Tag Archives: Investing

Why America Needs Uncle Sam’s Financial Lessons

Is it government�s job to convince more Americans to save and invest?

One of the arguments conservatives are leveling against President Barack Obama’s proposed Consumer Financial Protection…

By John Simons

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Be Financially Fit!

Retirement planning is not just for the wealthy, says author Aaron W. Smith.

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Globetrotter

Portfolio manager Kenneth Holley sets his sights on foreign companies, looking for a combination of growth and value

Kenneth Holley cringed last winter every time he heard someone on the television news compare…

By John Simons

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Bernard Madoff’s Sentencing Ends Period of Secrecy

Welcome to the era of sunlight

After hearing that Bernard Madoff received one of the highest-ever prison sentences for a white-collar…

By John Simons

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Dividends: The Gift That Keeps Giving

Why investing in companies that share profits--especially now--is a wise move

Think dividends don’t matter? Think again: Since 1926, dividends have accounted for more than 40%…

By Ilana Polyak

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Stocks for the Long Run

Ted Parrish of Henssler Equity Funds believes you can find buy-and-hold bargains amid the market rubble

The market’s message is mixed. A gloomy winter gave way to an early spring rally.…

By James A. Anderson

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A Bird in the Hand

Annuities have become popular among investors who fear they'll outlive their assets

Even the best prepared seniors enter retirement facing a dilemma: Is it possible to live…

By John Simons

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The SEC’s New IDEA to Help Investors

New system will be an essential tool for investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission will unveil a new financial reporting system that it claims…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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Money Savvy Pig for Kids

Boost the financial literacy of children beyond saving and spending

In today’s financial crunch, if you haven’t sprung into action to sharpen your child’s money…

By Renita Burns

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Top Stock Picks of Some of BE’s Young Investors

See what the professional experts have to say about their picks

Confident in the market’s recovery, many young investors have ventured into stocks with a buy…

By Renita Burns

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Penny-pinching and Prudent

Surely, no one needs to tell you we’re in a crisis. It’s all around you.…

By Donald Jay Korn

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The Young & The Restless

Not everyone is fretting the stock markets losses. Some Generation Y investors are eager to jump in and find bargains

andrew simon wishes he had been one of those lucky investors who bought Google at…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Many Happy Returns

It helps to look at the world from a different perspective now and then. Here…

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I Will Survive

Crises of all kinds require a clear-headed--but flexible--program of action. What's your plan?

The bear market that began late in 2007 turned into a full bore stock market…

By Mellody Hobson

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Up In Smoke

Sometimes a �good� investment won�t sit well with your conscience

Eight out of every ten black, youth smokers smoke Newport cigarettes.

By John Simons

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Add Punch to Your Portfolio

Do you recall your mother’s advice about how a single piece of bad fruit doesn’t…

By James A. Anderson

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Add Punch to Your Portfolio

Investing heavyweight Wayne Weddington wants to teach you the hedge fund industrys best defensive moves

Do you recall your mother’s advice about how a single piece of bad fruit doesn’t…

By James A. Anderson

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Not Quite a Bull’s-eye

Target-date funds make investing easy, but they sometimes miss the mark

Imagine an investment that magically adjusts itself over time to reflect your financial needs—as you…

By Dale Coachman

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Make Lemonade From Lemons

Turn your investment losses into a sweet tax-time advantage

Don’t feel too bad if your basket of stocks and mutual funds turned sour last…

By Donald Jay Korn

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6. I Will Devise an Investment Plan for My Retirement Needs and Childrens’ Education

The reality is that your chances of building wealth are optimized when you invest. It…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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