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Financial Woes: Workers are Saving too Little to Retire

New survey reveals Americans are not enough retirement dollars.

Fifty-seven percent of surveyed Americans reported less than $25,000 in savings and investments.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Smart Money Moves for Investors

There's a sub market for the savvy investor

5 things to watch for.

By Ashley R. Harris

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5 Ways to Profit From Investing in the “Obama Economy”

Right now is the best time for you to invest.

The stock market has gotten off to a rip-roaring start this year. And right now…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Stay Cool During a Market Shutdown

A stock market close doesn’t necessarily spell trouble for equities

You can buy and sell stock five days a week in most cases, but being…

By Mellody Hobson

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4 Steps For Starting a Successful Investment Club

Here’s how to get on the right foot

“Investment clubs are a great way to learn about investments and to get more knowledgeable…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Inform Your Elderly on the Dangers of Self-Directed IRAs

Just one or two mishaps can lead to losing everything when an investment goes bad

Don’t let your elderly family members fall victim to the risks of self-directed IRAs.

By Jennifer Streaks

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How to Woo Investors 101

New organization teaches entrepreneurs about the fundamentals of getting funded

As the Entrepreneurial Growth and Wealth Creation Symposium nears, Timothy Reese, founder of the National…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Should You Focus On Reducing Debt, Saving Or Investing?

It's a trick question: Everything you do with your money is an investment. But debt reduction is one of the best you can make, with guaranteed returns.

Should you focus on debt reduction, saving or investing? It’s a trick question. Everything you…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Mix It Up

At Houston’s Wealth Development Strategies, President and CEO Cheryl D. Creuzot says the key to…

By Frank McCoy

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Diversification Is Fundamental

Mixing up the assets in your portfolio can protect you from substantial losses

The goal of diversification is to reduce risk, says Eric McKissack, CEO of Channing Capital…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Building, Planting, and Moving Ahead

Three stocks that may raise investor optimism and return on investment

At Darda Financial Services L.L.C., a fee-based wealth management services firm in Winston-Salem, North Carolina,…

By Frank McCoy

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Buying What You Know

There is a difference between admiring a company for its remarkable products and buying its stock

I think one of the most-repeated pieces of investment advice—“buy what you know”—can be quite…

By Mellody Hobson

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Seeking Healthy Returns

David Lopez sees consistent returns and portfolio safety as having equal weight

Lopez believes that the securities industry’s rollercoaster ride of 2010 and 2011 has ended and…

By Frank McCoy

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Tired of Your Money Market Account?

Check out these pros and cons of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as a safe cash alternative

Check out these pros and cons of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as a safe cash…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Building Up Your Cash Cache

Here’s how to develop a reserve fund to cover emergencies and unexpected expenses

When the National Foundation for Credit Counseling in Washington, D.C., conducted its 2012 Consumer Financial…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Winning Trifecta for Investors

Mark Riddix III counsels investors on where to look for value, income, and growth

Mark Riddix III, founder and owner of New Horizons Financial Management L.L.C.
Mark Riddix III is…

By Frank McCoy

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Blue Chips Poised for Share Growth

Michael McGee sees value plays in three big company brands

Michael McGee is a hopeful pragmatist. During 2012’s second half, the Detroit-based independent financial adviser…

By Frank McCoy

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When a Company Like Facebook Goes Public

Should you invest in initial public offerings?

Does the Facebook price saga indicate that individual investors should shy away from IPOs? Not…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Is Now the Time to Invest in Africa?

Fund manager says growing middle class, free markets make certain countries attractive

The African Continent is home to more than 1 billion people. And with a growing…

By Alan Hughes

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A Less Taxing Investment Approach

Trudy Turner shows investors how to lower risks and derive greater returns

Trudy R. Turner, a director at Robertson, Griege & Thoele
Trudy R. Turner knows that everyone…

By Frank McCoy

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