Other posts in the Investments Category

Words of Warning about “Playing the Market”

November 29th, 2016

Everyone has heard a story at one time or another of someone’s friend of their cousin’s roommate who “played the market” and hit it big. There are countless books written by successful traders who give general advice on how people can replicate the same success that they have achieved. Every day there’s news about movement

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Investing – New Year Financial Tune Up

December 19th, 2015

While you’re making your New Years’ resolutions, don’t forget to give your financial house an annual tune-up. As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and few adjustments now could save you thousands of dollars, not to mention some major headaches, in the months and years to come.

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7 Quick IRA Tips for Entrepreneurs

April 30th, 2015

Entrepreneurs and small business owners always seem to have 10 things to do before the day is through. You never know what might come up, and sometimes not every planned task gets done on time. In the midst of this fast-paced lifestyle, retirement might not be the first thing on your mind. It’s easy to put

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Guide to Your 401(k)

March 30th, 2015

1. A 401(k) offers three compelling benefits. A 401(k) represents a way to reduce your taxable income since contributions come out of your pay before taxes are withheld; many plans include a matching contribution from your employer; and the money you save benefits from tax-deferred growth, which lets your money compound more quickly than it

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Considering a CD

May 28th, 2013

Shopping at your credit union for a CD (certificate of deposit) isn’t quite as easy as going to the local music store for a CD (compact disc). But it’s a lot easier to choose than some other types of investments. By definition, a CD or certificate of deposit is a time deposit. That means you

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