Interest rates have hit record lows and remained low for several years in an effort to help boost the economy, but increasing interest rates are likely at some point this year. As an investor you may wonder how this will affect stock prices and what types of stocks might look more promising in this scenario. Here are some things you should consider. Continue reading
Everyone wants to invest in high return investments, but if you continue to put money into the same type of high return investments, just because it has been working for a while, you may run the risk of having everything suddenly come crashing down on you. Instead, it is better to diversify your high return investments. This way you will have a better chance of long-term and lasting success.
There are a few different options if you are still looking for high returns, but you want to diversify. One option is high return stocks. Unfortunately this method takes some skill for picking the right stocks.
Another option is high return mutual funds. If you don’t feel comfortable choosing these mutual funds on your own, work with a personal broker. The trick to making this work is to find a broker who makes his money from the value of your account instead of a broker who receives a flat fee. This way he has incentive for making you more money as he’ll be making more money too. Continue reading