[credit provider=”Zilberman Sands Photography / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zilberman-sands/4561432907/”] Bonds are a good way to diversify your portfolio and smooth out the volatility in your stock holdings.For convenience’s sake, many investors turn to bond mutual funds, instead of holding individual bonds. That may be a bad choice.
[credit provider=”Flickr / Instant Vantage” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/instantvantage/6272420159/in/photostream/”] As an advisor, I sometimes need to play marriage counselor.Money differences are one of the biggest sources of marital discord.
[credit provider=”Flickr/Carlos Lopez” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalolo/4297533595/”] How much can you withdraw annually from your investment portfolio to be sure you don’t outlive your money?Here are three tips to get you through retirement financially.
[credit provider=”daveybot via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/davemorris/5201857996/”] As tax season begins, you should look for all the deductions you can find.Don’t overlook the one for home office expenses.
[credit provider=”Kaytee Riek via Flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/riekhavoc/4975764806/”] Do you like having a lot of options to choose from in your 401(k) plan, or do they make it harder to decide?If you’re like most people, having too many choices can not only make your decision more difficult, it can even lead […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/thephotographymuse” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcygallery/3016390718/”] It’s easy to save for retirement if you make it the first bill you pay.You can do this through fixed direct deposit, an employer retirement program or by getting on an automatic pay plan.
You hear a lot about the dangers of overspending.
[credit provider=”Flickr/solyanka” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/solyanka/2845341895/”] International bonds are a wise investment choice nowadays, when good global diversification is important.This comes to mind in particular as the Super Bowl approaches and I think about the fate of the St. Louis Rams.