Investing

Receiving a lump sum of money is something you think will never happen to you — until it does. And though it will often be due to unfortunate circumstances, like a death in the family, you’ll still have to know what to do with it. A family member recently gifted me $6,000, which was one […]

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One of the most interesting areas of finance is called behavioral finance, which is the study of how our behaviors can influence the outcomes of our portfolios. According to H. Kent Baker and Victor Ricciardi in The European Financial Review, there are several behavioral biases that can impact your investment portfolio and result in lower […]

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When it comes to money terms, people tend to be intimidated about asking for clarification. They’re afraid it’ll make them look uninformed or stupid, but this isn’t the case: there’s nothing wrong with asking for a definition. (Chances are, someone else in the conversation will be wondering the same thing.) But just in case you’re […]

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So many people are intimidated by investing because they feel like they don’t know enough to be effective. I get around the difficulty of individual stock picking by investing mainly in index funds and ETFs, as well as choosing dividend aristocrats when I do go for individual equities. Chris Camillo, the author of Laughing at […]

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Regular contributor Emily Guy Birken has just released a new book: The Five Years Before You Retire. Read on for her suggestions on how to make 2014 a great year for your retirement portfolio — and for a chance to win a copy of her book! Saving for retirement is something like cleaning out the […]

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As technology advances, more people have access to investment opportunities than ever before. Just about anyone with $25 and an internet connection can open a brokerage account and start trading on the stock market. The next evolution in investing could very well be “securities crowdfunding,” in which ordinary people have opportunities to invest in small […]

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