirement: Just Do It

Saving for retirement can be done. I can say this because I understand how saving and interest work. Most people do not. They simply see that they have $2,500 in their 401k plan and therefore are short $997,500. That number is defeating and so they just give up.Continue Reading

Chart Analysis For Beginners By Xtrade Europe Expert Traders

Chart Analysis For Beginners By Xtrade Europe Expert Traders

Well the tile might be a little misleading – there are no pie charts in forex, however analytics are a big part of your daily trading routine. At XTrade Europe Academy, daily reports offer a detailed analysis of price points over the course of a 24-hour trading period. The activity is displayed in the form of “Japanese candlesticks” (More info further down) to give you highs, lows and current price levels which you can use for your own trading strategy as well as an explanation of the activity. XTrade Europe and other online trading platforms should offer out these reports twice a day.Continue Reading

Estimating Your Investment Performance

Estimating Your Investment Performance

When it comes to investing, do you really know what your return is? Most investors rely on either their advisor to provide this information or use third party software to get their results. But you can do it yourself if you would like. Now before you go running for the hills, know that the math involved isn’t terribly complex. But there is math involved and the method I present below won’t be 100% accurate. However the resulting number is a close approximation of your performance and for most investors, this will suffice.Continue Reading

Should You Automate Your Finances?

Should You Automate Your Finances?

We all live busy lives. From working to running errands, to cleaning the house and carting the kids to soccer practice, we have little down time. As a result of having little down time, we choose to overlook or ignore some things in our lives that need to be done. Like weeding the flower beds or even cleaning out the garage. Another area that many of us tend to overlook is our finances. But there is hope. You can automate your finances.Continue Reading

Currency Fluctuations Explained by XTrade

Currency Fluctuations Explained by XTrade

Currency fluctuations are the main reasons for the existence of the FOREX markets. CFDs online trading allows you to access that market with leverage. How can you benefit by using XTrade? Let’s start from the beginning; what do we mean by “currency fluctuations”?Continue Reading

Should You Sell Your Home When You’ve Paid off Your Mortgage?

Should You Sell Your Home When You’ve Paid off Your Mortgage?

Once your mortgage is paid off, you likely feel a sense of relief. You no longer have to make that massive payment. However, as you’re thinking about the end of this mortgage, you’re wondering if selling your house is in the future. The decision depends upon a variety of factors. New Home Plans Once youContinue Reading

Your Tip For Investing Successfully

Your Tip For Investing Successfully

Are you investing but not seeing the returns you expect? Maybe you were investing, lost some money and now don’t want to come back. Or maybe you just think the stock market is a scam and you avoid it altogether. Whatever category you fall into, I have some positive news for you. This post is all about helping you to succeed when investing. Even better, there is just one simple tip. Read on to learn all about it.Continue Reading

Forex Basics With XFR Financial Ltd

Forex Basics With XFR Financial Ltd

Before you can understand how to trade with foreign currencies, you need to understand several Forex basics. Let us start with an introduction to the Forex market. Continue Reading

Common Sense Guide To Investing

Common Sense Guide To Investing

We all want to be successful when it comes to investing. Sadly most of us aren’t. We have good intentions, but we get lured (or suckered) into hype and false promises. In this post, I am going to walk you through some common mistakes people make when investing and try to help you avoid making them as well.Continue Reading

How to Refinance an Upside Down Mortgage

How to Refinance an Upside Down Mortgage

It is a phenomenon that in today’s economy is becoming all the more common, you buy a home and the value of it continues to fall. An upside down mortgage is when you as a homeowner owe more in terms of mortgage payments than what the house is even worth. Nearly 35 percent of Americans that have purchased homes during the last five years are now in debt for more money than their home is worth.Continue Reading