Category: Investing Essentials

May 10th 2022

What is dollar-cost averaging?

While no one knows for certain whether a share price will go up or down, dollar-cost averaging helps investors hedge their bets over time.….

April 21st 2022

How to use ETFs to diversify your portfolio

Diversification is when you spread your investment risk by buying across different asset classes, sectors and markets. The theory goes that this will make….

April 5th 2022

What is the difference between a market order and a limit order?

When you invest in shares, you have the option to submit a market order or a limit order to initiate a trade. These orders….

March 31st 2022

5 different types of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and products

ETFs have become increasingly popular in recent years to become almost synonymous with all kinds of fund-like products. However, investors should be careful not….

March 22nd 2022

3 ways to find undervalued stocks

Discovering undervalued stocks is the modus operandi of value investors. The strategy is epitomised by the most famous one of all, Warren Buffett, who….

March 16th 2022

6 different investment strategies

Investment strategies are plans guiding your investment decisions, based on your financial goals, risk appetite and time horizon. As such, they are not a….

March 2nd 2022

Should I invest in ETFs or individual companies?

Trading for the first time can be a daunting experience, with thousands of options to choose from.  For example, is it better to buy….

February 23rd 2022

Growth stocks vs. dividend stocks

One of the key choices you will make as an investor is whether to buy growth stocks or dividend stocks, or a combination of….

February 18th 2022

How to diversify your investment portfolio

Diversification is one of the most common tips given to beginner investors but what does it really mean and why is it important?  What….

February 1st 2022

How do interest rates affect my investments?

Many central banks around the world right now are either raising interest rates or getting ready to – signalling a major economic shift both….