10 Tips To Help You Start Investing

A whopping 93 percent of Millennials are wary of investing, according to a Capital One ShareBuilder survey released to CNN Money. The reasons vary -- from a distrust of markets to a lack of investing knowledge -- but the sentiment has real effects … [Read more...]

Should I Invest in my Employer’s Stock?

Some employers allow employees to purchase company stock either through a 401(k) plan or stock options. These incentives are provided as employee benefits that can be used for retirement or as a bonus. Over time, your employer's stock can add up … [Read more...]

When To Buy A Stock: Three Signs It’s Time To Load Up On Shares

Are you wondering if it’s time to load up your stock shopping cart? The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up well over 11,000 and investors are slowly returning to the market. The economy is gradually improving and economic activity is slowly on the … [Read more...]

Invest in America: Four Made-in-the-USA Stocks to Buy Now

Are you interested in constructing a portfolio of companies to invest in the good ole U.S.A? If so, then I have a portfolio for you. It’s a diversified portfolio of American companies stocks that should benefit as the economy recovers. Unlike m … [Read more...]

When to Sell Stock: Three Signs It’s Time to Unload Your Shares

Do you know when to sell your stock? It would be great if you could buy a stock, bond, mutual fund, or exchange traded fund and just hold it forever. Sadly, this is not the case. With every investment, there will always come a time when you have … [Read more...]

Is That Stock Price a Good Value? How to Find Out

Have you ever wondered how you can tell if a stock is selling at a good price? Financial programs and magazines are always saying that this stock is cheap or this stock is expensive. How do they arrive at these conclusions? Today, we are going to … [Read more...]

Five Growth Stocks For Young Investors

You don't need to be a day-trading CNBC junkie to put a few growth stocks in your portfolio. In fact, a few well-placed growth stocks might serve long-run buy-and-hold investors well. Today, let's look at five companies that are good growth … [Read more...]

Investing Idea: Steel Stocks

Are you searching through the market trying to find a stock that is actually cheap? If so, then you should turn your attention to the basic material sectors. The steel industry is serving up some great stocks that are trading at multiples not seen in … [Read more...]

Dividends Are Your Friend

For people that are new to the stock market, investing jargon can be intimidating. Among the topics that can be confusing are dividends. Many wonder what dividends are and how they affect you, the investor. In short, dividends are always a good … [Read more...]

Survive a Stock Market Crash: What To Do When Markets Tank

Last Thursday (May 6, 2010), the market dropped nearly 1,000 points during the day as investors rushed to unload stocks. Fear and panic were all over the airwaves as commentators tried to find a way to explain the precipitous drop. Although the … [Read more...]