Check Out The Latest Blog Post
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...
Click here to read more.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
What's So Great About a Rollover?
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
The History of Retirement
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.