Tag Archives: Investing


Inmate Stock-Picker Called ‘Oracle of San Quentin’

Man serving 54-years-to-life for murder has uncanny ability with investing

A convicted murderer in San Quentin shows fellow inmates how to avoid debt and pick…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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How to Avoid an IRA Early-Withdrawal Fee

These exceptions to the rule can save you money

Generally, withdrawing funds before age 59 ½ will cause you to get slapped with a…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Report Finds Differences in Retirement Savings Habits

Roth IRA investors tend to be consistent savers

A recent report shows in any given year, more than three in 10 Roth IRA…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Match for Match: Get a 529 Plan Boost

Give your 529 Savings Plan a much-needed increase with these tips.

By Emerald S. Morrow

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Are Investment Motifs Good for Your Portfolio?

Explore whether idea-based investing is a viable strategy

What if you could invest in an idea, instead of a specific company, industry, or…

By Bridget McCrea

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Bitcoin Goes More Mainstream In Yahoo! Finance

The finance site is treating the virtual currency like any other site, all while boosting its credibility among investors

Bitcoin's volatile value has been on the upswing over the last few weeks. (Image credit:…

By Patrick Austin

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6 Tips for Young Investors

Learn the basics of how to get a head start on planning your retirement

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Once you land full-time employment, your employer may offer the…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Invest in Emerging Markets [Infographic]

If you’ve considered investing in an emerging market, you may not know how to get…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Personal Finance Word of the Day: Mid-Cap Fund

Your daily money bite

Word of the day: Mid-cap fund
A mid-cap fund is a type of stock fund that…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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EY offers global mentoring opportunity to entrepreneurs

The Case for Investing in Global Fixed Income

Vanguard researchers explain why this asset class should have a place in your portfolio

However, many U.S. investors are not investing in these securities

By Sheiresa Ngo

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An Asset Allocation Guide [Infographic]

Don't put all your eggs in one basket

What does asset allocation mean?

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Black Enterprise Financial All-Star: Dwight Raiford

Advice from Black Enterprise's top experts

Have you begun to plan for retirement?

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Luis von Ahn, co-founder of Duolingo, doesn't want to charge anyone for learning a new language.

Duolingo Raises $20 Million For More Languages, Certifications

Duolingo wants everyone to learn a new language, and wants to do it on the cheap

With a successful round of funding, the language learning app Duolingo wants to offer more…

By Patrick Austin

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What to Look for in an IPO

Earnings, cash flow and revenue growth are the most important criteria

IPOs provide a rare chance to peek into a private company’s financials (as required by…

By Alan Hughes

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The Lowdown on Investment Rewards Credit Cards

Weigh the pros and cons before making a decision

Investment rewards credit cards are touted as a savings tool

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Do’s and Don’ts of Starting an Investment Club

Here’s how to get on the right foot.

Investment clubs provide a great way to learn about investments and the stock market.

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The Roth IRA Still a Mystery for Some

Fear and lack of knowledge are holding some investors back.

Some investors are giving the Roth IRA the cold shoulder.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Consider a Lean Launch For Your Business Idea

The tested way to fast track your business

Whether you are currently running a business or thinking about making the leap towards entrepreneurship,…

By James Walker

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5 Reality Checks You Must Face to Fix Your Finances

One of the challenges of financial education is trying to get through to people who think the rules of smart money management do not apply to them.

Time to get real: You are NOT the exception to the rules of building wealth.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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