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June 15, 2020
Importance of a Roth IRA and Compound Interest

In this article, I will discuss the importance of a Roth IRA and compound interest, and how you can use a Roth IRA to become a millionaire while sheltering yourself from the Internal Revenue System (IRS). This does not mean dodging phone calls, creating offshore accounts, or doing something illegal. It's as simple as opening […]

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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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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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November 8, 2020
How to Value a Company Using the Discounted Cash Flow Model

In this article, I will show you to how to value a company using the discounted cash flow model (DCF), and will guide you through a complete DCF valuation for a real company on the stock market. By doing so, we'll be able to estimate the company's intrinsic value, which will tell us whether the […]

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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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August 4, 2020
Why Stock Prices Fall After Beating Earnings

In this article, I will discuss why stock prices fall after beating earnings (aka good earning announcements), 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 […]

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September 3, 2020
How to Build Your Own Mutual Fund Portfolio

In this article, I will discuss the two investment platforms you can use to build your own mutual fund portfolio in 2021. 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 […]

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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 investors can analyze and make sense of this report, regardless of the company or industry. By the end of this article, you will be able to screen for dividend-paying companies that are capable of issuing and growing […]

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