Investing for beginners
One is when the shares increase in value (and you profit when you sell), the other is when they pay dividends.
Dividends are a bit like interest on a savings account. If a company makes a profit, it gives some of it back to you.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Investing is about laying out cash or assets now, in the hope of more cash or assets returning to you tomorrow, or next year, or next decade.
Most of the time, this is best achieved th...
Banks don’t like to give away their money. That mindset is reflected in the interest rates of checking and savings accounts of 0,5% and 0.9% avg. annual interest respectively.
When you deposit your money in the bank, the bank turns around and invests that money at 7% a year or more. After they collect their profit, they give a tiny shaving of it to you.
Two of the most common investment questions are "what do you invest in " and "what are the best investing strategies"?
The best investing strategies are...
Bad investing advice can come from many quarters, such as wealth expos or financial advisors. If anyone promises you any type of return over 12%, 99% of the time, they are probably playing you.
There are great financial advisors out there, but many people who sell investment products just want your money. However, it's not that hard to invest for yourself.