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November 10, 2014 3:13 PM
Why do people save less than they did 20, 30, or 40 years ago? There appear to be five simple reasons that answer that question. 1. Immediate Grat ...
November 10, 2014 3:03 PM
What’s the most important thing about financial planning and investing? Arguably, it’s the power of compounding interest. Compounding in ...
November 10, 2014 2:56 PM
What is the best investment? According to Benjamin Franklin, “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” While Ben was probably ...
November 10, 2014 2:36 PM
“The times they are a changin’” sang Bob Dylan in 1964. A year later, Intel’s Gordon E. Moore documented that computing powe ...
November 10, 2014 2:26 PM
Last month, the top of the San Francisco Chronicle read, simply, DYNASTY. This author won’t argue against that, but what is interesting is tha ...
November 10, 2014 1:26 PM
Retirement calculators and 401k charts seem to be creating some sort of anxiety, because the numbers can seem, at times, unattainable. But it’ ...
November 10, 2014 1:23 PM
When owning real estate, it’s important to focus on the big picture. Do you want to rent out your property immediately? Or, would you like to ...
November 10, 2014 1:20 PM
It’s no secret that big city living is expensive. We’ve all heard stories of starving artists sleeping 6 to an apartment in Boston, aspi ...
November 08, 2014 8:55 PM
It’s hard to deny a need for financial education. In recent years, we’ve contended with a housing crisis, a student debt crisis and a re ...
November 04, 2014 3:11 PM
For investors seeking a new asset to invest in, the $66 billion global fine art market could be the alternative investment you've been looking f ...
November 03, 2014 9:17 AM
American Funds. Merrill Lynch. Fidelity. These are all mutual funds names you may have heard of. Especially, if you use a broker or fund advisor to ...
November 03, 2014 8:04 AM
Other than a few static expenses like the cable or garbage bill, it’s hard to know how much you’re likely to spend in a given month. Sep ...
October 22, 2014 7:36 PM
Saving for retirement can seem like a mammoth task; especially when you’re just starting out. But the good news is that there are many tools ...
October 22, 2014 3:00 PM
Investors often worry about averting losses in the market. But they forget to consider another more clandestine way they are paying: investment fees ...