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Two Ways To Protect Yourself From Inflation

Friday, November 19, 2010

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Two Ways To Protect Yourself From Inflation

Hi NeedMoney fans, I’ve recently discussed ways to protect yourself from mortgage modification scams and from identity thieves. Now, I’d like to convey some advice relating to how to protect yourself against a more insidious enemy — inflation. Should inflation rise, the actual value of the majority of your investments — especially fixed income — […]

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Stocks Versus Bonds

Saturday, October 23, 2010

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Stocks Versus Bonds

Hi NeedMoney readers, James here with some basic talk about stocks and bonds. Many novice investors do not understand the difference between stocks and bonds, and their appropriate place within your retirement and savings portfolios. When you own a stock, you actually own a piece of the company. When the company does well, then the […]

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TIPS Can Be Your Best Weapon Against Inflation

Friday, June 18, 2010

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TIPS Can Be Your Best Weapon Against Inflation

Many saving for their retirements are afraid that runaway government spending will create severe inflation thus diluting the eventual value of their investment portfolios. Those nearing retirement with investments primarily focused on fixed income are especially vulnerable to rising inflation. When inflation goes up, then the purchasing power of your dollars goes down. Savers and […]

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