How Often Should You Check Your Investment Portfolio?

How often should you check your investment portfolio? If you are a day trader, then you may never stop checking your holdings. But what if you are a long-term investor who is putting money away at regular intervals with a timeline of several decades before … [Read More...]

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What Are Professionals Overlooking In Their Portfolio?

You probably have a 401k and some protection that is available to you through your employer. These are all great ways to get your feet wet in the financial planning world. Some who have done individual research might have even opened up an IRA or 529 plan on … [Read More...]

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Quantitative Easing Explained – Midweek Infographic

If you follow any financial news sources such as CNBC, The Wall Street Journal or Bloomberg, you've heard quantitative easing mentioned a few times.  For most people, the term may seem completely foreign.  What most people outside of the financial industry are … [Read More...]

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A Clear Definition of the 50 Day Moving Average and Why Should You Care About It

For those seeking to understand financial terms, this short write-up will let you understand the 50 Day Moving Average. It is also known as the % 50d MA. Take a few minutes of your precious time to have a better understanding on its definition and … [Read More]

The Power of Great Investment Management from MFS

MFS regularly does something that’s extremely difficult: get their investors better yields than they would from a general index fund. Index funds are passive, stocks aren’t chosen by anybody. They just get added to the fund based on who is performing best in … [Read More]

Four Questions to Ask Before Investing in Real Estate

Investing in real estate is a smart way to make some extra money. When you buy homes and properties, you have the option of renting those properties and making some money every month or selling those homes for more than you originally paid. Making the right … [Read More]

A Day in the Life of an Accountant

Most people assume that accountants are forced to take on mundane booking keeping and auditing tasks all year to keep themselves busy while they wait for the exiting tax season. In fact, the most diverse work profiles in accounting come with its own set of … [Read More]

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5 People Who SHOULD Use Permanent Life Insurance

I’m tired of people beating on permanent insurance. Last week yet another colleague of mine said, “I can’t think of a time when somebody should buy anything but term insurance.” I told him I could name five. He scoffed. I listed them off quickly to him, … [Read More]

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If you have home insurance is your yard covered?

Home insurance can be costly, which is especially important if you are on a tight budget, so you need to know exactly what it covers when you purchase it. Most home insurance policies refer to your dwelling being covered, but what exactly is your … [Read More]