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How To Prosper In A Stock Market Panic

The stock market panic of 2007 and 2008 was epic, truly a stunning fall. And we’ve almost completely forgotten about it. And that’s pretty much normal. Investors are an optimistic … Read more

Posted on March 10, 2014 by
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Investing Basics: Building A Portfolio

Retirement investors often hear that they should build a portfolio, rather than picking stocks based on tips and gut feelings. Easy to say and, for a long time, it was hard … Read more

Posted on February 14, 2014 by
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Invest In Foreign Stocks Like John Templeton

A hundred years ago, almost nobody invested outside their own country. Even 50 years ago, investing in Europe was a mission for the brave and, possibly, only those with local know-how. John Templeton, the … Read more

Posted on February 12, 2014 by
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Best Investments For Mid-Career Workers

The investing advice you hear tends to come in two flavors: total beginner or nearly retired. If you are young, say in your 20s, you should be heavy stocks and light on bonds, some … Read more

Posted on February 10, 2014 by
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How To Invest In U.S. Bonds

U.S. bond investing has a reputation for being arcane, and understandably so. Where things get confusing for many investors is bond risk. While a U.S. bond is extremely likely to be repaid with … Read more

Posted on February 3, 2014 by

How to Invest in U.S. Stocks

One of the fundamental building blocks of an investment portfolio, without a doubt, is stocks, particularly the stocks of U.S. corporations. Research has show that stocks offer a long-term hedge against inflation that’s hard to replicate … Read more

Posted on January 29, 2014 by
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How to Invest In Foreign Bonds

If you want a truly spine-tingling investment ride, you likely could do no better than foreign government bonds, also known as “sovereigns.” The risks are multiple: Beside the typical risks of bonds, … Read more

Posted on January 27, 2014 by
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Best Investments For Novice Investors

For many people, the first step is the hardest. As a result, the novice saver and investor ends up being in cash. And that’s where they stick, for years. The … Read more

Posted on January 15, 2014 by

How to Invest In Emerging Markets

If you’ve been investing at all in the past 10 years, chances are you’ve heard someone say the “emerging markets” are a good investment bet. And that’s largely true, with some caveats. Like … Read more

Posted on January 10, 2014 by
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Safe Investments With High Returns Demystified

You don’t have to flip through many channels on cable TV or click on more than a few Internet pages to find ads touting safe investments with high returns. It’s investment nirvana, … Read more

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