InvestorPlace » 401k & Investing Tips http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:00:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 How to Start Investing in Stocks With Less Than $1,000 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/how-to-start-investing-in-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/how-to-start-investing-in-stocks/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:39:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542631 Wondering how to start investing in stocks? Well, you're not alone. Start here with these easy investing tips to begin making money.

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Wondering how to start investing in stocks? Well, you're not alone. Start here with these easy investing tips to begin making money.

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Value Stock Guide – How to Invest Like a Pawn Star http://investorplace.com/2014/06/value-stock-investing-how-to-invest-like-pawn-star/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/value-stock-investing-how-to-invest-like-pawn-star/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:38:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=533448 Value stock investing depends on the same market inefficiencies exploited in TV's 'Pawn Stars.'

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Value stock investing depends on the same market inefficiencies exploited in TV's 'Pawn Stars.'

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Nestor vs. Nest Labs: If You Can’t Tell the Difference, Stop Investing http://investorplace.com/2014/01/nestor-nest-labs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/nestor-nest-labs/#comments Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:14:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=464141 A slew of investors bought into Nestor thinking it was Nest Labs -- a mistake that could've been prevented with basic reading skills and a minute of time.

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A slew of investors bought into Nestor thinking it was Nest Labs -- a mistake that could've been prevented with basic reading skills and a minute of time.

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Dow Drops 179 Points. So What?! http://investorplace.com/2014/01/dow-drops-179-points/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/dow-drops-179-points/#comments Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:00:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=462560 Don't let the headlines fool you. Monday's drop is not something investors should be worried about.

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Don't let the headlines fool you. Monday's drop is not something investors should be worried about.

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5 Simple Ways to Invest $1,000 Now http://investorplace.com/2014/01/5-simple-ways-invest-1000-now/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/5-simple-ways-invest-1000-now/#comments Wed, 08 Jan 2014 16:00:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=453165 Think $1,000 a year is a small investment? Sure, it might be ... but that thousand smackeroos still will go a long way toward building your future!

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Think $1,000 a year is a small investment? Sure, it might be ... but that thousand smackeroos still will go a long way toward building your future!

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How to Invest – FREE Ways to Find Investment Ideas http://investorplace.com/2014/01/how-to-start-investing-stock-invest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/how-to-start-investing-stock-invest/#comments Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:00:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=142226 How to start investing can be intimidating, and finding hot stock ideas can sometimes be the hardest part. Here are free resources to help beginning investors.

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How to start investing can be intimidating, and finding hot stock ideas can sometimes be the hardest part. Here are free resources to help beginning investors.

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The Key to Portfolio Management: Hedging Your Investments http://investorplace.com/2014/01/key-to-portfolio-management/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/key-to-portfolio-management/#comments Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:00:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=448970 Portfolio management tools can mitigate risk when the market is looking overheated.

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Portfolio management tools can mitigate risk when the market is looking overheated.

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How to Build a Safe Portfolio http://investorplace.com/2013/12/how-to-build-a-safe-portfolio/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/how-to-build-a-safe-portfolio/#comments Mon, 30 Dec 2013 10:00:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=142774 How to build the most secure portfolio isn't as simple as finding a magic formula. It depends on your personal investment strategy and your retirement needs.

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How to build the most secure portfolio isn't as simple as finding a magic formula. It depends on your personal investment strategy and your retirement needs.

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401k & Investing Tips
3 Psychological Stumbling Blocks That Kill Investor Profits http://investorplace.com/2013/12/3-psychological-stumbling-blocks-that-kill-investor-profits/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/3-psychological-stumbling-blocks-that-kill-investor-profits/#comments Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:00:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=214972 Investors' self-defeating decisions have contributed to their market woes. Recency bias, herd behavior and fear are the culprits.

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Investors' self-defeating decisions have contributed to their market woes. Recency bias, herd behavior and fear are the culprits.

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401k & Investing Tips
7 Tax Tips to Use Before 2013 Ends http://investorplace.com/2013/12/tax-tips-tax-return-2013/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/tax-tips-tax-return-2013/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 20:05:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=443674 If you can lower your tax bill, it certainly makes sense to do so. These seven tax tips to make before 2013 ends will help you do exactly that.

