Investing your money is one of the wisest things that you can do for your finances. Investing your money will let that hard earned money make even more money for you. If you've never dipped your toes into the investment waters, then it can be a scary thought, but thankfully, there are dozens of investment ideas and options that you can choose from that don't require you to be a financial wizard. Investment Ideas You Do Not Have to Manage Robo-Advisors Thanks to the Internet, investing has never been easier, especially for any investors that … [Read more...] about Top 5 Investment Ideas You Do Not Have to Manage
Investing isn’t always just a long-term financial strategy. When you want to see returns on your money in a shorter time frame, say a couple years or even a couple months, then implementing a short term investment strategy with the best short term investments is very achievable! Perhaps you’re saving up for a goal with a relatively close deadline. Maybe you’re accumulating enough funds for a down payment on a home within 5 years, paying off a significant chunk of debt that your current income is dragging on, or taking the family on a … [Read more...] about The Top 8 Best Short Term Investment Options for Your Money
The following is a guest post by Ben from YoungMoneyFinance.com about investing in the stock market. If you would like to write an article for Money Q&A, please visit our Guest Posting Guidelines. A lot of us shy away from the stock market. It’s almost like we’re afraid of investing in the stock market. Sure, we know that we should invest our money, but a lot of us get nervous when it comes to doing so in the stock market. Too many ups and downs, too unpredictable. Most of us write off our inexperience and lack … [Read more...] about How Fantasy Football Is Just Like Investing in the Stock Market
I have to admit that when Greg Phelps from Redrock Wealth Management contacted me about checking out his online virtual finance conference, the Wealth Summit, I was skeptical. I’ve been to my fair share of conferences and other virtual workshops that have cost a pretty penny. But, he said he had over 30 finance and money experts giving their very best advice and tips for free, I had to check it out. And, I wasn’t disappointed. I saw a sneak peak at the Wealth Summit this past week, and I was very impressed! There’s an amazing amount of … [Read more...] about The 2017 Wealth Summit – Over 30 Financial Topics Covered for Free!
I’ve talked about investing in things like a rock and roll band through Kickstarter before. I’m a huge fan of the platform and of crowdfunding projects in general. But, recently, I had the opportunity to invest in a full length motion picture set to begin shooting this Christmas for release in 2018. It’s never been done in the United States until now. And, unlike Kickstarter, this investment in I'll Be Next Door For Christmas lets investors share in the movie’s profits where you can potentially earn a great return on your investment. I’m … [Read more...] about How to Invest in a Movie and Make a Great Return on Investment
The global financial markets can be an intimidating place for a novice. For starters, there is the stereotypical Wall Street trader who is perceived as ruthless, self-serving, and virtually untouchable. Many of us at the grassroots level have been fed the narrative that the big banks and financial institutions on Wall Street control global finance and economic activity – irrespective of macroeconomic variables, regulations, and monetary policy. There is probably an inkling of truth to all perspectives on the markets. However, there is … [Read more...] about
The stock market has had an amazing run lately, but too much money is still on the sidelines waiting. According to a recent survey conducted by Kiplinger’s magazine, almost half of all Americans do not even know that we have had a fantastic run in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index for the past 15 months. They thought that the stock market had been down in 2012 instead of realizing it was up 13%. And, still others know about the stock market's great and are still sitting on the sidelines waiting to get in the market … [Read more...] about How To Get Off The Sidelines And Start Investing Again – It’s Not Too Late
James Cummings, the author of numerous books in the management space and Founder and CEO of www.dailyposts.co.uk. If you'd like to submit a guest post to Money Q&A, be sure to check out our guest posting guidelines. 28 million small businesses in the United States account for 54% of all sales in the country, are responsible for providing 55% of all jobs and 66% of new jobs since the 70s, and have added 8 million new jobs since 1990. With statistics like these, you might wonder why it’s so difficult for small businesses to secure … [Read more...] about Why the Big Banks Do Not Want to Fund Your Small Business
There are millions of pet owners in the U.S., which means pet supplies and veterinary care creating a multi-million dollar industry. Most of us would do anything to keep our favorite furry friends safe and sound, but at what cost? Even with adequate preventative care, veterinary bills still cost a fortune for some injuries and ailments, which can be disastrous for individuals and families who are already struggling to pay for their own health care-related expenses. While human health insurance is assumed to be the answer to our species’ high … [Read more...] about Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost? What You Need to Know!
I am a buy and hold investor. I do not like to sell many of my investments. I’m decades away from retiring, and I’m a long-term investor, to say the least. It takes a lot for me to sell mutual funds that I own. But, I have been known to transfer the assets from one mutual fund or mutual fund company to another one based on certain criteria. There are times that it is best to just sell your mutual funds and let them go. Things change. Investing philosophies and goals change. Those are the reason to sell mutual funds. Four Reasons When To … [Read more...] about Top 4 Reasons You Might Want to Sell Mutual Funds You Own