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Investing Can Pay Dividends
Dividends accounted for almost all of the S&P 500 returns from the beginning of 2000 to the end of September 2012.
Dividend (div΄ uh dend) n. A sum of money paid regularly by a company to its shareholders out of its profits or reserves.
Savvy investors have long understood the power of dividends. Think about it, if I receive a percentage of the value of my investment on a regular basis, every time I get paid, I lower my overall risk to my principal. Also, I may see a larger overall return on an investment that rises in value if I am realizing a regular dividend from that company. Seems simple enough, but don’t rush in too quick. When choosing dividend paying investments, always ask the following questions...
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9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
What does your home really cost?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.