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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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Help Mom Build Wealth for Mother’s Day

She's spent your whole life investing herself in you. Doesn't she deserve financial security for herself?

Your mother has probably spent your entire life investing in you. Mother’s Day is a…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Steer Clear of the Safety Bubble

Don’t let fear rule your investment choices

There are two connected objectives in the world of investing: Make a good amount of…

By Mellody Hobson

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Why It Pays to Invest in Stocks

If you have read my columns over the past few years, you know by now…

By Earl Graves, Sr.

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Why You Must Always Invest in Stocks

Five strategies that will produce the best long-term results for your portfolio

Bouncing back, in fact, is something that stocks have been doing for decades. Even before…

By Donald Jay Korn

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The Ultimate Career Every Professional Should Prep For

You won't believe what this lucrative professional path is

Apparently, no matter what industry you’re in today, there’s one path of employment everyone should…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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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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