investment

Finances

Investing Basics: What You Should Know

Investing Basics: What You Should Know

Once you have earned money, there are four main things that you can do with it: 1) Spend it 2) Save it 3)  Invest it 4) Give it away. You probably don’t need a tutorial on how to spend money. Of course, most people make both wise and unwise spending [...]

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Finances

Financial Literacy: What Does It Mean Today?

Financial Literacy: What Does It Mean Today?

It could be argued that the world of finances and investing is more complicated today than ever before. For example, unlike past generations that were able to rely on generous company pension plans, many Americans today are primarily responsible for saving for their own retirement. This complexity makes financial literacy [...]

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Finances, Retirement

Retirement and the American Dream

Retirement and the American Dream

Ah, the American Dream! In essence the dream is that anyone who has a goal and works hard can make it. Both President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney talked about the American Dream on the campaign trail, but according to a recent survey from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies [...]

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Finances

Five Facts your Investment Counselor Should Know About You

Five Facts your Investment Counselor Should Know About You

In order to properly advise you and to help you chose the investments that may be most suitable, there are five basic facts your Investment Counselor should know about you before any recommendations are made. This will assist both you and your Investment Counselor in making the right choices. 1. [...]

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