Investing

Without getting too deep into the actual statics of how much of the broad stock market return is based on dividends and dividend reinvestment there are some much more subjective reasons why I like consistent dividend paying stocks, and in particular dividend growth stocks. Buying a Share of Stock Makes You a Part Owner of […]

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Whilst there are plenty of investors out there who are happy to accrue an amount of debt when starting off (be it down to hubris or confidence), if you’re just getting into trading you’re likely to be fairly debt averse. But you don’t have to get into debt when investing. If you’ve managed to place […]

Saturday April 9th is the day that all bookmakers and horse gamblers have been waiting for as Aintree welcomes back the annual Crabbie’s Grand National. The race is quite possibly the most famous National Hunt steeplechase in the world and the prize money for the Grand National is nearly £1 million making it the most […]

Doom for the Dollar? Earlier this week, Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker made an announcement signalling that U.S inflation is likely to ‘accelerate’ over coming years, following a sluggish period after the 2007-2009 recession. Speaking at the Global Interdependence Center’s Central Banking Series conference in Paris this week, Lacker forecast that inflation would be close […]

Contract for Difference trading requires a contract between a broker and an investor in which profits can be made when the asset moves in the same direction as the position that is taken. The asset itself is never owned. However, these contracts are tradable instruments and there are many benefits in online CFD trading. How […]

I’ve blogged many times about my love of Craigslist, and how I’ve used it to save money over the years. Over the last six weeks or so, I’ve been flipping furniture on CL and am shocked at just how profitable that can be. Spefically, when you are wheeling and dealing mid century modern furniture. Let’s look […]

From the Seattle Times: From July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2013, Seattle grew by 2.8 percent — the highest rate among the 50 most-populous U.S. cities. From the Seattle PI: The wealthy in Seattle are getting wealthier at a faster pace than any other U.S. city, while those in the lowest income bracket are not keeping […]