Isn’t Diversification Just Giving Up?

Diversification is one of those investing ideas people like to say makes sense but few really put into practice. Which is a shame, because it’s a powerful retirement tool. People dismiss diversification … Read more

Posted on August 22, 2014 by

You Should Be Investing Like A Kid Again

The wonderful thing about youth is how limitless it feels. Unaware and uncompromised by the realities of risk, we are more daring when we are young. We also fall down … Read more

Posted on August 8, 2014 by

3 Fundamental Investments You Need

A safe, sound retirement investment plan is made up of a lot of building blocks, literally thousands of investments at a time. But it can be broken down into three … Read more

Posted on May 23, 2014 by

How Dividend Payments Build Long-Term Wealth

A lot of investors focus on the price of a stock they might buy, and reasonably so. They hope to buy while the stock is cheap and sell it after … Read more

Posted on May 7, 2014 by
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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