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If you can lower your tax bill, it certainly makes sense to do so. These seven tax tips to make before 2013 ends will help you do exactly that.

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How to Pick 401k Mutual Funds http://investorplace.com/2013/11/how-do-i-pick-401k-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/how-do-i-pick-401k-mutual-funds/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:34:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=132926 Wondering how to pick 401k mutual funds for your retirement portfolio? Here are some helpful investing tips.

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Wondering how to pick 401k mutual funds for your retirement portfolio? Here are some helpful investing tips.

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How to Protect Your Gains with Partial Profits or Trailing Stops http://investorplace.com/2013/11/how-to-protect-your-gains-with-partial-profits-or-trailing-stops/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/how-to-protect-your-gains-with-partial-profits-or-trailing-stops/#comments Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:08:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=288065 Selling out of a loser is easy, but parting with a high-flying stock can be much more difficult. Be sure to protect your gains with one of these simple moves.

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Selling out of a loser is easy, but parting with a high-flying stock can be much more difficult. Be sure to protect your gains with one of these simple moves.

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401k & Investing Tips
Investing 101 – The Importance of Sector Diversification http://investorplace.com/2013/11/investing-101-sector-diversification-strategy/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/investing-101-sector-diversification-strategy/#comments Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:00:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=66482 Whether it's one stock or one sector, spreading your wealth across numerous industries can keep you safe.

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Whether it's one stock or one sector, spreading your wealth across numerous industries can keep you safe.

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401k & Investing Tips
5 Reasons 20-Somethings Should Invest http://investorplace.com/2013/10/reasons-to-invest/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/reasons-to-invest/#comments Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:00:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=427155 Beginning to invest wisely even on a small scale can play a large role in building future wealth — and the sooner you start, the better.

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Beginning to invest wisely even on a small scale can play a large role in building future wealth — and the sooner you start, the better.

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401k & Investing Tips
7 Tips to Get the Most From Your 401(k) http://investorplace.com/2013/10/how-to-get-the-most-from-your-401k/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/how-to-get-the-most-from-your-401k/#comments Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:30:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=214040 Paying a little extra attention to your 401(k) nest egg now can make a huge difference by the time you retire.

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Paying a little extra attention to your 401(k) nest egg now can make a huge difference by the time you retire.

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401k & Investing Tips
How to Manage Your Retirement Accounts http://investorplace.com/2013/09/how-to-manage-your-retirement-accounts-401k/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/how-to-manage-your-retirement-accounts-401k/#comments Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:00:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=173762 Find out how to run your retirement account. We'll tell you how much to put in and when, what kinds of investments to consider and how to cash out.

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Find out how to run your retirement account. We'll tell you how much to put in and when, what kinds of investments to consider and how to cash out.

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NYSE:SCHW 401k & Investing Tips
3 Stock Investing Strategies to Maximize Returns http://investorplace.com/2013/08/3-stock-investing-strategies/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/3-stock-investing-strategies/#comments Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:31:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=393226 Is it best to save up and buy a bunch of shares at once? Or buy a little each month? We dig into the numbers here.

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Is it best to save up and buy a bunch of shares at once? Or buy a little each month? We dig into the numbers here.

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NYSEARCA:SPY 401k & Investing Tips
T. Rowe Price Taking a Chainsaw to an Ingrown Toenail http://investorplace.com/2013/08/t-rowe-price-taking-a-chain-saw-to-an-ingrown-toenail/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/t-rowe-price-taking-a-chain-saw-to-an-ingrown-toenail/#comments Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:57:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=392781 In a puzzling move, T. Rowe Price has banned trading for American Airlines employees who subscribe to the EZTracker newsletter.

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In a puzzling move, T. Rowe Price has banned trading for American Airlines employees who subscribe to the EZTracker newsletter.

