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Two Healthcare Trends to Watch: “Boutique” Pharmacies and the Diabetes Epidemic

In the days since the Obama administration rewrote the rules of the insurance industry, healthcare has received a great deal of attention. But even before the Affordable Care Act, the landscape of healthcare was changing – especially the pharmacy industry.

>> Two Healthcare Trends to Watch: “Boutique” Pharmacies and the Diabetes Epidemic

Why It’s Time to Pool Your Retirement Accounts

During the late 1990s, 401(k)s and individual retirements accounts (IRAs) were gaining traction in the American worker’s psyche. For the most part, gone were the days of the actuary and the company’s pension plan. Your retirement savings were now your responsibility and you needed to know the rules.

>> Why It’s Time to Pool Your Retirement Accounts

Age-Based Asset Allocation: Following the Best “Flight Path” to Retirement

In the investment world of everyday folks, I don’t think you’ll ever hear anyone hesitant about making money. But if you ask them how much can they deal with losing in the short term to reach long-term goals, then it’s a completely different story.”

>> Age-Based Asset Allocation: Following the Best “Flight Path” to Retirement

The New Rule of Thumb for Your Retirement Savings

There have been many popular rules of thumb about how much one would need to live comfortably during retirement. One common axiom was that you would need either about 70% or 80% of your pre-retirement income.

>> The New Rule of Thumb for Your Retirement Savings

The Art of Predicting Takeover Targets

I think we’ve all heard about the Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) takeover attempt by now. The story goes that Founder Richard Schulze offered to buy…

>> The Art of Predicting Takeover Targets

LIBOR Rate Manipulation: What it Means for Investors

In case you’re not up on your major British multinational banking and financial services conglomerates, Barclays is headquartered in London…

>> LIBOR Rate Manipulation: What it Means for Investors

VYM: The Best High Dividend Yield ETF?

Some people like mutual funds and others are jumping on the ETF bandwagon. However, besides the pricing, is there any difference in using one or the other for retirement investing…

Is VYM the Best High Dividend Yield ETF?

J-Charts: The Next Evolution of Technical Analysis

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the analysis itself is becoming more mathematical and/or scientific. But that doesn’t make it more attractive to average investors…

J-Charts: The Next Evolution of Technical Analysis