September 2009

If you are not familiar with stock indexes then please read this post which explains what they are first. What is a stock index? Stock indexes come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The most common types of stock indexes are market value-weighted (S&P500) and price-weighted indexes (Dow Jones). Some determining factors of various […]

Tax-Free Municipal Bonds

by ABC editor

If you are looking for a type of investment that will maintain your capital while getting a tax-exempt income flow, municipal bonds might be a possibility for you. Municipal bonds are debt obligations issued by smaller government entities such as cities or a local school board. Once you purchase a municipal bond, you’re lending money […]

What is Value Investing?

by ABC editor

[Two common philosophies of stock investing are “value investing” and “growth investing” – growth investing is covered in another post] Most investors consider value investing to mean buying cheap or discounted stocks, but there is more to this investing strategy. Value investing deals with the buying of stocks that have been neglected by the market […]

Welcome to the 81st Edition of Carnival of Money Hackers. was kind enough to let ABCs of Investing host this week so enjoy the posts and the pictures. Investing Photo Credit:Bob Merco Zachary Scheidt presents Stage is Set for IPO Rebound posted at ZachStocks. ABC presents REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) Invest In […]