5 Smart, Inexpensive Summer Vacations

July 15, 2013

Schools have emptied and the hot weather is here. This time of year is very popular for vacations. With the way of the current economy however, not every person has the financial resources to take the trip away that they need. Everybody deserves a break in order to re-charge from daily life. Perhaps some of […]

Five Free Financial Apps for Your Investment Portfolio

June 14, 2013

It has been said time and again, how everything is at the tip of your fingers. There is an app for just about anything these days. This includes your investments. You have more options now with your smartphone than were available on any platform just a few short years ago. Get quotes, analysis, breaking news, […]

5 Websites that Help Homebuyers

June 7, 2013

With the power of technology getting faster and smaller, every industry has had significant changes. The real estate business is no exception. According to a recent survey completed by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and Google, real estate related searches on Google have grown 253% over the past four years. These searches have helped […]

6 Apps to Save You Time, Stress, and Money While Traveling

May 30, 2013

Decades ago, our parents would spend hours flipping through those tourist guides or driving up and down the street looking for certain things on vacation like a place to eat or a bathroom. As technology has advanced, things have gotten so easy, that you have more information at the tip of your finger than you […]

Are Target Date Funds Worthy of Your Portfolio?

May 21, 2013

If you have looked at your 401(k) investment options recently, chances are you have noticed a list of funds that all have similar names with the exception of a year at the end of each. These “Target Date” funds were built as an all encompassing investment to help you plan for your retirement all in […]

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

March 28, 2013

For the same reasons people bring their cars to mechanics and their taxes to CPAs, many who invest for their future do it with the help of a financial advisor. It could be a lack of time to do your own due diligence, or the inclination. Maybe it’s the idea that “most” financial advisors spend […]

5 Ways to Diversify Your Fixed Income Portfolio

March 14, 2013

Historically, investors have spent incredible amounts of time doing research to diversify their equity portfolios. Figuring out just how much should be allocated to emerging markets and small cap can be a never-ending exhausting process. The problem is after all of the time devoted to equities, the standard practice for many investors is to just […]

4 Investment Alternatives to Equities

February 27, 2013

In general, many investors are reactionary. They tend to pull out of investments after the bottom has dropped out of them, or buy into something that has already had a pretty good run. These last six months are perfect example. Pre-election, many investors felt skittish and moved to cash with part or all of their […]

The IRA vs 401(k): Which is Right for You?

February 19, 2013

Every day adults are realizing more and more that they need to take control of their own retirement savings. Regardless of political affiliation, most can agree that the sand is running out of the social security system hourglass, and many of us will never see a dime for our efforts. Those of us that will, […]

Index Fund Investing Overview

July 19, 2011

Investing in index funds is a pretty basic investing strategy but we wanted to cover it for two reason: 1) There are many people who are not expert investors and need this information.2) Regardless of how experienced you are, this is a legitimate technique, especially for people who do not have the time or resources […]

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