Category: The Very Basics Of Investing

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7 Basic Tips To Help You Be A Better Investor

You don’t need to be a genius, if you want to be a good investor. Actually, investing is boring and dummy thing and everyone can do it! You need to stick some rules and have some discipline, but it’s not rocket science at all. Here are some basic tips, that can significantly improve the performance...

Gold ETFs invest only in gold and follow the price of the precious metal.

What Is An ETF And How To Invest In It (Infographic)

ETFs are really popular financial instrument nowadays. But what is an ETF and what’s the big deal investing in such? ETF is an abbreviation from Exchange Traded Funds and actually is an investment company, that collects money by selling shares to the broad public and invests the collected money in different assets like shares of...

What Is A Stock Market Crash?

A stock market crash is a sharp and unexpected decline of stock market prices for a very short period of time, usually accompanied by the decline of many other assets’ prices. As a result, the most of the investors and speculators in the market realize significant capital losses. The losses themselves cause panic and fear...

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Investment Growth Calculator

You can use this simple and at the same time powerful investment calculator to see the magic of compounding, as Albert Einstein once said, it’s the 8th miracle of the world. Why is it called this way? If you want to enrich a bit your knowledge on the matter, you can check our cool topic...

This is the formula of compounding interest.

Compound Interest Formula Basics For Dummies

Compound interest is the foundation of investing. It’s even more important, the whole financial system in our world is based on compound interest. It’s everywhere, and this is why it’s so important to understand exactly what compounding is. Here I will talk about the most commonly used compounding interest formulas in our everyday life and...

An example of dividend announcement and dividend dates of Royal Dutch Shell. There are 2 dividend dates - one for the two types of shares (a and B) the company has. The other dates are the same for A and B shares.

The Most Important Dividend Dates Explained

In this article I will explain in simple words the most important dividend dates. Everybody who invests in dividend paying stock must know what each date mean and how it is used by investors. There are 4 important dates: declaration date, date of record, ex-dividend date, payment date. Hare are some details about each and...