Investing in Mutual Funds – Mutual Fund Basics

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Mutual Funds have been very common investment vehicles for years. If you plan on investing in mutual funds it’s important that you understand what they are and how to invest in them. What is a Mutual Fund? Mutual Funds are investment portfolios that can be made up of stocks, bonds, real estate, and/or other securities. […]

Investment Basics – Investing in Stocks

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Understanding Stocks and Tips for Investing in Stocks Learn everything you need to know to begin investing in stocks What is a Stock? When you buy a stock you’re buying equity or ownership in that company. Public companies are owned by the shareholders. When you purchase a share in a company you’re purchasing a claim […]

Introduction to Investing, Investment Basics

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Introduction to Investing, Investment Basics New to investing? No worries, learn about some of the investment basics. When you begin investing you’ll have many options to think about, like stocks, bonds, mutual funds, index funds, and ETFs. Before you start investing, here are a few basic guidelines to keep in mind. 1. Stocks have Outperformed […]

How To Invest Like Warren Buffett

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In the investment world Warren Buffett is known as a legend, everyone has heard of him. Warren went from working a paper route as a child to creating a billion dollar company today. Many people try to mimic his investing style and methods. Others believe Buffett has a secret formula for investing that only he […]

Five Tips for Investing and Building Wealth

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Investing can be exciting, rewarding, and can lead to financial independence but investing is also risky and you need to know what you’re doing. Here are five tips to keep in mind before you begin to invest your money.   Have a Strategy that Aligns with Your Goals You first need to set goals that […]

Four Great Stocks for Dividends

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A great way to boost your income is through dividend paying stocks. I did a little research and found five stocks that are not only great companies but also pay great dividends. New York Community Bancorp (NYBC) Dividend Amount: $0.25 Dividend Yield: 6.35% Earnings Per Share: $1.08 New York Community Bancorp is the largest bank holding […]

Make Money with the TradeKing Referral Program

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Tradeking inherited me as a client back in 2012 when Zecco and TradeKing merged. Since then I have been using TradeKing and I’ve been pleased with their services. TradeKing is an online discount brokerage that was launched in December of 2005. TradeKing offers a low rate of $4.95 per stock, ETF, and options trading. Options have […]

Unconventional Investing

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Once in a while, here at Oddballwealth.com we like to think outside the box. We have all heard of the common or conventional ways to invest your money whether it’s with mutual funds, ETFs (exchange-traded funds), 401k, IRAs, or individual stocks and equities. Although, it’s nice to sometimes think “outside the box”, when it comes […]