The Basics of Day Trading

day trading

All financial traders must understand the number one rule of day trading. Day trading is not investing. Investments take time as you hope that the action will turn a profit during the long term. Day trading is the act of buying and selling stock on the same day, or in a very small window of time. Day […]

Santa’s Must Do List for Investors

Santa's Must Do List

The end of the year is so busy for so many different people, including Santa Claus. If Santa Claus was an investor, I’m sure he would have a jolly list of tasks to accomplish before the long snooze of 2015. Santa’s elves would be focused managing his taxable year-end distributions, while making sure to make all of the […]

Financial Market Analysis: Technical vs. Fundamental

Financial Market Analysis

The main school of analysis thought in the financial market is technical or fundamental. Fundamental analysis examines the economic factor of the financial markets. Technical analysis studies the movement in price of a stock and uses the information to predict its future activity. The new trader may be asking, “Which is the best analysis method […]

Trading Basics: Comparing 2 Common Patterns

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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin Hanging Man Pattern vs. Shooting Star Pattern Education will always provide the greatest payout for the longest term. Let’s put our learning hats on, and explore two patterns that may appear in the stock market. Japanese candlestick charting has several patterns, but today we […]

Financial Market Analysis Fundamentals

Financial market analysis

The main school of analysis thought in the financial market is technical or fundamental. Fundamental analysis examines the economic factor of the financial markets. Technical analysis studies the movement in price of a stock and uses the information to predict its future activity. The new trader may be asking, “Which is the best analysis method […]

Six Figure Income is Possible

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Less than 8% of the American workforce is bringing home $100,000 or more per year. That is a very small portion of our population. Less than 20% of American households have a combined annual income in excess of $100,000. This is the income class that so many of us aspire to belong. With calculated steps […]

Socially Responsible Investing

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Who are you when no one is looking? Country music star, Blake Shelton, sings a song about this. “Who are you when I’m not around…Do you break things when you get mad? Eat a box of chocolates ‘cause you’re feelin’ bad? Do you paint your toes ‘cause you bite your nails? Call up momma when […]

What is a Safe Harbor?

Safe Harbor

A Safe Harbor plan is another kind of 401(k) that allows for employee and employer contributions. This is a great benefit for companies to have for their employees, and will help in retaining employees through retirement. Often the Safe Harbor plans will permit contributors to identify all of part of their salary as an after […]