Can I determine my stock’s performance based on its cost basis? I see this given for each stock I own on my monthly Schwab Account Statement. Performance and cost basis are the same thing, right? Can’t I use them interchangeably? Nope! Cost basis won’t necessarily …
While I do believe our economy will be affected by this global scare, I do not believe it will be nearly as dramatic as it has been up to this point. Most market indicators are positive.
Even when following the philosophy of a proven successful investor, care has to be taken. Thus the acronym “ABC” may have a new meaning behind it – Always Being Careful.
A look at the relative importance and risks of diversification.
Taxes can take a big bite out of your total investment returns, so it’s helpful to look for tax-advantaged strategies when building a portfolio.
There are two major issues that need to be dealt with when planning for retirement. First and most important is ensuring that you will have the income you need, and second is the necessity of having a plan.
I am often asked in regards to the Insight Folios investment strategy “if it’s so good, then why isn’t everyone doing it?” What this question refers to is the use of dividends to create income. Most investors have a basic misunderstanding of how dividend income …
There are probably times when it makes good sense to buy the extended warranty. But the question really is “when” to buy it.
It’s that time of year again! Time to look at your IRA contributions and plan for the best retirement savings strategy.
“Doing nothing” can be good; however you can’t “do nothing” about your money. Being proactive with your financial plan, and thoughtfully deciding what you want and need from your retirement nest egg may help you to better understand what your long-term financial goals truly should be.