DIY Investing

Investing on your own? Here are some DIY investing tips and tricks. What to Consider Let’s face it. After health, happiness and family, how to manage your nest egg is probably the most important decision you will have to make in your lifetime. Portfolio management, diversification and asset allocation are just some of the considerations. Overwhelmed yet? Luckily, there … Read more

Behavioral Finance Explained

Investors, like all people, are driven by psychological forces. Behavioral finance is a field of study that attempts to explain why humans makes investing Why do investors make the decisions that they do? This course will explain why. Irrationality Take a look at this picture: Well…are they? At first glance, they look crooked. But it … Read more

Peter Lynch Investing

Not everyone can take an $18 million fund and turn it into $14 billion in just 13 years. Not unless you’re Peter Lynch that is. He beat the S&P 500 in 11 of those 13 years. Learn the basics of his investing philosophy with us today! Who’s Your Hero? Heroes. Hopeful models have Gisele. Little Leaguers … Read more

Philip Fisher Investing

Philip Fisher is the pioneer of growth investing. Learn the fundamentals of his investing strategy in this course. The Birth of Growth Investing “He should take extreme care to own not the most, but the best.” — Philip Fisher The name’s Fisher, Philip Fisher Growth vs. Value Investing When investors are asked to describe their investment … Read more

Risk Tolerance: What is Yours?

In this article we’ll look at investment risk tolerance. We’ll explain what risk is, and help you learn a bit about your risk tolerance. We’ll talk about how risk is related to different aspects of your life. And finally, we’ll look at how to manage investment risk while striving for the best returns. Do you … Read more

Financial Goals and How to Reach Them

Before you invest your hard earned cash into the market, you need to identify what your financial goals are. Let’s learn how to properly set your financial goals. Before anything, goals Successful people in life set goals and meet them (hopefully, they exceed them). Goals are important because they force us to define what type … Read more

Fundamental Analysis

Some companies these days have so many branches it can be hard to keep track of how they are performing. That’s where Fundamental Analysis comes into play. Fundamental Analysis strips away all the extra investments and activities of a business, leaving you with the nucleus. The key to smart investing is to look at how … Read more

Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return

Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return, or NPV and IRR, are 2 sides of the same coin. They both answer the question “Is this investment worth it?” The answer of course is “it depends” and today we’re going to learn how to determine the best projects to invest in. What is Net Present … Read more

Discounted Cash Flow: Valuing a Business

The Discounted Cash Flow Model, or DCF for short, is one of the best ways to evaluate business performance. Cash flow is an essential part of any business, and with the Discounted Cash Flow model, investors are saying “show me the money!” This article covers the basics of DCF that every investor should know. Introduction … Read more

Time Value of Money

Would you rather have a million dollars today, or in 1 year from now? It might seem obvious that you would take the money today, but why? Isn’t a million dollars a million dollars? The amount of money doesn’t change, but the value, or what that money is worth changes slowly over time. This course … Read more