Saturday, December 5, 2020

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Wealthface
The trusted one-stop shop for portfolio management and factor investing solutions in the MENA region and around the world.

With ongoing good news about COVID-19 vaccine and the rise of candidates to provide a quick and efficient solution, we seem to be nearing the end of the pandemic. This ...

Parenting brings pleasure and responsibility all at once, the responsibility of protecting your child’s future from unforeseen life events. Every parent wants to make sure that their child’s future turns ...

The increase of COVID-19 or the novel Coronavirus has prompted many businesses worldwide to recommend that their employees start working from home until the virus spread slows down. It has ...

Exchange-traded funds can be an excellent choice to enter the stock market. The combination of instant diversification and the ETFs rapid liquidity is a strong reason to consider it as ...

Leadership can also be seen in established companies and financial institutions. Many of the industry’s best-known influencers and experts are women with successful backgrounds in payments, finance, technology, and innovation ...

Who thought you were going to be studying investment strategies at this stage in life? When you hit your thirties, the game starts to change when it comes to your ...

It was the longest bull market in US history until coronavirus began its harrowing journey. The stock market has suffered the sharpest collapse since the Great Recession. The equities sell-offs ...

You typically get hit with a fee when you have a current or a savings account. To banks, charges are equivalent to higher wages but are merely a burden to ...
hard-money

It is a fundamental principle to lead a life without stress, regardless of who you are, manage your wealth. We are prone to falling into pits when one is not ...
When Should I Sell My Stock?

A few years ago, you bought a stock on a whim. Perhaps it has been doing well for a while, or maybe it was yo-yoing. You’re just too sick to ...
NASDAQ-VS-NYSE

NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) are the two largest stock exchanges in the world. Both the stock exchanges are great platforms for participating in securities trading. From ...
retire-in-colorado

There’s nothing like waking up and heading to a walk in the Mountains or attending homely events serving the best bison dishes. Colorado is one of the most beautiful places ...
long-term-investment

The stock market is one of the best places for everyone’s investment needs. The stock market offers great flexibility to all investors in the form of expansive investment avenues. An ...

People have goals. After health and family, we think we can all agree that financial security is closing third. We think we should accept that this is among the most ...
how-to-calculate-expected-return

An expected return is the income or loss generated from an investment that investors expect based on a rate of return assumed by them. It is a good tool for ...
time-weighted-return

All investors always look for nice and reliable ways to keep tabs on their money’s performance. There is no shortage of methods to calculate the performance of an investment portfolio, ...
average-return-on-stocks

To every investor, it is the return on investment that matters the most. The value helps investors in making the right decisions. When comparing various investment options, the return on ...
Best Places to Retire in Arizona

If perennial blue skies with the bright shining sun is what you want your retirement to be like, not many places can top what Arizona has to offer. There are ...
how-to-start-investing-in-stocks

The attractiveness of stocks lies in their higher return, making them a powerful tool to grow wealth. To start investing in stocks, you will need three main things: money that ...
Investment Advisor vs. Stockbroker

When you are looking for guidance on managing your wealth, questions that come to your mind might be: do you need a stockbroker or a registered investment advisor? What is ...
FAANG

The world’s economy is largely dependent and affected by the stock market. The stock market is the focal point of investors across the globe. The investors buy share/stocks of promising ...

Even though September is a traditionally grim month for the stock market, it kicked off on a strong footing and stocks continued to advance on Wednesday. The markets were encouraged ...
Can-I-take-my-pension-at-55-and-still-work

A lot of pension schemes have a great benefit where you can start withdrawing money from them once you turn 55 years old. This is usually a lot earlier than ...
What-is-a-good-pension-pot-at-55

Retiring at 55 and just living the final phase of your life in a relaxed and calm manner is what a lot of people dream about. After all, if you ...
how-to-save-money-as-a-teenager

Whether it is buying a new phone, some trendy new clothes, their favorite band’s new album, birthday gifts for their girlfriend/boyfriend, teenagers do need money in their lives. After all, ...
old-money-saving

Trends change with time. It’s true for every aspect of life. Fashion, music, food, everything changes with time. Spending habits are not immune to change as well. A lot of ...
best-places-to-retire-in-north-carolina

North Carolina, the Tar Heel state is the land of beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and shimmering beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. If you are looking for a place to retire ...

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has lifted the veil on a new thinking framework for the Central Bank that will allow an inflation tolerance above its 2% target (moderately). The ...
Beta-portfolio

Diversification is a key element of building any successful portfolio. Spreading your investment across a wide range of companies, asset classes, industries and sectors helps protect you against market volatility ...
how to be come a millionaire

Learning how to become a millionaire means overcoming unthinkable obstacles. Understand that if the opportunity to “get rich quick” seems too good to be true, it likely is, and building ...
best places to retire in Texas

If you’re thinking about the best places to retire in Texas, know that its sheer size provides retirees with a wide selection of big cities near to Dallas, charming college ...
what are dividends

The term dividend is derived from the Latin word “dividendum”. It means “the thing to be divided”. In simpler and more direct terms, a dividend is a way for companies ...

