Christmas is fast approaching and once again, many of us are preparing for some much-needed time away from work. However, the holiday season is also known for presenting some interesting investment opportunities. As this time period can be slightly unpredictable, many traders are curious to know which stocks and sectors are slated to perform well…

A Second Income Stream on the Cards? Check this Out!
We are going to begin this finance article by addressing some of the shortfalls of traditional investments in your financial portfolio. Many of us today believe the only way to generate a return on investment is through asset depreciation. Think of it for second: You buy a stock for £50 and it appreciates to £65…

Tips for Buying Your First Property
If you have been saving up for a deposit to buy your very first home or an investment property, there are exciting times ahead. There’s often not much that’s quite as thrilling (or nerve wracking) as signing on the dotted line and picking up the keys to one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make.…

What you should look out for when investing in a classic car
Classic cars are one of the few areas in life where passion and investment can overlap. While many classic car buyers are indeed enthusiasts, there are many who are investors too. Often, they are both. With a long track record of increasing in value as they age (as opposed to the commonly agreed-to notion that cars depreciate as…

An Unlikely Place to Learn About Day Trading – Chat Rooms!
I’m going to start this off on a seemingly basic (and slightly frivolous) question: “Have you ever tried to learn anything on your own?” Whether it’s guitar, a new sport or even investing. Learning on your own is hard. A lot of the time, there are lots of failures along the way. Don’t get me…

Are you interested in investing? These days, investors new and old are awash with options. You can trade in stock markets. Not your thing? Head over to the Forex (foreign exchange) markets. Doesn’t tickle your fancy? Try your hand at trading commodities derivatives such as gold or copper. With that choice, there comes the potential for indecision.…

Remember the good ol’ days when you could work one job your entire life, stuff money under your pillow, and that would have been enough to set you up for retirement? Try doing that these days (good luck!) With increasing technological sophistication, many once stable jobs can now be automated and replaced. Heck, even lawyers…