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Financial advice extends beyond planning, ranging from managing funds to investment choices

Financial advice extends beyond planning, ranging from managing funds to investment choicesNews from Economic Times: There is a flurry of activity in the financial planning and advisory space. The practice of earning a commission from the producer is on its way out and several advisers are designing value propositions to earn a fee from the […]

Tips For Investors: US Investment Funds

Tips For Investors: US Investment FundsNews from «Market Leader» – news and previews making you rich.: Tips For Investors: US Investment Funds 26 November 08:26 AM     Effective functioning of financial markets is a vital condition of the dynamic growth of a certain country’s economy. It requires a number of financial institutions in various […]

The Risks of Investing Like the Big Pension Funds

The Risks of Investing Like the Big Pension FundsNews from New York Times: By FRAN HAWTHORNE Published: September 15, 2011 OVER the last several years, the managers of many big, traditional pension plans have become increasingly cautious. Instead of viewing high returns as their top priority, these managers have focused on avoiding risk. Some have […]

Investing in Hedge Funds with ETFs

Investing in Hedge Funds with ETFs News from Investing Daily: According to the limited publicly available information on hedge fund performance, 2011 has been a less-than-stellar year for the industry. The Barclay Hedge Fund Index–which is maintained by a private company not affiliated with Barclays Bank–shows that hedge funds have returned just 2.3 percent this […]

Funds whip inflation with stocks, commodities, currencies

Funds whip inflation with stocks, commodities, currencies News from USA Today: By John Waggoner, USA TODAY For investors, beating inflation has been about as difficult as beating a squid at checkers. By Damian Dovarganes, AP Families are concerned about the impact of rising food prices on their budgets and savings. But that may get harder […]

Tips on target-date funds

Tips on target-date funds News from phillyBurbs.com: Target-date mutual funds offer a simple premise. Their mix of investments is adjusted periodically to try to strike a proper balance between risk and reward. The ultimate goal is to provide investors with a healthy balance when they reach their projected retirement dates. So what happens when your […]

Mutual funds: 7 tips for making a graduation gift

Mutual funds: 7 tips for making a graduation gift News from USA Today: By Mark Jewell, Associated Press BOSTON — It’s hard to beat cash as a gift for college graduates. Matt Bush, Hattiesburg American via AP Graduates gesture to loved ones during Spring Commencement at the University of Southern Mississippi on May 13, 2011, […]

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