Welcome to InvestmentHelper.org! On this site you can find useful resources on investment, including investment news, investment guide, investment service directory, blog and more!
Investment Guide
  • Massachusetts Town Meeting Spirals Out of Control

    A town hearing in Massachusetts ended abruptly when the crowd became unruly, yelling, clapping and interrupting the speakers. The community of less than 8,000 became aggravated at the meeting Wednesday night when the proposal to ban sale items (cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco) was discussed. If this ban is pushed through in Westminster, Massachusetts, this town will make history by being the first. However, the residents remain... [Continue Reading]

    Is it time to think about your approach to investments?

    The financial world can sometimes seem like a complex maze, which it’s impossible for most people to navigate. When finance professionals are struggling to get great results and to predict the future, how can enthusiastic amateurs possibly hope to succeed? It seems to me that a successful approach to investing is all about having clear requirements in mind and then outlining a plan to meet your specific objectives. In fact, it’s only by... [Continue Reading]

    Infographic: How to Send Smart

    Presented by SpendSmart [Continue Reading]

    Surprising Factors That Affect Your Home Insurance Rates

    Out of the all the begrudging expenses that you must incur as a homeowner – home insurance is usually the most frustrating. One of the biggest reasons why it is so frustrating is because you can never seem to nail down a rate that makes any sense. You may call one company and get a quote that is completely different from another agency’s quote. It can really make your head spin. However – unbeknownst to you – your insurance... [Continue Reading]

    Equity Release: Lifetime Mortgage Versus Home Reversion

    Faced with retirement on a pension of today's standards, lots of us are looking for a way to bump up the pot of cash we have access to in later life. If you're over the age of 55 and own your own home, equity release could help you gain a lump sum of cash, boost your monthly income, or provide a combination of both to help you to fund your lifestyle. According to research, the amount of people taking out a lifetime mortgage (a form of equity release)... [Continue Reading]

    Consolidate Student Loans and Save

    No one wants to be straddled with debt after years of being in the classroom training to become a doctor, business person or other professional. But that’s the situation facing many graduates today. Adding to the fact, securing your first job right out of college can be a real challenge--even for the most arduous job seeker. With only a six month grace period before student loans go into repayment, students often face having to pay back loans... [Continue Reading]

    Electric Cars: Are they Really Eco-Friendly?

    Electric cars have long been feted as the answer to the world’s vehicular-related pollution problems. They don’t run on petrol, therefore they don’t produce as many harmful emissions, or contribute to the ongoing depletion of the world’s natural gas resources. Most of the people who drive electric cars believe that they are therefore contributing positively towards environmentalism. But how environmentally friendly are electric... [Continue Reading]

    Why You Need an Estate Plan

    Planning for your death is never easy. Even if you aren’t anticipating it happening anytime in the near future, it can be an eerie feeling. Because of this, people avoid it for too long and often die before they have settled their affairs. This can lead to a long process and a lot of heartache for your loved ones. Even if you are young and healthy, it is a good idea to get these matters settled so that you don’t have to worry about the... [Continue Reading]

    Investment News
  • Taxi medallions have been the best investment in America for years. Now Uber ...
    Taxi medallions have been the best investment in America for years. Now Uber ...

    Asset Class And Investment Strategy
    Asset classes and investment strategies are two different concepts. An asset class is a category of tangible or intangible assets whose scope may or may not be fully quantifiable. The quantifiable part is the raw material from which an investment ...

    Australia Starts to Turn as Non-Mining Investment Gains: Economy
    The Australian economy's rebalancing away from mining to other industries looks to be finally under way, validating the central bank's strategy of keeping record-low interest rates and calling for a weaker currency. Investment by firms outside of ...

    Sequoia leads $6 mln investment in Singaporean mobile marketplace app
    SINGAPORE Nov 27 (Reuters) - Sequoia Capital has led a $6 million investment in Singapore's Carousell, a mobile marketplace app, the firms said on Thursday, highlighting growing investor interest in mobile-based services in the region. The other ...

    Australia businesses investment a plus for Q3 growth
    SYDNEY, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Australian business investment outpaced forecasts last quarter while future spending plans were upgraded beyond expectations, a hopeful sign the economy can cope with a cooling mining boom. The Australian dollar rose a ...

    State-owned enterprises finding bigger role in global investment
    State-owned enterprises have played a relatively minor role in the era of investment-driven globalisation that began in the 1970s. As recently as 2007, when annual flows of foreign direct investment by multinational enterprises reached a record US$2 ...

    The loss leaders of the investment world
    "We believe we will keep that client for a long time," said John Sturiale, senior vice president of product management for Charles Schwab Investment Management. Investors, of course, are free to come in and buy the cheap TV and nothing more. Here are ...

    US Orders for Durable Goods up 0.4 Percent in October, but Investment ...
    US Orders for Durable Goods up 0.4 Percent in October, but Investment ...

    A New Take On Commercial Lending Picks Up
    The Travel Holdings investment was also the biggest move in commercial payments investments in the third week of November. The biggest overall move during the week was the acquisition of Change Healthcare by Emdeon Inc. for $185 M. In the second ...