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What Are Bonds and How Do They Work?

Understanding bonds is vital to being a well rounded investor. We’re breaking down bonds starting with the basic characteristics and different types.

How to Invest $10,000 and Watch Your Money Grow

I am often asked by family, friends and colleagues what […]

The Ticking Time Bomb in Your Portfolio

In this low-interest environment, investors have gravitated toward fixed-income investments. But that could be very dangerous…

What You Can Learn From This Billionaire’s $500 Million Mistake

Even the great George Soros takes a hit now and again. His most recent mistake had to do with actively managed bond funds. Here’s the takeaway for everyday investors…

What You Need to Own If This Turns Into a Real Bear Market

If the unpleasantness in the market evolves into something more serious, history suggests one asset class will be the best performer in your portfolio.

Annuities: Risks and Rewards (Slideshow)

More than a quarter of a million people reach retirement age each month. Annuities are one way to alleviate fears of outliving your assets.

Risk: Your One Guarantee in Retirement

Investment risk. We think we understand it… few of us really do, though. And it will be the undoing of many retirees.