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Do You Make These Investment Mistakes?

Have you ever found yourself watching MarketWatch, CNBC or CNN and felt the need to immediately make an investment decision based on emotional or personality-driven thoughts or characteristics? You’re not alone. According to a recent global survey by Barclays Wealth, … Continue reading

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The Internet Sales Tax: What to Look Out For

May 6th has come and gone, and with it the passage of the internet sales tax through the US Senate. Getting an idea of how your investments may be affected by its passage is critical, particularly if you invest in … Continue reading

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Learning the Market: A Few Easy Tips to Help Novice Stock Investors Conquer Their Fears

Investing, as a practice, will always be a frightening one. It’s an act of putting your hard­-earned money into the hands of others, expecting that they’ll be able to make enough use of it to turn a profit. Investing requires … Continue reading

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Investing Again: Three Things to Keep in Mind

With the economy looking less hostile by the day, a lot of former investors are dusting off their savings accounts and looking for ways to get their money back into the market. Be it in stocks, bonds, treasuries, real estate, … Continue reading

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Inflation and the Stock Market

No one can avoid the tumultuous events that have been taking place around the world – the tsunami in Japan and the uproar in the Middle East are just two global measures that are causing economic changes around the globe. … Continue reading

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If You Are Worried About Your Reitrement, You Are Not Alone

Retirement might be years away for you, but you have this persistent nagging feeling inside.  You might even be comparing your financial situation to specific friends, coworkers, or peers around you. You observe that you are the less financially prepared … Continue reading

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7 Questions to Ask Before Investing

We have all heard of the seven deadly sins, things that you should never do or you risk the harshest of punishments.  But many people don’t know about the seven deadly questions, involving your investments.  There are seven questions that … Continue reading

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Simple Strategies for Beefing up Your Savings

If you’re like most Americans, no matter how old you may be, you’ve had the importance of saving money beat into your head ever since childhood. Even now, as an adult, you can almost hear your parents voicing didactic phrases … Continue reading

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Benchmarking Your Way to Investment Success

Success in life is often times about perspective, and this truth follows suit in the investing realm as well.  The performance of your investments can be deemed good, acceptable or poor, depending upon the performance of the funds around you. … Continue reading

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Is Gold the Ticket to Your Successful Investments?

Gold has been the benchmark of wealth since the beginning of time. Whether it be in the form of a crown, a ring, or a hidden treasure chest, gold has long been a symbol of power and prosperity. Maybe that’s … Continue reading

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