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Where Should You Put Your Extra Cash: Stocks or Student Loans? http://investorplace.com/2013/08/where-should-you-put-your-extra-cash-stocks-or-student-loans/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/where-should-you-put-your-extra-cash-stocks-or-student-loans/#comments Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:00:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=334863 The experts might be pointing you down one road, but it’s also impossible to ignore the emotions that will inevitably sneak into your financial decisions.

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The experts might be pointing you down one road, but it’s also impossible to ignore the emotions that will inevitably sneak into your financial decisions.

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401k & Investing Tips
More Young Investors Turn to Online Wealth Management Firms — Should You? http://investorplace.com/2013/08/wealth-management-millennials-young-investors/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/wealth-management-millennials-young-investors/#comments Fri, 09 Aug 2013 13:00:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=384993 Many millennials are enjoying financial success via online wealth management firms. It's a good option, but you still need to know what you're getting into.

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Many millennials are enjoying financial success via online wealth management firms. It's a good option, but you still need to know what you're getting into.

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AUDIO: Target-Date Funds for (and of) the Next Generation http://investorplace.com/2013/08/audio-a-new-generation-of-target-date-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/audio-a-new-generation-of-target-date-funds/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2013 11:00:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=383891 Alyssa Oursler chats with Tim McCabe of Stadion Money Management about new, flexible target-date funds ... and why young investors should care.

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Alyssa Oursler chats with Tim McCabe of Stadion Money Management about new, flexible target-date funds ... and why young investors should care.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Picking 401k Funds http://investorplace.com/2013/07/a-beginners-guide-to-picking-401k-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2013/07/a-beginners-guide-to-picking-401k-funds/#comments Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:59:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=373185 The problem with 401ks is that every employer has its own plan, with its own list of mutual funds to pick from. Here’s a simple primer on five major flavors of funds you’ll have to pick from.

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The problem with 401ks is that every employer has its own plan, with its own list of mutual funds to pick from. Here’s a simple primer on five major flavors of funds you’ll have to pick from.

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401k & Investing Tips
Young Investors: Ignore ‘Sell in May’ Mania http://investorplace.com/2013/05/young-investors-ignore-sell-in-may-mania/ http://investorplace.com/2013/05/young-investors-ignore-sell-in-may-mania/#comments Fri, 03 May 2013 13:00:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=342406 If you're a young investor with very little money to work with, trying to play the "Sell in May" game is more likely to rob you than enrich you.

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If you're a young investor with very little money to work with, trying to play the "Sell in May" game is more likely to rob you than enrich you.

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What’s the Right Asset Mix for My Portfolio? http://investorplace.com/2013/04/whats-the-right-asset-mix-for-my-portfolio/ http://investorplace.com/2013/04/whats-the-right-asset-mix-for-my-portfolio/#comments Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:47:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=340705 It may seem tricky to figure out what types of investments to choose, but a little homework goes a long way. Here's a start.

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It may seem tricky to figure out what types of investments to choose, but a little homework goes a long way. Here's a start.

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MUTF:VFITX NYSE:JNJ NASDAQ:MSFT MUTF:FBNDX NYSEARCA:SPY 401k & Investing Tips
For Funds, Pay Attention to the Fine Print http://investorplace.com/2013/04/for-funds-pay-attention-to-the-fine-print/ http://investorplace.com/2013/04/for-funds-pay-attention-to-the-fine-print/#comments Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:38:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=333279 Even in target-date funds where you're letting a fund manager do most of the work for you, if you don't do your homework, you could end up with an investment you didn't bargain for.

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Even in target-date funds where you're letting a fund manager do most of the work for you, if you don't do your homework, you could end up with an investment you didn't bargain for.

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MUTF:TTRLX MUTF:VFFVX MUTF:FTTAX 401k & Investing Tips
Intimidated By Your New 401k? Try a Target-Date Fund http://investorplace.com/2013/04/intimidated-by-your-new-401k-try-a-target-date-fund/ http://investorplace.com/2013/04/intimidated-by-your-new-401k-try-a-target-date-fund/#comments Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:35:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=329914 Signing up for a 401k is cake, but deciding how to allocate your funds isn't so easy. Target-date mutual funds can shoulder that burden.

