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4 best total bond market index funds

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The word “bond” almost sounds like a dirty word in today’s environment. Why? Aren’t bonds supposed to be safe, just like putting money into the piggy bank?

In my post, What is organic investing, I mentioned the simplest way to invest in bonds is to go with Total Bond Market index fund.

But what is it, and how do you find the best one?


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4 best total stock market index funds

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According to Morningstar, there were 7,238 mutual funds at the end of 2012, up from 6,876 at the end of 2000. There simply are too many mutual funds out there for the average investor.

In my post, What is organic investing, I mentioned the simplest way to invest in stocks is to go with the Total Stock Market index fund.

But what is it, and how do you find the best one?


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Why Roth IRA is the best?

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You may not recognize him, but that’s Senator William Roth. If you have a Roth IRA, then that’s the man you should thank. Unfortunately, Mr. Roth passed away on December 13, 2003. He was 82.

Since its introduction in 1998, the Roth IRA has changed quite a bit. However, many of its features are still the same.


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3-D Printing Stocks Put In Pivot Low: Buy Entry Tempting

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Everyone loved the 3-D printing stocks when they were at their all time highs (just months ago). Now, everyone hates them when they are at their 52 week lows. I am a contrary trader, and anytime it is a hated sector, I take a closer look and usually buy. 3-D printing stocks have put in a near term bottom according to the charts and price action. After ugly earnings from 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) yesterday morning, the stock reversed a majority of the steep losses and is jumping higher today. 3D Systems Corporation is likely setting up for a bigger bounce in the coming weeks. ...


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Is 'Synthetic Happiness' Changing Your Investment Habits?

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I decided I wanted to kick my day off with a TED Talk. When I turned on the Xbox and flipped through the options, I came across one titled, "The surprising science of happiness by Dan Gilbert."


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Is 'Synthetic Happiness' Changing Your Investment Habits?

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A few days ago, I decided I wanted to kick my day off with a TED Talk. When I turned on the Xbox and flipped through the options, I came across one titled, “The surprising science of happiness by Dan Gilbert."


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What is organic investing?

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Over the years, investment choices have multiplied, investment products have become difficult to understand, and investment fees have increased.

Take mutual funds for example. Last time I checked, there were more than 7,000 of them. That’s twice as much as all publicly-traded companies!

The term “organic investing” actually started out as a joke though.


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Managing the Bull: Investing Your Money -- And Investing In Yourself

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Learn about investing your money and investing in yourself with the help of Managing the Bull by David Christianson.


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Roadblocks to Investing - Are Your Retirement Contributions a Loss?

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Not to long ago, I was listening to a discussion on NPR about why people have a hard time saving for retirement. One of the reasons that many people have a hard time getting excited about saving for retirement, according to this discussion, is that they view retirement account contributions as a loss. And that makes it hard for them to decide to invest.


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How to Start Investing With $1,000 or Less

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It can be difficult to start investing with $1,000 or less, but it can be done. I share some of the options available to start investing with little money.


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