Category: investments

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Rules To Follow In Times Of Inflation.

So if you have not noticed, the price of just about everything is going up…while our salaries are staying the same. Some say recession, some say depression, some say all is fine. But no matter what the reason, times are getting tougher. Hospital costs are up 8%, gasoline 33%, overall prices on everything 4%. But […]

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Money Mistake Monday – The Learn Before You Invest Syndrome.

Photo by thelastminute When I graduated college in 1994, I did not know anything about investing. Nothing. I have written before about how I spent money like it was going out of style back in those days, and one of the things that I did with my money was chase stocks. Remember the internet boom? […]

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International Markets Closing Due To Huge Losses.

OK not closing exactly, but it sounded cool 🙂 – several international markets have suspended trading due to dropping indexes: India’s benchmark Sensex crashed by 11.53 per cent on Tuesday morning which resulted in the Indian stock market being closed for an hour, a news report said. The 30-share Sensex tumbled by 2,029 points to […]

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Global Markets Are Plunging – What Awaits Us In The Morning?

And how do you see it? Will you buy a lot and hold on? Will it be a fire sale? Or will you start drinking early? From CNN: Stocks fell sharply worldwide Monday following declines on Wall Street last week amid investor pessimism over the U.S. government’s stimulus plan to prevent a recession…ritain’s benchmark FTSE-100 […]

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Pros And Cons Of Investing In Target-Date Retirement Funds.

Photo by Mike Licht I’m sure that if you do any kind of investing at all you have heard about target-date retirement funds, where the stock and bond allocation inside the fund changes as you near your retirement date. All you have to do is pick a year (for me, it is supposedly 2040) and […]

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