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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

To strike a balance between an investment’s risk and return, you must first be able to evaluate risk. But there is no one simple way to measure risk, which comes in many shapes and forms. Volatility, the tendency of an investment...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Just about anyone who's ever watched a child or grandchild go from the crib to kindergarten and beyond has uttered the phrase, "They grow up so fast." Although you can't really freeze a youngster's precious moments in time, you can...

Monday, August 26, 2019

In order to figure out how to manage risk, you must first understand it. Investment risk -- or the risk of losing investment value -- comes in many forms. Four major components of investment risk are: (1) market risk, the likelihood...

Thursday, August 8, 2019

American workers change jobs fairly frequently. For instance, the youngest baby boomers held an average of more than 11 different jobs before the age of 48.1 The decisions you make about how to manage retirement assets when changing...

Thursday, July 25, 2019

If you are preparing to change jobs, do you know what your choices are for managing the money in your current employer's retirement plan? Although many people choose to take a cash distribution, there are other options that may benefit...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

"How did it get so late so soon?" -- Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss's whimsical take on life has been delighting children of all ages for generations. His simple but powerful words continue to resonate today, even in the context of planning for a...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The managers of well-run businesses usually name "backups" to keep things going smoothly -- just in case. That's also a smart plan for your personal finances, where you risk experiencing financial losses or other difficulties if you...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Grab your sunglasses -- summer's here, and it's time to kick back and relax. If only it were that easy. It would be great if all your worries disappeared when summer arrived, but that doesn't happen. Actually, if money is stressing you...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Diet books. Fitness apps. Live-streamed exercise classes. They all tell you the same thing: Maintaining good physical health requires discipline and adherence to a few simple habits, such as eating wisely, getting enough sleep, and...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Description: Tips on helping elderly parents find resources and assistance, as well as information you can use to make sure they have adequate financial counseling to help protect their assets. Synopsis: Many adults are finding that...

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Growth and value are two fundamental approaches in stock and stock mutual fund investing. Growth stock mutual fund managers look for companies that they believe offer strong earnings growth potential. Value fund managers look for...

Friday, January 4, 2019

In the sports world, a mental error can cost your team the big game. When you are investing, a mental error can put your retirement portfolio at risk. Mistakes often result from letting misconceptions and emotions affect your decisions...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of U.S. data breaches hit a new high in 2017. Nearly 20% of breachesincluded credit and debit card information, a nearly 6% increase from the prior year. The actual number of...