Margin of Safety – What Is It & Why You Need It

If you want to make significant returns on your investments, then chasing after hyped up stocks without a margin of safety is something you should avoid as much as possible. In case you’re wondering, a margin of safety is a process that involves the selection of stocks or bonds that are [...]

Dividend Trap – What Those REALLY High Dividend Yields Are Saying

There is a lot of potential for financial success when you invest in dividend stocks, but with great rewards come great risks (if you’re not careful with your investment strategy, of course). A common mistake that investors from all backgrounds and experience levels sometimes make is focusing on high dividend [...]

Dividend Reinvestment Plans – DRIPs – Secret For Investing Success

As more and more investing apps and other technologies come into the market, investors are increasingly focused on finding efficient ways to allocate their funds without requiring extensive research and portfolio management on their part. These apps are also adding investment friendly features like dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) to help [...]

Dividend Growth Investing Strategy – Make More Money…Later

When it comes to choosing a long-term investment strategy, there are no guarantees of success with your first, second, or hundredth attempt. In fact, you’ll likely need to adjust your strategy over time as the markets change and you want to align your portfolio more closely with your ultimate investment [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Investing in Dividend Stocks

There are plenty of benefits of investing in dividend stocks, but there’s a common misconception that dividend stocks are too confusing, unpredictable and boring to warrant serious consideration for novice and conservative investors alike. However, research from the Financial Analysts Journal suggests that high dividend-paying stocks are less risky and [...]

Why Dividend Investing and Dividend Stocks?

Dividend investing offers some of the best financial opportunities for new and seasoned investors alike. The proof is in the numbers: according to economic data from 1927 to 2014, growth rates for dividend-paying stocks (10.4%) substantially outperformed non dividend paying stocks (8.5%). If you typically invest in non dividend paying [...]

Interactive Brokers Review

In my Interactive Brokers review, I share my real experience with applying for the account, depositing cash, making trades and my initial opinions of my new broker. Interactive Brokers My new broker for my taxable account is Interactive Brokers (IB), and I’m very excited to have an account with them. If you [...]


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