Category Archives: Investments

Protecting Investment Profits with Advanced Sell Orders

Given the nature of my favorite investment account I never felt the need to put in an order to lock in gains.  If there was a dip I would see it as an opportunity to buy more and more of a stock that has increased dividends for the past 25 years.  However, it is anContinue Reading

Investment Club Update – 2013 Returns

Early in 2013 I, along with 8 other buddies, created an Investment Club.  The idea was simple we would each put $500 to start it up and then an ongoing $100/month contribution.  As with most things life it isn’t the idea that is difficult, it is the execution.  One month in, I had very littleContinue Reading

Why I Haven’t Bought Any Marijuana Stocks Yet

Unless you have been under a rock you probably heard thay Colorado became the first State in the nation to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes and WOW there has been a pent up demand.  Huffington Post reported that there was $5,000,000 worth of marijuana sold in the first week!  The stocks associated with the industryContinue Reading

January 2014 Dividend Watch List Update

After my December 2013 Dividend Watchlist update I bought: 11 Shares of TGT for $691.27 with commissions Last month was the first time I ever sold, even a part, of a position that wasn’t due to a dividend cut (within this account obviously).  I am going to keep my eye out for anything else thatContinue Reading

Top 5 investments tips for 2014

 Please note that this is a Guest Post So here we are at the end of the year again, it seems to come around so quickly. These are financially uncertain times and this means that many investors have not reaped the rewards they hoped to from their investment portfolios. Globally, we have seen governments implementContinue Reading

Mastering the Markets: Why Education is King

Ex British Prime Minister Tony Blair once famously stated that the three main priorities for his government would be “Education! Education! Education!” It is true for adults and children alike that ‘you’re never too old to learn something new’. This is accurate when applied to the world of forex and, as nobody has ever trulyContinue Reading