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Investing is broad, but necessary, category in a person’s personal finance world.  Leaving your savings in just cash never made much sense nevertheless at today’s rates.  Investing is often thought about in terms of buying stocks, but it is more than that, you could invest in an insurance based product, real estate, a business, yourself, etc.

4 Money Mistakes That Can Affect Your Ability to Buy a Home

For most young adults, buying a home and settling down are just some of their long-term goals. Accomplishing these goals will require a lot of hard work and Zen-like focus. Over 57 percent of Millennials polled in a recent survey claimed the main source of their stress was finances. Finding a way to get a handle on your finances can help you greatly in the future. In order to purchase a home, you will need a good credit score and down payment. The following are some of the money mistakes to avoid if you are in the market to buy a home [...]

By | 2018-06-06T08:51:54+00:00 June 6th, 2018|real estate|0 Comments

How A Brilliantly Designed Website Can Increase Sales

You might be sitting on the one product that’s going to change the way we live. Or eat. Or sleep. Or something else that’s big and game changing. So what do you do about it? Well you put together a website, of course, and let the world know your storefront is now open and ready for business. Hold on. It’s not quite that simple. You see, even though your product might be the most amazing thing ever, your website needs to be just as brilliantly designed too. For this is where commerce and marketing meet in the 21st century – online. And [...]

By | 2018-06-05T16:01:00+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Business|1 Comment

What is a CFD Trade?

A contract for Difference (CFD) is a type of derivative trading that has become popular. Instead of owning the instrument of the trade, you are speculating on the price movement of a number of financial markets, such as shares, currencies, commodities, indices and bonds. There are many advantages to speculating on whether the price will rise or fall, instead of actually owning the underlying instrument and for this reason, CFD trading has become an attractive option for many people. How CFD Trading Works When CFD trading, you never trade in the underlying asset itself. Rather, you buy or sell a number of [...]

By | 2018-06-05T16:12:23+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Investments|0 Comments

Undervalued Dividend Growth Watch List May 2018

As I highlighted in my last post, I have taken a new approach to finding undervalued dividend stocks for the next few months.  I am going to rely on the Aquirer's Multiple technique to find undervalued US listed stocks and then I am going to cross reference those companies with those companies that have increased their dividend for over 20 years to come up with the watch list for this month (and the months going forward). What is the Aquirer's Multiple? The Aquirer's Multiple is a valuation method that attempts to find attractively priced companies that may be considered for take over.  [...]

By | 2018-06-05T16:39:03+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Dividend Investment Portfolio|3 Comments

Creating My New Undervalued Dividend Growth Screen

About 6 months ago I came to the realization that, I do not know what makes a stock 'undervalued' nor do I believe most people do either.  If there was one fool proof method then no other methods would exist!  Instead, I decided to make the conscious choice to apply a different method every 6 or 7 methods and adjust accordingly.  Well as fate would have it about 2 or 3 weeks before it was about time to take a left turn on the valuation method I was using, I was listening to a podcast that I absolutely love called the investor's podcast.  On [...]

By | 2018-06-19T20:36:34+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Dividend Investment Portfolio|0 Comments