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4 Funds That Will Help Protect Against Rising Interest Rates

4 Funds That Will Help Protect Against Rising Interest Rates

This is how investors can endure and thrive among rising interest rates Conventional wisdom often dictates that rising interest rates can be a pain for investors. Unfortunately, the Federal Reserve has boosted borrowing costs four times since the start of 2017, including once to this point this year. Some bond market observers still see interest […]

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5 Tips For Investing In Your First Commercial Real Estate

5 Tips For Investing In Your First Commercial Real Estate

The opportunity to own property is seen by many as a rite of passage — and it’s even better when it can make you money. That’s where commercial real estate investing often comes in. The U.S. construction market was worth approximately $1,162 billion in 2016, meaning that there’s really no shortage of commercial buildings in which to […]

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4 High-Yield Landmines To Avoid At All Costs

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
4 High-Yield Landmines To Avoid At All Costs

The stock market’s up, so yields are down. And while there are still some generous payers available, be careful – some are paper tigers that will probably suffer this year. That’s exactly the danger that’s facing four enticing high-yielders (yielding up to 20%!) that I’ll discuss with you shortly. Since stock prices generally follow their […]

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Separating Real News From Fake News In The Stock Market

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Separating Real News From Fake News In The Stock Market

For an investor trying to build wealth, the massive amount of news coming out of the financial media can be contradictory and confusing. Investors sometimes don’t realize that there are two sides to every stock trade. The seller doesn’t want to own the shares for a range or reasons, and the buyer does so with […]

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Top Tips For First Time Property Investors

Top Tips For First Time Property Investors

If you’re thinking about getting into the real estate market with your first investment property, there are a few things to consider before you jump straight in. While property can prove to be a great investment, if you don’t do your research there’s a very good chance you could find yourself with a property that ends […]

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Mutal Funds, ETFs, Closed End Funds–What’s The Difference?

| May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mutal Funds, ETFs, Closed End Funds–What’s The Difference?

One key rule in investing is to not put all your eggs in one basket–or all your money in the stock of one company.  No matter how great the company, no matter how long it has been in existence or how well known it is, it could fail–case in point:  Sears.  While Sears has not […]

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What Is Value Investing?

What Is Value Investing?

Value Investing is a stock investing methodology that is practiced by many successful investors and some of the wealthiest people in the world such as Warren Buffett. So what exactly is this value investing that led Warren Buffett to be so rich? In Value Investing, you are essentially buying stocks — which essentially is a part ownership in a business […]

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3 Earnings Beats — And What It Means For Stocks Still To Report

3 Earnings Beats — And What It Means For Stocks Still To Report

A look forward into earnings season requires a rearview mirror Earnings season is easily the most exciting time for stock market investors. Companies report their quarterly numbers, and give investors new information to digest. Investors digest that information, and then react accordingly by either buying or selling the accompanying stock. As such, there is a […]

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Reality Check: Optimism Is Sky-High Right Now

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Reality Check: Optimism Is Sky-High Right Now

February 2, 2018, was a historic day in the markets, for reasons that are still unclear. It was the day that the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 665.75 points. And that was just the start; the bleeding from that Friday carried into the next week, and that’s when things got really ugly. Next Monday, February […]

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Should Retirement Investors Add A Little Gold Just In Case?

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Should Retirement Investors Add A Little Gold Just In Case?

The US Debt Clock tells us our national debt is around $21 trillion. Social Security promises are approaching $17 trillion – included in the “unfunded” government promises – over $112 trillion. Despite government mandated Cost of Living Increases, our recent article, “An Inconvenient Truth About Social Security” clearly indicates Social Security recipients have no inflation protection. Each month, seniors and savers […]

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