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The Presidential Conventions, Trump, Clinton and Your Money News

The Presidential Conventions, Trump, Clinton and Your Money News

By in Economics, Links, Wealth | 0 comments

Who Is Best For Your Money? Trump or Clinton The real life presidential race drama on CNN, MSNBC and Fox is becoming more compelling than television drama. Are you wondering if your investments will grow more under a Trump or Clinton presidency?Not to get too far off the finance track, today we’ll look at how your money may be impacted by the upcoming presidential competition. A variety of sources weigh in on the impact of politics on your investments. In fact, I was so curious about the topic I wrote a few words about politics and invesment returns as...

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2016 Robo-Advisor Mash Up – Links to the Best Posts

2016 Robo-Advisor Mash Up – Links to the Best Posts

By in Investing, Links, Mutual Funds | 3 comments

Robo-advisors or technology assisted investing platforms are all the rage. What’s not to love-low fees, research-supported investment approaches and regular rebalancing. Not only are there stand-alone robo-advisors such as Wealthfront, Betterment, and Personal Capital but we’ve got the big brokers starting their own versions. These well known firms have joined the robo-advisory ranks; Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, Vanguard Personal Advisor Services, and then there’s TrakeKing Advisors. TradeKing offers a unique robo with access to a momentum style investing along with the passive approach. I’ve been writing a lot about this new platform for Investopedia and think the opportunities for investors...

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Which Political Party is Best for Your Investments? + Investing Links

By in Economics, Investing, Links | 3 comments

The presidential primaries are in full force with Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton looking like they will receive their respective party’s nominations. I’m going to go out on a limb and say, nothing is decided yet, at the beginning of March. But, don’t hold me to it, as it’s still early, and with Mitt Romney betting against Trump, anything is possible. With an election coming up, if you’re voting with your investment portfolio, is it better to vote Republican or Democrat? There’s a lot written about how your investments will perform under a particular political party.  A Daily Finance...

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Top Tax Reads to Slam Your IRS Bill

Top Tax Reads to Slam Your IRS Bill

By in Links, Taxes | 4 comments

I’ve been writing quite a few tax articles recently. What I’m realizing is that the more I research the tax system, the more complicated it seems. In order to help you with this daunting seasonal task of preparing your taxes, I’m going to share some of the top tax articles I’ve been reading (and a few that I’ve written). Hopefully, these top tax reads will take a bit of the sting out of tax season. Top Tax Reads “Taxes: What’s New for 2016?” by Rande Spiegelman at Charles Schwab “How to Save Over $1,000 on Your Tax Bill” by Emily...

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2016 Investing Fuel-15 Best Money and Investing Articles

2016 Investing Fuel-15 Best Money and Investing Articles

By in Investing, Links, Money Management | 1 comment

2015 Investment Wrap Up The DOW lost -2.2% The S+P 500 lost -0.70% The Nasdaq fell -1.15% The U.S. Treasury 10-Year Bond slipped -0.877% The Fed Funds Rate rose in December for the first time since 2007.  Although there are many predictions for 2016, no one can promise a clear view of the future. There is one certainty, 2016 is unlikely to be the same as 2015. That said, let’s look at some of the best money and investing articles of 2015. 2015 has been a tumultuous year for world citizens and investors. The year closed out with the first U.S....

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Fall Investing + Money News to Inspire You

Fall Investing + Money News to Inspire You

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I just returned from Fincon 2015, a peer conference for the financial media community. Now, I’m totally inspired with too much to do on my plate. In conjunction with the exciting conference, I also co-launched Young and Oldish Money Podcast with my partner, Bobby Lee of 2 Minute Finance.com. If any of you have launched a new endeavor, then you understand; there’s the first part of content creation, in this case, recording many episodes of the podcast for publication. Next, and equally as challenging, is promoting the product.  Click to tweet + you’ll be in my debt!   Over-inspired, I...

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