Investopedia is a website that provides information to investors and educates consumers about financial investment. You must cite all sources that you use for information when writing a term paper in order to avoid charges of academic plagiarism. This includes Internet sources. To cite Investopedia as a reference source according to American Psychological Association format, simply follow the APA guidelines for citing a nonperiodical website.

List the author of the article or page in the following format: Last, F. For example:

Simpson, S.

List the date of publication in the following format: (Year, Month Day). For example: (2011, March 15).

List the title of the article, followed by a period. In APA style, only the first letter of the title should be capitalised. Also capitalise any proper nouns that appear in the title. For example: How to live rich for a lot less in America.

List the full URL in the following format: Retrieved from

Ensure that the finished citation appears in the following format: Simpson, S. (2011, March 15). How to live rich for a lot less in America. Retrieved from