How not to give investing advice

By rickColosimo / March 13, 2011 /

Having complained about non-lawyers giving legal advice, I’ll briefly rant about non-finance people giving investment advice. A quote I won’t attribute to the author: Common advice for personal finance is to invest in “blue chip” shares such as BHP or the banks. Often overlooked is what “investing” actually means. It is giving a company your…

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Create personalized stock portfolios for savings or profit

By rickColosimo / February 23, 2010 /

One of my favorite sources for inspiration is Springwise. The latest issue spat out a few interesting ideas.  Mybrandz (perhaps seeking to be the “Bratz” of the investment world) is a stock portfolio (not an actual mutual fund that you can invest in but rather a faux fund) of “brands people love.” Basically, these folks…

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