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Rick holds a BA in Electronic Business Processes from The University "Saint Cyril and Methodius" - Skopje,  Faculty of Economics and Science, Republic Of Macedonia. Rick currently works as an Economist and Financial News Editor at TalkMarkets. 

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Buy The All Time High
2 years ago

Great article, thank you!

5 Tips To Following Your Financial Plan
2 years ago

You are right, every decent plan would and should incorporate emergency funds. Actually the same study showed only 35% of people have a plan to save for emergencies. And only two-thirds have a plan to meet any of six savings goal, such as for emergencies, retirement, a child’s education or a down payment on a house.

5 Tips To Following Your Financial Plan
2 years ago

There are good words of advice indeed. But, People who get a plan often don’t follow it. One estimate suggests that just 20 per cent of people follow a financial plan received from a planner or investment adviser. Okay, people are busy and distracted. They’re also using a lot of their household cash flow for borrowing, rather than saving. But if you pay serious money to a professional to map out your financial future, why wouldn’t you follow the advice?

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AAXJ iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index Fund
ADBE Adobe Systems Incorporated
AIG American International Group Inc
ALKS Alkermes plc
ALU Alcatel-Lucent
AMT American Tower Corporation
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
APC Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
AVP Avon Products Inc.
AWF AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund Inc.
BABA Alibaba
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A.
BHP BHP Billiton Limited
BIDU Baidu, Inc.
BIIB Biogen IDEC Inc
BITCOMP Bitcoin
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway Inc
BRK-B BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY CLASS B
C Citigroup Inc.
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
CCJ Cameco Corporation
CELG Celgene Corporation
CIB Bancolombia S.A.
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
CSIQ Canadian Solar Inc.
CU First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund
CWEI Clayton Williams Energy, Inc.
CXO Concho Resources Inc.
CZR Caesars Entertainment
DB Deutsche Bank AG
DIS The Walt Disney Company
DISH DISH Network Corporation
DJI Dow Jones Industrial Average
DTO DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN
DVY iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund
EBAY eBay Inc.
EGN Energen Corporation
EPD Enterprises Products Partners L.P
EPI WisdomTree India Earnings Fund ETF
EWP iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund
EXPE Expedia Inc.
EZU iShares MSCI EMU Index Fund
FANG Diamondback Energy, Inc.
FAX Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc.
FB Facebook Inc
FBASF Fibra UNO
FCO Aberdeen Global Income Fund, Inc
FNVRF FINAVERA WIND ENERGY
FSUGY Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
FXE Euro Currency Trust
GBB iPathSM GBP/USD Exchange Rate ETN
GDXJ MARKET VECTORS ETF TRJR GOLD MINES
GE General Electric Company
GG Goldcorp Inc.
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc.
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GLUU Glu Mobile Inc.
GLW Corning Inc.
GM General Motors Company
GMCR Keurig Green Mountain Inc.
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
GREK Global X MSCI Greece
GRPN Groupon Inc.
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
GSK GlaxoSmithKline
HCN Health Care REIT Inc.
HD Home Depot Inc.
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
IDIX Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc.
IEF iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund
INTC Intel Corporation
ITMN InterMune, Inc.
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
JAZZ Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc.
JJN iPath Dow Jones-AIG Nickel Total Return Sub-IndexSM ETN
JNUG Direxion Daily Jr Gld Mnrs Bull 3X ETF
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
KO The Coca-Cola Company
LGND LIGAND PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
LNKD LinkedIn Corporation
LOCO El Pollo Loco
LPI Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc.
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MID S&P MID CAP 400 INDEX
MNKD MannKind Corporation
MRK Merck & Co Inc.
MS Morgan Stanley
MSCI MSCI Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
NAT Nordic American Tankers Limited
NDAQ The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.
NDX Nasdaq 100 Index
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NMR Nomura Holdings Inc.
NUS Nu Skin Enterprises Inc.
NYA NYSE COMPOSITE
OGZPY OAO GAZPROM ADR
OIL iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN
OPK OPKO Health Inc.
OSIR Osiris Therapeutics Inc.
OSTK Overstock.com Inc.
OTEX Open Text Corporation
OXY Occidental Petroleum Corporation
P Pandora Media Inc.
PALL ETFS PHYSICAL PALLAD
PANW Palo Alto Networks Inc.
PBW PowerShares Exchange-Traded Funds Trust
PCLN priceline.com Incorporated
PG Procter & Gamble Co.
PIKE Pike Electric Corporation
PLUG Plug Power, Inc.
PPC Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
PPLT ETFS Platinum Trust
PT Portugal Telecom SGPS SA
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company
RAD Rite Aid Corporation
RAMPF RAM POWER
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
REX Rex American Resources Corporation
RIO Rio Tinto plc
ROSE Rosetta Resources Inc.
RSX MARKET VECTORS RUS ETF
RXII RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation
S Sprint Nextel Corporation
SAFM Sanderson Farms Inc.
SBSA Spanish Broadcasting System Inc.
SCMP Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
SD SandRidge Energy Inc.
SKUL Skullcandy Inc.
SLB Schlumberger Limited
SLV iShares Silver Trust
SNY Sanofi
SOX PHLX Semiconductor Index
SPLV PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II
SPX S&P 500 Index
SPY SPDR S&P 500
STZ Constellation Brands Inc.
SXL Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P.
T AT&T Inc.
TNX 10 Year Treasury Note
TRCH Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.
TSN Tyson Foods Inc.
TWTR Twitter Inc
USMV iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
VALE Vale S.A.
VGT VANGUARD INFO TECH ETF
VIX VOLATILITY S&P 500
VTI VANGUARD TOT STK MKT ETF
WAG Walgreens
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
X United States Steel Corporation
XEC Cimarex Energy Co.
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR
XLP Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
XRT SPDR S&P RETAIL ETF
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.
YNDX Yandex N.V.
YUM YUM! Brands Inc.
ZION Zions Bancorporation
ZNGA Zynga Inc.
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TalkMarkets
July 2014 - Present (2 years 7 months)
Editor of Zapocni
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July 2013 - March 2014 (9 months)
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University Saint "Cyril and Metodius" - Faculty of Economics - Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Electronic Business Development
2008 / 2013
Marketing Communications, Analyse of E - Business, Marketing Management, Economics, Marketing Research, Search Engine Optimization Analyse
High School "Bogdanci" - Republic of Macedonia
Humanistic Science Oriented
2004 / 2008

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