The Basics of Spread Betting Explained

The following is a sponsored blog post: Spread betting can be a powerful way to increase the diversification of your side hustle and earn a significant amount of money without necessarily being concerned about market conditions. Whether a bullish or bearish sentiment dominates, this independent tool is indeed worth a second look. So, what are … Read more

Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation April 2016

Every few months I like to take a look at my portfolio holdings and examine my overall sector allocations to see if they meet my comfort level as to how my capital is distributed. As we all know, market forces affect certain sectors at different times throughout business cycles which can often throw many portfolio … Read more

How to Fight the Psychological Urge to Spend on Payday

The following blog post was submitted by Nathaniel Berman of SheBudgets According to new research from Michaela Pagel, an assistant professor at Columbia Business School, and Arna Vardardottir of Copenhagen Business School, individuals across the income spectrum spend more on discretionary goods — things like clothes, entertainment, and fast-food meals — on days they get paid. By studying electronic … Read more

Contracts For Difference Explained

The following is a sponsored blog post: What is a CFD? A CFD (Contract for Difference) is a financial derivative that allows traders to profit, or incur losses, relative to the price movements of an underlying financial security. The Contract for Difference is an arrangement for one party to pay the difference in value from … Read more