Financial Advice Archive

Why do people lose money on trading?

Why do people lose money on trading?

Posted on February 27, 2019
Have you ever heard stories about self-appointed brokers losing the savings of their clients with day-trading? So did we, and the internet is also full of these stories. Why is trading so much more risky than portfolio management? Especially with non-professional self-made brokers? We have the answers for you!

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The importance of discipline explained

The importance of discipline explained

Posted on January 30, 2019
Individual investors tend to sell their assets low and then reenter the market when prices are high. Some weeks ago, we promised to show you how this emotion-driven behavior can hurt investors. Now the time has come: this post explains the serious consequences of not having discipline and exiting (then reentering) the market at the wrong times.  

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What are the most important things in retirement?

What are the most important things in retirement?

Posted on December 16, 2018
During this time of the year we think about the future more. Pension is one of the most important things when it comes to our future. Planning it as best as we can has a high importance, too. Especially when pension systems have serious problems around the world. We have some tips on what to focus on when planning ahead.

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Is money endless?

Is money endless?

Posted on November 18, 2018
A new economic theory believes that states can have infinite money. Followers also believe that we shouldn’t care about national debts anymore, as long as a country have a strong economy and a proper supply and demand. Could this be true? Let’s see what Modern Monetary Theory is all about!

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Revenue, market cap, brand value – what is the difference?

Revenue, market cap, brand value – what is the difference?

Posted on November 04, 2018
Revenue, market capitalization and brand value. We read about these things almost every day. They are all mentioned when talking about the success (or failure) of companies, but why are they so different? We explain all of them and their connection through the example of Apple, the biggest (public) company.

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