What is a Good Dividend Yield?

Dividend (and dividend growth) investors have long debated what is a good dividend yield. How little yield is too little, and is a high yield always better? This post will dive into this debate to provide an answer to this question and why this is the answer. Click to jump to a section: If you’re […]

Stock Market Infographic Shows How Eerily Predictive the Shiller P/E Is

This single stock market infographic is perhaps the biggest selling point for Robert Shiller’s method. It clearly outlines that when the Shiller P/E has been high, the market has done poorly– and vice versa. In this post, contributor Andy Shuler introduces Robert Shiller and also presents a great chart showing how the Shiller P/E has […]

Calculating the Annualized Rate of Return for Good Financial Planning

Have you ever tried planning for your financial future, only to realize how difficult it is to project into it? This post will cover how calculating the annualized rate of return can give a road map of what kind of future wealth to expect… Click to jump to a section: Question – what is the […]

Tax-Efficient Investing: Understanding After-Tax Returns with Calculator! (CFA Level 3)

Understanding the concept of pre-tax and after-tax investment income is an imperative part of the financial planning roadmap. It is the net after-tax return that adds to your retirement savings, so it is important to plan your long-term investment returns and financial plan based on these real after-tax dollars. This article will teach investors about […]

IFB268: Beyond Books: The Best Reading Resources for Investors

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast! This episode will be a chock full of important names and resources on investing so be prepared! We will go through briefly on a lot of familiar investors (and obscure ones also) and their speeches and shareholder letters and tell you why they’re worth your dime to read […]

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