Passive Stock Investing: Stock, Index, ETFs

Passive Stock Investing: Stock, Index, ETFs

    Stock Index Definition and Guide

    A stock index is a method of tracking the overall movements of the stock market, or a particular market sector or other subset of the market. Common indexes include the Dow Jones Industrial Average, a basket of 30 Large US companys stock, the S&P 500 Index, an index of 500 large US stocks, and the NASDAQ-100, an index of 100 companies whose stock trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Continue reading Passive Stock Investing: Stock, Index, ETFs

So You Want Cash To Grow On Trees?

So You Want Cash To Grow On Trees?

Don’t we all? If I had a nickel for every time my father uttered, “You think money grows on trees?”, I wouldn’t need one of those trees. Money may not grow on trees but there is potential for it to be “grown”. Part of any good cash management system involves “growing” your money. In other words, putting the cash that you do have to manage in some type of an investment account. Continue reading So You Want Cash To Grow On Trees?

Smart Investing Made Easy- Finding Out Your Mutual Fund Performance

Smart Investing Made Easy- Finding Out Your Mutual Fund Performance

Through mutual funds, you are able to invest your money in order to secure a brighter future. There are several different aspects which need to be addressed before actually investing in any particular mutual fund. By reviewing a mutual fund performance, you will be able to judge the position of a particular stock in the market. Continue reading Smart Investing Made Easy- Finding Out Your Mutual Fund Performance

Choosing the Best Mix of Bond Funds and Stocks for Retirement Investing

Choosing the Best Mix of Bond Funds and Stocks for Retirement Investing