Category: Investing

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Why are Financial Ratios Important? By analyzing investor ratios, stock pickers can seek out winning companies for purchase and eliminate the duds. The major investment ratio categories include profitability, valuation, liquidity, and debt. Profitab ...
Are Target Date Mutual Funds the Holy Grail for Investors? Guest contributor; Lawrence J. Russell Learn all about a TDF and the answer to, “Should I invest in a target date fund?” question. Target date retirement funds (TDFs) are u ...
What is a Target Date Fund?  Are you interested in buying one fund which holds all the stock and bond mutual funds you need? A target date fund (TDF) is like a big box retailer or a shopping mall. At the mall, you can buy everything you need at ...
“Investing should be dull,” according to Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Samuelson.  “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas” Are you interested ...
Real Life Net Present Value (NPV) Example While teaching a Corporate Finance class for MBA students at a local university, I was asked a question that underscored importance of the net present value concept. Although NPV might be considered a panace ...
Where to Invest in an Overvalued Stock Market? The market crashed in 2008, more than 10 years ago and has been rising ever since. This is awesome if you’ve participated in the climb.  But, there’s a problem, with assets climbing for ...
The world of investing is already diverse: all you have to do is build a portfolio with a mix of asset classes, and you’re well on your way to meeting your financial goals… right? Maybe not. There are a multitude of new investment opportunities popp ...
The best lazy portfolio is the one set up in line with your risk tolerance and rebalance regularly. In investing there’s no one right way to invest or manage your portfolio. In fact there are hundreds of different approaches, and probably more. Cons ...
 I love sales, which is why I wrote the books, A Mind for Sales, High Profit Prospecting and High Profit Selling. I simply love working with salespeople.What bothers me is the turnover we have in sales. It is amazing the number of people who get ...
The one thing that every successful person does is properly manage their finances. To help you make the best financial management software choice, read this Quicken vs. Personal Capital review. You’ll get an in depth look at the features of th ...
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