Educational Articles

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  • Getting started with Bond Investing

    Full Story | 22nd April 2013
    What is a bond? A bond, better known as a fixed-income instrument, is a fairly simple and straightforward investment whose concept is easy to grasp. A bond is simply a loan taken out by companies....
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  • Investing in the Green Economy

    Full Story | 13th March 2013
    In recent years you have undoubtedly come across areas within your daily living that are linked to helping the environment; perhaps you recycle your household rubbish or even you may use bags that can be re-cycled when you visit the supermarket....
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  • Using Compound Interest as a Savings Plan

    Full Story | 21st February 2013
    Compound interest is the concept of adding accumulated interest earned back to the original amount invested, so that interest is earned on interest from that moment on (multiplier effect). The act of adding interest to the nominal amount....
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  • Understanding Investment Ratios

    Full Story | 21st February 2013
    Investors will come across a wide variety of financial ratios when reading reports that concern companies listed on a stock exchange. At first, these ratios can seem complicated to those new to stock market investing but it....
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  • Investment Strategy – Risk vs Return

    Full Story | 21st February 2013
    Risks and potential returns vary greatly from investment to investment. Shares (also called Stocks or Equities) offer you growth, but they can be volatile. Bonds provide you with a steady income and can also provide you....
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  • The Importance of Investment Portfolio Diversification

    Full Story | 20th November 2012
    One proven way to spread risk comfortably throughout your portfolio, is to make sure you sufficiently diversify your investments. Investment portfolio diversification is a tried and tested technique that involves reducing risk by spreading investments....
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  • 8 Common Mistakes Made By Investors

    Full Story | 20th November 2012
    At Calamatta Cuschieri we are committed to providing unbiased financial advice. If you are a new investor just starting to learn the ropes, be sure to read through our Investment Education section, which provides a....