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What Exactly Is a Stock?

Article from MoneyAhoy.comSo I know this may be on the top of many of your minds.  You know investing is a good and right thing to do, but what exactly is a stock? I’m glad you asked – let’s dig in and find out!  If you hunt online, some of t...
by MoneyAhoy on Aug 4, 2016

The Most Important Investment Lesson in the World by Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett has always advised his followers to stick to low-cost, passive index funds, which can offer broad exposure to the stock market and cost a fraction of actively managed funds. “It’s so obvious and yet all the commercial push is tell...
by Personal Finance News on Jul 18, 2016

Reasons to Invest In Financial Planning Services

Article from MoneyAhoy.comFinancial planning is often the last thing on many individual’s minds. There might be several reasons you’re putting off thinking about saving and investing, but you should reconsider this mindset as soon as possible. Th...
by MoneyAhoy on Jul 2, 2016

Make the Commitment to Setup an Investing Account Today

Article from MoneyAhoy.comHopefully the series of recent stock market investing posts I’ve been creating here at MoneyAhoy has helped you realize that everyone should be saving for their retirement.  Now comes that hard part – you nee...
by MoneyAhoy on Jun 29, 2016

Stock Market Investing with IRAs – Traditional and Roth

Article from MoneyAhoy.comTax advantaged retirement accounts are almost always better than just investing your money in your own personal investment account.  This is because you are getting a large bonus by avoiding the payment of taxes at some poi...
by MoneyAhoy on Jun 22, 2016

The Best Way to Invest In The Stock Market

Article from MoneyAhoy.comIf the company that you work for has a 401(k) plan, then you should be investing in the stock market!  If you run your own business, then you should be investing in the stock market by starting your own 401(k) plan!  If yo...
by MoneyAhoy on Jun 16, 2016

Bad Active Investing: Chelsea Clinton’s Husband to Close His Hedge Fund After Losing 90% of Value

Chelsea Clinton’s husband, Marc Mezvinsky, learned a hard lesson about active investing after failing to perform in his hedge fund. After losing 90% of its value, Chelsea Clinton’s husband is reportedly closing his Greek hedge fund. As...
by Personal Finance News on May 11, 2016

How to Choose the Best Money Management Company

Article from MoneyAhoy.comMany people have some money saved that is just sitting in a savings account and earning a paltry amount of interest. Perhaps you are one of these people? Banks are notorious for not paying high interest rates to their custom...
by MoneyAhoy on May 9, 2016

5 Best Personal Finance Advice From Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is the most successful investor in the world, and he’s also one of the world’s s wealthiest person. Surely we can learn from his insights and sage advice. The Motley Fool collected some of the best pieces of personal fin...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 23, 2016

Why Smart Doctors and Dentists Make Dumb Investors and What We Can Learn from Them

Doctors and dentists are highly intelligent professionals with high incomes. But when it comes to investing, high IQ and overconfidence work against them. Why would they be such bad investors? Daniel Solin at Daily Finance pointed out that “doc...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 21, 2016

Finance Is Important. So Is Life

Personal finance is more personal than just finance. That’s the message in Tim Maurer’s new personal finance book, Simple Money, detailing a road map to achieve both financial and life goals. Maurer explains: “The real point of investing is...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 7, 2016

3 Psychological Biases That Can Impact How You Invest

According to BlackRock’s 2015 Global Investor Pulse Survey, 49% of American have negative feeling toward investing and 72% of Americans don’t even think of investing in the markets as a way to save for their long-term goals. Our emotion brains a...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 6, 2016

Use Three-Fund Portfolio if You Want a Simple Diversified Investing Strategy

Peter Anderson on Bible Money Matters writes: “Three-fund portfolios are a great way for investors to keep their investments simple, low cost and diversified across both domestic and international markets. While it’s important to make sure th...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 5, 2016

Why You Might Want To Re-Think A 529 Plan

The most popular way to save for college is the Section 529 College Savings Plan. But financial planner Michael Smith makes the case for why 529 plan might not be the best choice.  The reasons are that 529 plans lack flexibility, have higher expens...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 1, 2016

Start Your Journey to Financial Freedom With These 8 Rules

Investment advisor Mickey Kim summarized the concept of mapping financial freedom on an index card that first pioneered by Harold Pollack. Follow these 8 simple rules to achieve your financial freedom: Strive to save 10 percent to 20 percent of your...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 29, 2016

How to Find the Right Stocks and Sectors

Article from MoneyAhoy.com There’s one simple trick to investing: buy low and sell high. That’s the gist of it. Easy, right? Still, some perfectly smart people are unable to follow that rule despite lots of knowledge about certain companies and s...
by MoneyAhoy on Feb 18, 2016

Why Buying Low Cost Index Funds Is Always Recommended

The folks at Money Ning always recommend individual investor to buy low cost index funds. Here’s their view: “Low cost index funds on the other hand are much less volatile. No one will become rich overnight, but it is a much more dependab...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 8, 2016

The Stock Market Is Down – Should I Panic?

Article from MoneyAhoy.com If you have been paying attention to world markets at all in the past two to three months, then you know that things are not all peaches and cream.  US and World Markets are all down quite a bit in recent months.  Is now...
by MoneyAhoy on Jan 25, 2016

On Index Funds

Index funds are based on  the random walk theory. The proponents hold that it’s impossible to outperform the market without assuming additional risk. Critics of the theory, however, contend that stocks do maintain price trends over time ̵...
by Wealthymatters on Jan 21, 2016

Strategy For The Rest

Filed under: Paper Assets, Tool Kit Tagged: Index funds, Mutual Funds, postaday, Warren Buffett...
by Wealthymatters on Jan 21, 2016


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