Home Ownership on Retirement

Home Ownership on Retirement

The Impact of Home Ownership on Retirement. What role should home equity play in your retirement plans? We explain all. Your home is more than four walls and a roof. (And hopefully a floor.) For owners with significant equity in their homes, it can also be a money tree. For Fools, the trick is in deciding whether, when, and how to start harvesting that cash. Early in retirement? Later? Or never? That’s a personal decision. Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, and an important symbol…

Improve Your Trading Results

Improve Your Trading Results

Why Trading The Daily Charts Will Improve Your Trading Results If your Forex trading is not going the way you want it to and you feel overwhelmed by the amount of market data bombarding your brain every time you sit down to analyze the markets, you probably need to readjust your trading strategy so that your primary focus is on the daily charts. If you are currently experiencing any of the following trading problems you will benefit significantly from making the daily chart your primary trading time frame: Please Share…

Gold Bulls In Control

Gold Bulls In Control

Gold Bulls In Control After Brexit (GLD, PHYS) Gold surged after the Brexit referendum, posting a 2-year high, and could gain considerable ground in coming months. Meanwhile, gold funds are still struggling to clear the tops of rising channels put into place in February when momentum eased after the first round of the recovery rally. These stubborn resistance levels should give way to healthy trend advances, as early as this week. There are many ways to play the gold rally but traders often head straight to the worst choice: Vaneck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)….

Brexit’ Vote Already Has a Winner

Brexit’ Vote Already Has a Winner

Brexit Vote Already Has a Winner: The Gambling Industry LONDON — Ask for his opinion, and David Howe eagerly tells you how he hopes Britain will leave the European Union. “We need to take control of our borders,” he says. But these sentiments are, at the moment, as valuable to him as his personal views on Her Majesty’s latest hat. He is more keen to know how the rest of the British electorate is inclined so he can win some money. Mr. Howe is standing inside a William Hill gambling shop…

Copy Traders

Copy Traders

Copy Traders Become Standard With the combination of online trading and social media, more people are becoming so-called copy traders. This increasingly popular approach to investing allows people to connect with other investors online, view the history of their trades, gains, and losses, and then allocate a portion of their portfolios to automatically mimic the actions of those with appealing records. This is now an increasingly standard tool for online retail forex platforms, according to Leaprate. Many existing forex brokerages have added functions allowing users to become copy traders. It…

Ways to Get Paid

Ways to Get Paid

Multiple Ways to Get Paid It still amazes me that after all these years of trading and being involved in the financial education business I never find it a challenge to write about the things concerning the markets and the challenges that traders face when attempting to negotiate them. Having just finished up a recent 3-day long Market Timing Class, it was fascinating to explore and talk through the many hurdles the students had before coming to class. Most of them decided that the only way to overcome their issues…

Alternative finance

Alternative finance

Why brokers need to embrace alternative finance A fundamental shift in the alternative finance sector in Australia is set to reshape the Australian lending market, according to a global peer-to-peer (P2P) lender, and it is vital brokers adapt. Daniel Foggo, the chief executive of the Australian arm of global P2P lender RateSetter, will be speaking at the AltFi Australasia Summit 2016 in Sydney later this month. He said the disruption from alternative finance will be as revolutionary as Uber and Airbnb. “Just as Uber and Airbnb have disrupted the transportation and accommodation…

High-yield Stocks

High-yield Stocks

5 High-Yield Stocks For Growth And Income Capitalize on this rare opportunity to buy five stocks about to be added to major indexes. Inclusion in these indexes will drive up demand for their shares, therefore increasing their prices. Buy now to lock-in high yields and quick share price appreciation. A stock can get a nice positive value boost when it is selected to be a newly added component stock in a widely followed index. When a company is added to an index, all of the managers of ETFs and index…

Right Retirement Account

Right Retirement Account

Choose the Right Retirement Account What’s the best retirement account for my situation? We explain Roth & Traditional IRAs, annuities and employer plans. Repeat after us: “Retirement savings are for retirement.” Again. “Retirement savings are for retirement.” Why this mantra? Simple: The best place to put your savings is in tax-advantaged accounts. As with all things IRS-related, you’ll pay a penalty if you want to get your mitts on the moola before the golden age of retirement. So, once again: “Retirement savings are for retirement.” Now that you’ve promised to…

Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn

Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn

Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26 Billion in Biggest Deal Yet Microsoft Corp. is acquiring the professional social network LinkedIn Corp. for $26.2 billion, one of the largest technology-industry deals on record, as the maker of Windows software attempts to put itself at the center of people’s business lives. The deal is a way for Microsoft, which largely missed out on the consumer Web boom dominated by the likes of Google and Facebook Inc., to sprint ahead in social tools -– in this case, for professionals. While Chief Executive Officer…