Tuesday , 25 September 2018


Finance

What Assets Should Be Included In the Assessment of Your Portfolio’s Risk?

Often when we hear about “investment portfolios” our minds go to stocks, bonds, cash, ETFs and mutual funds. We think about our 401(k) and IRA. In other words, we think about investable assets, and we pretty much stop there but I would argue that there’s more to your portfolio than just the securities in your brokerage account. [Let me explain further with a few examples.] Words: 500

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Here’s How Not To Compromise Your Nest Egg In Retirement

Transitioning to retired life on a fixed income will undoubtedly have a few bumps in the road. This is a brand-new chapter of life for you, and it's reasonable to expect some challenges ahead. The last thing you want to do, however, is compromise your nest egg with costly, easily avoidable mistakes. After all, you need that money to get you through the rest of your life. As such, consider these costly mistakes of the newly retired so you don't follow suit.

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World Faces A Massive Retirement Shortfall & U.S. Leads the Way!

Millennials had one of the most optimistic upbringings in history, but it feels like they’re just being saddled with crisis after crisis. Here’s the latest one, from the World Economic Forum (WEF). The international body has published a white paper warning that global expectations need to change quickly, as the world is facing a massive retirement shortfall. By the organization’s calculations, they estimate that this potential crisis needs a whopping US$427.8 trillion dollars to correct. They might as well have said a bajillion dollars.

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15 Criteria for Choosing an Investment Advisor

An investment advisor friend of mine recently asked me to summarize for him the criteria I would use if I were looking to identify an investment advisor to work with and I came up with 15 characteristics I would look for in what for me would be an 'ideal investment advisor' which I would like to share with you. Words: 679

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Use These 11 Math Equations & Budget Like A Genius

Math class seemed pointless back in the day, but it turns out all those confusing equations are quite useful....We've rounded up 11 math equations that can be used every single day. Write them down, whip out your pencil, and prepare to budget like a genius.

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Getting Lost in the Investment Maze? Get a New GPS

Getting from point A to point B in the real world can be quite simple. In the investment world, the roadways are constantly shifting. Changes in interest rates, tax policies, unemployment, fiscal initiatives can represent obstacles and navigating these winding paths can require your very own GPS advice. Words: 494

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