How Much Do I Actually Need to Retire?

Figuring out how much money you need to retire can seem like a daunting task, especially when it seems like a lifetime away for some of us. There are loads of factors to consider , and an endless list of unknown variables that could crop upon us at any given time.

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Sustainable investing: What is Impact Investing, ESG and SRI?

Sustainable investing is on the rise, with over one-third of global investments today being classed as sustainable. Blackrock estimates that nearly $2tn of mutual funds and ETFs will be sustainable by 2028, up from $1tn today. With this in mind, terms like ESG and impact investing have many retail and amateur investors a little confused. 

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Stock Market Predictions: What to Look for When Predicting Market Performance

Trying to predict the future is an impossible task when it comes to the stock market, yet...we can’t help but give it a shot. Stock prediction can be addicting in a sense, and everyone wants to be the one to be able to say “I told you so” about a specific stock or sector. 

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Investing in a Post-Pandemic Economy

Nearly every industry was affected by the COVID19 virus. Businesses shut down and people turned to the stock market for other sources of income. After the economy reopened, money started to circulate again. But, the post-pandemic economy looks like inflation for some, and uncertainty is creeping back into the picture with the rise of the delta variant. On top of this, the delta variant put a spin on reopening.

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Why are commodities rising and how do you get in on it?

Oil is a popular commodity, otherwise known as an economic resource. Oil prices dropped dramatically after lockdown measurements and fears of inflation and supply shortage arose. However, the fall didn’t last too long as the government came to the rescue. Commodities are rising as a result of injecting stimulus into the economy and record-low interest rates.

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What is the business cycle? And, why does it matter for stock market investing?

Our economy can be defined in four basic phases, expansion, slowdown, recession, and recovery and this is called the business cycle. This means that even after a recession, the economy will bounce back.

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What are market sectors?

What are market sectors? Stock market investing, explained.

Market sectors give insight into the performance of different genres of companies in the stock market. As of 2021, there are 11 sectors defined for stock markets. Here's a breakdown of what they are and how they can help you invest.

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America’s portfolio: Intro to the biggest indexes in the US markets

A breakdown of America's biggest stock market indexes: the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq-100, and Russell 2000. What's the difference and which should you invest in?

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We answered the five top questions that crypto beginners have on Google

Investing in crypto is not like investing in stocks. Questions? You're not alone. We answer the most common crypto questions here.

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Breaking down beta investment strategies for stocks: low beta, high beta, and smart beta

Looking to put more of a strategy behind your stock market investing? Learn all about beta strategies and if they're right for you.

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