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In good and bad times

Would you consider those that invest in stocks to be out of their mind? Investors provide companies with important funding, but don’t get any guaranty in return. There is no guaranty on profit, and if things go south, investors can lose all of their cash. This is the primary reason stocks are considered risk capital.

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Spectacular Growth Over Time With Compounding Interest

For those looking to invest for the first time, it’s important to first look at what happens if you put your money in a regular savings account. A lot of people do this in fear of losing all their money. However, due to Inflation, most of the interest you earn is lost.

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Funds

5 thematic funds for the future

Heads up before you read these suggested themes. This post and other posts like it are my own thoughts and ideas. I’m not a broker/dealer, nor am I an investment advisor. I have no access to non-public information about publicly traded companies, and this is not a place for the giving or receiving of financial advice, advice concerning investment decisions or tax or legal advice. These are suggestions, guides, not advice.

More and more thematic funds are being released on us: from agriculture to solar energy. It’s won’t help you keep a simple portfolio, but if you are interested in dabling in other areas than a region-based portfolio and don’t mind doing some futurology -yes that’s a thing- I’d like to go over a few interesting options.

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Recession

5 tips and suggestions to control the crisis and a recession

Heads up before you read these suggestions. These and other posts like them are my own thoughts and ideas. I’m not a broker/dealer, nor am I an investment advisor. I have no access to non-public information about publicly traded companies, and this is not a place for the giving or receiving of financial advice, advice concerning investment decisions or tax or legal advice. These are suggestions, guides, not advice.

Until a couple of weeks ago, the markets stayed unphased by the ever-expanding coronacrisis. Forward three weeks and the markets caught a serious fever. You got to wonder: with steep a decline as we saw these past two weeks, is it time to go in a bit more and “buy the dip” during this coronavirus crisis and are we heading for recession version 2020?

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Best European Dividend Stocks

19 Best European Dividend Aristocrat stocks to look for in 2021

Heads up before you read these suggestions. These and other posts like them are my own thoughts and ideas. I’m not a broker/dealer, nor am I an investment advisor. I have no access to non-public information about publicly traded companies, and this is not a place for the giving or receiving of financial advice, advice concerning investment decisions or tax or legal advice.

One year ago, I wrote this article to share some of the best dividend-paying stocks in Europe. But a major event caused a disruption requiring me to review it with a magnifying glass. I’m of course talking about the corona pandemic. Some original stocks were removed either because they lowered their dividend or cut it altogether. It’s not too bad though. Of the 24 original European dividend aristocrats, only 19 remained.

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Rask Analysis

What type of investor are you?

At the beginning of every year, I get a letter from the bank I have an investment portfolio with to review my investment and based on a questionnaire reevaluate what type of investor I am, i.e., my investment profile. Then based on the result we check what’s the most optimal way to invest my money.

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