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Investing in entertainment: Turning your hobby into a promising portfolio

Investing in entertainment can be quite a profitable venture if done correctly. This is where you as an investor can turn your hobby into a promising portfolio. Your hobby may be movies, music or sports, and getting involved in the investment side of something you love may provide not only financial reward, but also great personal satisfaction.
Risk management in entertainment sector investments
When undertaking investments in the entertainment sector, it is important to have a good risk management strategy. This is because some of the investments may be capital intensive, and …

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Play to Learn & Make Learning Pay

It can take quite a while to get to the point where someone can feel comfortable playing the markets. For many such reservations are enough to keep them out of the market for good. It can seem as though wading through all the complexity and learning a whole new vocabulary is more trouble than its worth.
Needless to say, this is a mistake. There are, however, ways to soften the blow, to develop a familiarity with the way markets and market operators work and thereby to open up the possibility of …

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[20 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | ]
8 Tips for First-Time Investors

Stocks and bonds can be intimidating things, especially for those without a formal financial background. Here are just eight tips for the first-time investor that will shed some light on the enigmatic practice.
1. Establish Goals
What are you hoping to achieve with your investment pursuits? Do you need money by the end of the year to start a business, or are you thinking long-term for things like your child’s college fund? Knowing your goals in advance will help you make better decisions about risk assessments and payoff options.
2. Save Your Money
While …

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Investing 101 – A Mini Guide

Before you get started in investing, there are some terms and strategies you need to understand so that you can avoid some common mistakes. First of all, you need to understand that making money from investments comes directly from the amount of risk you take. If you aren’t a risk-taker, then some forms of investing aren’t for you.
There are low-risk investments that the average individual can partake in without feeling the pressure of higher-risk investment.  These low-risk investments, such as bonds, certificates of deposit and savings accounts pay off relatively …

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[9 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The Risk Principle of Investment

Risk is inherent in investment. But if you are unwilling to assume a certain level of risk, you will most assuredly lose wealth. This is the reality of buying power as it relates to inflation. As a nation’s currency is inflated, individual dollars are worth less over time. So that $10,000 you have sewed into your mattress won’t get you the same amount of stuff in 10 years that it does today. This is why people invest, to protect and increase the buying power of their hard won dough. But …

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[16 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Why College Dropouts Make Great Forex Traders

You have to have a college degree to make it in the rocket-fueled, action-oriented worlds of forex, business and finance, right? Well, to answer that question let’s first take a look at some of the most financially successful people in the world who dropped out of, or never attended, college:
Paul Allen. Co-founder of Microsoft, he is currently worth $15.7 billion.
Michael Dell. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dell Computer. He dropped out of higher education at 19-years-old and is now worth more than $12 billion.
Bill Gates. Took leave of absence …

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[12 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Money Burning A Hole In Your Pocket? Check Out These Top Investment Ideas For 2015!

Despite people being cautious about spending money these days, some folks have some spare cash to invest. The trouble is; those people aren’t too sure what they should be investing in!
If that sounds like you, the good news is you’ve come to the right place! In today’s blog post, I will give you a few ideas on some of 2015’s hottest investments. You could invest in these ideas right now if you wish.
But the holiday season will soon be upon us. So you will doubtless be thinking about preparing for …

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[6 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The Secrets To Financial Freedom: Why Starting Young Is Your Only Option

Everybody in the world wants financial freedom. When you have enough money, you can do anything you want to do. We only get one life, and having a strong financial backing will mean that we can make the most of it. Young people tend to believe that they don’t need to worry about their finances. Many young people use credit cards and loans to sustain a lifestyle they can’t afford. Your finances are your responsibility and yours alone. If you don’t take control of your spending, nobody else will. When …