Law 3 – SMART Investments & Tools

Looking for Better Returns? Try Alternative Investments

Many of us have an investment portfolio or work retirement plan. Investing is an important component for retirement planning and financial independence. We saw however in the 2008 financial crisis that sometimes investing can produce losses, not gains! The three main traditional asset classes to invest in have been stocks, bonds and cash. Recently, another asset […]
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Real Estate Part 2: Buying A Home

Buying a house can be extremely exciting yet stressful at the same time. Here are some tips you need to know when buying a home. A good real estate agent will be able to help navigate you through this process, but it is good to understand as much as you can as well. Know how […]
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The Best Investment You Can Make

  Many people are always on the lookout for the best investment to make money. It may be company stock, a mutual fund, a piece of real estate or maybe a business venture. However, there is one investment that many people overlook, and it is the best investment you can make: yourself! You are your […]
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Taking Full Advantage Of A 401(k)

401(k) retirement plans were first introduced by Congress in 1978. The name comes from the section (401) and paragraph(k) of the Internal Revenue Code. The retirement plans were created to encourage Americans to save more for retirement. Here are some tips and information to take full advantage of the benefits of a 401(k): 401(k) plans […]
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An Investor’s Guide To Annuities

Chances are if you are looking at planning for retirement, you have come across annuities as a potential investment product for retirement income. The proper annuity may enhance your investment portfolio, but it is important to make sure it is suitable for you. What is an annuity? An annuity is a contract between you and […]
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Your Guide To Mutual Funds Part 2

This is a two part series. Please click here for part 1! There are many types of mutual funds with a wide variety of investment objectives and risk and return characteristics. Below is an overview of fund categories listed from higher risk/return potential to lower. Aggressive Growth Equity Funds attempt to invest in securities whose […]
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A Quick Guide To Mutual Funds

This is a two part series. Please click here for part 2! Investors enjoy selecting individual investments and monitoring their progress on a regular basis. This can be rewarding and fun if you have the time, experience and patience to research your investments and monitor their progress. Like many people, you may already have a […]
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Setting An Investment Strategy

 Setting up an investment strategy can seem incredibly complex. You can find plenty of information on investing from the web, magazines, news sources, books, seminars, and even tips from friends. Unfortunately some people spend a great deal of time on investment strategies that are more likely to reduce rather than increase their investment portfolios. A […]
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The Importance Of Investing

The S&P500 is up more than 11 percent this year and above 1,400 for the first time since mid-2008. This is good news, but many people are still on the sidelines worried about the global economy and the precarious conditions in Europe. The knee-jerk reaction may be to move all assets into a bank account […]
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