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September 20, 2020
How to Accurately Estimate Terminal Value

In this article, I will cover how to accurately estimate terminal value, which is a figure you'll need to calculate when using the discounted cash flow model (DCF) to value businesses. I'm also going to discuss three ways of calculating the terminal value, in regards to companies on the stock market, and which method to […]

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September 7, 2020
How to Calculate and Analyze Return on Invested Capital

In this article, I will discuss the importance of return on invested capital, how you can calculate it, what company information the figure provides to investors, and how you can analyze this figure to make better investment decisions. I'll also provide several examples along the way to guide your understanding. The short answer on why […]

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September 3, 2020
How to Build Your Own Mutual Fund

In this article, I will discuss the two investment platforms you can use to build your own mutual fund in 2020. This is only possible with the power of fractional share investing, automated rebalancing features, and a more involved active management role. Although creating your own mutual fund is entirely possible, for most investors I […]

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August 4, 2020
Why Stock Prices Fall After Beating Earnings

In this article, I will cover why stock prices fall after beating earnings, which is a common question many new investors ask around earnings season. The short answer to this comes down to the future expectations of analysts and investors, along with supply and demand. These two factors therefore drive much of a company's stock […]

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July 31, 2020
How to Evaluate a Company's Management Team

In this article on how to evaluate a company's management team, I will cover the various competencies and measures you should pay attention to and research when attempting to evaluate the management of any publicly traded company. Over the long-term, a bad management team will almost always result in a falling stock price and dividend […]

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July 28, 2020
Importance of the Cash Flow Statement for Dividend Investors

In this article, I will discuss the importance of the cash flow statement for dividend investors and how they can analyze and make sense of this report, regardless of the company or industry. By the end of this article, you'll be able to ensure that you're investing in dividend-paying companies that will continue to grow […]

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July 15, 2020
How to Maximize Dividend Investment Returns

This article provides actionable steps on how dividend investors can maximize their dividend investment returns. Simply investing in great dividend-paying companies may be enough to bring you long-term financial security and cash flow. However, there are a number of measures and steps you can take to maximize dividend investment returns with little additional work and […]

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July 4, 2020
How to Effectively Analyze Company Debt

In this article, I'll cover how to effectively analyze company debt. I'll cover how debt affects a company and how one can identify the impact of this debt on the different financial statements. Finally, I'll highlight the ratios we can use to further determine whether a company is capable of managing its debt. We will […]

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June 28, 2020
7 Investments Beyond the Stock Market

This article covers 7 investments beyond the stock market that you can utilize alongside your stock market investments. Just as you should diversify what stocks you own, you should also diversify what assets you own as well. Beyond the stock market, there are a number of different assets you can invest in. The reason you […]

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