Tag Archive | "Stocks"

The (Very) Small Investor

Monday, September 26, 2011

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The (Very) Small Investor

Here’s what you need to keep in mind: Minimums matter. Many brokerage firms won’t let you open an account with less than $1,000, and some have minimums as high as $15,000. The minimum requirements for retirement accounts often are lower, however, so you may be able to open a traditional or Roth IRA with less. […]

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Protect Yourself With Put Options

Monday, November 22, 2010

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Hi NeedMoneyers, In previous posts, I’ve discussed protecting yourself against inflation, identity theft and against the ramifications of not having a sufficient emergency fund. Now, I’d like to discuss ways to protect your stock portfolio against market declines. For those of you who have long time horizons for your stock holdings, protecting your portfolio becomes […]

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