Tag Archives: Moneywise

Are You Properly Insured?

Five steps to determine the right amount of life insurance coverage

Pushing a pencil to add up just how much life insurance you need isn’t easy.…

By James A. Anderson

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This Old House

The pros and cons of buying foreclosures and short sale properties

Compelling as they may sound, foreclosures and short sales can present unique challenges.

By Bridget McCrea

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Sunny Side Up

Gordon Johnson, alternative energy analyst at Hapoalim Securities, sees a bright future for a handful of solar energy stocks

The solar technology industry is a hot field (pun intended) that’s generating plenty of buzz…

By John Simons

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Get Ready for Recovery

Channing Capital Management CEO urges investors to jump back into the market

This is a good time to be looking at your portfolio in the context of…

By John Simons

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Finding Financials

Bank, brokerage, and insurance stocks are pariahs these days. But many avoided danger. Heres some to consider

The recent economic meltdown started with the implosion of a handful of big banks and…

By Donald Jay Korn

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All in the Family

As more GenXers care for aging parents, creative planning can help beat high costs

Five years ago Jan Bryant found herself in the sandwich generation—those who are furthering their…

By James A. Anderson

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Morningstar analyst Imari Love gives the 411 on international telecom stocks

Imari Love keeps his eye on as an international telecommunications analyst for Chicago-based investment research…

By John Simons

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Have No Fear

TIPS offer a way to hedge against inflation

Perhaps you’ve noticed recently that the investment landscape has been long on turbulence and short…

By James A. Anderson

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Small Is Beautiful

Why community banks are suddenly a big hit with consumers

When it came time for Mell Monroe and his wife, Angela Higginbotham Monroe, to refinance…

By Donald Jay Korn

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I’m No Fortuneteller

So, don't ask me where the markets are heading tomorrow. What I do know: Dollar-cost averaging doesn't require a crystal ball

One of the odd things about being a financial specialist is that I have a…

By Mellody Hobson

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