What is an ETF?

August 21, 2016 Jelani Smith 0

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)  are alternatives to Mutual Funds, where Management Expense Ratios (MERs) are usually a fraction of the price. MERs are the costs to keep the funds active. These costs include but are not limited to, operational costs, and trading costs. The MERs are typically passed on to the Mutual Fund/ETF holder. For example, a MER of 1% […]

The Underrated ETF

October 3, 2015 Pooja P 0

When we think of making money in finance, several options run through our minds. We all know stocks jump to the top of the list. It’s reasonable; stocks are awesome, they’re sexy, they’re high risk and we love it. Stocks are the bad boy of finance- you just know when you see some guy roll in the street in his […]

Stock Selection: To Buy or Not to Buy?

June 10, 2015 Jelani Smith 2

A mini guide to choosing the right stock… What to look for in a stock? Picking the right stock does involve a mixture of technical and fundamental analysis. Overlooking one aspect of the stock selection process can be a costly mistake, affecting the value of your portfolio. It’s important to do your homework before selecting a stock, and not to […]

3 Rules To Successful Investing

February 5, 2015 Jelani Smith 5

Equities are known to have higher volatility over the short run; hence they’re considered more of an investment for the longer term, where there is typically an uptrend. Many equity investors go into the market with the objective of making the highest Return on Investment (ROI) possible, however it is important for them to keep in mind the three basic […]