Three Simple Ways the Average Investor Can Protect Their Portfolio
April 5, 2016
The stock market has certainly been less popular than back in the late 1990s. I remember the Dow Jones was making new highs almost every day and everyone was making double digit yearly gai..
Where Should I Put My Money? (A Guide to Asset Allocation)
March 31, 2016
I’ve got a problem. I suspect you have a problem, too. I can’t figure out what to do with my money. Can you? I just freed up some liquidity via the sale of my house, and I’m nervous about plow..
Short and Long End of the Capital Gains Stick
March 29, 2016
Are your investments making money? Have you been investing efficiently? Are you accumulating critical retirement assets? Are you achieving your ultimate financial goals? If you have answer..
Investment Choices: Is Gold the Answer?
March 25, 2016
There is no commodity other than gold that has a better track record for being a solid, long-term wealth store, especially during economic episodes when the entire world’s financial system is thrown..
When It Comes to Investing, Debt Isn’t a Bad Four Letter Word
March 17, 2016
People often think about debt as a bad thing. When you mention to someone that you have debt they look at you as if you just said a bad four-letter word. In some cases, debt is a bad four-letter word ..
How a Wealth Manager Can Help You Prepare for Retirement
March 16, 2016
We all want to live long, healthy useful lives. A solid retirement plan is one of the best means of achieving security in advanced age, and even sooner if one plans to build enough wealth to retire ea..
6 of the Most Popular Instruments for Financial Traders
March 16, 2016
Getting into the financial markets can be daunting to say the least, as whichever trading vehicle you decide to use may offer access to 1000s of different instruments. The most popular securities can ..
How a Company Like Procter & Gamble Can Set You Up For Retirement
March 10, 2016
As more and more people begin to enter their retirement years they are finding that generating income to fund their expenses can be very difficult. Before 2008, most retirees used a healthy dose of tr..
The Secret IRA Your Advisor Doesn’t Know About
February 18, 2016
Most investors mistakenly believe they have a “self-directed IRA” when in fact they really have a multiple choice IRA. You may self-direct your account as long as you buy stocks, mutual funds, o..
5 Safe Investment Tips for the First-Time Investors
February 15, 2016
What would you do if you become a millionaire all of a sudden? Ask this question to ten people. I bet nine would give you the most cliched replies that they’ll use the money to go on a va..
Does Prosper Really Work? A Prosper Review for Borrowers and Investors
February 9, 2016
Peer to peer lending (P2P) is the fastest way for regular people to get affordable loans online. Prosper is one of a number of P2P services that have sprung up in the United States over the past decad..
Top 5 Reasons to Invest with Betterment
February 4, 2016
Based in New York City, Betterment is a fairly new company that seems to cater to new investors. Their tools are not only designed for ease of use, but they can also help newbies to get a leg up in th..
10 Reasons the Rich Use Life Insurance to Create Wealth
January 25, 2016
Just a few short years ago, I was staunchly opposed to whole life insurance, because that’s what I was taught by national “gurus” 25 years ago. I wholeheartedly believed (as many peo..
Should You Invest in Stocks or Real Estate?
January 22, 2016
Investments are a great way to make some extra money, especially if you’re planning to have an early retirement or simply need funds to finance something important. Two of the most common invest..