Stephan Abraham

  1. Due Diligence On Dividends
    Markets

    Due Diligence On Dividends

    Understanding dividends and how they work will help you become a more informed and successful investor.
  2. 4 Ways To Value A Real Estate Rental Property
    Home & Auto

    4 Ways To Value A Real Estate Rental Property

    Learning these concepts is the first step in getting into the real estate investment game.
  3. 5 Popular Portfolio Types
    Trading Strategies

    5 Popular Portfolio Types

    Learning how to build these portfolios will increase your investing confidence and give you financial control.
  4. Layoffs And The Stock Market
    Stock Analysis

    Layoffs And The Stock Market

    Layoffs may indicate a company's failings, but they can also lead to an increase in the company's stock price.
  5. The Pitfalls Of Diversification
    Investing Basics

    The Pitfalls Of Diversification

    Diversifying may reduce risk, but what does that mean to your overall ROI? Find out here.
  6. The Pros And Cons Of Sports Investing
    Personal Finance

    The Pros And Cons Of Sports Investing

    Consider these advantages and disadvantages before investing in businesses related to your favorite teams.
  7. How To Build Your Own Mutual Fund
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    How To Build Your Own Mutual Fund

    Creating your own mutual fund can save you the fees that cut into your profits. Find out how.
  8. Real Estate Deal-Breakers That Shouldn't Be
    Home & Auto

    Real Estate Deal-Breakers That Shouldn't Be

    Some things can get in the way of owning your dream home, but they don't have to.
  9. What Is Contrarian Investing?
    Investing

    What Is Contrarian Investing?

    Learn the method and reasoning behind this contradictory investment strategy.
  10. Understanding Cash Flow
    Forex

    Understanding Cash Flow

    Learn about the different types of cash flows and the importance for businesses to properly manage their cash flows.
  11. 4 Reasons To Invest In ETFs
    Investing

    4 Reasons To Invest In ETFs

    As a cost-effective way to achieve a broadly diversified portfolio, including hard-to-own (but worthwhile) assets, ETFs are hard to beat.
  12. What Are Deferred Annuities?
    Retirement

    What Are Deferred Annuities?

    Learn how this annuity can provide you a steady stream of income for retirement.
  13. How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?
    Insurance

    How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

    No one likes to ponder death, but it's something you must prepare for. Learn how much - if any - life insurance you really need.
  14. Why You Shouldn't Buy Investments You Know
    Markets

    Why You Shouldn't Buy Investments You Know

    Though it's got merit, buying what you know could hold you back from achieving greater investment yields.
  15. 3 Ways To Tell If Your Stock Has Bottomed
    Economics

    3 Ways To Tell If Your Stock Has Bottomed

    No one can call stock bottoms with absolute certainty, but there are some common trends that appear when stocks are about to hit bottom.
  16. Is The Stock Market Rigged?
    Economics

    Is The Stock Market Rigged?

    Many would-be, first-time investors in the stock market do not believe it is a fair playing field.
  17. The History Of Options Contracts
    Options & Futures

    The History Of Options Contracts

    Options and futures didn't originate with Wall Street power brokers. In fact, it all started with rice.
  18. Why We Splurge When Times Are Good
    Personal Finance

    Why We Splurge When Times Are Good

    The concept of elasticity of demand is part of every purchase you make. Find out how it works.
  19. Going All-In: Comparing Investing And Gambling
    Options & Futures

    Going All-In: Comparing Investing And Gambling

    People often compare stocks to gambling, but how close are they really?
  20. Turnover Ratios Weak Indicator Of Fund Quality
    Retirement

    Turnover Ratios Weak Indicator Of Fund Quality

    This indicator is not as important as some investors might think.
  21. Buy High, Sell Much Higher
    Active Trading

    Buy High, Sell Much Higher

    Value investing may seem fool-proof, but it carries more risk than you might know.
  22. The Wall Street Animal Farm: Getting To Know The Lingo
    Insurance

    The Wall Street Animal Farm: Getting To Know The Lingo

    Finance professionals speak a different language, but the terms they use are more familiar than you think.