If you have just received some money from a settlement, lottery winnings, or an inheritance, you may wonder how to invest it wisely to give you some security. You may have heard that investing in real estate can be a good idea but don't know how. Even if your windfall is not a huge amount of money there are ways to get started in real estate with modest amounts. Two Basic Paths [Read More]
Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist FAQ
There are many different job positions in the world of finance. One of these careers is in mergers and acquisitions. Read on to learn some frequently asked questions about a career as an M&A specialist. 1. What is "Mergers and Acquisitions"? Mergers and Acquisitions, also known as M&A, is a type of strategic finance planning that involves the buying and merging of various companies in order to increase the new company's value. [Read More]
Could Platinum Be A Good Investment For Your Portfolio?
Hedging a portfolio with precious metals is a common strategy by those hoping to offset declines in stock prices and currency. Gold is the most popular precious metal to invest in, followed by silver at a distant second. Few people seriously weigh options to invest in platinum, even though increased industrial demand in the future could dramatically drive up the metal's price. Platinum and Catalytic Converters The main use for platinum, at present, is in the creation of automobile catalytic converters. [Read More]