What are Bonds and how can you invest in bonds? Let’s break it down.
When entering the U.S. stock market, some folks will probably prefer a passive approach on gaining returns. Beginning investors are often advised to air to the side of caution when investing until they understand the various investing options. One of the ways I would suggest to get your feet wet in the market is to invest… Continue reading Stock Market Basics: Index Funds
So we’ve gone through general basics of investing and the stock market. Now its time to start practicing what you preach. I know you’re probably thinking: Tasia, I get these concepts on investing, but exactly how do I actually buy a stock? Well thanks to a blog suggestion from my gorgeous line sister Sarah Bowers, I’ll explain… Continue reading Stock Market Basics: Picking Your Broker
Last week I discussed stocks that were income-generating and how they pay dividends, but I didn’t explain that these companies sometimes have different levels of shares you can hold. I also didn’t explain what a dividend was. I’ll use today’s post to fill in those gaps. You know that feeling you get when you find… Continue reading Stock Market Basics: Share Classes and Dividends
Just like at a fast food restaurant and the new Verizon data plans, you have small, medium and large options in the stock market. More specifically small capital equities, medium capital equities and large capital equities. Each company on the market is classified by the market capitalization. Market Capitalization = Price/Share * Number of Outstanding Shares I’ve… Continue reading Stock Market Basics: Market Capitalization
Yesterday, my heart was palpitating as I watched my Patriots take on its NFC nemesis, the NY Giants. That match up has history that doesn’t lend itself in the Patriots favor, but yesterday the Patriots won 27-26 on the foot of the great Steve Gostkowski. The hardest question for a Pats fan to field over the… Continue reading Stock Market Basics: Value to the Shareholders