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The 8 Biggest Mistakes When Designing Portfolios - and How To Avoid Them


Are you as good an investor as you think? Do you consider yourself a well-informed investor able to anticipate and avoid nearly all pitfalls associated with investing? Chances are, you are making one of the common errors that could cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars, or worse yet, your financial independence, control and security."I see people making the same costly mistakes over and over," says Scott Frush, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and author of Optimal Investing: How To Protect and Grow Your Wealth With Asset Allocation (Marshall Rand Publishing; available by calling 1-800-247-6553).

To Retire Rich, Save and Invest Early


If you want to retire rich, start saving investing early. The most powerful tool when it comes to retiring rich, is compounding your returns on money saved when you are young.

Going Against the Conventional Investment Wisdom


First of all, I want to give everyone the disclaimer that I am not a registered financial advisor and I don't play one on TV. Therefore, I cannot legally provide financial advice and I will not do so.

Reasons For Joining An Investment Club


Whether you're a novice investor or an experienced stock picker an investment club may be beneficial to growing your investment portfolio. This article explains what an investment club is, why you should have an investment program and finally why you should join an investment club.

Stock Market Money Management Skills


Let's start by saying: You can't be afraid to take a loss. The investors that are the most successful in the stock market are the people who are willing to lose money.

How to Terror-Proof Your Money


"To drift is to be in hell, to be in heaven is to steer." -GeorgeBernard ShawFormer Homeland Security Director,Tom Ridge, has said it's not a matter of "if"we'll have another terrorist attack, but when.

25 Ways to Find Companies to Buy


When you start your program to purchase your "ideal" company, you quickly realize that your ultimate success will depend on two primary skill sets: 1) Your ability to FIND viable companies that are for sale, and 2) Your ability to effectively qualify the potential acquisition investment once found.This article is about only step one, how to creatively find viable companies and one's that are able to be purchased.

The Cost of Green Eggs and Ham


Young readers know that March 4th is the birthday of Dr. Seuss.

It's Not the Size of Your Bank Account


You might think that if you win the lottery or get a huge raise, all your problems will be solved. Sounds logical, right? Well, it might sound logical, but it isn't.

Rolling your 401k: Contributory IRA vs. Rollover IRA


In an ideal world you would start your working career with a great company in your early 20s, steadily climb the corporate ladder, retire at age 65, and draw a sufficient income from your accumulated 401k account to live happily ever after.Unfortunately, that's not how the real world works.

What is an Investor Ready Business Plan


A Business Plan, as all good entrepreneurs starting out in life should know is the foundation, or rather a springboard, towards the establishment and growth of a new business. A business plan is an essential tool for companies raising capital - and your business plan needs to be Investor Ready.

Eight Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor


You may like your financial advisor, but is he really looking out for you? All advisors are not created equal, and you have a right to know what makes them different! You also have a right to ask yours if he compares!(1) Do you use a holistic approach to financial planning by determining my values and goals?(2) Do you work on a fee-only basis, a commission basis, or both, and why?(3) Do you have company-established insurance requirements, or do you recommend insurance only when it is needed by your clients?(4) Do you attempt to 'beat' the market through timing and selection, or do you believe that attempts to do so are not worth the additional level of fees and risk? Are you aware that a vast majority of my returns will be based on asset allocation, rather than timing and selection?(5) Are you a Registered Investment Advisor, and therefore a fiduciary? In other words, must you legally and ethically put my interests above your own?(6) Do you meet with your clients at least three times a year to refine their portfolio and find out how events in their lives may have changed their financial goals?(7) Do you return phone calls the same day you receive them, and are you available to answer questions as they arise?(8) When you wake up each morning, do you ask yourself how you can best be of help to your clients that day?Adjust these questions as you see fit, and depending upon what your own objectives and needs are from an advisor. The best advice is to never be afraid to ask! 2004 Matthew S.

Porters Five Forces Analysis


If you've ever listened to Warren Buffett talk about investing, you've heard him mention the idea of a company's moat. The moat is a simple way of describing a company's competitive advantages.

Begging Your Trust in Africa


The syntax is tortured, the grammar mutilated, but the message - sent by snail mail, telex, fax, or e-mail - is coherent: an African bigwig or his heirs wish to transfer funds amassed in years of graft and venality to a safe bank account in the West. They seek the recipient's permission to make use of his or her inconspicuous services for a percentage of the loot - usually many millions of dollars.

Bankers in Denial


Denial is a ubiquitous psychological defense mechanism. It involves the repression of bad news, unpleasant information, and anxiety-inducing experiences.

