Retirement Planning – It’s Never Too Early to Start
Like all things in life, good things come to those who wait. Financial readiness for retirement is no different. It may seem pointless contributing funds each month to a financial house and not see any real gain for years.How Can I Get 1 Million Dollars? By Starting From Scratch?
You may think that money makes more money and you are right. You may also think that you need a lot of money first, to make more money but that is where you are wrong. All you need to make money is yourself. There is no need to have millions in your bank account, before you can make more money. There is a way to make money, even if you have close to nothing to begin with.Beyond The Stock Option
When looking forward to contractual stock option releases and bonuses, a little planning goes a long way. With preparation, you can anticipate personal tax burdens and satisfy more stringent financial reporting requirements.What’s Next for Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate and the Economy
Stocks continue to trade based on the possibility of further Federal reserve easing and a full blown QE3. When Bernanke hints at more easing, stocks soar and when he suggests the economy is strong enough to not need it, stocks sink. Of course it should be the other way around. I expect the economy to weaken in a few months as the effects of QE2 wear off and as QE3 slowly turns…Where to Find Storage Auctions
A “Storage Unit Auction” is a form of treasure hunt where the participants bid for a storage unit, in the hope that the cost of what is in the unit is valuable. The value of the stored services will then include for the cost of the bid and make profit.Five Steps to Developing a Money Making Mindset
There are ways to develop a money making mindset, even in troubling times like we have today. All it takes is some savvy mental coaching.The Benefits of Investing in a Silver ETF
In this article you will find out how using a silver ETF can be beneficial to your investment portfolio. We’ll go over some basics about how ETFs work and why you might want to invest in precious metals using an exchange traded fund.Can You Trust Your Financial Adviser?
There are hundreds of thousands of people in America and Britain who make a very good living as financial advisers. But whose interests are they looking after? Their clients’ or their own?Are You A Speculator Or An Investor?
Are you a speculator or an investor? Is it important? What’s the difference? As I mention to any one even the slightest bit interested, my opinion is that successful investment always has been and always will be about the search for assets that are cheaper than their current price.Why Successful Investing Is Like Playing Great Golf
Outstanding real life investment success also results from simply not making the equivalent of a ‘bad shot’ in golf and just ‘hitting it down the middle of the fairway’. Just because a company has a decisive edge on the competition now, doesn’t mean that an entirely different or better product won’t show up far sooner than you imagined. Great golfers all know that putters, wedges, fair way woods and drivers all have their place in the game of golf…much like a successful investor!Avoiding “Bad Shots” When Investing
In many ways, I think that successful investing is analogous to playing great golf. One of the ‘bad shots’ that I repeatedly see is that people don’t have a financial plan or an investment strategy to accomplish that plan.3 Ways To Take Advantage of Volatility
My simple message to investors is that if you manage your behavior in such a way that will consistently take advantage of other investor’s mistakes of performance chasing or panicky capitulation, you can achieve comparatively superior, long term, real life returns. Last week, I promised three simple methods of rebalancing an investment portfolio in order to take advantage of investment volatility. Rebalancing is the process of returning a portfolio to an investor’s predetermined appropriate mix.