Category Archives for "Investing Secrets"

You, an Eco-Investor?

Eco-investing attempts to profit from the transition from carbon-consuming energy systems to those that rely on renewable or carbon-neutral sources of energy. It also includes the investment in companies that provide environmentally friendly products or services. The terms green investing, eco-investing, and socially responsible investing are often used interchangeably. Eco-investing or green investing is a […]

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The Truth About Financial Ratios

There are so many financial ratios, it’s challenging to know which of them matter the most. Understanding a few of the most basic ratios will allow an investor to determine if additional scrutiny is warranted. Fortunately, all financial ratios use simple arithmetic learned by second grade. The key is understanding the message a particular ratio […]

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Investing in Startups

Every company has to start somewhere. Even the largest company was once a small business venture. Startups can be an attractive investment option due to high potential returns, but it’s important to carefully assess the risks. With over 400,000 new businesses created in the U.S. each year, there are plenty of startups to invest in. […]

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Safe Investment Returns

Investing can be a little scary for most people – especially if your expendable income is limited. As you know, all investments have an element of risk; however, it’s wise to seek out those opportunities that will minimize your risk while earning decent returns. The true key to making an investment safe is by investing […]

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Consistently Saving and Investing

Are you consistently investing each month? If not, dollar-cost averaging is a technique that can help make your investing activities more consistent and productive. Dollar-cost averaging is the investment strategy of investing a fixed amount of money each month. You probably already follow this strategy with your 401(k), even if you don’t realize it! It’s […]

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