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Signing up for a 401k is cake, but deciding how to allocate your funds isn't so easy. Target-date mutual funds can shoulder that burden.

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3 Simple Steps to Start Investing http://investorplace.com/2013/03/3-simple-steps-to-start-investing/ http://investorplace.com/2013/03/3-simple-steps-to-start-investing/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:20:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=313988 Considering a dive into the market, but you just need a little push? Well, here's a gentle push -- and a couple tips to help you once you're in the water.

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Considering a dive into the market, but you just need a little push? Well, here's a gentle push -- and a couple tips to help you once you're in the water.

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NYSE:BRK.B NYSE:MCD NYSE:JPM NASDAQ:AAPL INDEXSP:.INX 401k & Investing Tips
Buying a Stock: Simple Concept … But a Complex Process http://investorplace.com/2013/02/buying-a-stock-simple-concept-but-a-complex-process/ http://investorplace.com/2013/02/buying-a-stock-simple-concept-but-a-complex-process/#comments Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:30:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=305218 Remember: If you go seeking out portfolio advice, you'll find no shortage of opinions. But in the end, the one that matters most is yours.

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Remember: If you go seeking out portfolio advice, you'll find no shortage of opinions. But in the end, the one that matters most is yours.

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NYSE:MCD 401k & Investing Tips
You Can’t Make Money With Your Head in the Sand http://investorplace.com/2013/02/the-american-investor-fearful-and-on-tape-delay/ http://investorplace.com/2013/02/the-american-investor-fearful-and-on-tape-delay/#comments Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:15:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=303108 Despite years of charging markets, American investors still appear to be fearful and living in the past. That won't change until they get their heads out of the sand and into the now.

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Despite years of charging markets, American investors still appear to be fearful and living in the past. That won't change until they get their heads out of the sand and into the now.

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INDEXSP:.INX 401k & Investing Tips
Under-Preached Advice for Young Investors http://investorplace.com/2013/01/under-preached-advice-for-young-investors/ http://investorplace.com/2013/01/under-preached-advice-for-young-investors/#comments Mon, 28 Jan 2013 14:02:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=297262 Lost in a world of "X number of tips" for investing and conserving money are some bigger-picture ideas that can help you preserve your sanity.

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Lost in a world of "X number of tips" for investing and conserving money are some bigger-picture ideas that can help you preserve your sanity.

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401k & Investing Tips
5 Unsung Trading Rules to Live By http://investorplace.com/2013/01/5-unsung-trading-rules-to-live-by/ http://investorplace.com/2013/01/5-unsung-trading-rules-to-live-by/#comments Fri, 25 Jan 2013 14:35:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=293651 There are many more ways to fail at trading than there are to succeed, but avoiding these five common mistakes will give you a leg up.

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There are many more ways to fail at trading than there are to succeed, but avoiding these five common mistakes will give you a leg up.

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Merger Arbitrage: Avoid It Like the Plague http://investorplace.com/2012/12/merger-arbitrage-avoid-it-like-the-plague/ http://investorplace.com/2012/12/merger-arbitrage-avoid-it-like-the-plague/#comments Wed, 19 Dec 2012 11:30:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=279555 The speculation over the final price of Sprint's purchase of Clearwire demonstrates to individual investors why it doesn't pay to be greedy.

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The speculation over the final price of Sprint's purchase of Clearwire demonstrates to individual investors why it doesn't pay to be greedy.

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Protect Yourself From a Lopsided 401(k) http://investorplace.com/2012/11/think-you-arent-overweight-in-exxon-think-again-xom-ge-msft-aapl-cvx/ http://investorplace.com/2012/11/think-you-arent-overweight-in-exxon-think-again-xom-ge-msft-aapl-cvx/#comments Wed, 07 Nov 2012 12:00:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=253131 Funds with different flavors often have a lot of overlapping stocks, which can leave you paying double for less diversity than you were hoping for.

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Funds with different flavors often have a lot of overlapping stocks, which can leave you paying double for less diversity than you were hoping for.

