Cash when climate change

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You saved your money and accumulated a surplus. You’ve read a few books about the investment and has gathered the basics – the importance of diversification, long-term investment and buying and holding rather than trying to beat the market. But also be aware that human-induced climate change (if not already) …

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Invest in Creativity, and in The Greater Good

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LORRIE MEYERCORD wants his portfolio to consist entirely of investments aimed at making social good, gaining a return. But besides the established categories such as the environment, clean energy, and organizations that benefit from women and girls, it has invested in arts and creativity. And he hopes that others will …

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Stock trading stocks represent their own risks

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For people who are in retirement or retirement, the standard investment advice has long been to gradually unload stocks and take care of obligations as you get older. The idea is to reduce the downside risk of the stock market in order to eliminate much of your portfolio when you …

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Ways to win in a bull market

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In a bull market (the current has reached its eighth birthday in March), mutual fund managers can find many ways to win. In the second quarter, three of the top performing equity funds scored with such diverse choices as known technology companies, micro-capitalization stocks and Asian innovators. Fidelity OTC Portfolio …

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Tech Stocks Boom, but some breeders are cautious

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Technology stocks had another hot season last month, capped by Amazon’s surprising decision to buy Whole Foods for $ 13.4 billion. And, as with many of the stock-breaking companies these days, the portfolio managers of Parnassus Investments, a mutual fund company that invests primarily in large US companies, have come …

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The Pros and Cons of Credit Cards

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Why Credit Cards Aren’t For Everyone For at least the last twenty years, credit has become part of the American way of life. Many, many people have credit cards and sadly the average credit card debt is astronomical. It is important to remember that credit isn’t a bad thing, its …

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The Pros and Cons of Credit Cards

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I have had one credit card in my life time and at this moment; I don’t intend to have another one ever. My mind may change in the future but I am convinced that credit cards are not for me. When I was tricked, okay maybe the correct term is …

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Pay Off Credit Card Debt

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Have you dug your way into credit card debt? Do you want to dig your way out but don’t know where to begin? You won’t gain anything by waiting. You need to come up with a plan and start right away, or things will only get worse. Credit card payments …

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How I’m Shrinking Credit Card Debt

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Having excessive credit card debt is a heavy burden on the shoulders of any person. I have personally been up to my neck in plastic debt, and was steadily digging my hole deeper. At the age of eighteen, I applied for my first credit card, not heeding the advice from …

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