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5 Wealth Management Tips For Heading Towards A Comfortable Retirement

| September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Wealth Management Tips For Heading Towards A Comfortable Retirement

Most consumers know that planning for retirement takes a lifetime. While it’s more fun for consumers who are still working to focus on what they want to do with their new-found time, what they should be thinking about is wealth management. Read on to find five tips for how to save for a comfortable retirement. […]

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Warren Buffett’s Top Ten Investing Lessons

| September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Warren Buffett’s Top Ten Investing Lessons

I’ve been studying legendary investor Warren Buffett for almost ten years. It’s largely because of his teachings that I’ve been able to build a significant amount of wealth and retire in my early 30s, as I lay out in 5 Steps To Retire In 5 Years. By following a number of Buffett’s timeless investing lessons, I […]

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Want To Invest Like The Pros? Roll Your Bonds As The Yield Curve Flattens

Want To Invest Like The Pros? Roll Your Bonds As The Yield Curve Flattens

In the beginning of time, BC (Before Children), I traded bonds at Prudential Securities. It wasn’t like the “Wolf of Wall Street” or even Bonfire of the Vanities, but it had its moments. We didn’t get a lot of training. As we came in the door we were expected to know things like convexity and duration. And to […]

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The Coming Recession: Not If But When

| August 16, 2019 | 1 Comment
The Coming Recession: Not If But When

While still enjoying the longest economic expansion in our nation’s history, we are seeing growing signs that a recession will soon be upon us. The only question is “When?” Economists look for three warning signals. The most complicated signal – an inversion of short-term and long-term interest rates, set off Wednesday’s huge stock market sell-off. Since bond investors […]

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Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

I’m sure I don’t need to tell anyone out there that the US stock market has been volatile over the last few days. An escalation of the US-China trade war, along with what now might be a currency war on top of it, has only added to concerns after a Federal Reserve interest rate cut […]

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These 21 Safe Bond Funds Pay Up To 8.5% And Never Go Down

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
These 21 Safe Bond Funds Pay Up To 8.5% And Never Go Down

“Brett, give me some bond funds with big yields. And it’d be great if their prices never went down!” My money manager friend was chasing the holy grail of retirement income. He wanted safe payouts from bonds to balance his clients’ stock exposure. “How about the Artisan High Income Investor Fund (ARTFX)?” I replied. “It pays […]

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How To Crash-Proof Your Portfolio Now

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
How To Crash-Proof Your Portfolio Now

The bull market is reaching excessive heights. Protect your wealth by following these six simple steps. The upshot? Stick to value. Headline risk is mounting and yet this decade-long bull market keeps hitting new records. Investors face a day of reckoning; below I show you how to prepare ahead of time. But first, let’s review three impressive feats […]

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The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need To Know

The Wilshire 5000 Index: What You Need To Know

Most investors probably know about the S&P 500 Index, the go-to index for large-cap stocks. They may also be aware of the Dow Jones where they can find the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The S&P 500 Index contains 500 of the largest publicly-traded U.S. stocks by market capitalization, as well as other criteria. It could […]

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Investing & The Fed: How Will My Investments Be Impacted?

| July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Investing & The Fed: How Will My Investments Be Impacted?

Whispers abound that the Fed intends to lower interest rates. Even a hint of declining interest rates can cause the stock market to rise. Learn about how interest rate movements can impact your investments. Investing is both science and art. One can do everything right and still watch their investments fall. That is because as […]

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Real Estate Investment Basics: 3 Tips For Beginners

Real Estate Investment Basics: 3 Tips For Beginners

Investing in real estate is not something new — in fact, there were around 186,720 real estate and property managers in 2017 alone. If done right, real estate investment can be very rewarding with an additional, steady income. So if this is something you’ve been considering, keep reading for some basic real estate investment tips for beginners. […]

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