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How to Compare Mutual Funds

Compare Mutual Funds

A common question I got in my former day job was how to compare mutual funds. It’s an understandable question as there are thousands of mutual funds available, which makes it difficult to know which are the best mutual funds to buy. For those who don’t know (and believe me there are those who ask this) mutual funds are simply ... Read More »

How to Start Investing on a Limited Budget

Start Investing on a Limited Budget

No matter how limited your budget might be, you should always try to find a way to put aside money for your future. I know it can be difficult to start investing on a limited budget, but it is possible – you just have to find ways to do it and make it a priority. I spoke with investors everyday ... Read More »

How to Make Retirement Planning Easier

Retirement Planning

Retirement planning is an easy thing to put on the back burner – until retirement starts to get closer and you realize you haven’t made the proper preparations to put you and your family in a good position. To make sure you are ready for retirement and are able to sustain yourself financially for the rest of your life, you should ... Read More »

Introduction to Stocks and Technical Analysis

SMA

Here’s another post with some basic information that anyone investing should know about.  If you’ve read any of my “Intro to Investing” posts before, you’ll have noticed that I give warning when there’s a fair amount of, well, let’s just call it “dry” reading ahead. Fair warning, this post shall be no different! But I do promise that I’ll try to ... Read More »

SRI – Socially Responsible Investing

SRI

Socially responsible investing, or “SRI”, is an investment strategy where the investor chooses where they invest based on their beliefs or in support of a cause. SRI is not a new concept; it’s been around for a while. Originally it has been used to target “sin” companies, Tobacco, Alcohol and Firearms being the primary targets of SRI. One interesting aspect of ... Read More »