2020 was a wild year for the stock market. The COVID-19 pandemic had a huge negative impact on global stock markets. However by the end of the year most stock markets largely recovered. For the second year in a row,
What is securities lending?
Securities lending is the process of loaning a stock or other security to another investor for the purpose of short selling in return for a fee. Lending securities can increase your portfolio returns but there are some additional risk and tax considerations.
What is a covered call? [Infographic]
A covered call is a popular options strategy used by investors to generate income. Covered calls can also be used to reduce the effective price of a stock.
Investment fees matter: How to increase investment returns with low cost index funds
Investment fees can dramatically reduce your returns. Stop wasting money on fees. Learn how to manage these fees and increase your returns risk free.
How to get out of debt when you don’t know where to start
Anyone can get out of debt. Being in debt can be frustrating. Learn how to make a plan to get out of debt and become debt free today.
The 3 best investing books for beginners
This list of the 3 best investing books for beginners will help you learn the basics of investing and become confident enough to start investing.
Dividend stocks: Is dividend investing a good strategy?
Dividend investing strategies focus on dividend stocks that pay good dividends, but is this a good strategy? How does this strategy compare to the market?
Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA comparison
Traditional and Roth IRAs are a great way to save for retirement because these accounts allow your investments to grow tax deferred or tax free.
How to start investing in your 20s
So you’ve recently graduated, started a new job, and are thinking about investing for your future. Starting investing in your 20s, early in your life and career, will give you a head start towards building incredible wealth. Whether you want to start investing for your retirement, a first home, or anything else in the future, here are some practical tips for getting started.
Asset class returns (2019)
2019 was a stellar year for returns across most asset classes. This comes off an odd 2018 year in which all asset classes produced negative real returns. All asset class returns were positive nominal returns, and all but cash produced