secret market timer

Investing Basics: Are You A Secret Market Timer?

Investors love the idea of being calm, cool and collected. Ask anyone and they’ll profess their ability to steer through any market, face any calamity and maintain a clear plan … Read more

Posted on February 11, 2016 by
buy the dips

When Traders Say ‘Buy The Dips’…

Everyone loves a bull market. Stocks don’t rise in a straight line, of course, but that’s okay because just about everyone has a plan. Buy and hold is one way. … Read more

Posted on February 5, 2016 by
investing process

Your Investing Process Is What Matters Most

Every long-term investor says the same thing: Make a plan and stick with it. Then a bear market lumbers into view and those ideals get tested. But it’s your investing … Read more

Posted on January 27, 2016 by
warren buffett

Warren Buffett On The Up Side Of Down Markets

Falling stock market got you down? It’s understandable, but let’s turn the question around: Were you thrilled to buy stock in December at those previously higher prices? It’s a quandary every … Read more

Posted on January 21, 2016 by
crazy markets

Crazy Markets Can Build Great Retirements

If you’re like most retirement investors, you probably spent much of the last several years ignoring the stock market. Good for you. Crazy markets are stressful. Now you likely feel like … Read more

Posted on January 14, 2016 by
save before you invest

Save Before You Invest…Then Invest!

A new survey by Bankrate.com shows that many of us couldn’t come up with enough money to pay an emergency room bill or keep a car running, and that we’d likely … Read more

Posted on January 8, 2016 by
tax prep to-dos

5 Tax Prep To-Dos For Retirement Savers

As the year winds down and the ball drops in Times Square, inevitably our thoughts turn to that other big annual deadline — tax filing day. Sure, it’s more than four months … Read more

Posted on December 31, 2015 by
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Stocks Go Flat? Here’s The Good News

If the stock market stays steady for the next few weeks, we could easily end the year slightly up, slightly down or in virtually the same spot. Stocks go flat. It happens. … Read more

Posted on December 23, 2015 by
investing moves

Year End Investing Moves That Work

It’s hard to believe, but in just a few short weeks 2015 will go into the history books. As the new year begins, it’s worthwhile to take stock of where … Read more

Posted on December 16, 2015 by
retirement worry

Give Yourself A Break From Retirement Worry

Remember being 20? (If you’re 20 and reading this, take note.) Everything seemed possible, and the sky was the limit. Sure, college is hard work, at least if you’re doing … Read more

Posted on December 11, 2015 by