Stocks showcased an upwards trend on Monday morning. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq reached new intraday highs and built on the record levels from last week. This happened as a ...

Getting started in the investment world might seem a little daunting at first. Potential investors might get bewildered by the sheer number of investment tools available. Some of the tools ...

On Thursday, stocks opened low and turned mixed. This was a result of investors responding to earnings news, pressure from overseas trade and a disappointing round of weekly unemployment numbers. ...

After constant speculations, it has finally happened. Apple (AAPL) has become the first ever American company to be worth a scarcely believable $2 trillion. The maker of some of the ...
How to Invest in the S&P 500

While the most common way to invest in the stock market might be through purchasing stocks and bonds, it isn’t always the best way to go about it. One of ...

Stocks rose on Tuesday morning and the S&P  500 achieved a fresh record intraday high. The Nasdaq Composite also did well and went on to add to its record closing ...

U.S. stock benchmarks showed a rising trend on Monday afternoon, with the S&P 500 index trading near record territory (it struggled to get substantially higher though). All this happened in ...

Apple’s Record High Leads Dow Jones’ 50 Point Rally as JD.com, Tesla and Nvidia Jump The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot up by 50 points on Monday morning before cutting ...
Market-volatility

When the market dives, it seems like a one-targeted plan to protect your assets. There are other necessary financial steps that you need to make to secure your entire portfolio, ...
minimum-variance-portfolio

The importance of diversification, asset allocation, and portfolio construction can not be overstated. A buy and hold strategy of low-cost index funds(or ETFs) is generally superior to picking individual stocks ...
Tax Lien Investing

Undoubtedly, the stock market has always been able to attract the interests of investors from all around the world. However, factors like increasing volatility and low-interest rates offered by some ...
CAGR

If you wish to accurately determine returns on investment portfolios and assets that fluctuate with time, then you should use the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR). It depicts the annual ...
Shariah-compliance

Funds with Shariah compliance are investment tools that are governed by the tenets of Shariah and the founding principles of the Muslim religion. Funds with Shariah compliance are considered to ...
How-long-will-my-retirement-savings-last

Have you been saving for your retirement meticulously? Do you have plans of enjoying your retirement days with a large retirement corpus that you save up through your employment years? ...
Can I retire at 55 with £300k

The answer to that question isn’t straightforward. There are nuances to it and many things to consider before arriving at a conclusion. There is another important question that needs answering ...
retire-in-Canada

As people retire, a lot of them like to head to the warmer south and live out the rest of their lives in a beach condo. However, there is a ...
What Happens to Your 401(k) When You Quit

There was a time when the economy was not so strong and jobs were few and far between. Back then, if you were lucky enough to get a job, you ...
Best-places-to-retire-in-the-world

Life after retirement is usually very different from life before retirement. The daily grind of a workday is something you might want to leave behind and live out your retired ...

Whether you’ve just started earning or are in the midst of your career, this is a question that might have lingered now and then. We’ll try to answer the question ...

Money can lead to stress when you’re single, but perhaps, even more, when you’re in a relationship. Combine everything into a single joint account or keep things separate? Who pays ...

Saving your money is one thing, and growing your savings is another. The savings can hold your back in difficult times and help in meeting unforeseen needs. If you grow ...

Do you wish to retire early? If so, then you should have a proper action plan as retiring early takes time and a lot of discipline. In this post, we’ll ...

‘Do I need a Financial Advisor?’ It is the most common question that strikes every investor. The answer varies from an investor to another.  It depends on factors like the ...

If you are new to investment, then you are wondering what you can invest in. To begin with, are you a traveler, a dreamer, or a student? Do you want ...

Despite the current economic situation of your finances as a result of Covid-19 or how your career has proceeded, financial independence is something that appeals to all of us. Who ...

The risk-free rate is one of the most fundamental components of modern-day finance. As the name suggests, it refers to the rate of return on an investment which theoretically carries ...

If you are a long-term investor looking to maximize the growth of your portfolio over time rather than getting income on money invested, then a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) is ...

Warren Buffet is a popular name in the finance market. The world’s fourth-richest man is known for his valuable investment suggestions. He is better known as the best investor in ...

Indexation techniques (or passive management) originated in the US in 1970, and since then, it became very popular. Whether you are a novice in the stock market or an expert ...

Vanguard funds have been quite popular among investors over the years. The obvious reasons for their popularity are their authenticity as they come from a market player, their inexpensiveness, and ...

Value vs growth stock! Almost every investor comes across this choice once in a while. Many argue on the superiority of one investment strategy over the other. However, both investment ...

