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Balancing the Perfect Retirement Portfolio

Monday, April 16, 2012

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Balancing the Perfect Retirement Portfolio

Planning for retirement can be tricky. First, you have to ensure you are saving enough money to live on comfortably in your non-working years. Second, you have to determine how that money is best saved. Retirement accounts are great, but you don’t want all of your savings in a retirement account. Many adults worry that […]

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Beware Of Yield Traps

Thursday, July 22, 2010

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Beware Of Yield Traps

Investors seeking an income stream from their holdings gravitate to either bonds or stocks which pay a dividend. Many stocks do not pay a dividend, and consequently there is no income provided from their ownership until the position is sold. Cash flow is especially important to those just entering retirement when income from investments becomes […]

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Juice Your Portfolio With Dividend Stocks

Thursday, June 3, 2010

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Juice Your Portfolio With Dividend Stocks

A dividend is akin to a profit distribution paid to you by the company you own stock in. A stock’s “yield” equates to the rate of return its dividend pays when calculated against its current trading price. For example, assume XYZ company is trading at $20 per share, and it pays an annual dividend of […]

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