It’s a common mistake to think you have to invest in a growth asset or an income asset. We’ve made that mistake of thinking that in the past.
So the income on that one investment over the course of a year is now only $3,050 on a $100,000 term deposit. That’s 46.5% lower than what it paid in 2012.
He should have remembered the cardinal rule of small-cap stock investment — never invest more in any speculative stock than you can afford to lose.
The market has a nasty habit of taking a turn for the worse every so often. When it does, you want to make sure that you haven’t over-invested in stocks.
At certain times it can make sense to have as much as half of your portfolio in cash... alongside an allocation to gold, silver, and large and small-cap shares.
Now more than ever, it’s important to maintain discipline in investing. The cheap money flooding stock markets is buoying all types of garbage…for now.
The government has its eye on superannuation savings. For any government, super money is the lowest hanging fruit.
Is it a good idea to put your retirement wealth in the mechanical hands of a computer program? If you ask us, the risks far outweigh the potential benefits…
Diversification helps you overcome the concentration of risk that comes with owning just a single or small group of stocks.
Australian stocks have kicked off 2015 with a blistering pace. The three weeks to Friday brought the companies in the S&P/ASX 200 index a gain of nearly 14%.