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Should You Buy An Index Fund?

Should You Buy An Index Fund?

The stock market doesn’t look so attractive right now. Not surprisingly, activity in certain online investment forums has increased. Should You Buy An Index Fund? The “hot new” strategy moving forward is, we are told, to “just buy an index and hold it”. This advice is...

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When To Sell Stocks For Profit

When To Sell Stocks For Profit

When To Sell Stocks? How high should you let it grow before taking profits? This is a question that gets asked a lot actually, and there are no easy answers here because I don't know exactly what you own. But, ordinarily, that is one of the hardest parts of investing,...

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Saving vs Investing. How to decide?

Saving vs Investing. How to decide?

Saving vs Investing? People ask this question often. Over 50 years, a drop from 10% to 9% reduces cumulative growth on $100,000 by $4.3 million or 43 times your investment. That may surprise you, but it shouldn't. It doesn't take very much to see a dramatic change in...

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What’s Wrong With Insider Trading?

What’s Wrong With Insider Trading?

What’s wrong with insider trading? I know the usual responses having to do with fairness and equity, and even fiduciary duty. But is the simple act of trading on information that isn’t widely known morally wrong? Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

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Are You In Control Of Your Investments?

Are You In Control Of Your Investments?

Investments Premise A popular notion in the financial industry: individuals don't think rationally when it comes to investing. Investing is a largely emotional process, we're told, and the client is essentially helpless at the helm. This is why a financial adviser is...

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