If you are looking to invest your money in the target date funds, you are spoilt for choice. That leads to the question, where should you begin your research on ...

As countries become more dependent on each other for trade and prosperity, the adverse effect of a crisis in one region quickly spreads around the world to affect the global ...

Can you imagine life without a phone? 10 years ago, this might have been possible. However, for the past decade, technology has dramatically altered our daily lives. It is responsible ...

To avoid the spread of the latest coronavirus, the UAE government directed its residents last month to start working from home. Wealthface offices were empty. Wealth management employees who handle ...

Securing your financial future is probably one of the most critically important tasks of your life. There are various options available for you to make sure that your money generates ...

The coronavirus pandemic has been sending shockwaves through the global economy, impacting the finances of people across the globe. But the question that lies here should you worry about your ...

Bilal Majbour, born and raised in Beirut, always saw his grandfather offer help to people in every way imaginable. No matter the issue, from helping people find jobs, to settling ...

Gold is one of the oldest and most precious forms of investment known to humanity. Old empires traded with gold and glorious rulers minted gold coins with their own relief ...

As the Coronavirus spreads its tentacles across the globe and more and more people get infected, countries are going on lockdown. As a result, economies of many countries have slowed ...

An exchange-traded fund can be defined as a basket of securities, stocks, bonds, commodities or some combination of those, that you simply can purchase and sell through a broker. ETFs ...

Want to invest money through robo advisors? Read this post to find out all you need to know about robo advisors and whether they are suitable for you.

If you are looking to start saving for retirement at 30, this post is going to give all the information that you need to achieve that goal.

On the occasion of women’s day, let’s take a look at some important things that you need to know about women in the fields of finance and fintech.

Let’s say you’ve come into some money, $100,000 to be exact, from your savings account or from someone leaving it to you, through inheritance. Whether you want to use it ...

Becoming a millionaire is the dream of a lot of people. While one million dollars is a lot of money, earning it isn’t as difficult as you might think. However, ...

National Bonds is an organization which has the Dubai bonds company at its helm. National Bonds were launched by the Government of Dubai which holds a 50 percent stake in ...

As human beings, we all have a tendency to consume. In a consumer’s paradise like the UAE, and especially in the city of Dubai, that tendency is magnified even more. ...

We live in a truly global world. Most commonly used products are sourced from all across the globe. However, when it involves investments, we frequently tend to confine ourselves within ...

Even if you have a lot of money and are well versed with the world of finance, deciding how to invest it correctly is going to be difficult. The large ...

Planning for your retirement is extremely important. Regardless of your income, you should always invest a small amount of it towards a retirement plan. It’s easy to get lost in ...

It is truly a marvel to behold at how far and rapidly the UAE has progressed over the last few  decades. From being an impoverished desert region to transforming into ...

Factor investing involves investing in securities that feature certain characteristics that have been proven to deliver higher risk-adjusted returns than the market over the course of time, while following a ...

With the New Year come ambitious New Year’s resolutions – changes that we resolve to undertake, in order to improve our life. We also get reminded of past resolutions that ...

When you receive your monthly salary, hopefully you spend some time making a budget to govern all your expenditures. It’s very important to be aware of the inflow and outflow ...

When it comes to building wealth, generating income streams is very important. Most people only generate income through their salaries or business revenues. However, there’s an entire world of passive ...

How do you make money? It’s a question which is always on the mind of everyone. Whether you are a billionaire or a barista, you are always looking to find ...

We live in the 21st century and the growth of technology in the last few decades has been astronomical. With an increasing growth, most of the devices and things we ...

For those who are not investment-savvy, the word ‘investment’ often carries negative associations. People are afraid of fraud, or they might feel inadequate. Or, quite simply, they think they cannot ...

If there’s one word which has been thrown about time and time again when describing world stock markets over the past few years, it’s surely ‘volatile’. Returns have been dropping ...

Whether you’re an experienced trader or you’re just starting out with your first investment, it always pays to have a good understanding of the rules and trends, and to keep ...

Who is a millennial? What is a millennial? Well, the answer to those questions is very simple. Essentially, any person who was born between the early 1980s and the mid ...

The word “ethics” has a variety of different definitions which varies from dictionary to dictionary and guideline to guideline. However, we all can agree upon the primary definition of ethics. ...

Dubai is one of the fastest growing and most financially exciting cities in the world. With so many financial avenues opening up every day, it’s no wonder that Dubai has ...

No matter what kind of work you do, which stream of work you are involved in, creating wealth must be a crucial goal of your life. Not only does wealth ...

The best investors out there all have this in common: when the market takes a downturn, they make sure everything’s in place for when it comes back up again… because ...

When it comes to investing our hard earned money, most of us stick with the common investment options such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, insurance etc. While these ...