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Be it investors, potential investors or general public who is looking to start investing, everyone gets excited the minute they have extra cash on their hands and one of the usual plans is to invest it for quick profits. People want to start making their money work for them and that's a very understandable and rational thought but sure enough one needs to be practical about their finances as well. There is a lot of due diligence and groundwork that goes into understanding the financial markets before one must start investing and it's for their best as well!
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Investment Lessons Learned From Warren Buffet
Most people try to invest and make money but they often end up suffering losses as they make the same mistakes over and over again. Wannabe investors should try to learn and emulate the mind sets of rich people such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Dell and Warren Buffet. Let us focus on Warren Buffet, who has been described as the best investor on the planet.
06/14/2018 09:27 AM
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05/29/2018 09:59 AM
Why Are Investors Turning Significantly Towards Solar Energy?
Solar energy is one of the most extrusive alternative sources of energy. Numerous countries across the globe are toying with the idea of its development. Unfortunately, the share of solar energy in an overall sector is merely 0.1%. According to a survey, solar power has recorded a growth of up to 22% in the tenure of last 10 years, while 35% of its growth has been recorded in last 5 years alone.
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Investing money is now possible on the mobile front with the available investments apps. An innovative, easy and smart approach for investment, they are encouraging people to build a habit of savings, without even having a lot of cash at their stock. This article pen downs a list of best investment apps known that help users start investing with little sums.
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Mastering Short-Term Trading
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03/29/2018 09:49 PM
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The adage goes something like 'the best time to start investing is now.' For some beginners, this can be painstaking, considering the volumes of information on the best investment with guaranteed returns. Other beginners will think this is an easy way to make a quick buck and plunge head first in the markets.
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03/01/2018 11:47 AM
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Index Services are dominating the investment markets from quite a long time by now. People who have the preference for diversity when it comes to investment are venturing towards the Thematic Investing.
02/20/2018 09:55 AM
Bitcoin Thrives Against All Odds
Bitcoin's nine-year ascent has been marked with enormous bouts of volatility. As I noted last week, there was an 85% correction in January 2015, and a few others over 60%, including a colossal 93% drawdown in 2011.
02/19/2018 09:20 AM
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02/13/2018 09:36 AM
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The "Experts" Are Getting Crypto All Wrong
The crypto-token ether sure seems like a currency. But ether isn't a currency. Because most people who trade it don't really understand or care about its true purpose, the price of ether has bubbled and frothed like bitcoin in recent weeks.
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Commodity markets are a little different in terms of trading from traditional equity markets and thus, here are 5 best commodity market ideas that can work in India: Cautious to negative on MCX crude OPEC is finding it increasingly difficult to influence crude prices, which means that MCX crude could come under pressure. Moreover, Russia has joined the OPEC consortium in terms of cuts in crude supply.However, the US appears to enjoy a few clear distinctive advantages in terms of expansion in crude supply.
01/08/2018 11:18 AM
Top 5 Benefits of Investments
Going for savings is an option but not the best options available. Here we are going to discuss some of the major benefits that a person gets while investing. Let us quickly summarise everything in order to understand its benefits over savings.
01/08/2018 10:25 AM
What Is Bitcoin and the Blockchain and Why It Is Important to Invest Now
Bitcoin and blockchain technology is quickly becoming a big player in global finances, making everyday people wealthy. It is important to know about this.
12/27/2017 03:10 PM
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Investing is not a game. Not for the weak hearted. Stock markets move up and down. One cannot just predict the market.
12/27/2017 09:34 AM
Platinum Prices Will Soar in 2018
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12/17/2017 10:01 PM
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All investments have risk. Some investments can be handled without much thought and you may lose or earn a few buck here or there. However, there are 3 investments you are most likely going to make in life, that you do not have any room for error with! Check out this article and become familiar with these investments and start investing like a pro!
12/17/2017 10:00 PM
Invest In Yourself - The 3 Best Reasons To Invest In Yourself
There is an endless amount of reasons you should invest in yourself and the power of doing this has been proven over and over again through time. Every person in which has created success will express endlessly to anyone the power of investing in yourself. Because it works! Check out this review over the 3 best reasons to invest in yourself starting immediately!
12/06/2017 02:34 PM
The Role of Foreign Investment in Tourism Development
The decision to invest is one of the most difficult economic decisions and the most dangerous, because it is associated with many factors and variables, which are often difficult to predict their behavior and trends of development. Foreign investment is the vital and effective element to achieve economic and social development, as any initial increase in investment will lead to double and cumulative increases in the interior through the so-called investment multiplier, and an increase in income must go part of it to increase investment through the so-called accelerator. The investment has received great...
12/04/2017 10:20 AM
Here's Why the Cryptocurrency Dash Puts Bitcoin to Shame
Bitcoin is just not practical right now. There's another coin out there emerging as a viable candidate to be the new No. 1 cryptocurrency. It's called Dash.
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How to Vet Your Financial Advisor
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