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Work Till You Drop: It’s Not as Bad as You Think http://investorplace.com/2012/10/work-till-you-drop-its-not-as-bad-as-you-think/ http://investorplace.com/2012/10/work-till-you-drop-its-not-as-bad-as-you-think/#comments Mon, 29 Oct 2012 12:30:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=250466 Media gives working into your 80s a bad rap. But, in fact, it's our whole concept of 'retirement' that needs rethinking.

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Media gives working into your 80s a bad rap. But, in fact, it's our whole concept of 'retirement' that needs rethinking.

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Retirement Investing Lessons from Apple http://investorplace.com/2012/10/retirement-investing-lessons-from-apple-dividend/ http://investorplace.com/2012/10/retirement-investing-lessons-from-apple-dividend/#comments Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:15:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=250095 Apple's drop from $700 to $600 is a point of remorse for many investors -- but also the basis of an important lesson for people actively taking control of their retirement.

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Apple's drop from $700 to $600 is a point of remorse for many investors -- but also the basis of an important lesson for people actively taking control of their retirement.

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What Is a Price-Weighted Index? http://investorplace.com/2012/10/what-is-a-price-weighted-index/ http://investorplace.com/2012/10/what-is-a-price-weighted-index/#comments Wed, 17 Oct 2012 16:21:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=245777 IBM and Intel both dropped similarly after Tuesday's earnings reports, but they'll have wildly different effects on the Dow Jones. Here's why.

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IBM and Intel both dropped similarly after Tuesday's earnings reports, but they'll have wildly different effects on the Dow Jones. Here's why.

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5 Ways to Invest $10,000 Now http://investorplace.com/2012/10/5-ways-to-invest-10000-now/ http://investorplace.com/2012/10/5-ways-to-invest-10000-now/#comments Tue, 16 Oct 2012 11:11:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=244781 Getting started isn't nearly as tough as you may think. And remember: Not all investments have to be in the capital markets.

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Getting started isn't nearly as tough as you may think. And remember: Not all investments have to be in the capital markets.

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Avoiding the Market Is Not a Sane Strategy http://investorplace.com/2012/10/avoiding-the-market-is-not-a-sane-strategy/ http://investorplace.com/2012/10/avoiding-the-market-is-not-a-sane-strategy/#comments Thu, 11 Oct 2012 11:00:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=242944 Baby boomers are shunning stocks at the wrong time. The longer they're out of the market, the harder it is to get back in. That's killing retirement savings.

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Baby boomers are shunning stocks at the wrong time. The longer they're out of the market, the harder it is to get back in. That's killing retirement savings.

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Don’t Invest Where All the Love Is http://investorplace.com/2012/10/dont-invest-where-all-the-love-is/ http://investorplace.com/2012/10/dont-invest-where-all-the-love-is/#comments Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:00:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=241907 The market loves buzz, but if you want growth, you should avoid the pack. Instead, you might have to target smaller stocks, or companies in niche sectors.

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The market loves buzz, but if you want growth, you should avoid the pack. Instead, you might have to target smaller stocks, or companies in niche sectors.

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Making the Most of a Smaller Retirement Porfolio http://investorplace.com/2012/09/investment-horizon-follow-up-aapl-vz-ko-intc-dis/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/investment-horizon-follow-up-aapl-vz-ko-intc-dis/#comments Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:30:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=235477 You don't to be loaded already to make good money. It takes a little bit more work, but retirement is still workable with some smart decisions.

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You don't to be loaded already to make good money. It takes a little bit more work, but retirement is still workable with some smart decisions.

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Retirement Lessons to Learn From Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme http://investorplace.com/2012/09/retirement-lessons-to-learn-from-madoffs-ponzi-scheme/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/retirement-lessons-to-learn-from-madoffs-ponzi-scheme/#comments Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:15:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=232240 The Bernie Madoff scandal provides some tips for investors about avoiding a catastrophic end to your hard-earned retirement money.

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The Bernie Madoff scandal provides some tips for investors about avoiding a catastrophic end to your hard-earned retirement money.

