5 Mistakes New Investors Make And How To Avoid Them

Learning to ride a bike when you are young comes with some risk at first. You could fall and get hurt, ride into a tree or worse. Yet once you … Read more

Posted on December 6, 2019 by

Investment Facts: What Is The Federal Reserve Bank?

Chances are, you hear this a lot on the evening news or online at any major finance website: The “Fed” did this or that, so stocks moved this way or … Read more

Posted on November 27, 2019 by

Understand the Risk of Investing in Some Bond Funds

Many investors hear the word “stock” and they think “risky.” Then, when they hear “bond” they think “safe.” While it’s broadly true that stocks are more volatile than bonds — … Read more

Posted on November 22, 2019 by

Investor Facts: What Are Economic Indicators?

Most people, when they want to understand how the economy is doing, look at their own bank accounts. Some might add to that a glance at their 401(k) balance, or … Read more

Posted on November 15, 2019 by

How Low Can Unemployment Really Go?

The mainstream media often reports on “the jobless rate” or “unemployment numbers,” information which can seem to impart something important and vital. The latest number is from the Bureau of … Read more

Posted on November 8, 2019 by

Investor Facts: What Is Quantitative Easing?

Read anything in the news about the Federal Reserve these says and you might run into the term “quantitative easing.” Besides being hard to spell, the whole concept is a … Read more

Posted on October 25, 2019 by

How to Invest Once a Recession Hits

The iconic billionaire investor Warren Buffett once used the idea of shopping for hamburger meat — the most ordinary of daily expenditures — to explain how to buy stocks. In … Read more

Posted on October 11, 2019 by

Investor Facts: What Is Revenue?

The term revenue often is misunderstood by investors. Revenue is money coming into a company. Yet even high-revenue companies can be poor investments. Think of revenue like your paycheck every … Read more

Posted on October 11, 2019 by

How To Invest Well In Turbulent Times

There’s an old saying, “May you live in interesting times.” Some might find that a positive sentiment, but it’s easy to see it as a curse. The drumbeat of headlines … Read more

Posted on September 27, 2019 by

Investor Facts: What Is A No-Load Mutual Fund?

A no-load mutual fund is a fund that does not charge a fee to investors for buying the fund. While mutual funds have a variety of fees, a load is … Read more

Posted on September 13, 2019 by