We believe in empowering the individual investor at Money Morning. Unlike most of the financial industry, we don’t want to manage your money for a commission. Instead, we prefer to show you our best ideas, and let you make the investment choices yourself. The how-to investment guides you’ll find on this page are intended to help prepare you to do exactly that.
These educational guides will cover everything how to invest in shares locally and internationally, what ‘blue chips’ are and why you should consider owning them, to the basics of cryptocurrencies, these guides aim to give you a solid foundation in the basics you’ll need to get started as an educated, independent investor.
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If you’ve done any light reading on cryptocurrencies, you’ve probably seen the term ‘mining’ chucked around a bit. The truth is, crypto mining has nothing to do with mines, digging, nor anything that requires a headlamp. Crypto mining doesn’t require any physical exertion at all. Your computer does all the work for you.
By now you’ve probably heard, read or seen a lot about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Have you been wondering where to buy cryptocurrency? Read on to find out what to look out for when buying cryptocurrency, our six favourite cryptocurrency exchanges and more...
Cryptocurrency was born in 2009, but 2017 was the year the masses suddenly took it seriously. While most people had at least heard of bitcoin, suddenly there was hundreds of new altcoins – a term for cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin – launched.
Stock Market Guides
Australian shares offer among the best dividend yields in the world. Investors, both locally and abroad, have been chasing yield aggressively ever since global economies started to scratch and claw their way out of the GFC in 2009.
Investors will trade shares purely for capital gains, whereas someone who needs an income from their investments may focus on shares that produce an income. Companies that have a history of regular, and increasing, dividends are viewed favourably among investors.
The best dividend stocks in the market are not always the most obvious. Learn how to apply these 5 golden rules when making any dividend investing decision to maximise your gains and lock in your profits. Plus, discover the top 5 dividend stocks in Australia for 2016.
Iron ore is, simply put, the foundation metal of Australia’s export industry, and it has been for the past 10–15 years. It’s arguably been the biggest driver of our mining boom.
The outcome is never certain when investing. There is absolutely no promise of a win, no matter how successful the company you’re investing in is. This is part and parcel of why investing can be so lucrative — because the risk is so substantial.
So you’ve decided it’s time to invest in gold. Good thinking. But now you’re wondering, ‘What gold product should I buy?’ In Australia, we have many options available when it comes to buying physical gold or investing in an exchange traded fund (ETF) that tracks the gold price.
In this five part video series Money Morning’s Shae Smith guides you through everything you need to know about technical analysis — so you can start using it as part of your investment toolkit today.
What are small caps? Learn all about investing in small-cap stocks and how you can profit from them too. Know what to look for and how to avoid the pitfalls. Plus discover the top three Australian small-cap stocks of 2016.
As we move further toward renewable energy and the dream of a clean energy future, lithium is fast becoming one of our most vital resources. Several mining companies have poured money into lithium on the back of global demand.