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What are Index Funds and Asset Classes Investing?

What are Index Funds and Asset Classes Investing?

By in Asset Allocation, Bond, Investing, Mutual Funds, Stocks | 4 comments

List of Index Funds + Basic Investing Guide Part 4 of Best Investing Method Series This investing series: Best Investing Method using asset classes is based upon the work of Nobel Prize winner Eugene Fama. Fama tested and popularized investing strategies based upon the efficient market hypothesis. In Part 1: What is the Best Investing Method?, you learned the important research behind simple investing with a diversified asset classes portfolio. Part 2: Outlined the 8 Steps to Creating a Diversified Asset Classes Portfolio. In Part 3: In Diversification Strategy; How to Figure out my Risk Tolerance you determined your risk...

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Best Socially Conscious Investment Advisors

Best Socially Conscious Investment Advisors

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2017 Winners of The Best Socially Conscious Investment Funds Impact investing, socially responsible investing and socially conscious funds are all the rage. Millennial investors want to do good while they grow their investments for the future. The best socially conscious investment advisors are making it easy to do good with your investment dollars. It’s easy to earn good investment returns and do good with your money. In fact, a University of Oxford study showed that 80% of 200 studies showed positive stock price performance with good sustainability practices.  “80% of the 200 studies reviewed showed that stock price performance...

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What Are Smart Beta Funds and Should I Invest in a Smart Beta Strategy?

What Are Smart Beta Funds and Should I Invest in a Smart Beta Strategy?

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Smart Beta Funds, Smart Beta Indices and Smart Beta Investment Strategies? By contributing columnist, Hank Coleman Finding a system that beats the stock market is akin to the search for the Holy Grail. It’s a glorious and righteous quest that has gone on for centuries and will continue to do so long after we’re all gone. That’s where smart beta funds and indices come in to play in the stock market. Smart beta funds look to tweak index fund investing to the next level by strategically weighting stocks inside the funds based on objective factors. And, typically robo-advisors choose the...

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What Does Price Earnings Ratio Mean? Use the PE for Smart Investing

What Does Price Earnings Ratio Mean? Use the PE for Smart Investing

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Investing, Mutual Funds, Stocks | 2 comments

Understanding the PE Ratio Most investors are best suited to invest in a diversified portfolio of index funds in an asset allocation in line with their risk tolerance. The research is quite clear that it is exceedingly difficult to beat the overall stock market over time. That said, there are those who like to analyze individual stocks and attempt to beat the market. For those active investors, as well as those interested in understanding a bit more about investing, you’ll learn about how to use the PE ratio when investing.Read on to find out the answer to the question,...

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5 Inspiring Warren Buffett Investing Quotes

5 Inspiring Warren Buffett Investing Quotes

By in Investing, Mind and Money, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Stocks, Tips, Wealth | 6 comments

Warren Buffett is considered one of the most successful investors of our time. According to BusinessInsider‘s Andy Kiersz, in “Here’s How Rich You’d Be if You’d Invested $1,000 in Buffett Way Back When”, $1,000 invested in Berkshire Hathaway in 1964, would be worth about $11.6 million today. This information uses the 1964 share price of $19 and the February 27, 2015 closing price of $221,180 for Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A). With the more recent closing share price of $194,620 (September 25, 2015) you’d still be rich. Bonus; What is Multifactor Investing and is it Worth a Try? I don’t...

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Pros and Cons of REIT Investments-How to Build Real Estate Wealth

Pros and Cons of REIT Investments-How to Build Real Estate Wealth

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Mutual Funds, Real Estate | 16 comments

REIT Pros & Cons  Learn how to invest in real estate funds without much cash. Discover whether adding real estate to your investments is right for you in this 2nd part of the Real Estate Investing Series.  Part 1 of this Real Estate Investing Series-“Being a Landlord Sucks-Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate” – detailed 26 Steps to Buying and Managing Rental Real Estate. Part 2, “Pros and Cons of REIT Investments – How to Build Real Estate Wealth” – is for those of you who want exposure to real estate investing but don’t have tens of thousands of...

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