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What is a T-Bill?

a t-billThe best advice a finance advisor can give a client is to have a diversified investment portfolio. This means that there should be a variety of investments that run along a continuum of risk, i.e. some investments will carry more risk than others.

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How Can I Buy Stocks Without a Stockbroker?

The moment you think about stocks and investments, you think about stockbrokers. This is because it is the easiest and mostly the safest way of purchasing stocks on the stock market. There are many advantages of having a stockbroker, but there are also some distinct disadvantages. If you only have a little money to invest, most stockbrokers won’t take on your portfolio because it would be financially non-viable for both parties. Using a stockbroker also means that you have to pay commissions on transactions and these can become quite hefty.

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Top 5 Best Investment Planning Books Reviewed

Investment planning is a subject of great interest to many people because such high stakes are involved. There are many possible investment strategies and this is a subject that can be very confusing for the newcomer. Luckily there are some great books available that will be of use to those who already have a bit of knowledge about investment planning or those who are new to the subject area. Here are just five of the best investment planning books available today.

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Top 6 Best Personal Financial Planning Books Reviewed

Personal financial planning is an important topic for those of us who are serious about managing our fortunes. The purpose of this type of activity is to bring ourselves and our family closer to financial security. There has been a lot written on this important topic and we will be examining just the top 6 best personal financial planning books here.

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Top 5 Best Stock Trading Books Reviewed

Stock trading is something that has a lot of mystique surrounding it. There is a real hunger for knowledge about this subject from professionals, academics, and those just with a passing interest. There are now plenty of great books on the subject and where we will examine the top five best stock trading books available at the moment.

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What is a Capital Expenditure?

Within business the term ‘capital expenditure’ is often used; you might also see it written as CAPEX, or investment expenditure. When we talk about capital expenditure we are referring to those investments that will produce rewards at some time in the future. This investment could occur in any number of ways such as buying new equipment for a factory or developing current resources. It is usual to view capital expenditure as those investments that will provide a return for longer than just one year.

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Top 5 Best Financial Investment Books Reviewed

Financial investment is a topic of great interest to a lot of individuals concerned about their future. As the saying goes, ‘knowledge is power’ and knowing more about this topic should be able to help people make better decisions about investments. There have been a lot of books written on this subject but here are just five of the best financial investment books reviewed.

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What does a dishonest broker do to rip you off?

If you invest money using a broker you may be taking a risk. Not all of these people will be working in your interest, and if you can’t spot when you’re been taking for a ride you could lose a lot of money. It is important to make clear that the dishonest broker is the exception rather than the rule, but there is no doubt that these ruthless individuals exist. The good news is that there are things that we can look out for so that can help us prevent being victim to this type of scam.

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