How To Put a Price On Earnings

Whether paid out as dividends to shareholders or retained by a business, a share’s worth is the current value of the cash it will generate in the future. We hear financial strategists suggesting that a company should be valued by creating a complicated discounted cash flow valuation. However, there are some drawbacks to this approach…

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How to Maximise the Value of an Annual Report

An annual report can give us valuable information if we know what we are looking for. However, let’s face it, hundreds of pages with figures and financial jargon everywhere we look can be intimidating. So, where do we begin? Well, the first thing we should determine is our goal. Always look at an annual report…

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How to Help Your Kids Become Millionaires

It is never too early for our kids to begin investing. Even at a young age, they can start influencing their financial future. We were kids once too and we know how tempting it is to spend that first pay check. Our friends are spending theirs and buying new clothes, cars and other exciting things.…

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Learning From a Legend

Investing legend, Seth Klarman has some very simple advice for us when it comes to buying and selling stocks. He tells us to purchase what is being sold, give ourselves an advantage and have patience. Seth Klarman is the founder and president of the immensely successful Baupost Group, a $29b ‘deep value’ hedge fund. His…

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Can Your Tip Pass This Ten-Point Test Before Investing?

The next time your friend whispers advice in your ear, use this tool to help you decide what to do next. I generally caution against mixing friends or family and money. Yet, if we look at some recent surveys about what investors depend upon when making investing decisions, many have indicated that they give equal…

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