Five New Year’s resolutions for investors

Five New Year’s resolutions for investors
News from Hargreaves Lansdown:

The Christmas period is traditionally the time to take stock, review your plans and start the New Year fresh.

Take some time to put yourself on the right track for 2013.

1. Be sensible with your cash

Cash is important to meet short-term spending needs and as an emergency fund. Unfortunately the real value of cash will rarely keep pace with the rate of inflation, meaning the spending power of your savings can fall over time. Therefore hold cash, but not too much.

TIP: Review how much cash you should hold and consider taking a longer-term view with the rest.

2. Rebalance your portfolio

Over time your portfolio will skew towards those holdings which have grown faster than the rest. As you review your investments, take the opportunity to realign your portfolio. Consider taking some profits and reinvest where you feel there are good prospects. See our research team’s favoured funds for 2013 »

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Goldman Sachs Leads $ 54 Million Investment in Infusionsoft
News from Small Business Trends:

CHANDLER, Ariz., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Infusionsoft today announces $ 54 million in growth capital financing from Goldman Sachs. The company will use the funds to ramp up product development, accelerate marketing and sales, and to grow its partner and education programs in the U.S. and internationally. Infusionsoft’s all-in-one sales and marketing software combines CRM, marketing and e-commerce, and is designed specifically to help small businesses with fewer than 25 employees get more customers, increase repeat sales and save time. See the software that more than 12,000 small businesses use here.

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