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Republic Wireless Review

Republic Wireless Review

I first got the chance to try Republic Wireless last year. And to be completely honest I was skeptical that I’d actually get service. You see, instead of relying on solely on phone towers Republic Wireless takes a different approach throwing Wi-Fi into the mix. And since the Republic Wireless services relies heavily on the […]

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Investing Tip #167: Don’t Try to Beat the Market

Behavioral Finance says individual investors should aim at making reasonable earnings on their portfolio. They should not attempt to beat the market. Trying to beat the market is a losing game. If you want to learn more check out these resources: What Do You Tell the Successful Stock Picker? Could a Monkey Beat Your Portfolio?

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Saving Money for a University Education

Although a higher education is extremely important, securing the necessary funds can be quite challenging. Notwithstanding the government grants and loans available, what are some other ways to save money over time? For both students and parents alike, this important question should be addressed. Let us have a quick look at some of the most […]

Short Term Investments For Young Investors

10 Short Term Investments For Young Investors

Right now, the market is at all time highs, but it’s starting to pull back. If you’re a young investor and don’t want to see an immediate decline in your portfolio, now’s a good time to consider short term investment options. Short term investments typically don’t see the growth of longer term investments, but that’s […]

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Investing Tip #166: Don’t Use Technical Analysis Mechanically

Technical Analysts predict prices based on price trends and patterns. It is a common investor behavior to make short term profits from such predictions. But ultimately it leads to portfolio concentration and also drags returns. If you want to learn more check out these resources: The Importance of An Investing Mentor Investing for Millennials

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Investing Tip #165: Technical Analysis Needs Professional Expertise

Technical analysis is based on interpretation of charts and graphs to find meaningful patterns. The estimates based on wrong interpretation may lead to the wrong forecast about the short term price movements. Depend on professional technical analysts only. If you want to learn more check out these posts: Swing Trading Strategies with Alexander Elder: 3 […]

Many Financial Products are Mis-Sold

Investing Tip #164: Many Financial Products are Mis-Sold

Many financial advisors, through television and print media, provide advice which is not in the best interest of investors. Financial Planners may influence your decision to buy financial products you don’t need. Listen but critically analyze their advice before taking action. If you want to learn more check out these resources: Lessons Learned from a 28 […]

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Diebold Turnaround Could Create Value for Investors

Diebold’s products are used almost every day by people across the world.  Diebold is best known as the manufactures of ATMs. It is in the midst of a turnaround that could generate value for investors.  It is not a sexy story, and that has left it under covered.  Often in those circumstances, investors can find […]

Consult with financial advisors on a fee only basis!

Investing Tip #163: Consult with Financial Advisors on a Fee Only Basis

A financial advisor working for a percent based commission has his interest ahead of yours. He gets commission driven by sales. He will push products on you. An advisor with a high standard of ethics will charge you a fee only and will give you honest advice. If you want to learn more check out […]

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How to Hacker Proof Your Credit Cards

Have you ever furnished your credit card number, expiration date, and CVV numbers for an online form or to a company representative requesting them? Of course you have. We all do this routinely without a second thought. However, it is becoming a more dangerous practice today with the explosion of cybercrime. Just ask Target and […]

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The Best Practices for Training Sessions Using Video Conferencing

While it isn’t conducted in front of a viewing audience, video conferencing can be a sort of performance in that those attending the conference only have a small window of time to deliver their individual contribution to the team effort. Like any other type of performance, the “stage needs to be set” and the players […]

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Are You Scared to Invest in Yourself and Your Future?

I recently read an article that discussed the fear that surrounds investing and accumulating wealth. I have to admit, I am slowly overcoming my own fears around investing as well as my own preconceived notions of what it means to be “rich.” As a person in debt, investing and building wealth can seem volatile, uncertain, […]

Investing can be risky. Choose safety over return.

Investing Tip #162: Safety Over Return

Investing is risky. Prefer safety over return. Keep your money safe even if it earns a lower return.  The promise of high returns in short times may influence your decision to buy financial products, this may ultimately land you in financial loss. If you want to learn more check out these resources: The Risk Reward […]

The Firm that Specialist Fund Managers Trust – John Hancock Investments

John Hancock Investments has been the pioneer of innovation on the fiercely competitive financial markets of the world. Successful investments specialists with enviable client portfolios continue to feel empowered with John Hancock’s novel manager-of-manager approach that makes the form stand strong and tall in the volatile investments fund management market. Trust John Hancock to walk […]

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Can Borrowing Money Save You Money?

Most people associate taking out loans and borrowing in general as a sign of dodgy financial planning. Unless you’re taking out a mortgage on your new home our financing your fancy new car, loans are often a risky move. They can leave you with massive interest rates and overwhelming monthly repayments, and could put you […]

Millennial Retirement Age

Today’s College Students May Be Working Until 75 Years Old

Being young, retirement seems like it’s so far away. But in reality, it’s getting farther away every year for most millennials. In 1993, the average retirement age in the United States was 57.  Today, the average retirement age is 62. In those 20 years, people are now working an average of 5 years longer.  However, […]

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Investing Tip #161: Protect Your Hard Earned Savings from Inflation

Inflation erodes your wealth. This can be overcome by investing in blue chip companies and high quality equity mutual funds for the long term. Keep your investments simple to monitor risks involved. If you want to learn more check out these resources: How to Protect Against Inflation Eating Up Your Investments Investors Beware: Protect Your […]

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How to Get Organized as a Busy College Student

We often talk about developing smart money habits now so that they stick with you throughout your life. But one part of the equation I normally leave out is developing the one keystone habit that will help you not only financially, but professionally and personally as well – and that’s organization. Getting and staying organized […]