Tag Archives: portfolio diversification

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Tip from the Rich: Don’t Tie Up Money in a Home

Affluent look to financial markets--not real estate--to grow wealth

If you ask most middle-class people what’s the best way to grow money, many say…

By Stacey Tisdale

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7 SAVINGS ACCOUNT QUESTIONS  	1. Does this account fit my banking habits?  	Just like with a checking account you have to ask yourself (and the prospective bank) similar questions: Do you prefer meeting face-to-face with a teller or quick transactions online? How often do you tap into your savings, if at all? Do you prefer setting up automatic withdrawals or managing your account with a passbook? Your personal preference(s) play a major part in selecting a bank.

Infographic: Savvy Tips on How to Allocate Investment Assets

Take time to assess your portfolio at least every quarter

As you get closer to retirement, you should have less invested in equities.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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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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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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Capital Appreciation

McKenzie M. Slaughter views investing from an alternative perspective but she still has a feel…

By Frank McCoy

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Prospecting for Gold

Here’s how much bullion to add to a diversified portfolio and hedge against falling currencies

Few things rile investors as much as the topic of gold.

By James A. Anderson

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Apocalypse Then

Lessons from the crash

Life teaches its lessons not during easy times, but during difficult ones. As distance runners…

By Mellody Hobson

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