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Avoid Fund Overlap to Achieve True Diversification in Your Portfolio

Tweet Identify and Eliminate Overlap for Real Diversification So, you’ve got a nice portfolio with a handful of index funds that include a good mix of growth, value, and various market caps. You’re diversified quite well, right? Not so fast. If you’re like most investors, even though you have a number of funds that you’re […]

Robert Kiyosaki is Off his Rocker (Again) – Is The 401(k) Really the Biggest Scam Ever?

Robert Kiyosaki is Off his Rocker (Again) – Is The 401(k) Really the Biggest Scam Ever?

Tweet Is the 401(k) a Scam? If there’s one thing I love about checking the Yahoo! Finance columns it’s that I know every time Robert Kiyosaki posts something I’m going to either laugh out loud or shake my head in disbelief. This past week has proved no different, and the self-proclaimed financial guru who shouldn’t […]

5 Reasons Why You Will Retire Broke and Unhappy

5 Reasons Why You Will Retire Broke and Unhappy

Tweet Retirement is one of the major end goals for many of us. After putting in a few decades of hard work we hope to be able to break free from the daily grind and do what really makes us happy. That could be starting a new career, traveling the world, or simply enjoying a […]

How to Roll Over Your 401(k) When You Leave or Lose Your Job – The 401k Rollover

How to Roll Over Your 401(k) When You Leave or Lose Your Job – The 401k Rollover

Tweet The 401(k) Rollover Explained Are you planning to, or have you recently left or lost your job where you had a 401(k)? The good news is that since these accounts are tied to your employer, once you cut your ties with that employer, you’re generally entitled to do what you wish with those funds. […]

How Correlation Between Asset Classes Affects Your Portfolio

How Correlation Between Asset Classes Affects Your Portfolio

Tweet Proper Asset Allocation Requires Understanding Correlation Coefficients Correlation coefficients? What on Earth does this have to do with creating a diversified portfolio? If this sounds foreign or complex to you, don’t be alarmed. It isn’t nearly as scary as it sounds. You’re probably picturing high school or college math classes, but correlation coefficient is […]

The Top 5 Ways to Become a Millionaire – How to Become a Millionaire

The Top 5 Ways to Become a Millionaire – How to Become a Millionaire

Tweet Anyone Can Become a Millionaire by Following a Few Simple Steps Becoming a millionaire isn’t all that difficult and there are countless ways to achieve that milestone. Some people do it through real estate, others start their own business, while some simply get lucky by winning the lottery or winning big on a game […]