If you are looking for a simple, diversified retirement portfolio, lifecycle funds (also called target date funds) are an excellent choice.
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Hey everyone, thanks for joining me for this week’s review! In true Modest Money review fashion, we’re bringing it back to investment platforms with an inside look at TradeKing. I’ve noticed several bloggers around the personal finance blogosphere talking about it, so I figured why not take a look myself? Here’s what I’ve found out!
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is having a fantastic day. The stock hit a new all time high of $49.66. However, the charts tell the future and the future is not green for Facebook. Instead, it is cluttered with down days and a pull back to the $45.65 and $42.45 levels. ...
Numerous studies, including one performed at UC Davis, indicate that “boys will be boys” when it comes to overconfidence in their abilities. On the other hand, women are more likely to make investing decisions that benefit them in the long run.
Today I’m going to talk about an investment opportunity that seems to be trending these days, peer to peer lending. Although, most peer to peer lending websites boast big returns, many investors are scared of the concept of loaning money to consumers who could possibly take the money and run with little recourse. So, is this a good idea? Let’s dig a bit deeper into the concept to find out.
Many traders these days rely on indicators and oscillators to make their trading decisions. There have been countless trading systems built on these indicators. While these indicators can sometimes identify a move in a stock or commodity they are not very reliable. How many times have you seen an overbought or oversold market remain that way only to have the indicator tell you something completely different? Here are three reasons why chart patterns trump indicators. ...
One of the best ways to build your nest egg is to participate in an employer-sponsored retirement plan. There are a few key indicators that allow you to determine whether your company’s 401(k) is good or bad:
These days, most people invest. Some people invest for the purpose of making fast cash, some are in it for the long haul with retirement in their sights, and some are somewhere in the middle. No matter why you’re investing, the bottom line is, if you’re like most of us, you’re investing for something!
Many would-be investors are scared of the prospect of investing. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that hard to get started with investing. Here are 5 steps for the beginning investor.