What Factors Affect Your Credit Score?

Credit Score Factors Credit scores can be confusing and frustrating to even the most financially responsible individuals out there. The formulas used to calculate credit scores are murky and misleading, so building your credit score can be a pain if you aren’t quite sure what to do. Read on to find out some of the … Read more

Motley Fool vs. Stansberry Research

It’s time to check out the Motley Fool vs. Stansberry Research. But first, let’s have a talk. When you are trying to get ahead on your stock market research, there are SO many options to choose from online that it can become overwhelming. Whether you are… Looking for new stocks to research; Learning about different … Read more

Motley Fool vs. The Market

Today, we are looking at the Motley Fool vs. The Market. So, whether you are a… High-volume day trader; Long-term retirement investor; or Brand new market novice seeking to find your place as an investor …your goal is to optimize your returns and generate the most money from your investments. One thing is true – … Read more

Beginner Investing: 10 Steps to Start Investing the Right Way

I’ve spent the last 30 years of my life trying to help beginners learn to invest in the stock market. My main message is this:  Stop thinking about beginning to invest in stocks, stop talking about it, and just start investing now.  The sooner you get started, the better off you will be.  Start educating … Read more

November Knockout Stock Trading Challenge

Another Month, Another Chance to Win BIG We hope you’re ready to compete. There’s real money on the line, hundreds of competitors, and some more stock picking heavyweights to compete with! For our November Knockout, WE challenge YOU to beat TWO stock picking services: The Motley Fool and Jim Cramer’s Action Alerts Plus. If you … Read more

Dogs of the Dow: Investing Strategy Explained

In this article, we’ll be taking a closer look at one of the simplest but most effective investing strategies out there: the Dogs of the Dow. But before we get down to the nitty gritty, let’s start with a quick recap on dividends. Dogs of the Dow Background: Dividends You may already know the basics … Read more

Stock Market for Beginners 2020

Today, we’re breaking down the stock market – for beginners. The stock market is one of the most over-complicated concepts, and so many people treat it like an impossibly hard to understand subject. But it’s really not. We’re here to show you that today. So let’s start from the beginning. What is a Stock? Imagine … Read more

The First Stock Everyone Should Buy

No, this isn’t clickbait. We truly believe this type of stock is the first stock everyone should buy, and hold as the base of their portfolio. You’re about to be let in on a tried and true investing secret, so keep reading! First Stock: The Secret One of the most daunting tasks for new investors … Read more

Stock Market Terminology: Investing Terms to Know

At Wall Street Survivor, we say no to unnecessary financial jargon. Stock market terminology is made out to be way too complicated, and we understand how frustrating it can be for beginning investors. When I was a beginner investor, I would spend hours and hours reading through articles on investing websites and watching the latest … Read more