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Social Media and Investing Fraud: What You Need to Know http://investorplace.com/2012/09/social-media-and-investing-fraud-what-you-need-to-know/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/social-media-and-investing-fraud-what-you-need-to-know/#comments Mon, 17 Sep 2012 17:24:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=232330 Social media has many benefits, but there is plenty of danger lurking out there as well -- including investment fraud. Here's how to avoid it.

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Social media has many benefits, but there is plenty of danger lurking out there as well -- including investment fraud. Here's how to avoid it.

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9 Major Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid http://investorplace.com/2012/09/9-major-retirement-planning-mistakes-to-avoid/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/9-major-retirement-planning-mistakes-to-avoid/#comments Fri, 14 Sep 2012 11:00:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=231102 Feathering your nest egg is no easy task, but making these blunders can make it even more difficult. Here's a list of nine things not to do.

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Feathering your nest egg is no easy task, but making these blunders can make it even more difficult. Here's a list of nine things not to do.

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The 6 Rules of Penny Stock Investing http://investorplace.com/2012/09/the-6-rules-of-penny-stock-investing/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/the-6-rules-of-penny-stock-investing/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2012 17:09:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=228260 Investing in penny stocks are a good way to really hit an investment out of the park, but it's definitely risky. Follow these six steps for success.

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Investing in penny stocks are a good way to really hit an investment out of the park, but it's definitely risky. Follow these six steps for success.

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From the NFL: Game-Winning Investing Strategies http://investorplace.com/2012/09/from-the-nfl-game-winning-investing-strategies/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/from-the-nfl-game-winning-investing-strategies/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:25:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=226365 ‘Playing the situation’ -- such as when you're creeping closer to retirement -- can pay off on the field – and in your portfolio.

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‘Playing the situation’ -- such as when you're creeping closer to retirement -- can pay off on the field – and in your portfolio.

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5 Easy Ways to Invest $1,000 Now http://investorplace.com/2012/08/5-easy-ways-to-invest-1000-now/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/5-easy-ways-to-invest-1000-now/#comments Fri, 31 Aug 2012 11:00:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224665 Investing now pays off in the long run, so why wait? Here are five easy ways to get started.

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Investing now pays off in the long run, so why wait? Here are five easy ways to get started.

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4 Benefits of Using Savings Bonds to Retire http://investorplace.com/2012/08/4-benefits-of-using-savings-bonds-to-retire/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/4-benefits-of-using-savings-bonds-to-retire/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:00:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=223910 Most investors save for retirement with a 401k or IRA, but savings bonds actually have some advantages.

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Most investors save for retirement with a 401k or IRA, but savings bonds actually have some advantages.

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Make Your Nest Egg Last Until You’re 100 http://investorplace.com/2012/08/make-your-nest-egg-last-until-youre-100/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/make-your-nest-egg-last-until-youre-100/#comments Wed, 29 Aug 2012 17:56:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=223796 If you are blessed with longevity and don't want to run out of money in retirement, you have to be smart with your savings. Here are a few tips.

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If you are blessed with longevity and don't want to run out of money in retirement, you have to be smart with your savings. Here are a few tips.

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Why You Should Care About Credit Spreads http://investorplace.com/2012/08/why-you-should-care-about-credit-spreads/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/why-you-should-care-about-credit-spreads/#comments Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:05:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=223341 Bond credit spreads aren't just a good gauge for examining bonds -- they also can be a helpful tool for stock investors, too.

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Bond credit spreads aren't just a good gauge for examining bonds -- they also can be a helpful tool for stock investors, too.

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10 Lessons for Investing From Vanguard Icon Jack Bogle http://investorplace.com/2012/08/10-lessons-for-investing-from-vanguard-icon-jack-bogle/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/10-lessons-for-investing-from-vanguard-icon-jack-bogle/#comments Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:14:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=222967 Investing icon Jack Bogle capped his final book, 'The Clash of the Cultures,' with an important list of 10 things every investor should learn.

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Investing icon Jack Bogle capped his final book, 'The Clash of the Cultures,' with an important list of 10 things every investor should learn.

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