Category Archives: Alternate Investments

Is It Still Worth Investing In Stocks On Your Own In 2018?

Is It Still Worth Investing In Stocks On Your Own In 2018?

We’ve been going through some wicked phases here in the last few years in terms of investments. Back in 2011, at the young age of 21 years old, I decided to leave my bank and my very popular at the time mutual funds to enter the world of DIY investing.

I thought I was already an expert and would face some pretty heavy losses early in my day. But that is a story for another time.

As we approach the midway point in 2018, I often mull over what options investors have. I have to say, I’m impressed. Back in 2011 I had barely heard of an index fund, Robo-advisor or ETF.

Now, this was probably because I was very poorly educated when I decided to step into the markets myself. But, another possibility is these investing methods were slowly but steadily becoming the go to resource for most investors and would soon break out in a huge way.

So, I often find myself asking the question
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Can Amateurs Make Money from Gold?

Can Amateurs Make Money from Gold?

The precious metals market looks undeniably tempting. Despite doom and gloom across most of the financial landscape, it has outperformed practically every other investment option over the past couple of years, including the Dow Jones, the FTSE-100 and even the real estate market. There is, however, a perception that investing in gold is something for… Continue Reading

Forex World of Australia: Features, Tips, Secrets for Traders

Forex World of Australia: Features, Tips, Secrets for Traders

People are becoming more passionate about forex trading these days. Everyone wishes to have quick profits with minimum investment. This is the reason why forex market has become the world’s biggest financial market with a daily turnover of around 5.3 trillion dollars. Millions of trades and brokers join the forex market each day. There are… Continue Reading

Mutual and Investment Tips

Mutual and Investment Tips

Mutual funds schemes are all in the hype now. But, what is all this buzz about? These mutual funds schemes are professionally managed investment programs. But, it might seem difficult to get started, right? Actually, it is not that hard. These 10 tips will help you breeze through your first investment in a mutual fund… Continue Reading