Investing is the process of growing your financial assets. There are various ways to do this: investing in assets that provide a cash flow, rising prices, or both, is only the most obvious way. Another way, one that complements a growing investment portfolio, is keeping investment expenses low.
FutureAdvisor is an online investment advisor that automatically manages your investments. It helps you to do this in an advantageous way by using modern portfolio theory, or MPT, to build and maintain a portfolio to maximize your return based on certain levels of risk indicated by your investor profile.
Even if you’ve never invested before, there are ways to invest like a expert without putting your future at risk. This means being able to invest money –- to participate in the stock market and other risk related investment vehicles -– in a way that will not expose you to the possibility of losing all […]
When you were a child, did you receive shares of stock from your parents, grandparents, or other family members? Do you still own them? Chances are these shares of stock are held directly –- meaning you actually held the stock certificates. For some people, holding stocks themselves can make investing seem more real.
Leveraging debt for investments is a strategy that gets popular during multiyear bull markets. And there’s no question — on the way up, borrowing to expand an investment portfolio can work wonders, but we should never forget that what goes up, must come down. When it comes to investing, leverage is a double-edged sword — […]