9 Alternatives to Stocks and Bonds for When the Bull Market Ends

The stock markets have enjoyed an unprecedented bull run triggered by tax cuts and deregulation. But, like all good things, the longest-running bull market in history will come to an end. The time may, in fact, be ripe for you to consider reliable alternatives to stocks and bonds that can perform when traditional investments falter, […]

7 Gurus of Investing Share Their Biggest Ideas About Money

Top investors often have divergent approaches to investing, but they all agree that to make money you need to have a set of fundamental principles around which you should build your investing strategy. Here are seven of the world’s most outstanding money managers, gurus of investing with long-proven track records. Take a look at some […]

Flush Toilet, Pay Up? 11 Odd, Strange and Weird Tax Laws

The cash generated by the collection of American income taxes generated more than $1.66 trillion dollars in revenue in 2017. Corporate income taxes generated another $324 billion in 2017 as well. While most taxes are supposed to be used for social programs and to pay civil servants, not all are collected in traditional ways. Some […]

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Creating an ETF Portfolio That Delivers Powerful Returns

Low-cost exchange traded funds (ETFs) have made it easier for individual investors to build investment portfolios that rival those used by wealth managers. Long-term investing at a lower cost means better compounding returns for retirement. Not all ETFs are equal, so creating an ETF portfolio requires focus and diligence. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have experienced rapid […]

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Analysis: Stocks Peaking Soon, Time to Take Action

As most of you know, stock prices in general, as measured by the major stock market indices, rose sharply over the past eight-and-a-half years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average increasing by 18,497 points (283%), the S&P 500 Total Return Index advancing by 405% and the Nasdaq Composite Index gaining a whopping 518% from March […]

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How to Become a 401k Millionaire, According to Science

Many of us are not ready financially for retirement, yet getting to $1 million is not impossible. Most 401k millionaires got there with steady saving and investing over decades. Getting to retirement with wealth means knowing how to make sure it compounds with minimal risk. Shocking new statistics reinforce a basic truth of the world’s […]