Passive investing is an investing strategy that involves speculating on the long term value of stocks and limiting fees by buying and selling as little as possible. The opposite of a passive investor is an active investor. Passive investing is perfect for a young person (or young at heart) who doesn’t want to overcomplicate their investment choices by trying to beat the market. Investing in a diversified portfolio by using ETFs and waiting to collect the interest upon retirement is an example of passive investing. 

Stock definition

If a company was an apple pie, a stock would be a slice of the pie. In short, a stock is a slice of a company. Everyone who owns a piece of a company has the right to share a portion of the profits of the company. Read more

Impact investing definition

Impact investing is an investment strategy that reconciles financial performance and positive spinoffs for society. Read more

Institutional Investor definition

An institutional investor is basically an organization that trades stocks and securities in a large enough quantity that they get special treatment that you and I won’t get as investors. Read more