Understanding Stock Allocations and Categorization

I recently introduced you to the importance of asset allocation.  In order to help you determine the right asset allocation, I figured I’d spend a few moments introducing the different types or categories of stocks and the general trademarks that represent each type. The best primer book on this topic is The Sound Mind Investing Handbook by Austin Pryor.  My comments on the book exactly mirror … [Read more...]

Six Categories Of Stocks You Should Know About

If you're the type who currently invests in individual stocks, or you plan to start doing this in the future, it'll be beneficial to know about the different categories of common stock. Because depending on your financial situation, goals, and risk tolerance, one category may be more suitable than other. So with all the thousands of companies currently in business, a classification system has … [Read more...]