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What A Gambler Taught Me About Understanding Risk
Article By: Robert Rapier
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5:25 AM EST
A gambler may reason that the odds of accurately picking three straight games are low (12.5%), so perhaps this guru indeed has an edge. The appearance of success makes it far more likely that the gambler will cough up money to get next week’s pick.
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Will Dividends Or Interest Boost My Retirement Savings More?
Article By: Douglas Goldstein
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 5:24 AM EST
In a well-diversified portfolio, you normally have three different type of earnings — appreciation, dividends, or interest. "Appreciation" is the growth in the value of your investment based on the market going up.
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HH Are You Entering The Sequence-Risk Zone?
Article By: Personal Capital
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:50 PM EST
If you are like lots of investors, you’ve probably never heard of sequence risk — also called sequence-of-returns risk — but it is a particularly pertinent concept for those nearing or just entering retirement.
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The Hidden Riches Inside Your Cash Flow
Article By: John Jamieson
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1:30 AM EST
Most people dump all their money in their primary checking account up front and then give the money to everyone but themselves first.
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Staying Financially Secure When Tragedy Strikes
Article By: Miranda Marquit
Monday, November 20, 2017 6:40 PM EST
No one likes to think about tragedy or disaster striking their family, but if you don’t have a safety net in place, your finances can quickly get out of control.
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Three Myths About Peer-To-Peer Loans
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Monday, November 20, 2017 10:33 AM EST
Peer-to-peer lending platforms, which provide a way for individuals who want to invest to lend to those who want to borrow, have experienced phenomenal growth in the past decade.
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U.K. Litigation Cases On Defaulted Consumer Debts Soar Beyond 2008 Levels
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:31 AM EST
New data surrounding the growing number of court filings related to the recovery of consumer debts highlights just how serious the personal leverage problem has become in the UK.
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E How Long Will $1,000,000 Last In Retirement?
Article By: Phil Town
Monday, November 13, 2017 11:15 PM EST
One million dollars is a common benchmark when it comes to retirement goals, but is it really enough? Let's consider the effects of location, lifestyle, and inflation on retirement budgets and savings goals.
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About 33% Of Students Drop Out Of College; Here's How Many Go On To Default On Their Student Debt
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 9:29 PM EST
Just over 35% of the students interviewed said they hadn't made a single payment toward their student loans since dropping out of college.
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E Winners And Losers From The House Tax Bill
Article By: David Vomund
Monday, November 6, 2017 10:46 AM EST
The House released its much anticipated tax cut and reform bill. While there will be several revisions before the final vote, we’ll take a look at the initial winners and losers.
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The New American Dream: Work Longer, Live Sicker, Die Sooner
Article By: Tyler Durden
Saturday, November 4, 2017 8:00 PM EST
Americans are retiring later than ever before (if at all). But in a double-whammy for seniors, whose health is declining, their lifespans are shrinking offering them little if any time to enjoy the end of the American Dream.
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Holidays Come Early For Investors As Consumer Spending Surges From Previous Year
Article By: Frank Holmes
Friday, November 3, 2017 1:35 AM EST
American consumers were more willing to open their wallets in September, an encouraging sign of what Santa might bring for investors this year.
In this article: MEGAX, CPRT
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How To Manage A Multi-Currency Lifestyle
Article By: Douglas Goldstein
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:17 PM EST
Two-thirds of retail foreign exchange traders lose money. In this $4 trillion market, high volatility and leverage mean gains and losses can mount very quickly.
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Renting In The US Has Never Been More Unaffordable
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:03 AM EST
Not only is renting not cheap(er) in either absolute or relative terms, but when observed through the prism of the only thing that matters, namely disposable income, renting - just like buying a house - has never been more unaffordable.
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Here We Go Again: Sacramento Sells $425,000 Pads With No Money Down
Article By: Tyler Durden
Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:57 AM EST
There were plenty of bad actors that contributed to the housing crisis in 2009 including the banks that underwrote mortgages for people that they knew couldn't afford the home they were buying.
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Managing Your Credit: 4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Cards
Article By: Miranda Marquit
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 7:11 AM EST
Managing your debt is important. It allows you to maintain a good credit score, gives you access to lower interest rates, and let you enjoy a comfortable lifestyle.
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