Monthly Archive: January 2017

About Online Trading 0

About Online Trading

The invention of the Internet has brought about many changes in the way that we conduct our lives and our personal business.   We can pay our bills online, shop online, bank online, and...

Understanding Bonds 0

Understanding Bonds

There are certain things you must understand about bonds before you start investing in them.   Not understanding these things may cause you to purchase the wrong bonds, at the wrong maturity date. The...

How to Know When to Sell Your Stocks 0

How to Know When to Sell Your Stocks

While quite a bit of time and research goes into selecting stocks, it is often hard to know when to pull out – especially for first-time investors.   The good news is that if...

Rebates - Reward or Rip Off 0

Rebates – Reward or Rip Off

Rebates have become increasingly popular in the last few years on a lot of items and certainly on electronic items and computers. Rebates of $20, $50 or $100 are not uncommon. I’ve even seen...

Avoiding Impulse Spending 0

Avoiding Impulse Spending

Answer these questions truthfully:   1.) Does your spouse or partner complain that you spend too much money? 2.) Are you surprised each month when your credit card bill arrives at how much more...

Determine Your Risk Tolerance 0

Determine Your Risk Tolerance

Each individual has a risk tolerance that should not be ignored.   Any good stock broker or financial planner knows this, and they should make the effort to help you determine what your risk...

Choosing a Broker 0

Choosing a Broker

Depending on the type of investing that you plan to do, you may need to hire a broker to handle your investments for you.   Brokers work for brokerage houses and have the ability...