Don't Take Stock !

By Money Manager Tom Cock You have probably heard the expression, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” Well, you might have, but apparently thousands of employees of America’s biggest companies have not. Those employees still invest insane amounts of their 401(k) investments in their company stock, according to a new study. Coming on…

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Recognizing Symptoms of Dementia

An online article from FamilyDoctor.org outlines some common symptoms in recognizing dementia. “Dementia causes many problems for the person who has it and for the person’s family. Many of the problems are caused by memory loss. Some common symptoms of dementia are listed below. Not everyone who has dementia will experience all of these symptoms.…

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Flaws with Online Retirement Calculators

A recent article by syndicated columnist Mark Miller discusses popular retirement calculators and flaws that could lead to serious miscalculations when planning for retirement. How much do you need to save for retirement? You can get an idea by using any of the dozens of retirement calculator tools offered for free on the Internet. But…

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11 Ways to Be a Better Investor

By Money Manager – Tom Cock Don’t allow anyone to sell you investments, period! Good investments don’t need to be sold. Some of the worst investments on the market are those offered by professional salespeople, such as stockbrokers and insurance representatives. Even in those rare cases when they might be selling you a decent investment…

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2010 Second Quarter, worst for stock !!!

  Volatility returned to global financial markets with a vengeance in the just completed second quarter, sending stock prices plunging and convincing investors to buy defensive investments, especially U.S. Treasuries and gold. With the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing out the quarter at a new low for the year, many now believe that a 2008…

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