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Investing in Real Estate

Investing in Real Estate

Today’s tip will cover “How do I invest in Real Estate?” There are several ways for you to invest in Real estate. You can buy property which requires a down payment, money to maintain the property and the ability to

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Financial Advisor vs Financial Planner

What is the Difference between a Financial Planner and Financial Advisor

“What’s the difference between a Financial Planner and a Financial Advisor?” A Financial Advisor is a professional who helps manage your money.  Financial Advisor is a general term that might include stock brokers, insurance agents, money managers, estate planners, bankers

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Investing: What is a Diversified Portfolio?

What is a Diversified Portfolio

Today’s tip will cover “What is a Diversified Portfolio?” A diversified portfolio should be diversified between asset classes such as stocks, bonds, and cash alternatives to name a few.  And to take it a step further, a diversified portfolio should

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Investing: What is Diversification

Investing Diversification

“What is Diversification?” Diversification is an investment principle designed to help manage risk.  The key to being diversified is to identify investments that may perform differently under various market conditions.  By allocating your money among various types of asset classes

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What is a Roth IRA

Today’s Financial Planning tip will cover “What is a Roth IRA?” A Roth IRA, is an Individual Retirement Account used by individuals to save for retirement with after tax income that grows tax free and distributions are tax free.  However,

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What are Investment Decisions Based On?

Today’s tip will cover “What are investment decisions based on?” There are several factors that you should consider before making investment decisions.   A few factors to consider but are not limited to 1) take an honest look at your

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Which Investments Pay Dividends

When a company pays you a certain amount of cash per share that you own, that’s a dividend.  You can find investments that pay dividends by investing in dividend paying stocks, mutual funds that have a dividend strategy objective or

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Why Investing Early is Important

The earlier you begin saving and investing for your retirement, the greater for potential gain and the more time you will have for potential growth.  By investing early and staying invested, you will be able to take advantage of compound

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