What are stocks? A complete walkthrough for beginner investors

The stock market is becoming more accessible — you can even make trades on your phone. But what are stocks, exactly? Here's what new investors need to know to add stocks to their investment portfolio.

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Your sign to get your finances in shape

From losses to big wins: Here’s how to give your bank account a money makeover in the coming months.

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What Is an ETF? An Overview for Beginner Investors

Everyone is talking about ETFs. Here's why — and what you need to know before investing in them.

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What are financial markets? Definitions, functions, and types of financial markets

Whether you're interested in investing in stocks or curious about trading cryptocurrency, financial markets are key for growing wealth. Here, we explain the different types and how they work.

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Different types of trading and strategies to get started

Before you dive into trading, it's crucial to understand the different types of trading you could explore. Read this article to learn more about trading strategies and how they work.

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A beginner's guide: What is trading and how does it work?

Trading is more than a buzzword or an ‘80s throwback. This article covers what financial trading is and how it works, step by step.

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Volatility at the stock market, as seen from the decline in stock values.

Navigating the stock market: How does it really work?

Spoiler: The stock market isn’t just one place, and when you buy a company’s stock, you’re not buying it from them directly. Surprised? Read more here about stock markets and how they work.

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Investment for beginners: what is investing and how to easily get started

From purchasing real estate to buying stocks, investing is the key to a secure and stable financial future. In this guide, learn what investing is and what you need to know to get started.

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What is an investment portfolio? Creating and managing your investments

Making responsible and informed decisions about investing can unlock long-term financial stability. This article explains what an investment portfolio is and how to get started.

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Banking Basics: getting started

We’re here to demystify all things banking-related. Read our guide to take a closer look at the basics of your account.

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Banking Basics: ATM fees

Confused why you’re getting charged ATM fees when you withdraw your cash? Read more about why it’s happening and how to avoid them next time.

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Banking Basics: all about ATM cash machines

ATMs have a solid concept: type PIN, get money. But if you’ve ever wondered what comes next, this guide holds the answers.

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Buy Now, Pay Later: how to use installment shopping responsibly

Digital options to postpone your payments and easily create monthly installment plans are here to stay. What do you need to know to use Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services responsibly?

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