Stock options can be confusing, partly because there are many types of contracts: exchange-traded options, OTC options, and employee stock options that are part of compensation packages. As such, you might be asking, “What are stock options?” In this article, we’ll review all the types of stock options and examine how to include options in […]
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Looking for an extra stream of income? You may want to add income stocks to your portfolio. We’ll explain the benefits and what to look for.
Buzzwords abound in today’s society: passive income, cash back rewards, and now free retirement stock. But are these buzzwords full of fluff, or is there anything investors can really benefit from here? We’ve all heard the saying “nothing in life is free.” And I’m sorry to report that statement still holds quite true. However, in […]
One-stock retirement. Those three words can stop you in your tracks, right? Is it a scam? A gimmick? Is it just click-bait? Well, not exactly. Over the years, several financial advisors floated this idea and once in a while it gets some traction. The concept suggests that investing modestly in just one stock could be […]
Options vs stocks: Which should you invest in? We’ll explain both investment options and strategies you can use for each in your portfolio.
Long-term stocks are the key to compounding interest and retirement. We’ll explain why you want long-term holdings and how to pick them.
There’s no one-size-fits-all to retirement planning. In this guide, we’ll explain the best investments for retirement that you can consider.
It’s hard to imagine a peaceful and happy retirement without a stable income. Sadly, bank deposits and bonds — the two conservative investments with the most predictable cash flows — can now barely cover inflation due to ultra-low interest rates across the world. This leaves dividend stocks as the primary income-generating financial asset for retirement […]
Choosing stocks for retirement is very different from how most people invest in the stock market: searching for the next Amazon or trying to make some short-term profits. In the past, financial advisers often considered the stock market too risky for traditional retirement planning, recommending bonds as the main source of income. The common advice […]
When you think about, “What is options trading?,” many people will come up with words like “complicated,” “risky,” or “overwhelming.” But the truth is, trading options, especially the way professionals do it, can be one of the safest and most reliable ways to generate extra income for yourself and your retirement on a regular basis. […]