The Proof: More Information Does Not Improve Your Share Picking

If you want to improve your share picking and are of the opinion that you need more information to achieve this then listen up. You're wrong. It’s not a lack of information that is causing your problems. If anything, the extra information is more likely to hinder. Don't believe me? [...]

Investing: The 15 Commandments Of Investing For Higher Returns With Less Risk (part 2)

Following on from part 1 in last week's post, we continue exploring the 15 commandments of investing for higher returns with less risk. If you are investing in stocks and shares as a way to grow your personal wealth and/or income then you need to start following these commandments a.s.a.p. [...]

Investing: The 15 Commandments Of Investing For Higher Returns With Less Risk (part 1)

Following on from my earlier post, we now explore the 15 commandments of investing for higher returns with less risk. If you are investing in stocks and shares as a way to grow your personal wealth and/or income then you need to start following these commandments a.s.a.p. to be able [...]

Investing: How To Consistently Pick Better Shares At The Right Time For Higher Returns With Less Risk

If you are investing in stocks and shares as a way to grow your personal wealth and/or income then you need to be able to consistently pick the best shares at the right time and minimise your mistakes. All the best long-term investors, such as Warren Buffett, do their own [...]

Financial Ratios: 4 Easy Ways To Find The Best Shares To Buy Using Financial Ratios

If you are new to investing in shares, then the thought of using financial ratios to identify the best shares to buy for your share portfolio probably conjures up images of painstaking analysis of company accounts, endless financial figures that you don't understand and an ultimate feeling of frustration, confusion [...]

Top Tips – 5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Stock Picking

Picking the best stocks for your shares portfolio is key to improving the returns that you get from your share investments. As explained in a previous article, shares are small pieces of a company and so picking the best shares (stocks) means picking the best companies to invest in. It [...]

Dividend Yield: How To Calculate And Use The Dividend Yield To Pick Stocks

If you want to generate a passive income from your share portfolio then the dividend yield is the most important financial ratio that you can use to identify dividend paying shares. In this article, I'll explain exactly what the dividend yield is, how to calculate a dividend yield and how [...]