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What Makes a Successful Value Investor

Checkout my introductory guides on value investing (Part 1, Part 2) — this is a more detailed guide. Different sources define value investing differently. Some say value investing is the investment philosophy that favors the purchase of stocks that are currently selling at low price-to-book ratios and have high dividend yields. Others say value investing is all about buying stocks with low P/E ratios. You will even sometimes hear that…

Day Trading vs Investing for the Future

This is one of my shorter posts, as previous articles have been written as very long and informative pieces. Every once in a while at Finance and Purpose, I’ll post tidbits of advice to address commonly asked questions. A lot of people have been asking me what the difference between day trading is versus investing. Among those who buy and sell stocks there is an ongoing debate about whether the…

Softbank: Japan’s Awakening Titan of 2020

A new investor should checkout Part 1, 2, and 3, of the Finance and Purpose Simple Guide to investing. Masayoshi Son, the CEO of Softbank, is a lesser known veteran of the dot-com bubble and information technology revolution. In the past 5 years, he has been quietly making deep impacts on today’s tech economy. With the vision of a Steve Jobs, the Wealth of a Warren Buffett, and the boldness…

Outwitting The Devil , Avoiding Failure , and Achieving Success

A great work of writing, Outwitting The Devil will sow the seeds of faith and success into your mind. Overcome a world filled with adversity to attain the success which you rightfully merit. Outwitting the Devil is Hill's hidden masterpiece. The famous writer of Think and Grow Rich secretly held the manuscript to this book for many years. It was originally written in 1938 but was said to be too controversial to be published during that time.

Diversify With Multiple Flags Pt 1

Diversify. We’ve all heard this old time, wise advice on investment portfolios. But most people never think to apply this in their lifestyles and geographic involvements. To the average joe, offshore banking is something for the rich and criminal, and learning a new language is hard — after all everyone speaks English right? Whether it’s to mitigate risk, or to spice up your life, associating yourself with multiple countries is…

The Simple Guide on Investing Pt 2

Continuing on my previous post: The Simple Guide on Investing Pt 1 , today I’ll talk about Value Investing.   It is one of the most valuable investment strategies for the actively engaged investor. Simply put, Value Investing doctrine is based on the concept that companies carry intrinsic value.   You might not be an active investor, and looking to gain a smaller return from a passive strategy — and…

The Simple Guide on Investing Pt 1

So you’re just out of college, into your first job, and now want to “invest” or “get into the stock market”. I’ve been there too. I started out clueless like you, and eventually learned the ropes. Remember, the theme of my posts are all about principles. This post will give you the basics, but always invest or trade based on your principles. Cover the Basics Before throwing away income into…

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