No Crystal Ball Huh? 5 Ways to Invest Wisely so You don’t Get Hosed

Image by: Making Money By: Giovanni Fields The entire point of investing is to expend money with the expectation of receiving a profit in return. So if you’re bothering with the hassle of putting your life savings into a share or property, wouldn’t you want to make sure that what you’re doing is in your…

Thinking of Going Back to School? Here are 3 Things to Consider First

Image by: Derrick Coetzee By George Lamb So things aren’t going the way you want them to in life and you’re thinking about trudging through a few college courses to make everything better. Well, it’s great you have ambition and crave to improve the quality of your life, but before you go ahead and register…

5 Current Real Estate Trends for 2014

Image by: Alexander Stein By Dexter Lunde Selling your home in 2014 may seem scary but let me put some of your fears at rest. The statistics for 2013 were surprisingly good. If 2014 goes as well as 2013 did, foreclosure activity is expected to slow down considerably and mortgage rates are expected to rise….

4 Stocks that May Kill Your Portfolio in 2014

Image by: PublicDomainPictures By Dexter Lunde Some people have the worst luck. Sometimes, it’s not just people either, its companies and businesses. After a bit of digging, I’ve managed to find four of the unluckiest stocks on the market. How do I define “unlucky? The states that I have are based on losses within the…

6 Unique Beginning Investments for 20-Somethings

Image by: Stockmonkeys.com By Dexter Lunde In elementary and secondary school, our teachers and parents prepared us for a lot of things: how to tie your shoes, how to write and give persuasive presentations, how to properly microwave a bowl of ramen so you don’t have to turn on the hotplate (okay, that was more…

4 Pieces of Tech News that Could Shake the Stock Market

Image by: tec_estromberg By Dexter Lunde If you have invested in the stock market, it’s smart to keep up with the latest news and trends concerning those stocks. After all, the stock market is a finicky “place” and it’s always fluctuating depending on the latest good and/or bad news in that field. A lot of…

3 Reasons Why You Should Fire Your Portfolio Manager

Image by: Doug8888 By Michael Sterling In this day and age, investors are so eager to get their hands on their own money that they fail to think rationally about where it’s going. Contrary to popular belief, not all portfolio managers will make you rich. Some can be detrimental to your entire savings. Choose wisely…

5 Reasons Why You May Not Need A Tax Accountant

Image by: liz west By Michael Sterling Every year, depending on how much money we’ve made, we’re forced to decide whether or not we handle our taxes ourselves or hire a professional. Though there are many software programs which are easier to use, it’s hardly put tax accountants out of business. No matter what decision we…

3 Ways You Can Profit From Inflation

Image by: Paolo Camera By Michael Sterling During inflation, most investors run around with their money in their pocket unsure of what to do with it. But you’re smarter than that. You don’t need to be paranoid about losing your money in the wrong industry, instead, all you have to do is simply look at…

Will Oil & Gas Be A Solid Investment For 2014?

Image by: Phillip Caper By Michael Sterling Oil & gas is always a conversation at the beginning of the year, but 2014 is definitely proving to be one of the craziest times for the industry. Many investors are either jumping on the bandwagon or leaving it altogether. With recent legislation, new projects, and a high rise…

Will You Earn a “Huge” Profit Buying Gold in 2014?

Image by: epSoS .de By Michael Sterling 2013 wasn’t exactly the best year gold’s had as it’s still hanging above the $1,200 per-ounce level, but investors still have high hopes. Since the beginning of time, gold has been the most valuable piece of commodity. Every nation will trade for it, and every person wants a…

5 Investment Tips For Men In 2014

Image by: Michael Aston By Michael Sterling Investors have a lot of worries for the new year, but the smart ones know that it lies in good old common sense. With new legislation in Washington and TV commentators screaming at the top of their lungs about stocks, it’s easy to get distracted. If you really…

What Cities Should You Buy Property In 2014?

Image by: AugustaGALiving By Michael Sterling The real estate market is never going to die. In 2014, it’s not only going to thrive, but we’re also going to see the beginning of a new phase in the sector itself. With so many eager young minds migrating away from the “big cities,” there is so much…

List Of Stocks You May Not Want To Buy In 2014

Image by: dflorian1980 By Michael Sterling The stock market has always been unforeseeable, but the present economy has made it nearly impossible. There are certain stocks, however, which are sure to be a guaranteed disappointment. With so many things coming into play, experts have given their list of stocks every investor ought to know for…

4 Tips On How To Earn More Profit With Less Trading

Image by: 401(K)2012 By Michael Sterling Sometimes, investors can be the most stubborn people on the planet. Many of them feel like they know it all, and a likely result is heavy trading. In some cases, they might see great returns, but sadly the majority find out the hard way that they didn’t know as…

4 Promising Investments In 2014 That Aren’t US Dollar Based

By Don Williams The US economy is undoubtedly in a confusing state of events right now. While there are plenty of analysts that will tell you one projection or another about the economy, I’m going to assume that you know that there’s a lot of corruption and confusion going on with the US dollar. Whether…

3 Obamacare Facts That Can Affect Your Investments

Image by: SS&SS By Michael Sterling Obamacare has gotten a lot of investors panicking about how it will affect their assets. Though there are unsettling facts about the legislation, there are just as many benefits – if you open your eyes. 2013 has been a year of ups and downs, and because 2014 is unforeseeable,…

2014 Investing Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Retirement

Image by: Ian MacKenzie By Michael Sterling All investors make mistakes, some huge, others not so huge. But when it comes to investing towards retirement, the smallest errors can cost you big money down the road. Today’s culture has made it easy to think that you need to spend money to make money, yet, they…

The 5 Best Stocks To Buy In 2014

Image by: dflorian1980 By Michael Sterling Big money is expected to land in the pockets of investors very very soon. As the economy grows, so do our wallets. Now is the time put your money where your mouth is. A global recovery is bound to occur in the next year, and if you’re not there…

How to Invest in Stocks & Bring in Optimal Returns in 2014

Image by: Terence Wright By Michael Sterling The stock market doesn’t have to be an intimidating venture. Investing is something that most men need to know how to do these days. Saving for retirement and building your personal net worth has become a necessity. The last thing you want to do is get left behind,…

Retirement Investing For Dummies: 3 Tips Every Man Must Read

Image by: Tax Credits By Michael Sterling In this day and age, planning for your future is one of the scariest things. We don’t know what it holds, which is why having a safety net is the greatest thing we can provide ourselves. It’s a strange time in America. People are living much longer than…

Can Stock Trading Software Make You A Better Investor?

Image by: OTA Photos By Michael sterling In this day and age, everything is going digital – even the stock market. Why go to a stock broker when you can do it over your smart phone, right? Despite how easy it may look, there are still major qualms when it comes to diving into stock…