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Different types of life insurance: What’s the best fit for you?
If you were to survey millennials about their financial goals, finding the right type of life insurance probably wouldn’t rank high up on their list. Most folks who haven’t purchased life insurance cite the cost of policies, their age, and their current health as reasons for not buying.
What Is the Ideal Retirement Account?
Here are the three most common retirement accounts, with their benefits and downsides. But, that’s not it. Along with the info, we also included some tips on how to choose the right account for you.
What do Shark Tank investors look for in a business
Are you one of the 5 million who watch the reality show Shark Tank? If not, you should definitely tune in! It will teach you a lot about the world of finance, if nothing else.
Dollar-Cost Averaging: A Good or Bad Strategy?
Dollar-cost averaging (DCA) is an investment technique that involves buying a fixed dollar amount of a particular investment on a regular schedule, regardless of the share price.
How to Grow Your Retirement Savings
Experts recommend investing 10% to 20% of your income each year in your retirement plan. That’s because money in a retirement account is tied up in stocks and bonds, which are more likely to gain value than cash that’s sitting in the bank or in a savings account.
Smart Beta: The Alternative Investment Strategy
Before we dissect the anatomy of smart beta, let’s first explain what an investment strategy is. An investment strategy is a set of rules, behaviors or procedures that help guide an investor's choice of investment portfolio, and will depend on an investor's goals and the risks they’re willing to take.
All You Need to Know About Retirement
If you already have a retirement plan, Congratulations! You're ahead of a sizable portion of Americans. In fact, according to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), nearly half of families have zero savings for retirement.
Forex: The Mutant Superhero of Trading
Forex… Sounds like the name of an X-Men superhero, right? Sorry to disappoint, Forex is actually the market in which currencies are traded, and is short for foreign exchange.