Millennials’ clout will grow with income

Generation Y, or millennials, is the group born between 1980 and 2000. In the U.S., that demographic represents the single-largest defined generation, with about 90 million people. That number is considerably higher than today’s 75 million U.S. baby boomers.

The average age of a millennials is… Read More

Here are the key characteristics of good companies to invest in

Here are the key characteristics of good companies to invest in

Good companies to invest in share a number of key characteristics
High-quality blue chip companies are good companies to invest in. Blue chip companies are typically defined as firms whose stocks have a national reputation for quality, reliability and the ability to operate profitably in good… Read More

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Defensive stocks can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns
Most defensive stocks are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make products like… Read More