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Wall Street Kitchen-The Recipe Behind A Housewife’s 1,000% Stock Market Return

Wall Street Kitchen-The Recipe Behind A Housewife’s 1,000% Stock Market Return

By in Guest Post, Investing, Links, Mind and Money, Money Management, Stocks | 0 comments

How One Woman Cracked the Investing Code + Money Links Guest contributor, Victor Chiu New author, Victor Chiu introduces his book, Wall Street Kitchen and shares insights into his Mom’s stock market success.  Hello to all Barbara Friedberg fans! I’m Victor Chiu, author of Wall Street Kitchen – The Recipe Behind a Housewife’s 1000% Stock Return, and I’m super excited to tell you all about it. Wall Street Kitchen is a self-help, based-on-a-true-story-of-my-own-mom book that’s dedicated to the beginner and intermediate investor level audience.  For Mom, the kitchen was not only a place to create great food but also...

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Ultimate End of Year Retirement Planning and Hot Links

Ultimate End of Year Retirement Planning and Hot Links

By in Links, Money Management, Personal Finance, Retirement | 0 comments

Ultimate End of Year Retirement Planning Dara Luber, senior manager of retirement at TD Ameritrade came out with a simple, actionable end of year retirement planning list. Although you’re probably managing multiple activities now, with school vacations and holiday planning, don’t forget yourself. By dedicating some time to end of year retirement planning, your future self will thank you. Give yourself a gift by taking a few moments to improve your financial retirement life for tomorrow. You still have a few weeks before January 1 to  boost your wealth building for tomorrow-today. Increase 401(k) contributions by just 1 percent: If your income goes...

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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 | 1 comment

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

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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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