Category Archives: Investing

Setting Investing Goals

Setting Investing Goals

When it comes to investing, you probably have set some goals for yourself. Unfortunately, they are bad goals. Don’t get me wrong, goals are important. But you have to be setting the right type of goals if you want to be successful, especially when it comes to investing. In this post, we will run through the type of goal you are probably setting now, why it’s bad and how to set the right kind of goals.Continue Reading

Staying Invested Is The Key To Long Term Success

Staying Invested Is The Key To Long Term Success

When it comes to investing, how often do you allow your emotions to make decisions for you? If you are like many investors, the answer is probably more times than you think. Sadly, when we allow our emotions to make decisions for us, we usually end up making the wrong choice. This is most true when it comes to investing. In order to make money investing, you need to stay invested for the long term.Continue Reading

Conservative Financial Decisions May Be Counter Cultural, But Is It Beneficial?

Conservative Financial Decisions May Be Counter Cultural, But Is It Beneficial?

Hard-nosed investors are accustomed to the ups and downs of high risks investments; and they make adequate preparations to absorb the shocks of loss, just as much as they would instantly cash out on a stock windfall. They have high risks tolerance; and as far as they are concerned, that is what being a wealth-minded investor is all about. No risks, no success summarizes their financial philosophy.Continue Reading

Buying A Fixer Upper To Save Money? Think Again

Buying A Fixer Upper To Save Money? Think Again

The media has made it sound like going the fixer upper route is a smart thing to do. And it is if you find a deal. The issue is there are lots of pitfalls along the way. This post will show you that buying the lower priced fixer upper may not always be the smartest way to save some money on a new house.Continue Reading

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