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ETFs vs. Individual Stocks

ETFs vs. Individual Stocks

If there is one thing Wall Street gets right, it’s giving investors choices. One choice that all investors eventually encounter is how to put their money in the market. There are generally two options for the semi-active investor: ETFs and individual stocks. Each one has it’s own benefits and you need to make sure that you use the one that’s right for you. Continue Reading

Important Values for First Time Investors – What to consider when Investing Your Own Money

Important Values for First Time Investors – What to consider when Investing Your Own Money

As I approach this new part of my life where I am now considering being a more active investor, possibly trading individual stocks and managing a taxable brokerage account, I know how complicated it can be. Not only is there a lot to learn for a beginner investor in order to overcome his/her fears, but there are a lot of things that weigh in on each and every decision. Continue Reading