How to Diversify Your Retirement Portfolio


Many professionals have the dream that they will be retiring with a sizeable retirement portfolio. What many people don't realize is that they can have more control on their portfolio than they thought. For instance, let's say that you have a passion for currency or cryptocurrency, there are options for you to add to your portfolio. We'll get into this a little bit more in a minute. Let's take a full look at how to diversify your retirement portfolio with these following tips. VETTING YOUR PROVIDERS Knowing and understanding who your investments are, is important. You want to make sure…

Making Rational Investment Decisions


Bias can have a powerful effect on our rational investment decision-making process when investing in unit trusts. If someone tosses a coin 10 times in a row and each time it lands on heads, then what would your choice for the 11th toss be? You may assume that the trend continues and call heads or, believing the trend will buck, you choose tails. Statistically though, there is still a 50% chance that it will land on either heads or tails. Bias is the reason most of us tend to choose either heads or tails. When we are presented with information,…

How to Choose Your CFD Broker for Online CFD Trading


Have you ever wondered how to choose your broker for online CFD trading? This post covers various types of brokers and vital tips to help you select the right broker. Online CFD trading offers opportunities galore to make money; however, you need a good broker who can handle the execution of trades in an effective and professional way. Picking the right broker for trading is as important as your greenbacks are and making the right choice can be an uphill task, particularly when the online broker market has become increasingly competitive. Nonetheless, there are differences in terms of cost structures…

3 Sustainable Investment Options


Saving the planet is pretty important for some people, and I'm guessing it's at least a vague thought in your head. After all, you are reading a website called Sustainable Personal Finance. But as we've argued in the past, there needs to be some sort of incentive for people to do the right thing. Governments have done a good job with this in the past by doing things like paying people to recycle, giving tax breaks for people who install their own solar systems or buy electric cars, or by encouraging research into promising new technologies. It's the same thing…

Stock Arbitrage: Tread Carefully and There Are Profits to be Made


When people think of Warren Buffett, the greatest investor of all time, they often focus on his knack for picking cheap stocks, or the extra free leverage gained by his massive insurance operations, or even Berkshire Hathaway's new focus of buying whole companies to add to its already impressive empire. What doesn't get much attention is Buffett's skill in stock arbitrage, a skill which has accounted for a surprising amount of his ability to generate wealth. What exactly is stock arbitrage and how do investors use it to make money? Let's take a closer look. The basics of arbitrage Arbitrage…

Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Online Trading


Online trading has become very popular because it is a way of making money. Despite its popularity, there is still a lot that people don’t know about forex trading. Many would like to help you make wise decisions when it comes to matters of online trading. If you are a beginner and would like to learn more about online trading, read through the answers to these frequently asked questions. What is online trading? Online trading is a form of trading financial securities such as bonds and stocks, financial derivatives or foreign exchange electronically. Advancements in technology make it possible for…